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“Food Poisoning or Just Too much grease?” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Santana's Mexican Food

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Santana's Mexican Food
61761 Twentynine Palms Hwy, Joshua Tree, CA
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Ranked #10 of 12 Restaurants in Joshua Tree
Cuisines: Mexican
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Twentynine Palms, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Food Poisoning or Just Too much grease?”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I get sick every time I try to eat something here.
The only thing I get is the Horchata because its the best I've had around here. Thats it, I don't buy anything else

Visited January 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Joshua Tree, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Not for the very picky -- adequate for most”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

I've eaten at this small chain a number of times -- have never had a bad meal -- esp like the shrimp fajitas, fish tacos, menudo (weekends only) and fried rolled taquitos. It's more than adequate for a fast drive-thru any hour of the day or night -- and as we all know "hunger is the best cook" -- so if you arrive hungry and are not too picky, you'll be more than satisfied.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great food for flesh-eaters and veggies”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013 via mobile

We had burgers, soup, tacos, salad, and brownies (not to be missed!) and it was all great. My wife is almost-vegan and there were lots of options for her on the menu. Draft beer was good too. Highly recommended.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Fast cheap and good”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

Open 24 hours and you can order the entire menu anytime. Had a huge quesadilla sat am just after sunrise. Was big enough for 2 people. Friendly staff, clean, good food.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Joshua Tree , California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“A nice surprise !”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

A couple of months ago I felt like taking a break from cooking on Saturday evening . I had never been into this place . I felt that Mexican food had to be eaten with a cold beer , and they don't serve alcohol .
I ordered two grilled chicken burritos to take home and eat .
What a great surprise . The food was really good and made an excellent evening meal at home with no dishes !
I have since been back most weekends for one meal to take out !

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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