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Original Las Casuelas

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

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 76
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 9
    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
Generous helpings of good food.

The margaritas were certainly large, but not among the best I have had in a Mexican restaurant. The chips and salsa were excellent, as was the guacamole we ordered with them. As I often do, I went with a combination platter, and the three main items, a burrito, enchilada and taco were great. The... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Kost1947
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Fairfax, Virginia
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  • Families with children
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Fairfax, Virginia
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

The margaritas were certainly large, but not among the best I have had in a Mexican restaurant. The chips and salsa were excellent, as was the guacamole we ordered with them. As I often do, I went with a combination platter, and the three main items, a burrito, enchilada and taco were great. The helpings were large and I found... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This is the first restaurant in their small chain in the Valley, but it feels the most authentic and the food and margaritas are delicious. The staff here are very friendly and the prices are quite reasonable. It is a short walk from the main area on North Palm Canyon but you will need the walk after your meal!

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Morro Bay, California, United States
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My first visit must have been when I was about 5. That was 51 years ago. the family, now in their 3rd generation if I remember correctly, is still running a wonderful restaurant with outstanding dishes and selection. The original is our favourite because it was the first and has that family environment to it. They will take good care... More 

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Murrieta, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We went for margaritas, chips and salsa. The place was crowded, so we waited for a table while sipping margaritas. not so bad you say, you're right, margaritas were amazing! However, after a very long week our buzzer went off only to find that our table was inside when we wanted an outside table to hear the live band. When... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Brought our family here, while the staff was nice, the food was just ok. Had the fish tacos, carne Asada burrito and nachos...my fish tacos were soggy, so, I had to eat around the tortilla-boo. The did have some pretty tasty salsas though.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

My husband and I drove from Palm Desert to eat here and it was well worth the 25 minute drive. I ordered the taco and enchilada plate and my husband ordered the taco,enchilada, and chili relleno plate. Both were delicious. The strawberry margarita was also good and refreshing. The complementary chips and salsa was fresh and tasty. We will definitely... More 

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SAN JACINTO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We decided to go to the original Casuelas and glad we did. The other Casuelas was crowded, same food and higher prices. The waitress was very attentive and the food was very good. We did not have to wait long for our food and it was well presented and delicious. We had the #1 & #2 combination plates, we recommend... More 

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

Great Food, pretty surroundings but kinda NOISEY after 6PM.... The drinks are large so some conversations and laughter get large as well. Food and service are good, may want to opt for quieter surroundings after 7 PM.

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Original Restaurant, still the best Mexican food and service in Palm Springs. Tacos and Taquitos and Chips and Gauc.

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Eugene
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

If you love Mexican food Palm Springs area is heaven and Original Las Casuelas is another must visit restaurant. Menu is large with lots of variety, all of which is high quality and very tasty. We had the traditional tacos, which were hand made with fresh ingredients. The better half decided on of all things a hamburger, what? What a... 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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?