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La Perlita Mexican Food

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901 Crossley Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264-3713
+1 760-778-8014
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Palm Desert, California
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128 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Recently my wife and I along with another couple enjoyed dinner at La Perlita in Palm Springs. This was our first visit, second for the other couple. Located in a small strip mall there is adequate parking. Service was excellent and food very good. This is a family owned restaurant. Decor is not fancy but is very functional. They don't... More 

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Thank Edward C
Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok, the atmosphere is not "fun" - but the Mexican food is home-cooked and solid, and the prices are very acceptable. We enjoyed the enchiladas, tostado salad with chicken, fish tacos, and the Tres Amigos platter, which featured the chili rellenos, stuffed pepper, which was pretty good. And so was the margarita! Very enjoyable, down-to-earth food. The location is a... More 

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University Place, Washington
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148 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here as we wanted 'real' Mexican style food and had just finished a big day of hiking. This place didn't disappoint. The chips and salsa were delicious. I had a shrimp dish that had a mix of spices & cheese sauce that was superb and my husband had the tongue which was perfectly served in a mild green... More 

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Thank jackiebr63
Palm Springs, California
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107 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not only is the food good, but we used take out and the price plus portion size was proper. We plan to return for sit down soon

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Thank Dick S
Sacramento, California
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chili rellenos and chicken enchilada were delicious and perfectly cooked. Seviche appetizer was also seasoned to perfection. Friendly and efficient staff. I can see why it was rated so highly.

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Thank Rangersmom123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant puts out consistently great food. The service is always terrific. It's one of the best places in the valley.

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maryland
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had lunch at this kind of out of the way place. In a shopping center so no problems parking.... very good thing in March in Palm Springs. Clean, great service and terrific food. We both had the chili relleno and chicken enchilada combo platter which was recommended by (I think) the owner. Yummy! From New Jersey so we crave good... More 

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Thank kimrealestate
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The chile rellenos are among the best I've ever had. We found ourselves ordering takeout again the next day. We had a nice chat with the owner and can tell the family works hard to make great food and takes great pride in their restaurant. Next time we're in Palm Springs we'll be going back!

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Thank Erika G
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mom & Pop in the kitchen - son waiting on tables - what more can one ask for? La Perlita is hands down the best Mexican restaurant and food to be found in all of Palm Springs! It's like being in theses wonderful people's home and eating out of their kitchen. Fresh and authentic...and heavenly delicious no matter what you'll... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The owner makes you feel very welcomed to this out of the way place. The service and food were excellent. And prices very reasonable.

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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, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 20:00
Thursday
10:00 - 20:00
Friday
10:00 - 20:00
Saturday
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Crossley Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264-3713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-778-8014

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?