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“A terrific casual lunch.” 5 of 5 stars
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Rubio's
72840 State Hwy 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260
(760) 773-4780
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Ranked #95 of 234 restaurants in Palm Desert
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood, Californian, Healthy
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Seattle
Top Contributor
94 reviews 94 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 36 cities Reviews in 36 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“A terrific casual lunch.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Great service and many healthy alternatives for a casual place to eat. Quick, good food and reasonable prices. Clean, good ambiance and the people behind the counter are great. highly recommend.

Visited May 2013
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9 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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Abbotsford, Canada
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
“Can't be beat!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Honestly, for the money, you cannot beat Rubios! Their blackened mahi mahi tacos and chicken salads are made fresh, to order, and are absolutely delicious. I've had Mexican food all over California, and I'd choose Rubios over other, more expensive places. You can even get a cheap Negra Modelo or Pacifico beer to go with your meal! Yum!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Calgary, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Food Court!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Best fish tacos and street tacos I've ever had!
We checked Trip Advisor for the best Mexican Restaurant in Palm Springs that was affordable. There were plenty of great reviews of Rubios. We followed the directions there and found ourselves in a mall and the restaurant was a fast food joint in the food court. Great food, but terrible atmosphere.

Visited February 2013
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Detroit, Michigan
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95 reviews 95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 48 cities Reviews in 48 cities
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
“What a catch!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2013

I was walking the mall in search of something different for lunch when I came across Rubio's. I ordered the Mahi Mahi Tacos. They were absolutely delicious! The bean dip and chips were really good. They give you fresh lime slices to squeez onto your tacos which is great. The salsa bar is nice too. I will go back here when I am in town.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Apple Valley
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71 reviews 71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Good lunchtime meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Great place for a small lunchtime meal. Food was prepared very well (I had a steak burrito), with a decent sizable portion to hold you well over into the evening. Prices were very reasonable for the proportion. I highly recommend.

Visited November 2012
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