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Sunshine Cafe

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10805 Palm Dr, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-2511
+1 760-329-6000
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the sister facility, next door, but it's restaurant, the Capri, already closed for the night. The Sunshine Cafe closed later (11:00 pm). It is a place to have a just ok late-night hamburger (when there is nothing else better close by). Friendly, talkative waiter, however the dining experience was hindered by seeing unswept trash on the floor,and... More 

Thank James T
San Jose, California
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is much better than the hotel,we had 3 very good breakfast there, and 2 good dinners. The wait staff was very friendly and efficient. Good burgers and fish and chips. The breakfast eggs were cooke just as ordered.

Thank nanapapa2289
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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129 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We arrived for breakfast. service was friendly and quick. You didn't have too much time to stare at the crumbling ceiling and wonder if it would cave in during your meal. Prices were certainly very reasonable, but the food was unremarkable. Somewhat soggy hash browns, somewhat rubbery eggs, average coffee. Meh.

Thank Sandra H
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

My wife and I ate here with a friend after spending some time in the pools. We were surprised at the good food! She had the lemon chicken, our friend had the steak kabobs, and I had the blackened Cajun steak. We all agreed that it was very good, although the steaks were a little more done than we asked... More 

Thank Wendell H
Claremont, California
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151 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Staying in Palm Desert and had a coupon for Sunshine Café. Not an easy restaurant to find since it has no signage. It is part of the hotel/spa, the service was good, the food very forgettable but the guests at the spa were memorable. Not sure how it got so many great reviews but we won't be back.

Thank Gerald E
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Great food, Awesome prices. Very friendly and accomindating servers....Very affordable prices....Check it out

Thank Jon M
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Breakfast is a specialty but they have extended to the dinner hour. It is a small and friendly cafe and the food is great "comfort food"....always good.

Thank Virginia L
Brea, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

We went here because we live close by and had heard it was really good. We were not disapointed, as you enter they have really three areas to eat, first is a open bright area, then you enter another area with big booths and a bar top with pool view. its 80`s decor rat pack old school which is what... More 

Thank 317TimJ
Desert Hot Springs, California
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

We eat here about once a week. We enjoy the staff and the food is good for the price. The menu has a variety of choices from Prime Rib to Patty Melts. We like the prime rib and the "steak on a stick". People love the Fish and Chips. And the Cobb Salad is one of my favorites. Both of... More 

Thank mrb951
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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This cafe was walking distance from our hotel that we stayed at for the Coachella Music Festival and we ate breakfast here 4 days in a row!!! Great customer service and amazing food! I definitely recommend the western omelet, the hashbrowns and the banana nut waffle! The food is delicious and very well priced!! Would definitely recommend!!!

Thank Karina M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10805 Palm Dr, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-2511
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Desert Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-329-6000

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