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66121 Pierson Blvd, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-3664
760-329-7929
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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English first
Phoenix, Arizona
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Good service, good food....simple dishes. We liked it and would go again the next time we are there. The biscuits were homemade and one day we had it alone and the other two days we had it with gravy. Yum!

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Athens, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Just what you'd expect from a small-town diner. Decent food at a decent price with generally friendly and fun staff.

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Los Angeles, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My husband and I ate breakfast here at the recommendation of the Sagewater Spa owners. The food was delicious and inexpensive (we ate a lot, too), and the atmosphere is very charming. We'll definitely be back!

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San Bernardino, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

My wife and I caught Lunch and Breakfast there in October. Both meals were excellent! Down home cooking and service. Delicious hot food. The menu is huge! The prices were very reasonable. I've visited the desert 3 times a month for the past 29 years and the atmosphere of the Sidewinder Bar and grill reminds me of that nostalgic era... More 

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Monterey, California
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217 reviews 217 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
125 helpful votes 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Extensive breakfast, lunch, dinner menu. Service staff who know and care about locals. Bar area as well as outdoor dining area. Very casual, old fashioned, comfy place. Good garden salad with or without beets and garbanzo beans, Lots of options.

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We went there for breakfast and the food quality is very good. It is not a fancy restaurant - old fashioned but great price value for breakfast. The servers were friendly and portions just the right size.

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Los Angeles
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

only had breakfast here but it was delicious. wait staff was great and our order came very quickly and was cooked just the way we wanted

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

Our server Sherry couldn't do enough for us. Best hash browns we've had on this trip. Well worth a slight detour en route to LA.

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Texas
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116 reviews 116 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Great staff and a hearty breakfast made our 3 visits (compliments of our hotel) a nice way to get ready for golf. The food is fresh, hot and very tasty! A bit of funky old school Desert Hot Springs!

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Des Plaines, Illinois
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Came for breakfast. A throwback to earlier times, but appears this is the place to be for breakfast. Nothing fancy, but the menu is varied and palatible. Service was quite good. Portion size for the corned beef with eggs was small for the price. C'mon for $8.95 throw a dollop more on. Overall I would return to the Sidewinder when... More 

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Additional Information about Sidewinder

Address: 66121 Pierson Blvd, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-3664
Phone Number: 760-329-7929
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Desert Hot Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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