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La Perlita Mexican Food

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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901 Crossley Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264-3713
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Shoreline, Washington
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The chips were too thick for our taste and not warm. The food was just ok, nothing grand. The service was weird. We were given a seat and menus, then a table was set beside us and another behind us. They took both of the other tables' orders before ever coming back to ours. We flagged a guy down and... More 

Thank Patty H
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12 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a dinner at La Perlita. Margaritas were delicious! Service was great. People very friendly. Food was good and plentiful. I had expected dishes to have a greater flavour punch and real spiciness to them. For us, it was too light in this respect.

Thank Raewyn J
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went here based on the trip advisor rating and the mention of the chile rellenos, which I generally love. Unfortunately, I was unimpressed. That may be because I'm fond of more of a Tex-Mex style, and these rellenos are what I think may be more of a West-coast style, where the main feature the dish pushes forward is the... More 

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London, Canada
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great food. Incredible value. Strongly recommend. Sit by the window in the evening and watch the sun set on the hills.

Thank johnny-how
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

excellent food with all fresh ingredients and distinctive flavors, includes traditional dishes and wide variety including octopus .... great service and very reasonable, excellent portions ... the owner has a great personality and sense of humor ... note the picture ... the owner said " you got me!"

Thank swanchef
Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love to go here after golf at Tahquitz Creek, which is a mile away. Its a wholesome setting with great food. My wife loves the enchilada verde and I order the chile relleno.

Thank John W
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been going to La Perlita every time we visit Palm Springs and it just keeps getting better and better. Proprietor Angel looks after the front, Mama is in the back looking after the cooking and the kids serve. Undisputed best chiles rellenos!!

Thank stuartl688
Cathedral City
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

My husband and I are year round residents of the desert. We eat here at least once a month. Except when they close in August for vacation. Its a family owned restaurant. Mom in the kitchen, Dad and kids out doing the service. They all work hard and provide excellent and friendly service. The food is amazing. This place never... More 

Thank Jessica S
Palm Springs, California
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016

My table was so close to the door that people coming in bumped my table. It was also about 5 feet from the cashier.

Thank mjskre
Sitges, Spain
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

The food was so good we ate at La Perlita twice while in Palm Springs for a week. EXCELLENT home-made salsa and chili rellenos! Be aware that La Perlita is closed on Sundays and at 8:00 P.M. during the week.

Thank Jim_Curt

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 17607788014

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