Breakfast. They say it’s the most important meal of the day, which I guess is true – since, if you have a terrible breakfast, your whole day is basically ruined before noon.  So where are the best places to go for breakfast and brunch in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley?  Here are our top 10 picks. 

(Listed in no particular order)

10Sherman’s Deli and Bakery

My last meal would be exactly this. 😍

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In addition to their huge menu of sandwiches, Sherman’s also offers up a tasty breakfast menu complete with omelettes, lox and cream cheese, and even salami and eggs.

Sherman’s Deli and Bakery, 73161 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, (760) 568-1350 / 401 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, (760) 325-1199

9Wilma and Frieda’s Cafe


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El Paseo is sleepy as hell before 10am, well except for the crowds at this Palm Desert favorite.  House specialties include meatloaf and eggs, a short rib scramble with mozzarella, and a 6 oz. steak and eggs.

Wilma and Frieda’s, 73575 El Paseo (The Gardens), Palm Desert, (760) 773-2807


Can we just take a second to appreciate breakfast this morning plz

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The place is a little hard to find as it is tucked away in the back of a Palm Springs shopping center, but once you find it, you will be glad you did.  They serve up mouth watering omelettes, crepes, and an outstanding plate of chicken and waffles – to name just a few of the tasty items on the menu.

Farm, 6 La Plaza, Palm Springs, (760) 322-2724

7Pinocchio in the Desert

Sincerely yours, The Breakfast Club 🍳

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Known almost as much for their breakfast drinks (hello, bottomless champagne) as their food, this downtown spot is a hit with both locals and visitors.  Waffles, a half-dozen different types of Benedicts, pancakes, omelettes, and more.

Pinocchio in the Desert, 134 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, (760) 322-3776


Yes.  There is always a wait for this uptown Palm Springs favorite.  But that’s because it is really good and they have bacon flights!

Cheeky’s, 622 N Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, (760) 327-7595

5Broken Yolk Cafe

Their menu is loaded with Benedicts, omelettes (over a dozen to choose from), pancakes, crepes, and even a South of the Border menu with Huevos Ranchero, Machaca, and Chilaquiles.  Also, their biscuits are huuuge!

Broken Yolk Cafe, 262 South Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, (760) 318-9655 / 78430 Highway 111, La Quinta, (760) 777-9655

4Manhattan in the Desert

Bagels and lox, waffles, omelettes, hot cakes and more are dished out daily at this bakery and deli.  And, if you are just not in the mood for breakfast, they have a huge sandwich menu.

Manhattan in the Desert, 74225 Highway 111, Palm Desert, (760) 340-1304 / 2665 East Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs,(760) 322-3354

3Zobo & Meester’s

You won’t find any freezers in Zobo & Meesters, because everything is made to order with the freshest ingredients.  They offer up delicious breakfast options like panini breakfast bagels, chicken and waffles, and a Montecristo.

Zobo & Meester’s, 68703 Perez Rd, Cathedral City, (760) 832-6104

2Tipper’s Gourmet Marketplace

Serving up breakfast every day from 9  to 11 am, Tipper’s offers up quiches, breakfast sandwiches, breakfast bowls, burritos, and more to get your day started right.

Tipper’s Gourmet Marketplace, 276 North Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, (760) 322-6666

1Bit of Country / Keedy’s

Eggs benedict, this with sausage.

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Rounding out the list is a couple of joints which, while not the fanciest looking restaurants, are a favorites of Coachella Valley locals because of their good food and friendly staff.  Both offer up plenty of breakfast options including omelettes, hot cakes, biscuits and gravy, and more.

Bit of Country, 418 South Indian Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, (760) 325-5154

Keedy’s Fountain Grill, 73633 Highway 111, Palm Desert, (760) 346-6492

Enjoy your breakfast!

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