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Armando's Dakota Bar & Grill

73260 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4270
+1 760-346-0744
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (17 reviews)
“guacamole” (16 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
73260 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4270
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this place was excellent and delicious food and drinks. The owner is the host. Very cute lady. The food was so good that i went two days in a row. The waiters and the waitresses are very fast and very friendly. I recommend this to...More

Thank armenianburbank
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This place never disappoints us. We stop in every time we are in the area. The food is consistently good with large portions and reasonable prices. Service is great!

Thank Connie P
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Just stopped by for a Margarita. Completely ignored by Alex. Someone needs to tell him that customer service is part of his job responsibility.

Thank Oscoda65
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Convenient location and like the water mist cooling the patio. It was downhill from there because our experience for lunch wasn't good. The restaurant was not busy. The wait for service was slow for every step. The tamale was soggy and smelled of old oil....More

Thank PhultonPhorever
Reviewed 7 June 2017

While driving down El Paseo we spotted this restaurant and decided to stop in for lunch. The ambience was very pleasant. We were seated immediately. The service was excellent. We really liked that we were brought chips immediately with two, rather than the usual one,...More

Thank WorldTraveler422
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We're local and we always love Armandos. Typically we go just the 2 of us or with friends, no kids. The bar is fun and the margaritas are awesome. The bartenders poor heavy here so pace yourself ;-) This particular evening we had our 5...More

Thank loveps
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We stopped by while walking on El Paseo. We shared the veggie fajitas and the dish was one of the best we've ever had. Though it was busy our waiter was attentive. We will make it a point to visit again next time we're in...More

Thank rescue-you
Reviewed 7 May 2017

You get a lot of food for the price. I had the fish tacos and they were very good. I saw several people ordering the guacamole and it looked really good, I think I will try that next time. The service was probably the best...More

Thank Tamarah62
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Lunch at the famous Armando's was disappointing only because we kept hearing about how good it is. It turned out to be a solid, average Mexican eatery. The beer was cold, the frozen margaritas were colder and the chips were warm and plentiful. Our food...More

Thank DLB87
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

I went with my daughter at the recommendation of a local. Great selection of tequila. I had tortilla soup. Excellent. And there amigos tacos. The steak taco and chicken taco were the best I'd ever eaten. The carnitas taco was too dry. The fresh salsa...More

Thank Keith N
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Response from Louie M | Reviewed this property |
Phoenix-like Armando's is resuscitated after being down so long. Thanks for the good info. VThey may ask for reservations during peak dinner window but not otherwise. They always had zingy margaritas. They possibly enjoy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73260 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4270
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-346-0744
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