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All 17 Borrego Springs Restaurants

Pablito's of The Desert

590 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
(760) 767-5753
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Cuisines: Mexican
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations

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Sacramento, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 NEW

I'd definitely come here again if I'm in the area. Very nice little restaurant, clean, nice staff, good-sized portions. I had a super burrito and guacamole. They were very tasty and I had left-overs for the next day. By the way, I'm from Los Angeles, so I know a thing or two about Mexican food. However, I can only vouch... More

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Nevada City, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Have eaten here several times in recent months and every time was a pleasant experience. LOVE the breakfast Huevos Rancheros with Chile Verde. Service has been quick and friendly, food is tasty and inexpensive. Best sit down Mexican food in Borrego. The atmosphere on the patio is lovely for brunch.

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Santee, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Nice little restaurant, average Mexican food, average service. Not very busy, we got a table quickly on a Saturday night. The patio near the fountain had nice atmosphere, but nothing really stood out to make it a "must go back" kind of place.

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Borrego Springs, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Went to Pablitos last night, first night of the season. It was TERRIBLE! Food had no flavor & more iceberg lettuce than anything else. They have a breakfast menu but don't open until 11am. I am a local & have persistently given them chances but no more. Go to Carmelita's across the road, food & service there is excellent.

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San Diego, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

After not liking the menus at four previous stops in the little desert town, we thankfully found Pablitos hidden in a little shopping center. We sat out on the patio, which on that April day was not too hot - just right in the shade. We both had fresh fish with our dishes - tacos for my husband and a... More

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Girdwood, Alaska, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

By 11am the heat can already be overbearing, but the porch with amble ventilation was perfect. All the egg dishes were great and the price was right. The servers were very caring. The single guy next to us was having beer w/ his breakfast. The portion was good till dinner. The art on the walls while not exactly art in... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

I would have never guessed such great Mexican food to be found in tiny Borrego Springs. We stopped for lunch last Saturday and got a very pleasant surprise. The food was amazing! The absolutely the best chili verde I have ever eaten. Not only was the food great but the service was quick and friendly. They have indoor and outdoor... More

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Pasadena, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

I ate here for lunch and it was really good. The service was pretty good as well. I would highly recommend this place to anyone.

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Guatay, ca.
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Authentic Mexican food with a very comfortable patio seating area available. This restaurant has been here for a long time and has a lot of locals who visit. Prices were very reasonable and service was good.

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San Diego
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69 reviews 69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

We were very pleased with the food and will definitely be back in April when we go back to Borrego Springs.

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Additional Information about Pablito's of The Desert

Address: 590 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
Phone Number: (760) 767-5753
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Borrego Springs
Cuisine: Mexican

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