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La Perlita Mexican Food

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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901 Crossley Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264-3713
+1 760-778-8014
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been coming here for years. This family run eatery is always a highlight on each visit to the Palm Springs area. Every item on the menu is delicious. Full bar too.

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We found this gem last year. It's off the beaten path but every time we go, there is a line for lunch. It is super! Angel the owner comes by every table to check on you. Best chili rellano I have ever had. You will leave extremely full and happy!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We LOVED this place--wonderful food, great service, family run. Outstanding, authentic Mexican meal.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best service. The best food. A must eat. The owner Angel treats everyone like his family. We had the skinny margarita s and the shrimp soup.

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Thank Mario M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

The food is consistently good, lots of chips and salsa and the margaritas are excellent. Prices are good and portions often enough to take some home.

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Thank Estelle S
Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

We had been wanting to try this restaurant for quite a while but never did until recently and now we wonder why it took us so long. What appears to be a Taco Shop from the street is only part of the establishment. Once inside the front door, we discovered a full service restaurant with every table occupied. Many customers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

La Perlita is an amazing place to eat with friends and family, amazing staff members, would recommend the tostadas de ceviche, amazing food.

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Thank Francisco S
Winnipeg, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

we had the combination taco chicken and stuffed rellenos, and the chicken enchiladas. both were excellent and lots to eat. the owner had time to take our order and recommend the rellenos, which was new to me. we will go back

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

The staff and food here are absolutely fantastic! Very kind and caring family run restaurant still using abuelas recipes from Guatalajara. They make all their food and sauces from scratch. Tons of love put into the food. Top notch... No joke. I'm going again and again and again until I exhaust their menu... very impressed!

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Thank VitalNorCal
Bellevue, Washington, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

they have the best chili rellanoes ever, but all of their food is seriously good Mexican food, their shrimp in a sauce is extraordinary, well...... everything is, and its just an easy casual place for some good Mexican food-- and by the way, they offer a really good cateringing servive

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?