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Rubio's

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Mexican, Californian, Seafood, Healthy
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5200 Ramon Road, Palm Springs, CA 92264
760-325-3462
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 15
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A great , fresh , healthy fast food choice !

Just went there for lunch and it was awesome . It was fast , fresh , friendly and most of all delicious ! I had the California bowl with Mahi Mahi . It came with guacamole , tomatoes & onions , rice & beans and a choice of red or green sauce . My friend had a salad with roasted... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
KrisMToronto
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Toronto, Canada
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Astoria oregon
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1,052 reviews 1,052 reviews
669 restaurant reviews
511 helpful votes 511 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

Ordered a chicken burrito. Well there may have been a little but very little chicken in a mixture of white rice tasteless maybe a bean mix wrapped in a commercial industrial tasteless tortilla. I did tell the manager who apologized that he had to serve such crap. The thought of it makes me vomit. I am sure that the plastic... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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121 reviews 121 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Just went there for lunch and it was awesome . It was fast , fresh , friendly and most of all delicious ! I had the California bowl with Mahi Mahi . It came with guacamole , tomatoes & onions , rice & beans and a choice of red or green sauce . My friend had a salad with roasted... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We just tried Rubio's for the first time and were IMPRESSED!! I had a mahi-mahi orange citrus salad and my husband a chicken ranch salad - both VERY good. and good value!

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Lawndale
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Rubio's usually is a bit above most fast food style eateries. In fact when we previously dined at this location we were very please with the service and the quality of the food. The trip the food was up to its usual standards. It was freshly made and made to order. However, this visit the level of service left much... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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181 reviews 181 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
143 helpful votes 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

In Palm Springs on holidays. Decided on a quick dinner for a change. Another hotel guests suggested we try this place for $1.50 fish tacos on Tuesday's. Place was packed but our orders were taken quickly, given numbers to put on our tables and food delivered to you. In the meantime, you can help yourself to different salsas and condiments.... More 

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Astoria oregon
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669 restaurant reviews
511 helpful votes 511 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 via mobile

The specialty here is paddock fish tacos. My friend had that complete plate, soft drink and chips. Assorted salsas available. I ended up with the shrimp burrito full plate. The server came to the table many times to ask if all was satisfactory. He even pointed out I had food on my chin. Very polite and helpful. Food did not... More 

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Bonsall, California
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96 reviews 96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Rubio's started 40+ years ago featuring fish tacos. They've grown over the years to offer burritto, enchilada and taco selections with fish, chicken and beef. No bar. Beer only. I tried the salmon tacos and my daughter had the Spicy Shrimp Tacos. Try the original fish taco as well! Clean, good courteous service. Manager making the rounds and keeping an... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Amazing fresh food with fabulous flavours. Could eat the Chipotle Orange Salad with grilled Shrimp every day. Who needs to pay big prices for sit down Mexican seafood?

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Spring Hill, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

A family member, who does not favor such fare, chose this California chain when we insisted on a Mexican lunch. It was absolutely wonderful! The place is squeaky clean, everything is fresh and I personally tasted the best burrito I ever put in my mouth - Burrito Especial. Other proclaimed the fish tacos as outstanding. If only they would open... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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55 reviews 55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Was looking for something a little different, so decided to stop by Rubio's Mexican restaurant. Ordered a chicken bowl salad and it was unusual but really good. Good blend of salad and chicken. Rubio's also lets you choose your own salsa from a selection of four. It was a nice relaxing place for lunch.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5200 Ramon Road, Palm Springs, CA 92264
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: 760-325-3462

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Californian, Seafood, Healthy
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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