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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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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good42%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (33 reviews)
“home fries” (13 reviews)
“finger food” (6 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Cafe, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
36815 Cathedral Canyon Dr, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-7282
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have only eaten breakfast here and their omelets and pancakes are great. The banana nut pancakes are especially good. The staff is very accommodating and friendly

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sallygutierrez
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed this small dinner in cathedral city. I would recommend if you are in the area. Beer and wine available. Reasonable cost

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 78749Jimb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice atmosphere when you walk in as it’s small, clean and nice tables. The server was very efficient. We were there for dinner but you can choose from the breakfast, lunch or dinner menu. They have a very minimal range of beer - no...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 730kayr
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Friendly staff, great menu, good service and great breakfasts were had by all. Had an omelete which I could choose the contents and it was sooo good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rosanne D
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Don't get me wrong, the Sunshine Cafe is not a bad place to eat. But the interior is drab, the service can be sloppy, and better at the same price is easily available.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank califcasl
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Breakfast is a great meal to enjoy out and with friends. The Sunshine Cafe offers a friendly place to enjoy an unrushed breakfast. The wait staff is attentive but not intrusive. The coffee is good and the cup bottomless. Eggs prepared just the way you...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Marcia S
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten here several times and never been disappointed! Definitely the best grilled Asian chicken salad .. real grill marks on the moist chicken. Everything is very fresh and attention is given to how it is presented. I also have enjoyed a variety of wonderful...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank marsha26miller
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Have the croissant egg bacon and cheese sandwich...it’s great. Wait help are friendly. Nice and close if you live in Bountiful Utah

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Very average and horribly cramp. Customer attentiveness was lacking. Worst vegetable omelette ever. I have never seen such a thin egg scramble (which means watered down). And a goulash of soggy canned mushroom, tomatoes and Spinach. Completely tasteless. Should have ordered the pancakes, which looked...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Diegonative
Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We waited almost 30 minutes to be seated for Sunday breakfast, which was understandable due to the busy time. But then it took another 15 minutes to get coffee and place out orders (party of 4) and almost another hour to be served simple fare...More

Date of visit: February 2018
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Jim P
6 March 2018|
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Response from vtbear50 | Reviewed this property |
I will check it out and let you know
30 October 2016|
Response from Jay S | Property representative |
Yes, Sunshine Cafe serves Breakfast from 7am-8pm, all day
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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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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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