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Don & Sweet Sue's Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Service
Value
Atmosphere

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ON THE SIDE‎
4.95
Basket of French Fries
5.95
Cheddar and Chili Fries
6.95
Mozzarella Sticks
4.25
Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
3.50
Fresh fruit 6.25
Lowfat Cottage Cheese
5.95
Onion Rings
3.75
Pasta Salad
3.75
Cole Slaw
3.75
Potato Salad
2.75
Garlic Toast
SOUP OF THE DAY‎
Vegetable
Black Bean
Cream of Broccoli
Chicken Noodle
Corn Chowder
Clam Chowder
Potato with Bacon
Split Pea with Ham
COLD DRINKS‎
Sm 2.25
Lg 2.95
Fresh-Squeezed Orange Juice
Sm 2.25
Lg 2.95
Apple, Cranberry, v-8 or Grapefruit Juice
2.50
Milk
2.75
Chocolate Milk
2.50
Iced Coffee
2.50
Regular Iced Tea
2.50
Raspberry Iced Tea
Decaffeinated, unsweetened
2.50
Pink Lemonade
2.50
Half and Half
Iced tea and pink lemonade mixed
2.50
Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, Root Beer or Dr. Pepper
HOT DRINKS‎
2.25
Coffee
Farmer‎ brothers, fresh ground
2.95
Hot Chocolate
2.75
Tea by the Pot
Ask your server for variety of teas
1.75
Hot Water Service
BOTTLED BEERS‎
3.75
Budweiser
3.75
Bud Light
3.75
Miller Genuine Draft
3.75
Miller Lite
3.75
O’ Douls
3.75
Michelob Ultra
4.25
Corona
WINES‎
White Zinfindel
Chardonnay
Merlot
Cabernet Sauvignon
DECADENT DELIGHTS‎
5.50
A la mode +2.75
Carrot Cake
4.25
A la mode +2.75
Double Chocolate Cake
4.50
A la mode +2.75
Apple Caramel Walnut Pie “the Best”
4.25
A la mode +2.75
Assorted Pies
Ask your server
3.50
A la mode +2.75
Dave's Double Fudge Walnut Brownie
2.75
A la mode +2.75
Chocolate or Vanilla Pudding
KIDS‎
For kids under 10 only, please.
3.95
1 One Egg Any Style - Hash Browns, Toast
3.95
2 Kids French Toast, Waffle, or Pancakes
4.25
Kid's Burger
With french fries
4.25
Dinosaur Chicken Nuggets
With french fries
4.25
Half Tuna or Egg Salad Sandwich
With potato chips
3.25
Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich
With potato chips
3.75
“Kids” Hot Dog
With potato chips
3.75
Grilled American Cheese Sandwich
With potato chips
4.95
Macaroni and Cheese
With potato chips
DINNER CLASSICS‎
Served from 4pm until closing
Includes soup or salad and biscuit
15.95
Soup
Salad
Homemade Cabbage Rolls
These babies would make grandma proud. Filled with ground beef and rice in a thick tomato sauce. Served with mashed potatoes and gravy.
14.95
Soup
Salad
Szasz's Hungarian Goulash
Beef tips sautéed with california white onions (and a few other secret ingredients) and generously spread over bow-tie pasta.
14.95
Soup
Salad
Chicken and Dumplings
What’s‎ to say? You asked for it - you got it! A coachella valley favorite.
14.95
Soup
Salad
Old Fashioned Stew
Homemade beef stew with carrots, celery and peas in a rich brown gravy. Served with mashed potatoes and gravy.
14.95
Soup
Salad
Fernando's Chicken-Fried Steak
Fried golden brown in a seasoned batter. Topped with a creamy sausage gravy and served with vegetables, mashed potatoes and gravy.
13.95
Soup
Salad
Lucette's Fresh Baked Meatloaf
Old-fashioned style with sautéed onions, smothered in a rich gravy and served with vegetables, mashed potatoes and gravy.
15.95
Soup
Salad
Gerardo's Turkey Plate
Roasted turkey breast with stuffing, vegetables, mashed potatoes, gravy and cranberry.
14.95
Soup
Salad
Roast Beef Plate
Tender‎ slices of lean roast beef topped with brown gravy, vegetables, mashed potatoes and gravy.
PASTA YOUR WAY~‎
Includes soup or salad and garlic bread
Bowtie, angel hair or linguini with...
12.95
Bowtie
Angel hair
Linguini
Soup
Salad
Marinara
13.95
Bowtie
Angel hair
Linguini
Soup
Salad
Meat Sauce
13.95
Bowtie
Angel hair
Linguini
Soup
Salad
Homemade Chili
With onions and cheese
13.95
Bowtie
Angel hair
Linguini
Soup
Salad
Marinara Primavera
Steamed vegetables
13.95
Bowtie
Angel hair
Linguini
Soup
Salad
Creamy Garlic and Mushrooms
14.95
Bowtie
Angel hair
Linguini
Soup
Salad
Chicken, Spinach, and Creamy Garlic
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews pancakes meatloaf salad french toast sandwiches comfort food palm springs sit at the counter great place for breakfast big portions home cooking large menu great place to eat the wait staff lunch or dinner fast service coachella valley
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I like this place... from the moment we walked in it was like walking into someone's parlor... tiffany lamps... a large variety of tea pots scattered about... perfect lighting... your choice of booth or table seating... clean. This place is located on the corner of...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank revolor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After spending a few days in Palm Desert I was returning with my rental car to the airport. I had just looked at my clock and realized I had plenty of time when the name of a restaurant caught my eye -- Don & Sweet...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank skygoddesstrish
Reviewed April 21, 2019

For the second year in a row, my family and I made it a point to seek out Don and Sweet Sue's while visiting the area. This year we decided to try them for lunch. Since Mom is in a wheelchair, this place was accessible...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Weyes1
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Great place to have breakfast or lunch mature staff, speedy orders good parking. Have been going there for last five year always same great food.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Numb1234
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Have been a regular there for about 20 years. Same servers and busboys during that entire time. We know them by name and they know us. The food is fantastic and every item that I've ever tried there has been outstanding. There is no downside...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jerry N
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Great breakfast and nice atmosphere .Staff friendly and efficient . The decor was very lean and mice

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank wheelie54
Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on our drive from Laguna Beach to Phoenix, ordered a French dip on a toasted roll and French fries one of the best French dips I have had in a long time, beef was so tender, husband ordered chicken salad and potato...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank B5306UMamyl
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

We had heard from friends that this place was really good. This was our first time, so maybe we didn’t order the right things, but it was just ok. My husband got the Eggs Benedict and he thought the Hollandaise sauce was strange & too...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank carola776
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

The food and service is excellent. The southwest chicken salad was enough for two people, as were the excellent sweet potato fries. We had a very pleasant meal on the front patio. I didn't really notice the traffic from the busy road nearby.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank drillerboy
Reviewed March 19, 2019

Great restaurant for breakfast and lunch. Excellent service, great fresh squeezed orange juice, wonderful choices for breakfast,.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank dwmv65
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Response from MarjorieStaysHere | Reviewed this property |
No this is a sweet little mom and pop type place. Beer and wine, no bar.
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