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El Taco Asado

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440 S El Cielo Rd, Ste 19, Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 323-7544
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
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
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Authentic Mexican food at its best. I've never had a bad meal here, as well as the friendly staff. I'll be back often.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
steveluxenberg
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Palm Springs, California
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Palm Springs, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Authentic Mexican food at its best. I've never had a bad meal here, as well as the friendly staff. I'll be back often.

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Orange County
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This a non-tourist, local restaurant. Excellent Mexican food, casual, inexpensive and large portions. When you want a casual lunch or dinner, whether solo or with friends, it is a great place. I love their crispy tacos and great chili rellenos. Get a side of guacamole to share. Large selection of dishes. Large portions, so split or take home the leftovers.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

They serve some pretty solid food here. The chips and salsa we started out with were very good. The salsa has a really nice bite to it without being killer spicy. All of our food was good as well, from fish tacos to quesadillas to burritos. All was well-prepared and had good flavor and ingredients. As for the service, it... More 

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Los Angeles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I am very impressed with this restaurant. The chips were very good and the salsa had a little spice. The Chicken Fajitas my husband had were large enough to have a snack the next day. The Beef Chimichanga I had was nicely done with avocado on top and sour cream, I loved the rice and beans and I was very... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The carnitas (porK) was dry and over cooked. The chips were neither fresh nor tasty. For the most part, the food was bland and without taste. The rice was dry and tasteless. Although my companion ordered a combination platter listed as con carne, there was no meet in sight. Had the food been even half way pleasing we could have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Our food was sooo good! Building and décor are lack luster but the food makes up for it! Food was yummy, large portions, and not over-priced. Highly recommend!

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

I finally found a great chile relleno at this cute & unique place. Of many Mexican restaurant in the area, I haven't yet found great chile relleno until I discover it here! Great staff. Salsa was served with tortilla chips & lemon/lime wedges which was a first I've seen.

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Palm Springs
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

No time to cook dinner, el taco asado fills the bill! Yummo! The whole family loves this place! Fast , great food! Easy parking Friendly service.

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CALIFORNIA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Have eaten here several times. Additionally, they catered my son's wedding over 10 years ago. You must try the Guacamole because it is the best. Small place, away from the usual Palm Spring crowds. Wine and beer only, but the wine Margaritas are good.

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Joshua Tree National Park, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I work close to this place and so eat their food often. It's always fresh and delicious! The place is FILLED with Mexican people at lunch which makes me think that the food must be very authentic. I love anything they serve with chicken. It's a small place which is always packed which is okay.... I'd rather eat in a... More 

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Additional Information about El Taco Asado

Address: 440 S El Cielo Rd, Ste 19, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone Number: (760) 323-7544
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 440 S El Cielo Rd, Ste 19, Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: (760) 323-7544

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?