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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $12
CUISINES
American, Diner, Cafe
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Menu

PERFECT OMELETTES‏
Served with hash browns or home fries and choice of toast
Trailblazer
Bacon, sausage, mushrooms, potatoes and cheddar cheese
$9.50
Hash browns
Home fries
California
Smoked turkey, avocado and cheddar cheese
$9.50
Hash browns
Home fries
Southwest
Grilled chicken, green chiles, jack cheese and guacamole
$9.25
Hash browns
Home fries
Mexican
Seasoned ground beef, cheddar cheese, guacamole and sour cream
$9.25
Hash browns
Home fries
Denver
Ham, cheddar cheese, peppers and onions
$9.25
Hash browns
Home fries
My “Hammy” Vice
Diced ham‏ and cheddar cheese
$9.25
Hash browns
Home fries
Forest
Fresh mushrooms, spinach and jack cheese
$8.95
Hash browns
Home fries
Veggie
Spinach, peppers, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, and jack cheese
$8.95
Hash browns
Home fries
Cheese
Choice of cheddar, jack, american or combination of each
$8.75
Hash browns
Home fries
EGG COMBOS
Served with hash browns, home fries or refried beans and choice of toast
Two Eggs – (Any Style)
Ask for the “sunshine special”
$5.95
Home fries
Refried beans
Two Eggs and Thick Sliced Bacon or Sausage Patties
$8.75
Home fries
Refried beans
Two Eggs and Country Pit Ham
$8.95
Home fries
Refried beans
Two Eggs and Hamburger Steak
$9.25
Home fries
Refried beans
Two Eggs and Chicken-Fried Steak
With homemade country sausage gravy
$9.25
Home fries
Refried beans
Two Eggs and Top Sirloin Steak (8 Oz.)
$10.75
Home fries
Refried beans
Two Eggs and Corned Beef Hash
$8.95
Home fries
Refried beans
FROM THE GRIDDLE‏
Full Stack (3)
Real pancakes made from scratch w/fresh ingredients (they don’t come out of a box)
$7.50
Short Stack (2)
Once you’ve eaten these, you won’t eat them anywhere else!
$6.50
Banana Nut Pancakes
Warning!..our best seller is highly addictive w/fresh bananas and pecans
$7.75
Blueberry Pancakes
Jumbo pancakes made with plump blueberries
$7.75
French Toast
Extra thick with cinnamon swirl baked right in!
$7.50
SUNSHINE CAFE SPECIALTIES
Biscuits and Country Gravy
Made from scratch with our homemade country sausage gravy
$5.50
Huevos Rancheros
Served with refried beans and tortillas
$8.95
Cheese and Egg Burrito
Served with refried beans, hash browns or home fries
$8.75
Chorizo and Egg Burrito
Served with refried beans, hash browns or home fries
$9.95
Bacon and Egg Burrito
Served with refried beans, hash browns or home fries
$8.95
SIDES & EXTRAS‏
Egg (1)
$17.50
Bacon (4)
$3.95
Sausage Patties (2)
$3.95
Corned Beef Hash
$3.95
Hamburger Patty
$4.95
Oatmeal
$4.50
Mixed Fruit Bowl
$4.95
Mixed Fruit Cup
$3.50
Cereal
$3.50
Cinnamon Roll
$3.95
JUMBO SALADS
Sunshine Salad
Served tossed, w/bacon, avocado, raisins, sunflower seeds, shredded cheese and “sunshine” nacho chips
$9.95
Chinese Chicken Salad
Tossed greens, marinated chicken, mandarin oranges, fried wontons and sesame ginger dressing
$9.95
Chicken Walnut
Marinated chicken, coconut, walnuts, mandarin oranges and fresh fruit
$10.25
California Caesar
Avocado, fresh parmesan and strips of tortilla chips
$9.50
Chicken Caesar
Char-broiled chicken, fresh parmesan and croutons
$9.50
Caesar Salad
Chopped romaine, parmesan cheese, fresh croutons and homemade caesar dressing
$9.25
Cobb Salad
Smoked turkey, diced tomatoes, avocado, bacon, egg, and crumbled bleu cheese
$10.25
Chef Salad
Ham, turkey, jack and cheddar cheeses, egg, tomato, cucumber and onion
$10.25
Char-Broiled Chicken
Sliced breast of chicken, egg, cucumber, tomato and red onion
$9.75
Chicken Tostada
Char-broiled chicken, black olives, picante sauce, guacamole and sour cream
$9.95
SPECIALTIES‏
Sandwiches and burgers served with your choice of french fries, cole slaw, cottage cheese or potato salad
Homemade Chili
Cup $4.25
Bowl $5.75
French fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Potato salad
Chili Supreme
Served in a round sourdough loaf and topped with cheddar cheese and onions
$8.50
French fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Potato salad
Quesadilla
With cheddar‏ and jack cheeses, green chiles, quacamole and sour cream
$7.95
French fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Potato salad
Quesadilla Grande
Choice of char-broiled chicken or seasoned ground beef added
$8.95
French fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Potato salad
Veggie Quesadilla
With peppers, onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, cheddar and jack cheeses
$7.95
French fries
Cole slaw
Cottage cheese
Potato salad
SANDWICHES
Philly Cheese Steak
Thin-sliced roast beef with grilled peppers, onions and cheese
$9.95
Grilled Ham and Cheese
Thinly sliced tavern ham with cheddar cheese on fresh sourdough
$8.95
Roast Beef and Ortega Chile
Great flavor combination of roast beef and ortega chile
$9.25
B-B-Q Beef
Served with big dan’s BBQ sauce
$9.75
California Turkey
Served cold on fresh sourdough w/avocado, jack cheese and mayo
$9.50
Turkey Melt
With bacon or avocado
$9.50
Bacon $+1.50
Avocado $+1.50
Tuna Melt
With bacon or avocado
$9.50
Bacon $+1.50
Avocado $+1.50
Hot Pastrami
Served on‏ a fresh french roll
$9.75
Reuben
Grilled on‏ fresh rye, w/sauerkraut and thousand island dressing
$9.75
Bacon, Avocado and Tomato
A local favorite on your choice of bread
$8.95
CHICKEN SANDWICHES‏
Char-Broiled Chicken
Boneless, skinless‏ breast, marinated and char-broiled
$9.25
California Chicken
Fresh avocado and melted jack cheese
$9.75
Ortega Chicken
Split green chili and melted jack cheese
$9.50
B-B-Q Chicken
Char-broiled with big dan’s BBQ sauce
$9.50
Cajun Chicken
Pepper jack cheese and cajun seasonings
$9.50
BURGERS
Hamburger
Fresh ground beef patty, charbroiled “medium”, unless otherwise specified
$8.50
Cheeseburger
Char-broiled with american cheese
$9.25
Bacon/Cheese Burger
With two strips of bacon
$9.50
California Burger
With avocado and melted jack cheese
$9.75
Ortega Burger
With a split green chile and melted jack cheese
$9.50
Mushroom Burger
With fresh mushrooms and melted swiss cheese
$9.75
Garden Burger
Meatless and lower in fat and calories (served on a whole wheat bun)
$9.25
Turkey Burger
Lower in fat and calories (served on a whole wheat bun)
$8.95
B-B-Q Burger
Char-broiled with big dan’s BBQ sauce
$9.50
Patty Melt
With grilled onions on rye
$9.25
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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...More

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...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...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...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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Reviewed December 11, 2019 via mobile

The banana nut pancakes may be the best in California. My dining partner had the French toast and liked it very much. The service we had was prompt and efficient. The feel of the place is classic American diner. Homey and friendly. I will be...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 26, 2019

We went for breakfast, we ordered our food and then we waited, and waited, and waited. After being told several times amour food would be “right up” we got tired of waiting and left. The server never came to our table with an apology for...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 15, 2019

Swe had lunch here and the food was really good. My wife had the soup. They brought her a sample before she ordered which was really nice. I had a large salad and it was superb. Big menu lots of good choices.

Date of visit: November 2019
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7am-8pm every day
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