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“Best Breakfast in the desert” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Sunshine Cafe

Sunshine Cafe
36815 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234-7282
+1 760-328-1415
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Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Delivery
Description: Sunshine Cafe is frequented by celebrities, politicians, word of mouth visitors from around the world and mostly our wonderful locals. Known as a local hole in the wall with a funky vibe and fantastic food Sunshine Cafe has the perfect meal whether you are craving pancakes, our Best of The Valley Sunshine Salad, or a dinner entree. We strive to have the best food, friendly staff and comfortable atmosphere to make Sunshine one of your favorite places to eat.
Palm Springs, California
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82 reviews 82 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Best Breakfast in the desert”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2012

Take the time to visit this friendly cafe.
It is my favorite haunt for an inexpensive breakfast meal.
I order the Sunshine special, two eggs cooked anyway I like them, hash brown or home fries and a dozen different kinds of toast.
I won't tell you the price so go and discover for yourself. You won't be disappointed!

Visited May 2012
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Cathedral City
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Breakfast only”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

We have eaten here several times and we really like the owner. The food pours out of a small kitchen that can get very busy on weekends for breakfast with the locals who flock for the skinny Coffee, eggs and pancakes. The food itself is your average diner in quality (a little greasy) and the interior is in need of paint. Over all, it has a great location, fun atmosphere and good food. Service is average and if their busy just be patient and enjoy.

Visited April 2012
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Dewey, AZ
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51 reviews 51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“Wow oh so good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2012

only open for breakfast and lunch, nothing to look at, very small but what great food. Lots of locals go here. Give it a try.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta, GA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Wow! Great Food. Great Service. Great Price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

This was the only meal on our vacation where the entire family finished every scrap of food on our plates. Everything was terrific. Who knew biscuits and gravy could be this good outside the south?

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Edmonton, Canada
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181 reviews 181 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 76 cities Reviews in 76 cities
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
“Fabulous!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

I'm almost reluctant to post a review of this quaint little diner as there are so few tables I would hate to have to wait in line! I had the famous banana/pecan pancakes and they were great - light and fluffy. Nice selection on the menu. The staff were so nice - felt like I was in their home. Will be back to try more menu items. Very reasonable prices as well - nice lunch and a beverage for two for under $20 - can't go wrong.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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