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Rincon Norteno Cafe

83011 Indio Blvd, Indio, CA 92201-4713
+1 760-347-4754
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“burrito” (6 reviews)
“tamales” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
83011 Indio Blvd, Indio, CA 92201-4713
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We are local and we dine at Rincon Norteno Cafe frequently. Their "Happy Hour" appetizers are awesome. Something for everyone. Cannot say enough good things about their Menudo. Available every day and even in the evenings. I asked, as was told it is made fresh...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Wide variety on the menu all reasonably priced. Older establishment you don't go there for the atmosphere but to eat good food. Service was quick and pleasant.

Reviewed 2 February 2017

We stopped here for breakfast and were very happy with the food and service. The menu was good and the food outstanding. Not easy to find the worth the effort

Thank Bob P
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Pleasantly surprised. We were traveling and hungry for Mexican Food. Went on Yelp. Found Rincon Norteno as being close by on Indio Blvd. Located in an old part of town with closed businesses and stark neighborhood. But it was well lit and on the corner....More

Thank JackP92348
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We were down in Indio and stopped by this classic Mexican restaurant that has been in Indio for YEARS. Their food is very traditional, large portions and I love that it is not salty. It is a small restaurant so it is a little tricky...More

Thank Al R
Reviewed 9 December 2016

After a day at the Tamales Festival we thought we would try this restaurant after sampling their tamales at the festival. The food was not to our standard of mexican food. Tamale was terrible, nothing like what we sampled, taco shell was cold and meat...More

Thank Sunshine033
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Very busy especially in the busy winter tourism month. Food is hearty and plentiful and well priced. Our meal was a little slow in coming but they were full at the time with people waiting

Thank overlookBc
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

I was told by a co-worker to try this place when we made our way through here. It was very good! Authentic, homemade Mexican food! Friendly service and big portions for what we paid! Must try!

Thank Gordon G
Reviewed 3 May 2016

When in Indio I visit my favorite Mexican Café on Indio Blvd., it's a small café with great homemade Mexican food, the taco, enchilada, burritos, beans and rice are fantastic and very authentic tasting, you get plenty of chips and salsa and my servers are...More

Thank philip a
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Fifteen years ago and for many, many years this has been our go to place for original Mexican food. Always delicious....with great service. Went there a few weekends ago..............tasteless food!!! We all looked at each other thinking it was maybe one dish..............they were all tasteless....More

Thank Mary H
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Rodney J
what time is happy hours
24 April 2017|
Response from JackP92348 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. You can call them at 760-347-4754
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83011 Indio Blvd, Indio, CA 92201-4713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Indio
  • Phone Number: +1 760-347-4754
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