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“Lunch al fresco on a lovely day in the desert” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Sunshine Cafe

Sunshine Cafe
10805 PALM DR, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
(760) 329-6000
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Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Family Fare
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las vegas, nv
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“Lunch al fresco on a lovely day in the desert”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012

The Sunshine Café is at the Desert Hot Springs Spa Hotel. We had lunch on a Friday afternoon and sat out by the pool. There is nothing fancy about this café, it is no more nor no less than a café. The fish and chips were very good as was the sourdough melt. When asked, the server told us that the pizza was “kind of thin”, it wasn’t, it was pretty thick (see photo). The chicken salad had so many croutons on it that it appeared an entire loaf of bread was used to make them. The salad was also covered with parmesan cheese and I don’t think it was fresh. Service was good, and it was nice eating outside on a lovely desert afternoon. The average price for lunch was $8.00.

  • Visited February 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Yucca Valley, California, United States
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Service was excellent and food was good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2012

The food was really good, we got seated right away and our server was always right there with a coffee refill before our cup was empty. The food came in a timely matter. Our server Erika made us feel right at home. I would recommend this restaurant to my friends and family.

  • Visited January 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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Desert Hot Springs, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“my server Mari was excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2012

this young lady was so charming,a great smile and friendly.I WILL return again,I am sure you will hear more about her!!!!!!!

  • Visited January 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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Desert Hot Springs
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Lunch spot of Cathedral City”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

They have the best lunches; the people in our office get lunch there at least once a week

Visited January 2012
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Walnut Creek, California
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Reviews in 31 cities Reviews in 31 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Fine American Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

It's what you would expect from a down home type American restaurant. Not completely outstanding, and not yucky either. Great hours, good service, love billing it to the room!

Visited December 2011
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