We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Macario's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
80783 Indio Blvd, Indio, CA 92201-1923
+1 760-342-5649
Website
Today
08:00 - 21:30
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

106 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 103: English reviews
San Francisco, California
Level Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Delicious Mexican food. Location is easy to get to in Indio (off Indio Blvd). Good service and really BIG margaritas.

Helpful?
Thank Beth M
Covina, California
Level Contributor
220 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A friend and I dined here and had delicious flautas and enchiladas. There were also beer specials that night. A man sang in Spanish and played lovely guitar, not too loud. This tiny hole in the wall has half paved and half dirt parking, and is located in the middle of nowhere, Indio, with storage warehouses and scrub brush around... More 

Helpful?
Thank caltravelgal
Oakdale, Minnesota
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We 3 chose from a highly varied menu most of which was derived from Tex-Mex cooking. They appeared to have a lot of different fish and seafood based dishes. I chose the beef fajitas. They were served steaming and sizzling with plenty of vegetables but the beef was over done. She chose the mole' in chiladas and really like them... More 

Helpful?
Thank MrSafetyToo
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
Level Contributor
29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon advice from hotel, went here for some mexican food. Waiter was great and very helpful when it came to our ordering. Enjoyed it very much.

Helpful?
Thank edogg2016
Los Angeles, California
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic Mexican food, reasonable prices and outstanding service. The shrimp fajitas are out of this world and so are the tamales. Our waiter David was the best ! Don't miss this place if you're in the desert.

Helpful?
Thank lbrucker
Moorpark, California
Level Contributor
36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

I hadn't been here for 10 years, but while on vacation in Indio remembered eating here and wanted to go again, hoping it was as good as I remembered. Four people were with me and were teasing that it better be good. Well it was as good as Good and then some. The wait and service staff were unbelievably accommodating.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Brendavig
La Quinta,Ca
Level Contributor
99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

We live close bye but had not eaten here for about 10 yrs. Last night 14 of us went here(not my choice). The food was cold and bad,, the place is dingy the service was poor. I had the fish tacos (the worst I have ever had) my Margarita grande was like drinking soup(very little alcohol). Everyone complained about their... More 

Helpful?
Thank chipsin
Connecticut
Level Contributor
68 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were traveling from CA to AZ and were hungry for mexican food. Looked up this awesome find and will never regret it. The waitress was excellent with her recommendations. I ordered the Seafood dish of Shrimp with a Chipolte sauce. Amazing!!! Loved it and will crave it until I go back. The Beef fajitas were so good. There are... More 

Helpful?
Thank DrMiles
Boise, Idaho
Level Contributor
149 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We ate here with friends who frequent this place and spoke highly of it. We didn't find it to be anything special with regard to the menu. The offerings were pretty standard for a Mexican restaurant, the food was good but not outstanding and the environment was unremarkable. One nice feature was the live musician who played during the dinner... More 

Helpful?
Thank CMN14
Indio
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A very nice place for a family get together for dinner,if you're into seafood the oysters are unbeatable,try them you won't regret it.

Helpful?
Thank Reynaldo R

Travellers who viewed Macario's Restaurant also viewed

Indio, California Desert
Indio, California Desert
 
Indio, California Desert
Indio, California Desert
 

Been to Macario's Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:30
Monday
08:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:30
Thursday
08:00 - 21:30
Friday
08:00 - 21:30
Saturday
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80783 Indio Blvd, Indio, CA 92201-1923
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Indio
  • Phone Number: +1 760-342-5649

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Macario's Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?