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El Campanario Restaurant

44185 Monroe St, 44185 Monroe St, Indio, Indio, CA 92201-3036
+1 760-342-3681
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Ranked #6 of 117 Restaurants in Indio
Price range: $7 - $15
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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La Quinta, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

El Canpanario best place in the coachella valley...cuisine excellent, service very good...I'm a chef of Marriott and I can tell that the cooks at el canpanario know their job really we'll. i visit the place at least ones a week...just to have the great experience of dinning there..

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Perris, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Everything in the restaurant is pleasing to the senses once you walk in. The decor, the Mexican music, the lighting etc. They have a variety of combo platters, caldos, and molcajetes. Great full bar and drink choices. We particularly enjoyed the Molcajete Ranchero, everything was so flavorful. We enjoyed the red sauce very much. Our female server was a little... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

This little family restaurant has the best Mexican food that I have had in a long time. Just close my eyes and I'm south of the border!. Enjoyed it so much for dinner, came back the next morning for breakfast.

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Palm Springs, California
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190 reviews 190 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Stopped in for lunch and had a very good meal. The menu selection was large and had many choices that you do not get at a lot of other Mexican Restaurants. Great tasting and served prompt and correctly. Very large portions. The chips, salsa and guacamole dips were fantastic. I almost ate the whole bowl of guacamole by myself. Prices... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Let us remember that this is within spitting distance of Palm Desert folks. The area around it may be best described as post-industrial and the interior is definitely cavernous-70's-Denny's-style but the service is very welcoming and the food is tasty, fresh and plentiful, not to mention reasonably priced. They were even very kind and accommodating to our well-behaved pooch on... More 

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68 reviews 68 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

So I got a haircut the other day and asked the lady cutting my hair what was the best Mexican restaurant in Coachella Valley. She lived in Indio and, without hesitation, recommended El Campanario. I have been to Mexicali and Mexicali II and Rincon Norte and a few others but had never heard of this place. It is difficult to... More 

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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

If I like the taco salad, I like the restaurant. This one was very good. My husband had fajitas that he liked very much. We were there for a late lunch so it wasn't busy and service was good. The staff was friendly. We will go there again when we are in the area.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Yes, it's hard to find (and to make matters worse, the sign on the building is almost impossible to see at night). But worth the trip. There are lots of Mexican restaurants in the valley, but I would highly recommend this one. It feels like a family run restaurant, with all of the friendliness and quirks that go with that.... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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234 reviews 234 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 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
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Additional Information about El Campanario Restaurant

Address: 44185 Monroe St, 44185 Monroe St, Indio, Indio, CA 92201-3036
Phone Number: +1 760-342-3681
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Indio
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 15
Cuisine: Mexican

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