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El Taco Asado

440 S El Cielo Rd Ste 19, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-7927
+1 760-323-7544
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
440 S El Cielo Rd Ste 19, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-7927
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

They have lots of different meat goat extra and Tonge to die for. They also have great seafood dishes that are wonderful. A good variety of Soups. You get great food and lots of it. Friendly service they treat you like family.Its a locals favorite...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Found this little restaurant in a small strip mall..read the reviews and decided to try. Really glad I did, busy place with LOTS of locals, I wasn't disappointed. I had taco plate with 3 soft tacos, marinade pork with green sauce was excellent.. green sauce...More

Thank aloha1955
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We have been going to El Taco for years. It is hands down the best Mexican food in Palm Springs. Lunch or dinner is always crowded with locals from the area. Food is always fresh and served with a smile. You don’t go here for...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2017

We met friends here. It is a very clean, friendly restaurant. The set up is odd - there are two sides with the kitchen in the middle - so if you don't see a table in one room, go outside and check the other side....More

Thank DonandMaro
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Very authentic Mexican food. Service was great!!!! I really enjoyed the tacos. The menu has many items to choose from. Very affordable!!!!!!!!

Thank Will Sprinkel
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We love Mexican food, and were hoping to find a restaurant on our trip that would be a new take on our favorites. Stepping inside we were happy to see a very authentic atmosphere, with staff who greeted us immediately and seemed genuinely happy to...More

Thank Michellee5000
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of our family's local favorites... everything we've had is delicious and the service is always excellent. I've been here at all hours of the day and they always strive to make the meal the best possible. Favorites are: hard shell tacos with...More

Thank jen7720012
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Great food and service and the margaritas are delicious (and strong)! The burritos are huge and oh so good. For something smaller I love to get the tostada.

Thank stirfry3
Reviewed 3 December 2016

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.

Thank EngagedSeattle_WA
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Cora S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 S El Cielo Rd Ste 19, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-7927
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-323-7544
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