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Maracas

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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155 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-8303
+1 760-322-9654
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Westerville, Ohio
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188 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was our last meal in SoCal, and it did not disappoint. The food and service were both very good. Margaritas were generous.

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Thank HappyFamily43082
Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch and had a great meal. If you like guacamole dip then you'll love theirs, it's great. Had the Enchilada and Tamale dinner and my wife had the Sopes dinner. Add a couple of Margaritas to the mix and needless to say we walked out of their stuffed. It was a bit chilly when we were there... More 

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Thank MrHappyTravels
Arlington, Texas
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121 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined outside in the patio with the outdoor heaters going. We were comfortable. The queso with chorrizo was a good appetizer. My husband said the chili relleno was one of the best he has ever eaten. The kids loved the quesadilla and bean burrito. I had chicken fajitas which was a plentiful serving but was a little bland to... More 

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Thank kbentley
Long beach
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a hike on New Year's Eve we had a hankering for tacos and Maracas was just the ticket. Plenty of chips, great salsa, guac, giant margaritas AND great tacos. The chicken tortilla soup was also wonderful. The only downside was a slight bathroom smelling inside - sit on the patio it has a great view for people watching.

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Thank DVansinden
White Rock, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our last day and raining, so we stop in this restaurant. The fresh, home cooked food was so good. Nachos and salsa to start and the fish tacos were amazing!

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Thank Cheryl T
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We come to Palm Springs every year and always end up at Maracas. It never disappoints. It was two years since our last visit and we had the same waiter. Heat lamps on the patio make outdoor dining a breeze. The menu is fantastic! The margaritas are delicious! Can't wait to return.

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Thank Kelly S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Great position with terrace for watching the world go by. Extensive menu with many Mexican classics and more. We started with tortillas and home made salsa that was spicy and tasty ( but not too spicy) We then all had salads that were extremely good. Extensive wine and beer list.

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Thank Chris B
Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Had the nachos which were average at best. You get better nachos at the bowling alley. Also the queso chorizo appetizer. It was uselss

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Thank matthewtheosteopath
New Haven, Indiana, United States
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126 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We stopped here for a light meal and some drinks. The margaritas were excellent!!! We ordered street tacos and quesadillas off the appetizer menu. Both were tasty and just right for a light snack. Definitely would return!

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Thank Traci H
HB, Ca
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

This restaurant not only has great drinks and one of the best menus in Palm Springs, it's a great place to relax and people watch due to the ample amount of outdoor seating

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-8303
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-322-9654
Description
Maracas Cantina serves delicious and unique Mexican cuisine with emphasis on fresh ingredients and great flavor. Our restaurant is the perfect place to relax with the family or to enjoy the company of friends. Our courteous staff is always available to answer any questions about our menu offerings as well as ensure a pleasant dining experience. Come in and try one of our fantastic dishes, homemade desserts and perfect margaritas. Maracas Cantina also features a selection of over 100 Tequilas. Enjoy Maracas Cantina all day with an all-day happy hour at the bar at Rancho Mirage 4-7pm Palm Springs. Come see what's shakin!

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