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“OLD-STYLE RETRO DINNERHOUSE WITH GREAT FOOD” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sidewinder

Sidewinder
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Morongo Valley, California
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“OLD-STYLE RETRO DINNERHOUSE WITH GREAT FOOD”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2012

A trip back to the past with a modern menu that is reasonably priced. Good steaks, chicken dishes, ceasar salads and other solid culinary fare for a reasonable price.

Visited February 2012
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  • English first
  • Italian first
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English first
Anywhere, USA
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115 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“A Good Place for Breakfast.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2012

My husband treats me to breakfast out every Sunday and we decided to try someplace north of I-10 this week. The Sidewinder Grill is on the northern end of Desert Hot Springs a few blocks off the main drag. There is outdoor seating for warm days but you're looking out over the parking lot.

Breakfast for my husband was his normal chicken fried steak, eggs over easy and hash browns. The hash browns are a bit different here, being cut like flat noodles instead of the skinny cut of a grater as we're used to. Still good. I had the Sidewinder omelet which was a western omelet with the addition of mushrooms. The biscuit that was included was warm and fresh from the oven and we both enjoyed our meals. Service was unobtrusive and just attentive enough.

  • Visited March 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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1 Thank RV_Vagabond
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Kansas
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Comfort food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 5, 2012

Great affordable large portion homemade breakfast until 2pm. Lunch looked great too. They have a fantastic chicken fried steak. Just plain old good home cooked food

Visited March 2012
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Thank campmomm
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Desert Hot Springs, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best Cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2012

The service is great and the food is fresh and more like home cooking!

Visited March 2012
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Thank jefwei
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Riverside, California
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243 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Breakfast Sunday Morning”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2012

Went to breakfast @ 9 am ~ they serve breakfast until 2am -we ordered a simply breakfast (mine was eggs, potato's & buttermilk pancakes) they didn't have anymore home style potato's - they made me order reg hash brown potato's which were bland and the buttermilk pancakes were not good. My boyfriend ordered eggs & steak - he had a choice of new york or sirloin - he ordered NY - she came back & said they ran out of that too...service wasn't good - they forgot to bring toast, eggs & waffles...list goes on...To top it all off...the table that came in after us - received home style potato's :( This was the second time we tried this place - it wasn't good the first time either.

Visited February 2012
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Thank Darcy S
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