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El Gallito Restaurant - CLOSED

68820 Grove St, Cathedral City, CA 92234-1222
+1 760-328-7794
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“enchiladas” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
68820 Grove St, Cathedral City, CA 92234-1222
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71 - 80 of 202 reviews

Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Really enjoyed the chicken enchiladas in this low key place. Seems like a local favorite. Great service. Will be back every time we come west.

Thank MattfromVB
Reviewed January 18, 2015

If you are a local, then you already know. If you are a visitor and are looking for GOOD, authentic, clean-your-plate Mexican food, then you have to hit El Gallito on Hwy 111. The place has been there for eeeevvvvveeeerrrr, and the Cantu family is...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed January 16, 2015

Love the food, the place and the family that owns it. Bring your apetite and cash and enjoy some real Mexican food!

Thank Tina W
Reviewed January 9, 2015 via mobile

Great food and atmosphere. Read all the rules on the menu for a laugh. I had the Colorado chili: falling apart beef chunks in a complex sauce.

Thank StephenFromMontreal
Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great Mexican food in an unassuming funky but clean venue. Great salsa, excellent home style enchiladas and tacos with REAL re-fried bean. My only critique...update the toilets . They are really tacky and old!

Thank Don G
Reviewed January 8, 2015

We were traveling with our good friends over the New Year holiday when one of them said we should go to El Gallito for lunch. We all love Mexican food so we agreed. He told us ahead of time that it was just a little...More

Thank Carol P
Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

My wife found this little place on TripAdvisor. Good reviews that prompted us to try it. Glad we did! We had the El Gallito Special which had Chile Verde and Chile Colorado. Plenty of food and it was delicious. This place only accepts cash. There...More

Thank Bigkid21
Reviewed December 26, 2014 via mobile

Had a great experience there. The food was delicious and the staff were warm and friendly. I know there are newer places that people say are better but I have never been disappointed in the food or service.

Thank Phillylena
Reviewed December 9, 2014

True and simple Mexican food. Always hit this place when we visit Palm Springs. Always busy but friendly and courteous staff, with the great sauces and flavors of south of the border !

Thank RaynKj
Reviewed November 3, 2014

great food, usually fast service, but the lack of A/C system, acceptance of credit cards (which they explain why, and you really can't fault them, but you have to plan on going there with enough CASH to cover the cost) and no margaritas! Mexican food...More

Thank Randy S
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68820 Grove St, Cathedral City, CA 92234-1222
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Cathedral City
  • Phone Number: +1 760-328-7794
  • E-mail