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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
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“machaca” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
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44820 San Pablo Ave, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3576
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Came here with my brother- and sister-in-law, my wife, and our two grand daughters (6 & 4). This is a small Mexican restaurant - maybe two dozen seats at tables with five or six stools at a counter. It is located, as many excellent Mexican...More

1  Thank Richard G
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

East coast family in search of authentic Mexican food on Spring Break in Palm Desert. Perfect spot! Great service and stayed open late just for us! Delicious food! No advertising, only word of mouth referrals. Definitely try it out!

Thank DBG888
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Most customers at El Rodeo are spanish-speaking, and evidently know where to find good Mexican food. We had lunch (carne asada burritos, chile rellenos) - wonderful food and friendly service. Very inexpensive.

Thank none4methanx
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is a very relaxed, small cafe (about 8 tables). It's about a block off of Palm Desert Dr. on San Pablo. Look carefully or you might drive by it the first time like we did. The staff acted like family, and they might be....More

Thank Rocks_road
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The food here is wonderful, and the prices can't be beat. It's a bit more than a taqueria but not a 'restaurant' like say Agave Fresh. They have about ten table and a counter with eight or so stools. The service is tops. The chili...More

Thank Spencer M
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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
Mexican, Latin, Southwestern, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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