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“Best Chile Rellanos Ever!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Perlita Mexican Food

La Perlita Mexican Food
901 Crossley Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264-3713
760-778-8014
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Ranked #13 of 262 restaurants in Palm Springs
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Glendale CA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Best Chile Rellanos Ever!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

We love these chile rellanos! Every time we order them from any mexican restaurant they usually disappoint but not here. The sauce is fresh & homemade and the chiles cooked just perfect, not too soft or undercooked and plenty of melted cheese! 2 years ago we looked on TA & Yelp for the "best mexican food or chile rellano" and La Perlitas came up. So glad it did. We couldn't wait to go back last weekend when we finally returned to Palm Springs and they were just as good. We even ordered some to take back home and they were very easy to heat up & tasted just as good. The cheese enchiladas are good too. Haven't tried anything else there, so cannot attest to the rest of the menu. While the location is a bit obscure and there isn't much atmosphere to the restaurant, it is very clean, the service is good, and the owner and his daughters are friendly and helpful. We felt the food and service more than made up for the atmosphere. We will return every time we come to the desert.

  • Visited November 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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Cathedral City, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Very friendly and good food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We arrived and was promptly greeted by Latcia. She gave us several suggestions and all were tempting. We settled on our choice and were very happy. We discovered Laticia is one of the owners children that work there. Will be back.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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322 reviews 322 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 99 cities Reviews in 99 cities
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
“Delicious!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

When we arrived in Palm Springs we stopped off at the visitors centre and the woman in there told us about this little Mexican place she'd recently discovered. Taking her advice we headed out to Crossley Road and found Le Perlita Mexican Food. Given I can't eat gluten or onions, I expected this to be quite difficult, however the staff were more than accommodating and went out of their way to provide delicious mexican food i was able to eat. They even made me onion free guac! Delicious. The food was incredible and I was beyond impressed. Thank you so much to the amazing staff for taking such good care of us!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Longboat Key, Florida
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27 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Gem in the Desert”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Away from the main hub but worth the venture, excellent food and friendly service. They close early and the dining room on the small side so plan your dining appropriately.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
“Okay but not great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

The chips are very thick and borderline stale. The salsa was decent. The Margarita tasted like it was mass produced and just poured out of a bottle. The chicken quesadilla was excellent. The steak fajitas were okay. They were not made with skirt steak however

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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