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El Taco Asado

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440 S El Cielo Rd Ste 19, Palm Springs, CA 92262-7927
+1 760-323-7544
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 08:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Seattle, WA
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My first good sign was noticing that I was one of just a few Gringo's in this bustling restaurant filled with Mexican and Latino families. The food is great, inexpensive, authentic and away from the buzz of downtown Palm Springs.

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Thank EngagedSeattle_WA
Frankfurt, Germany
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect Mexican food! Original, delicious and very tasty. Good and fast service, very reasonable prices and huge portions.

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Thank Cora S
Las Vegas, Nevada
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329 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Tables need to be wiped off more often, cleared. Hard to find a clean table when you go in. I got my food to go, just easier. Good food, they just need to bus the tables more.

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Thank pspoker
Palm Springs, California
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167 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Yummy salads, and very accommodating. I wanted a shrimp salad, boy was it good. I'll go back and go back. found it because my favorite place was on vacation! I'm glad.

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Thank nancyinChicago_13
Naples, Italy
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived here at 17 pm clearly very hungry cause we didn't had lunch due to a long trip from Vegas. I found this place on tripadvisor and choose it because of the good reviews. Didn't disappoint me at all! The waitress speaks an hard-to- understand english but she's so kind! She brought us nachos with spicy sauce and limes.... More 

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Thank Giuliana C
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

This place has great mexican food and the prices are affordable. The place is clean and a great find. It has great service and quality food.

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Thank Maritza7177
Makati, Philippines
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95 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

Was in town once again, so we looked for something different and found this wonderful place. Authentic Mexican food. Fresh made to order. Started out with fresh home made tortilla chips and salsa as we searched the menu. I ordered the three taco plate, carne asada, shredded beef and chorizo in a soft shell. All were excellent, and especially the... More 

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Thank Micha3l_K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here twice and and so far best tacos in palm springs. I ate here when my mom was visiting me in California right before she left we decided to get some lunch before taking off. Came here because its a block away from the airport. Best decision and delicious tacos and different varieties. Im a Miami girl... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

We made reservations for 12 of us at 7:00 and were seated right on time. Not a large place, but had a side room we had to ourselves. Promptly took our drink orders. Margaritas in heavy cold glasses outstanding, especially Mango. Many of us added a shot of tequila to spice it up. All the meals we ordered were scrumptious,... More 

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Thank Lancesba
Glenelg, South Australia, Australia
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109 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is family owned & run & has authentic Mexican food made on the premises. We asked for margaritas without the sugar syrup & they were very obliging. The food is generous in quantity - my husband had the combination taco, tostado & enchilada & he polished it all off. I had an appetiser of Mexican sausage with soft... More 

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Thank Judy T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 S El Cielo Rd Ste 19, Palm Springs, CA 92262-7927
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-323-7544

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