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Desert Moon Fresh Mexican Grille

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456 Elizabeth Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873
732-805-0810
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12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fresh Food...and FAST!

Lotsa variety... freshly made... prepared in front of you... prepared, bagged, and rung up lickety-split... good meal, good value... :)

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 6, 2014
Esteban M
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Plainsboro, New Jersey
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Plainsboro, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Lotsa variety... freshly made... prepared in front of you... prepared, bagged, and rung up lickety-split... good meal, good value... :)

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Somerset, New Jersey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We're big Mexican food fans at my house, and Desert Moon fills the gap between Mexican fast food chains and the pricier Mexican dining establishments. The food comes fast - in fact, they prepare it to your specifications as you order - but it is made with fresh ingredients and lots of options as to how they are combined. You... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

I got take out yesterday; a veggie burrito & a chicken burrito. Both were pretty good! They are missing a spice that I seem to enjoy at Chipotle that makes it that much more flavorful (Cilantro perhaps?). Nonetheless, it was yummy! I am going back today to get one of their rice bowls OR taco salads. Haven't decided yet.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

We've been to Desert Moon several times and it's always been consistently good. My daughter has been a vegetarian for years and she usually gets the veggie tofu rice bowl. They cook up the tofu with each order so this takes a few more minutes than the rest but she says it is worth it! I have gotten other veggie... More 

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Sebastian, Florida
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21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2011

When I'm in Somerset for business, I eat at Desert Moon at least 2-3 times a week. The food is great and fairly priced.

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Somerset, New Jersey
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2010

Very good mexican fast food. had a taco salad which was very good but they had no salad dressing (?!?!) Great for a quick light meal!

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2010

Have eaten here many times. It is very good and fast. In the summer the outside seating was nice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 456 Elizabeth Ave, Somerset, NJ 08873
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Somerset
  • Phone Number: 732-805-0810

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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