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El Borrego

747 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, Borrego Springs, CA 92004-5004
+1 760-863-9745
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good41%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (6 reviews)
“burrito” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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LOCATION
747 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, Borrego Springs, CA 92004-5004
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Carlos and Irma have reopened El Borrego again for the season and life is good again. They’re even talking about opening for breakfast. For now, their Shrimp Cocktail and garlic fish filet are amazing. Welcome back.

Thank Realtyhank
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Cold beers and Mexican food, excellent,friendly owners, happy place, outdoor sitting ! Carnetas, tacos, all delicious, under the stars.

Thank milou9
Reviewed April 24, 2018

Carnitas platter was huge and yummy, good fresh ice tea (a must in the desert). Chicken burrito was good too!

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Back again, this time for lunch. This place never ceases to amaze! Most of the locals will agree which says a lot. The food is equal to or better than anything that we have had in Mexico, outstanding. Prices and servings make this an excellent...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed March 27, 2018

Like many Mexican food places, you can't judge the food by the looks of the restaurant. The curb appeal of El Borrego is not so great but the food tastes great. My wife loved her chicken quesadilla and the pork/carnitas burrito was great. Both were...More

Thank GSHub
Reviewed March 18, 2018

Pretty good Mexican food with largish portions. There's no table service so make sure you get around to the front to order. The outside seating is plentiful and there's lots of parking around. Oh and they have beer!

Thank datuber
Reviewed February 21, 2018

We returned for lunch yesterday and still as good as ever. Laid back with good food. They have new carpet in the courtyard you have to visit to see what we mean. Pacifico very good too

Thank rssrob
Reviewed February 15, 2018

I returned this year for more Shimp in Garlic after this meal was so memorable a couple years ago, and it did not disappoint. Huge shrimp and lots of garlic chunks in a bunch of blissful butter. And, great beans & tortillas just the way...More

Thank CH200
Reviewed February 15, 2018

I love going to El Borrego for the good tacos and shady patio . Don’t expect a stylish ambiance, just good honest Mexican food served with care and friendliness. The outdoor dining is so cute with eclectic furniture and whimsical art.

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed January 12, 2018

This the most popular comment from the locals and we found it to be very true! Absolutely delicious!! Carlos and the crew produce meals from an incredible menu that makes one think that they have ventured over the border to a top restaurant south of...More

Thank Steve S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 747 Palm Canyon Dr, Borrego Springs, Borrego Springs, CA 92004-5004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Borrego Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-863-9745
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