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155 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
760-322-9654
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Ranked #74 of 271 Restaurants in Palm Springs
Price range: $20 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Maracas Cantina serves delicious and unique Mexican cuisine with emphasis on fresh ingredients and great flavor. Our restaurant is the perfect place to relax with the family or to enjoy the company of friends. Our courteous staff is always available to answer any questions about our menu offerings as well as ensure a pleasant dining experience. Come in and try one of our fantastic dishes, homemade desserts and perfect margaritas. Maracas Cantina also features a selection of over 100 Tequilas. Enjoy Maracas Cantina all day with an all-day happy hour at the bar at Rancho Mirage 4-7pm Palm Springs. Come see what's shakin!

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Los Angeles, California
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342 reviews 342 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

Loved the house margaritas, and at happy hour 4p-7p they're $7.50 for a large. Queso was really good, too, not just the usual yellow cheese, but hot white with a bit of chili along the top - served in a pewter dish to keep it hot until you're through (it's a lot for 2 people). Carnitas were a bit dry... More 

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Yuma, Arizona
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

We chose to sit outside (because we had our dog with us). Very friendly. Lots to choose from on the menu. We had the Quesadilla and the Burrito. As frequent visitors to Mexico, it was excellent. Good service, very quick. We will definitely go back again.

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Calgary, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Great service..Great food....Very reasonable. We ate here 2 nights and both times, food was excellent and well priced. They also have a happy hour if you get in there before 6. A 2 minute walk from Palm Mountain Resort, where we stayed.

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Vancouver, Canada
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66 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Good American portions of fresh, tasty food. Liked by locals and tourists, and a choice of indoor and outdoor seating.

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Saugatuck, Michigan
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68 reviews 68 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The menu choices were certainly all over the board from fine Mexican dining, to the not to fine dining, or what American's would expect from a Mexican restaurant. They had seating upstairs and you could sit overlooking E. Palm Canyon Drive, or downstairs at street level. The atmosphere was great, the service was great, and I would most likely go... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We ate outside on the patio on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. Our food was wonderful. The best Mexican we've had in a long time!

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Oley, PA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Loved this restaurant! Meal, drinks and service were great! Portions were huge and we could've easily taken half our meal home for lunch the next day. Also loved the outdoor dining under the heaters.

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Lawndale
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25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Overall the it is overall it is an enjoyable place, but it leaves a little bit to be noteworthy. The level of service is inconsistent. We were initially greeted promptly and our drink order was delivered in a timely manner. After that things kind of fell apart. It took some effort to have the wait staff refill the chips and... More 

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San Jose, California, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Recently ate here on vacation for thje first time. Delicous food, very reasonably priced and friendly service. I will definitely come back!

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St. Albert
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Being from Canada on vacation sitting on a patio on the main drag in Palm Springs with Margaritas and appetizers, while the temperature at home is well below freezing, how could anything be better! Recorded Mariachi music playing in the background really made this a quaint place for an afternoon snack. Can't remember the name, but it was chorizo with... More 

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Additional Information about Maracas

Address: 155 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone Number: 760-322-9654
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
Cuisine: Mexican

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