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Goody's Cafe

American, Cafe, Greek, Diner
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40205 Washington St, Ste 6, Palm Desert, CA 92211-7216
+1 760-345-8941
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Calgary, Canada
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of a local chain of restaurant that are very popular because of the good food, good service, and reasonable prices. Not fancy places, but worth visiting for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

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Thank derinzyj
Placerville, California
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Greasy almost inedible.. Workers were so-so with serving and cooking. We thought to try breakfast. Ordered and ate some but threw it away and went to McDonalds for oat meal and hot cakes. Much better!

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Thank welshb2
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Wife and I decided to stop by for breakfast before go to Joshua Tree National Park. Was the breakfast that fuel my entire day, a lot of food. Just order and seat yourself kinda place, but the food was excellent. French toast was delicious.

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Thank MarcBoldw
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on the way back to El Paso with my Mom. Very cute little place with great breakfast. Very fast service and nice people.

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Thank Marlina H
Huntington Beach, California
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129 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

This place is an 'Order and Sit' place. We ordered eggs scrambled(3), sausage link (4), hash browns and toast came with jam. Overall breakfast was average. But the hash browns were cooked very well. Crispy. If in a hurry this place would be good. The clientele looked like locals and singles. I would go again.

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Thank hoho92649
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176 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

We go to Goody's about every other month for breakfast or lunch. Great burgers, fish and chips and patty melts! order at the counter and they the food to you. They are usually busy but the wait is short.

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Thank Dotty M
Sacramento, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

We were in Palm Desert before going to Stagecoach, a country music festival. We stopped at Goody's for breakfast. They were really fast and the food was delicious!

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Thank JCuningham
Ketchum, ID
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Yes, the menu is huge, and you have to make up your mind quickly as you order at the counter, but so worth it. I went 2 mornings in a row, had a breakfast special that included french toast (nutmeggy, yum), great spicy sausage, perfect bacon, eggs and terrific hashbrowns. Next morning, eggs benedict, pretty darn good. Coffee kind of... More 

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Winnipeg, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

On this third visit, we were again disappointed. My "Reuben" sandwich was made with grill-fried (and dried) pastrami, a slice of processed cheese food, and a sauerkraut and onion mix that looked like a refugee condiment from a hot dog stand. There was no sign of Thousand Island dressing on the sandwich. This unique take on the classic Reuben was... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

If you are looking for good home cooking you need to visit Goody's Cafe - especially for breakfast (they serve breakfast all day). The food is outstanding and the prices are really reasonable. They have chips and salsa on the counter that you can help yourself to while you are waiting for your food - however the food comes out... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Greek, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40205 Washington St, Ste 6, Palm Desert, CA 92211-7216
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-345-8941

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?