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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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  • 17
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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
Fun place for Mexican in the Desert

I had a local recommend La Perlita so I gave it a shot. I really enjoyed seeing the desert iguanas hanging around outside, and the food was very good. The salsa was tasty, the chips were fresh, my enchiladas were on point and the service was friendly. The prices are reasonable too. Great place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
Shiloh W
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I had a local recommend La Perlita so I gave it a shot. I really enjoyed seeing the desert iguanas hanging around outside, and the food was very good. The salsa was tasty, the chips were fresh, my enchiladas were on point and the service was friendly. The prices are reasonable too. Great place to go if you're craving Mexican.... More 

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Vienna
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Chose it, because we love Mexican food and trusted the reviews. I just can confirm other reviews. We stayed in the Center of Palm Springs, so we had to drive there. Glad we did. The food was delicious and our impression was that the patrons were eager to provide a dining experience. Very friendly service and very good value.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Angel, the owner, was charming and gave great advice on the various dishes. The chile rellenos were outstanding. Small place can get crowded, so get there early. Off the beaten path but well worth it! Enjoy!!

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Don't let the location in a little strip mall or the very simple environment stop you from having some great Mexican food. This is a family run business and every member of the family takes pride in their service and the food. Mama really does the cooking. The chili rellenos were wonderful. They use Pablano chilis which are perfect. Even... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Very Friendley and a classie Mexican restaurant, as I often do is to ask the waiter just bring whatever is the best Of the day.

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Saint Peters
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Got a recommendation from a friend to visit this restaurant. The location is lackluster in a strip mall next to a dirt field. The interior lacks any type of theming. When we arrived, the place was empty and we received the full attention of two servers and the owner. We felt welcomed. All the entrees were described, and we had... More 

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If you want home made food served by family, THIS IS THE PLACE! It was the best homemade food served by either the daughter, son, or dad. Not to mention it was really tasty. We also had margaritas. And they were excellent ( we are very picky). So if you are in Palm Springs you gotta eat there.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

After a lengthy drive into Palm Springs all we wanted to do was have a good ol' hearty mexican. And boy did this joint deliver! Cute little spot off the main strip of Palm Springs. The menu is huge and most of the items are a combination of their most popular dishes. My friend and I both went for the... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Authentic, amazing mexican food. Reasonably priced. Excellent service. My family thoroughly enjoyed every bite!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I was searching for good Mexican food and found this little gem. The owner was very friendly and the food was awesome!

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

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  • 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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