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“Great food - No Wi-fi.”

Armando's Dakota Bar & Grill
Ranked #51 of 304 Restaurants in Palm Desert
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

A lovely restaurant with good service too. The food was very good - it’s just, you know, these days, we need Wi-fi in order to run our live, such as finding an Uber / lyft home.

Thank dentiStockton
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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Dinner with friends at this very popular El Paseo eatery. During the season reservations are a must or you could wait an hour.
Our group agreed the margaritas Are the best in the PD area. And even though the place was packed the service was still very good. Food just average. The chicken in the shrimp/chicken fajitas was very dry as was the carnitas. The tamale and cheese enchiladas were just OK. The red sauce is a little bland ..on the other hand the salsa has a definite kick.
Nice to eat on the patio. Will return if nothing else for the margaritas.

Thank boatdrinks011
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

We had a great lunch here. We shared a delicious ceviche with excellent contrasting tastes followed by a chicken taco salad for my wife and a beef tostada salad for myself . Both were very good. Service was excellent and ambience very good. Rest rooms could do with a bit of investment bit otherwise a perfect establishment for a good lunch.

Thank John F
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Reviewed February 8, 2018

The best but VERY strong Margaritas that I have ever had. Mixed by an expert. The grilled calamari was unusual and excellent. Not the battered crispy type usually served, this is large tender strips that are grilled. The guacamole is fresh and delicious, the salsa has a bit of a kick and the chips are home made. Large portions so bring an appetite or bring home in the containers readily offered.

Thank DONNA D
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Reviewed February 4, 2018

Bustling mexican restaurant downtown in quaint Palm Desert. Outside seating but we decided to sit at the bar for margaritas ( very strong), chips and guacamole. Bartender was fun and made our time spent there enjoyable. Very busy late afternoon spot for locals, get there early to grab a spot at the bar !

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