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440 S El Cielo Rd, Ste 19, Palm Springs, CA 92262
(760) 323-7544
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Ranked #52 of 272 Restaurants in Palm Springs
Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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Los Angeles
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279 reviews 279 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Ate here for lunch last week and it was just fabulous. My husband enjoyed his fajitas and I loved my shredded beef chimichanga. The portion size is very large and we were not super hungry so we have the second half for dinner (that is how big it was.) The service was great (however we did let them know that... More 

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California
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1,581 reviews 1,581 reviews
491 restaurant reviews
416 helpful votes 416 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Ate here again last Friday andvthe food, as ever, was great. I had three cheese enchiladas a la. Carte and have to say the cheeses employed were fantastic. The order was totally screwed up however, and had to go to the cashier to get a check. Kitchen totally has its act together; front of the house so does not.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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146 reviews 146 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I had lunch at El Taco Asado on December 8th and it was fantastic. The carne asada was cooked to perfection with fresh ingredients resulting in great taste. Service was prompt and friendly. Prices were reasonable. I highly recommend El Taco Asado and would certainly return!

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San Gabriel, California
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181 reviews 181 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Stopped here for lunch and had an outstanding meal. Portions are very large and the food is delicious. I don't know that you would be disappointed by anything on the menu. The menu is extensive and the place always has people in it. Not fancy on the atmosphere, but if you want good food at a reasonable price, El Taco... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

This restaurant is a locals favorite...Hispanics and all others alike. Good, solid Mexican food with the sweetest servers. The value is not to be beat and now with full a full liquor license margaritas along with the beer. We go half dine in and half take out.

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Pekin, Illinois
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108 reviews 108 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We had a coupon from restaurant.com and visited El Taco Asado on October 21. Nice local spot - a little confusing at first since they actually have 3 doors which can make it kind of bewildering the first time. Typical neighborhood family restaurant layout - tables & chairs. I had the Carne Asada (steak) dinner which came with beans, rice,... More 

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71 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Oh yeah...El Taco Asado has the beef! And shrimp and carnitas. I had the carnitas chimichanga and my gal had the shrimp tacos. Both were excellent with the rice being very good and not mushed out or split and the beans actually had some full beans in the frijoles. Very large portions and my chimichanga was obscene it was so... More 

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San Jose, California
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9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We had a coupon for this location and were pleasently suprised by the quality of such a small operation. Coming from the bay area we have had our share of Mexican food choices. I had the taco,enchilada, relleno combination .Chile was done to perfection with ample cheese filling and right doneness to the chile , still crunchy. Had a twist... More 

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Palm Springs
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We eat here a least once a week as a family! Fast and friendly service. Great food. Affordable, nice Mexican food! Love it!

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California
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491 restaurant reviews
416 helpful votes 416 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Let's be honest; this place is a dive, but it offers up some really fantastic basic Mexican food. The helpings are generous, the ingredients are honest and straightforward, and the service is good. I think the cheese enchiladas are the best. It is always packed even though it is located in a ghost town of an inconvenient shopping center.

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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  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  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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