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Sunshine Cafe

36815 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-7282
+1 760-328-1415
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (31 reviews)
“home fries” (12 reviews)
“finger food” (5 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 20:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
36815 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-7282
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1 - 10 of 246 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Don't let the outside of this cafe deter you. The food is simply so good you could be missing out. It's busy but you get seated pretty quick. There are so many choices I had trouble to decide. I told the server I was having...More

Thank c0untrygal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super nice staff, always pleasant. The food is pretty standard and I would give it 3 stars, but the staff are 5 star. This isn’t really a tourist spot, but everybody in Cathedral City goes there. A real cross of the diverse local community.

Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner - The menu is a familiar mix of the standards. Portions are good and prices very reasonable. The lunch burgers are very good and the various salads are large. Dinner specials such as the lasagna or the meat loaf are just...More

Thank Dave E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had breakfast here on our last day of vacation and will definitely go there sooner on our next trip. Great food and great service with a nice homey feel. Old fashioned quality.

Thank twobuttes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Me and friend love visiting this place when we get back to Palm Springs. It's one of those "must visit" locations. Friendly staff and the place is busy. you may have to wait a few minutes during busier times because it isn't huge inside, but...More

Thank BigMarkNM
Reviewed 10 March 2018

Small dinner that serves a wonderful breakfast, great service and very kind people that own and work there. You can order your breakfast cooked how you would like it........ and its spot on when it arrives at your table.

1  Thank MTtravelers2
Reviewed 8 March 2018

I went for breakfast and was seated promptly. My order was taken quickly and my food arrived shortly thereafter. The bacon, eggs, toast, and hash browns were fine - nothing to rave about.

Thank knahs
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Classic American diner for breakfast or lunch, with a little Mexican flavor on the menu. Have enjoyed the Sunshine Cafe for breakfast on every visit to PS/Cathedral City area for the last few yeas. Very friendly, attentive service, good food and inexpensive prices. Love this...More

1  Thank Rihannsu
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Enjoyed this spot twice during our 4 day stay in Cathedral City. In an area that doesn't have many restaurants were were lucky to come by this spot. First was a Saturday morning and while the establishment was busy, we were able to sit at...More

Thank ToddB182
Reviewed 24 February 2018

I love going to the Sunshine Cafe. I have been there several times, you can either eat outside, inside or way in the back pass the kitchen.

Thank Michael G
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Jim P
5 March 2018|
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Response from vtbear50 | Reviewed this property |
I will check it out and let you know
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Pookeygirl
30 October 2016|
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Response from Jay S | Property representative |
Yes, Sunshine Cafe serves Breakfast from 7am-8pm, all day
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Trishisfit
29 October 2016|
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Response from Jay S | Property representative |
7am-8pm every day
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$12
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36815 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-7282
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Cathedral City
  • Phone Number: +1 760-328-1415
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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.
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