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La Perlita Mexican Food

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901 Crossley Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264-3713
+1 760-778-8014
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

If you judge a Mexican restaurant by the quality of its salsa and guacamole, then this is the best Mexican restaurant I've experienced. Small restaurant with exceptionally friendly service. Great food, great service. It was fantastic.

Thank paris4awhile
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I have been going to La Perlita since we discovered it 3 years ago. The service is friendly and efficient. This is a family operation headed up by father Angel who has been in the food service business for over 30 years and know how to do it. The food is outstanding. We have never had a... More 

Thank Richard S
Redmond, Washington
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Four nights in a row, we sampled four Mexican Restaurants in the greater Palm Desert region, so we have a good sense of where we plan to return for dinner. We’d return for lunch. It was 3rd out of 4 (third place). Our family was seated right away without a reservation in this busy restaurant. The restaurant is in a... More 

Thank Jenny-Jetset
Bethel Park, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Place was worth finding--a bit off the beaten path in Palm Springs. We both enjoyed our meals. Service was prompt and friendly.

Thank Patricia W
Moorea, French Polynesia
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to La Perlita. Service was most attentive and helpful with the extensive menu. Chili Rellonos were delicious along with the enchiladas-chicken. Only negative was the guacamole could be spicier, it was on the bland side. We all certainly enjoyed the family atmosphere and amazing service. We definitely return.

Thank David P
Seattle, Washington
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83 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We read reviews and expected a great little Mexican restaurant. It is a little out of the place an no problems parking and getting a seat. Food was mediocre at best. Seemed very bland and not very authentic Mexican. Some might like it -- I wouldn't go back.

Thank Boscorelli53
Broomfield Colorado
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great chili Relenos, all handmade food, Family run and you can tell they try hard to make a great meal

Thank tooth-fixer67
Saint-Remy-de-Provence, France
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Perlita hits the mark with ultra fresh, homemade Mexican fare. The grilled fish tacos burst with vibrant flavors and textures. My lunch mates loved the beef tacos and enchiladas--both prepared with shredded beef. The accommodating service, diner atmosphere and simple presentation all shout authentic. We'll definitely be back to try other menu items. Worth the detour.

Thank LoveProvence2
Mississauga, Canada
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250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In an oasis like group of buildings, quite a few empty units next door. Had hoped for better but everything was average, service was a offhand, obviously regulars got better service. The food was remarkably bland, not sure what all the fuss is about.

Thank DaveE45
Desert Hot Springs, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to this restaurant because of a referral and were not disappointed. We were greeted by the owner, "Angel" who was warm and welcoming. He visited our table several times to see how we were doing and to get to know us. Loved the restaurant decor. Our waiter was very nice and friendly. Wonderful menu with great selections. Food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 901 Crossley Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264-3713
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-778-8014

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?