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La Perlita Mexican Food

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901 Crossley Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264-3713
760-778-8014
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Reallly good

The Co Workers are really really like really nice....plus the food is good too...me and my parents went today and my parents and i liked it very much..

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
JOSE Q
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The Co Workers are really really like really nice....plus the food is good too...me and my parents went today and my parents and i liked it very much..

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Nice and clean place to have a good mexican breakfast! The service is excellent, fast and the people on charge of the place is very kind. Perfect for families this place is absolutely kids friendly!

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Spring Valley, Wisconsin, United States
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78 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had dinner here while in Palm Springs. Glad that we had our smart phone for navigation as it is in a strip mall away from downtown. The food is worth the drive as it was some of the best Mexican food that I have ever had. The staff was attentive and friendly. The margaritas were very good as well.... More 

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27 reviews 27 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Excellent food at a decent price. Portions are a little on the smaller side, but other than that it is delicious.

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Oxnard, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This hidden gem was a pleasant surprise. It is in a strip mall in the middle of the desert. The food was wonderful as was the service. We even had a free floor show, watching the lizards out the window. Our waitress went out and gave them some lettuce and we had quite a show. All four of us loved... More 

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wausau, wisconsin
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We were here for lunch. Loved the tacos. Guacamole has a strong onion flavor. Food is fresh and the service friendly. The margaritas are excellent. The ambiance is simple--not fancy

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Palm Springs, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Went there with friends since they heard about it and one of my friend said it was one of "best kept secret Mexican place" according to an article somewhere. I was torn between having chile relleno or barbacoa and I chose the latter because I had chile relleno twice the past week. And a tamale on the side. (see picture)... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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44 reviews 44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Wow! The food was incredible!!! Some of the best mexican we've ever had. My husband and I said we would be back to palm springs just to eat here again! It was sweet to see the owner interact with the kids in the restaurant. He and his son sat and talked to us for a while. The margaritas are yummy!... More 

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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51 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This restaurant is family owned and off the beaten path. Near Walmart in Cathedral City. It is a must. Great Chili Relleno's. Never does any advertising….just word of mouth makes them successful.

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Cathedral City, California, United States
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

The location of this restaurant is a plus in my book. Palm Springs can often connotate "tourist". La Perlita is the real thing...family owned and family run. The menu represents Mexican choices that are reflective of good, solid home-cooked Mexican food. The menu selection is wide and the choices range in spicyness...something for everyone. The vegetable enchiladas are fresh, fresh,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 901 Crossley Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264-3713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: 760-778-8014

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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