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El Rodeo Cafe

44820 San Pablo Ave, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3576
+1 760-346-5046
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“chilaquiles” (3 reviews)
“beans” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
44820 San Pablo Ave, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3576
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Reviewed 8 May 2018 via mobile

This was our fourth visit, this time for breakfast (although breakfast is served all day). Every meal has been perfection. This morning I had Chilaquiles with their legendary, flamin’ spicy green salsa. Doesn’t get any better. My wife had a bacon breakfast burrito and loved...More

Thank Realtyhank
Reviewed 6 May 2018

If you are looking for authentic Mexican cuisine El Rodeo is the real deal! Enjoyed carne asada chilaquiles and chicken and mexican sausage quesadillas...fantastic! Found El Rodeo on a previous visit to the desert and had to come back. So good we visited twice during...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

For years our go to Mexican Resto in the Valley had a terraza in Palm Springs. Then we found this place. There is absolutely no atmosphere but the delightful staff and delicious food more than compensate. The chiles rellenos are superb. The carne asada tacos...More

Thank Bruinjeepman
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Unpretentious small restaurant with two outdoor, street-side tables. Had two cheese enchiladas with a spicy, excellent sauce. Rice and beans (usually not my favorite aspect of Mexican food) were very tasty. Chips and salsa (very good) to begin--no charge. Food very good and good service....More

Thank dbowentraveler
Reviewed 28 February 2018

My brother wanted to try this place out, and I'm glad I went along. I judge Mexican restaurants not only by their main dishes, but on rice, beans, tortillas, and salsas. Not only was their house salsa great, but they had some homemade red and...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Not a fancy place, but the food is authentic. It is small with a few tables. There is table service. The shrimp fajitas were fantastic. The shrimp were cooked just perfectly. The fish tacos were excellent too. The ambience is relaxed and the prices are...More

Thank panama2000
Reviewed 31 December 2017

This small restaurant with a food counter is located in a little strip mall near hwy 111. Don't let the outside appearance scare you away as this place is a gem. The inside decor is very simple and very clean. The food menu offers a...More

Thank Chuck49ers
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Breakfast all day; the meanest red and green sauces in the valley and warm, friendly service...especially Marilyn. I had chicken enchiladas with their mean green sauce and my wife had their Chile Relleno Omelette. Real good stuff. We’ll be back for more and more.

Thank Realtyhank
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Breakfast all day; the meanest red and green sauces in the valley and warm, friendly service...especially Marilyn. I had chicken enchiladas with their mean green sauce and my wife had their Chile Relleno Omelette. Real good stuff. We’ll be back for more and more.

Thank Realtyhank
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This is a little cafe in a strip plaza that is not much to look at but we all had delicious food and nice cold beer. Best Mexican food I've had in ages. Highly recommend it.

Thank jmariec240
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9 April 2017|
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Response from Darius M | Reviewed this property |
We had a very attentive waitress and menus at the table. Realize that this is difficult to find after dark. But, it's worth the effort.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44820 San Pablo Ave, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3576
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-346-5046
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