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Sunshine Cafe

36815 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234-7282
+1 760-328-1415
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“home fries” (10 reviews)
“hash browns” (13 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Diner
36815 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234-7282
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Reviews (208)
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Reviewed 5 days ago

great place to have lunch or brunch. the food is universally excellent as is the service. highly recommended

Thank richardderothschild
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again we had a great meal at this little cafe. I tried, for the first time, their cobb salad, pretossed in blue cheese dressing and it was truly wonderful! Came with a full have an avocado on top to boot! And great experience with...More

Thank dennisl597
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunshine Cafe has been a mainstay with the local community for many years because of its menu offerings, pricing and customer service. They continually to strive for improvement and meeting their customer needs. Their selections are more than adequate and have proven to be a...More

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

We have been coming to the Palm Springs area, for 12 years & this was our first experience at this little "kind of hidden" restaurant. It had been on on our "to do list" for breakfast & decided to stop on our way home after...More

Thank patriciak700
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Good go to place when you're hungry and want breakfast. Friendly service. Often crowded and not haute quisine, reasonably priced.

Thank Roger V
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Small but friendly.Good breakfast, lunch. They are now open till 9 pm. Fast friendly service. Limited parking and seating area.

Thank mundfunk
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I reviewed this restaurant, some 4 years ago, after we had taken out sandwiches to hike with, this time we hiked first and then came across town to find it again to see if it was as good. WE were in our hiking clothes, not...More

Thank Wardieeee
Reviewed 20 March 2017

old time diner, very busy on weekends, worth wait; the best French toast I have ever had; my friend had fantastic eggs benedict. Dog friendly.

Thank caltravelgal
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This is our go-to breakfast place! The people there are very friendly, and while there is sometimes a little delay in service, it is very busy so I forgive them that. The food is excellent, and the interior is just weird enough to be fun...More

Thank DanInABQ
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Certainly a staple in the Cat City/Palm Springs area. We enjoy this diner more each time we go. My favorite breakfast omlet can come with wonderfully seasoned refried beans in place of potatoes! Wait staff is typical for a diner/cafe atmosphere, but thats a good...More

Thank dennisl597
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Open all day. Serves breakfast 6am to 9 pm all day
30 October 2016|
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How late do you serve breakfast?
29 October 2016|
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How late do you serve breakfast?
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I believe till about noon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
American, Cafe, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36815 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, CA 92234-7282
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Cathedral City
  • Phone Number: +1 760-328-1415
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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.