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Original Las Casuelas

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368 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5642
+1 760-325-3213
11:00 - 21:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Every time I meet my winter friends in Palm Springs this is the first place we go after my plane lands. You can sit inside or out and just relax. I ordered The guacamole and it was as good as I have heard. We had several rounds of margaritas to get our evening going. In the past the food was... More 

Thank lovesdogskansas
Columbus, OH
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123 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We were told by a local at one of the historical sites that this was the place to go for authentic Mexican food. We love Mexican, so were greatly anticipating dining here. The margaritas were satisfactory but nothing special. The highlight of the food had to be the salsa; it was very good and the chips nice and warm. My... More 

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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Recognized as one of the top 50 Hispanic restaurants in the US. Extensive menu of which one can choose to create their own plate. If you do not feel like doing that, there are multiple choices from burritos, tacos, enchiladas, tortas, salads, soup and beverages

Thank QueenTiff
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This was an excellent find. The place we were going to wasn't open. I had fajitas and the peppers and onions were perfect. Mango margarita was also a treat. Kids enjoyed their meals to.

Thank Nichole B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

The place is not really fancy. But the food is good. They are usually crowded, and service can be a minor problem. I got the impression that they were hawking drinks - -asking frequently if you would like another drink -- even when my drink glass was full. But the food is good and that is the most important thing.... More 

Thank QQ1234
Saint Louis, Missouri
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131 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Simple but very delicious Mexican food. Don't go there if you are looking for Americanized-Mexican food/drinks!

Thank MDP_Love_Traveling
Kfar Saba, Israel
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

A visit to the desert is not complete without a visit to the Original Las Casuelas. Located in downtown Palm Springs, it is an oasis of authenticity and tradition. Warm decor, good service and delicious food. And the best margaritas. I usually order cheese enchaladas love all their food. Constant supply of crispy chips and salsa.

Thank Galia S
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Very good food. The four of us each had something different & it was all excellent. We sat outdoors where the atmoshere was wonderful.

Thank 52jackiel
Calgary, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We been to this place twice now, on two separate trips to Palm Springs. We had and loved the "Combinacions Mexicanos" dishes so you can try the different kinds of cooking served at this family restaurants.Great margaritas and amazing guacamole.

Thank CNDTravel
San Diego, California
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209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We always visit the original restaurant in downtown Palm Springs. Mostly locals go here, and the service is friendly and fast. As Mexican Food aficionados, we find this restaurant near the top for cheese enchiladas (the sauce is outstanding) and for creamy guacamole.

Thank bsimosd

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 368 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5642
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-325-3213

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?