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Original Las Casuelas

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368 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5642
760-325-3213
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious Mexican food served on a great terrace

We enjoyed a nice dinner on the lovely terrace with live music. We started with tortilla chips and delcious, freshly made salsa (perhaps the best I've ever tasted). We each had a combination dinner of some kind. Everyone enjoyed the meal. The red cabbage slaw with cilantro added crunch and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
SkanLaker
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Skaneateles, New York
Good for:
  • Families with children
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Carlsbad, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We went there for Mother's Day without a reservation. The wait for an outdoor table was at least 45 minutes, unless we could make our peace with sitting on a sunny table. In 99 degrees! We agreed as we had just come down from a 51 degree Mount Jacinto and were hungry. Quickly we realized that the decision to take... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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115 reviews 115 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I love Mexican food, I have to say the Original Las Casuelas has some of the best Mexican food I have ever eaten. There is a big difference between the Original Las Casuelas and the other Las Casuelas in Palm Springs. It's nothing fancy or gourmet but it's really good and the service is great.

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Skaneateles, New York
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78 reviews 78 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We enjoyed a nice dinner on the lovely terrace with live music. We started with tortilla chips and delcious, freshly made salsa (perhaps the best I've ever tasted). We each had a combination dinner of some kind. Everyone enjoyed the meal. The red cabbage slaw with cilantro added crunch and freshness to our dinners.

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

felt like i was in mexico with all the pretty colors. best margarita ever. food and service are excellent

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Plattsburgh, New York
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164 reviews 164 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

If the system allowed half stars, I would have given Original Las Casuelas 3 1/2 stars, not just 3. There were a number of positives about our dining experience there last night. First, although I like the interior wall murals, I found the general inside atmosphere a bit on the dark and unappealing side. Having picked an outside table on... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Got a kick to learn from waitstaff that the restaurant suspends happy hour during the March-April busy season. Seemed shortsighted. Had been led to believe they have a good menu for those with celiac disease. A big disappointment as the menu was extremely limited to mostly salad and fajitas and was also told the kitchen mixes the oils for frying.... More 

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

4 of our ate here at a recommendation from a Mexican server from another great restaurant. He was not wrong! So glad we tried it. Excellent food, drinks and service! Highly recommend! If we are ever in the area again we will go back!

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The Uintas
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

In an area with many decent Mexican food options, we keep coming back to "the classic", Las Casuelas , which is our benchmark. Although the passing of time causes it to be somewhat off the beaten path, finding it's worth the effort. Even having been there many times, we always have to watch carefully for it or it's easy to... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Good Mexican food and Margaritas. Open airy place right on the Old PS strip. I've had better Mexican food but this is more than acceptable and a fun place to just hang out. I would not hesitate to eat here......

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Cathedral city
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86 reviews 86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We frequently dine here for many reasons; the food is excellent, it's small & quaint, little to no wait time, great service, BEST chips & salsa, guacamole, tacos & chimichangas ANYWHERE!!! There is another location (Terraza) about 2 miles down the street which is 3x the size, has entertainment & a full bar. If u want atmosphere/nightlife & full bar...head... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 368 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5642
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: 760-325-3213

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?