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

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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211 reviews 211 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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64 reviews 64 reviews
38 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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115 reviews 115 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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Upland, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

received coupons when we stayed at Vista Ventana and enjoyed a great country breakfast. the staff was courteous and couldnt be friendlier. My coffee cup runneth over with re-pours.

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Manhattan Beach, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

There are 2 breakfast joints in Desert Hot Springs conveniently located across the street from each other. We chose this one because it looked more open (the other one had barred windows) and no outdoor space. We ordered the usual breakfast favorites and had a nice experience with this local "dive". The waitress served us a fresh brewed cuppa coffee... More 

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milton keynes, england
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93 reviews 93 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014 via mobile

We visited on a Saturday lunchtime and entered just as a large party of children left, and the servers looked as if they were winding down. The TV was on with a few staff members sat watching at the 'bar', and the others putting stuff away and tidying up. In the daylight it is an untidy, scruffy place with torn... 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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