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El Campanario Restaurant

44185 Monroe St, Indio, CA 92201-3036
760-342-3681
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Ranked #10 of 112 restaurants in Indio
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English first
Toronto, Canada
Top Contributor
192 reviews 192 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

As others have said not easy to find!! Big open restaurant with lots of choice on the menu and some hilarious spelling mistakes. Service was friendly if a bit confused, three people tried to take our drink orders and then it took a long time to get the bill. My wife had a chicken dish (can't remember the name!) and... More

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Puyallup, Washington
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Excellent food and service. It was very relaxing and not rushed. Menu was varied with lots of options.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

Im from puerto vallarta mexico i visited this place couple weeks ago and loved it ever since made me believe in mexican restaurants here in the states...the food is amazingly tasty with great actual mexican flavor the service is great I highly recommend it if you want to taste great mexican food.

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California
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

This place was close to our hotel and after reading the other TA reviews decide to try it. As other reviewers said it looks like an old Denny's or Bob Big Boy. However inside is very inviting with lots of booths and tables. Each table has a stained glass lamp over it. The outside landscaping area was raked perfectly for... More

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013

Looks more like a Denny's or Big Boy on the outside, but clean, friendly and wonderful food on the inside--margaritas are a must-try too.

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CAMPBELL RIVER
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We've visited El Campanario many times. It's on our personal "favorites" list whenever we visit the desert. The food is always excellent and the service very attentive. I'm no expert on Mexican cuisine but the fact that there are always many groups of Latino people, mostly families, speaks volumes to me. Personally, I love the food. I can't recommend it... More

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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

After a hard day of hiking around the Salton Sea all we could think of was hearty food. This place was right next to our hotel, so we hopped over for a bite. We were pleasantly surprised by our coin-flip and found the staff, environment and food to be really good. Our waitress was sweet and a delight to talk... More

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Plymouth, MN-
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I don't know Mexican food very well, but this was a comfortable, friendly place with tasty food that sounds like the most popular upscale Mexican place in town. I was overall happy with everything and give solid fours for score! Allowing for other places to be better, but I honestly can't imagine how. A solid restaurant that as far as... More

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Moreno Valley, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Food was very good. Great service, clean, right down from Best Western. My husband had the seafood cocktail he loved it. It wasn't on the menu but they made me chicken flautas with flour tortillas and that really made my lunch cuz I love em. I thought that was great that they did that.enjoyed it all.

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Surprise, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

A real Mex meal, the margs were very tasty and the staff was friendly. The area seemed sceatchy but most of the customers were Amer,

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