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$5 - $12
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American, Cafe, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed February 26, 2021 via mobile

Love dining at Sunshine. It’s the best kept secret in the area close to our VRBO. Had the grilled chicken tostada salad for the second year in a row. By far the best fresh salad I’ve had in PS. It’s huge.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed October 28, 2020 via mobile

So glad for outdoor seating. Service was quick and low traffic on street. Good breakfast spot - nothing fancy. Good portions. Try the grilled jalapeno in soy sauce. Chorizo burrito and omelette were both delicious..

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed October 23, 2020 via mobile

Sunshine Cafe is always a great place for breakfast in the desert! We have been visiting for the last 5 years and have always been pleased with the food and the service! Friendly, LQBTQ Supporter, give it a try ull love the place! We sure...do!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed May 21, 2020 via mobile

I just got back from sunshine cafe in cathedral city. Yes. They are doing take out. The best chili. The best meal. The best service. The best I have had in months. Really. Go! Run! Take out!!!

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed March 1, 2020

Our Red Hat group of 30 women met for brunch. A buffet was offered to us for $10 a person. They served us one scoop of scrambled eggs, one strip of bacon,1 sausage link and scoop of potatoes. Most of us were low carbing and...asked for fruit instead of the potatoes. We had to pay an additional $2. When everyone ate, some tried to go back for another strip of bacon and were told they were saving it for bacon bits. No seconds were given and portions were so small we were all still hungry. Will never go backMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

We've visited Sunshine Cafe for years now, mostly for breakfast. We gave their dinner a try the other week and really enjoyed it. Our server was so friendly and the variety of patrons made it cozy. I had the beef stroganoff, others had the meatloaf...and one had lamb shank. We all enjoyed our meals...great salads, too!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020 via mobile

Fantastic!!!! Took a wrong turn and found a diamond in the rough. Had the hot pastrami sandwich and a tostada salad. Both were delicious and plentiful, served promptly and for a very fair price. Courteous staff and a reason to return. J and M from...Iowa.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 12, 2020

We visited Sunshine Cafe during our visit in Cathedral City. Excellent service and food. The breakfast was amazing.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 19, 2020

The host was friendly. Didn’t mind waiting for a table. Charming and homey atmosphere. Even saw an aging and friendly celebrity there. However, our waitress abandoned us. After waiting for pancakes and bacon for about 45 mins with no acknowledgment of a delay or letting...us know the kitchen was backed up, we left without getting our food. Not trying to be bitchy, but there was a major gap in service. If you have a forever amount of time to wait for food, this might be your place. It did not work for us.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 17, 2020

I love sunshine. I was there Wednesday Eve. Great food, prices, and people. A must go and see. And the owners are the greatest.....friendly, and quite whatever. Just the best!

Date of visit: January 2020
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March 5, 2018|
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Pookeygirl
October 29, 2016|
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Yes, Sunshine Cafe serves Breakfast from 7am-8pm, all day
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October 29, 2016|
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7am-8pm every day
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Frequently Asked Questions about Sunshine Cafe

  • Yes, Sunshine Cafe offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Sunshine Cafe offers delivery services.

  • Sunshine Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 3.5