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El Mexicali Cafe II

) #14 of 120 Restaurants in Indio $$ - $$$, Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
43430 Monroe St, Suite A, Indio, CA 92201-0100
+1 760-342-2333
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“shrimp” (13 reviews)
“beans” (7 reviews)
“tacos” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
43430 Monroe St, Suite A, Indio, CA 92201-0100
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Days Inn Hotel across the street a employee told us to try this restaurant for Mexican food. So we walked over there and so glad we did. There was a bit of a wait, but well worth waiting. The food was so very tasty...More

Thank jjjchip
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

We went here as a co-worker said if we have a chance to eat here and try the shrimp stuffed peppers. Well we tried the place, started with the shrimp stuffed peppers ( they were awesome ) great texture, stuffed with plenty shrimp, and very...More

Thank Ottr60
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in on our way home to phoenix, the location is super convenient, right off the freeway. Everyone on staff was so pleasent there is a gentleman that plays a harp which adds a very uniqueness to the experience of eating...More

Thank her_sassiness
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

This place is dark from the outside so you can't tell what it's like, but it's very pleasant inside. Spaces between tables, good service and full bar. They have daily specials which are quite tasty.

Thank bahamareef
Reviewed March 2, 2017

We enjoyed an early dinner taking advantage of happy hour pricing. The margaritas were flavorful and the ceviche tostadas were fresh and really tasty. The server provided great suggestions to round out our meal. We'll be back.

Thank Lisa L
Reviewed February 21, 2017

El Mexicali Cafe II is an authentic Mexican restaurant operated by a Mexican family. We were a group of four and we had the shrimp gueritos appetizer (amazing), guacamole made at the table (really good) and then our main courses. We had tacos and quesadillas....More

Thank BCtourists
Reviewed January 22, 2017

It was slightly after 11:00, but the waitress said "No Problem" to order breakfast, an attitude expressed for any requests. Great prompt service and excellent food, especially the refried beans. and the way the nopalitos were cooked and served. We just picked this place at...More

Thank Rick T
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We had dinner on a Saturday night, just a short wait and then we were seated. We were entertained by a live harpist playing some lovely authentic music while we dined. We had the margaritas, which were generous and yummy. Our table side guac was...More

Thank VKK69
Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

They have the best fresh home made salsa. I had the carne asada con huevos. Grilled meat with eggs. That was very tasteful, just simple plate but with a lot of flavor.

Thank MarcBoldw
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Driving home to Phoenix we stopped for gas and decided we wanted Mexican food. A quick Google search brought us here. Delicioso!

Thank Danyl P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 43430 Monroe St, Suite A, Indio, CA 92201-0100
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Indio
  • Phone Number: +1 760-342-2333
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