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Crazy Coyote Tacos

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13033 Malki Rd, Banning, CA 92220-6938
(951) 849-2000
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Having read a couple of reviews, no better way to judge than try yourself, right? Well, this little side trip down the mountain from our cabin in Idyllwild to The Crazy Coyote was certainly worth it, even at 11:15am or so, there was a little line of 3 people Totally worth the few minutes wait, my soft flour taco was... More 

Thank Soda P
Tucson AZ
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

This little road-side taco stand is just outside the Morongo reservation. Its hot in the summer, but they do provide a fine water mist in the outside dining area. We eat here frequently and our favorites are the Chile verde burrito and meat nachos. I had a giant steak taco today and was smacked upside the head with some serious... More 

Thank FirstOnes
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

Got the giant taco, me and my girlfriend both loved it. The tortillas were handmade so they didn't break apart with all the food in it like most places. The cheese was also melted to the sides so that you're not wasting it when it falls out of your taco like most other tacos. Definitely recommend it and will be... More 

Thank Khachik S
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2016

After a workshop at the Malki Museum a group of us stopped by to try out Crazy Coyote Tacos. Delicious food homemade and fresh! The corn tortillas are handmade. The menu is just right for this size, roadside 'taco shack'. This isn't a huge 'restaurant' with flavorless food or a chain fast food outlet. Outdoor seating with a view of... More 

Thank 1TaylorFamily
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40 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

Loved this place. Stumbled upon it today as we left shopping and my we dig this place. This is real deal great food at a reasonable price. Loved the tacos. Had one beef and one pork and their beans are so different and mighty good!

Thank tanadd
Riverside, California
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

Looks like a great little dive, to get a special little walk up meal. It's not, the menu is very limited and not sure how the corn tortillas are made. the aren't fried or steamed rather just hard and dead. The filling is not special and every wet. the rice and beans are to forget about, and the staff is... More 

Thank johnnymonn
Ligonier, PA, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Yummy food. Homemade and fresh. Outside seating only. Have the Giant Taco plate. Off the beaten path but right near the 10 freeway

Thank Donald K
Naples, Florida
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2016

The best kept secret in the Cochella Valley! Crazy Coyote serves tacos, quesadillas and burritos and that's it! Worth the drive up to the Outlets just for lunch. Fresh! Homemade tortillas, a homemade salsa that will knock your socks off (when they say "hot," that's an understatement). Fresh cilantro - clean food and an immaculate kitchen. Great friendly service! Family... More 

Thank marlazoe
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2016

Located on the Eastbound on-ramp to I-10 where most of the outlet traffic leaves, Coyote tacos does less business than the casual observer would expect. The reason is obvious: Although its an excellent and busy location, the clientele has little patience for wait to make food and the place is just too authentic for the plastic and glitz outlet crowd.... More 

Thank Friedrich B
Laguna Beach, California
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239 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016

Crazy Coyote, just west of the Desert Hills Outlet stores, is our regular stop on the way to Palm Desert. The food is generally good, but quite limited. I usually order the chicken burrito with beans and rice because it is good and relatively easy to eat. The winds can be quite strong, so eating in the car is s... More 

Thank James J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13033 Malki Rd, Banning, CA 92220-6938
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Banning
  • Phone Number: (951) 849-2000

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