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“Needs a little more Sunshine”
Review of Sunshine Cafe

Sunshine Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: Cafe
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, 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.
Reviewed October 28, 2012

Had to try it out after hearing all the raves.
Overall, a bit disappointed.
A cheerful greeting with water and menus was followed by an absence of someone to take our orders, but we were patient. After ordering, another long wait for the food to arrive. We did notice others around us, who ordered after we did, getting and eating their food while we again waited patiently.
The verdict: Don't order Huevos Rancheros here. A bland cool-ish salsa topped the eggs, refried beans and tortilla, served with a choice of hash browns, fried potatoes, or more refried beans, and a dollop of sour cream on the side of the plate. Very ordinary and not very hot.
Hash and eggs were a little better, but its not easy to mess up frying up a couple of eggs.
All in all, too much seemed like it came out of a bottle or can (not what you'd expect if you're paying premium prices for, and yes, everything was a bit pricey).
For a hole-in-the-wall "diner" burgers shouldn't be close to ten dollars.
We won't be back. There are plenty of diners in the desert serving up better, warmer food at a more reasonable price.

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Thank Herman C
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Reviewed August 18, 2012

We have seen that this place is always busy when we visit Palm Springs area so thought would give it a try. Small, old cafe...but that is a part of charm sometimes. However, we had breakfast here and it was a stretch to be considered average, so would not return. Too bad...

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Thank Harvey-Priscilla
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Reviewed August 9, 2012 via mobile

This is a small whole on the wall shack. The atmosphere is old homie like but they have great service. They came by our table several times to check on us. The portions are ok for the price. We even got a 20% off discount of our bill. Its an average place that was satisfying

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Thank anniefran83
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Reviewed July 26, 2012

Had lunch here today, and excellent food like always. Hole in the wall kind of place with big portions and well seasoned food. Companion had huevos rancheros and I had a big BLT club which was great. Lots of great and reasonable daily specials. Closes at 3pm so don't try to make dinner reservations. Eclectic neighborhood with IMAX and DIGS across the street and the Cat City Police Department down the street.

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Thank houstontosandiego
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Reviewed June 28, 2012

I've lived in Palm Springs for 9 years, but only discovered this restaurant a few months ago...So what can you really say about Breakfast....Well this place has the best Bacon I've had in Restaurants in years....I go back for the Bacon..

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Thank sandymccluskey1953
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