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Maracas

Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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155 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
760-322-9654
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a great time at Maracas food was great. Fresh right out the oven and drink were even better . They don't hold back on the alcohol .

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Thank marm0ll
Breda, The Netherlands
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53 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We wanted the eat good Mexican food and that is what we did! Full plates. A little to much for our daughters but very tasty! Good burritos and tacos. Not fast food restaurant quality but real Mexican food.

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Thank Nancy S
Los Angeles, California
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It was 109 degrees when I walked into Maracas. I needed a place to recuperate and celebrate my hike to San Jacinto peak on the nearby skyline trail. I was welcomed in despite looking worn out and a little dusty. You can sit inside with a/c or outside under the cool mist blowers. The service was exceptional. They keep a... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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182 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just went to Maracas and we come here every time we are in Palm Springs. The food is amazing, the service is impeccable, and I highly recommend this to anyone who lives Mexican food. I had the beef chimichanga, my wife and daughter had the cheese enchiladas and the chips and salsa were great! Thanks for another amazing meal... More 

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Thank powelj1
Medford, Oregon
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485 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food here is ok, nothing that is super exciting. We came here as an alternative to the other mexican place that was packed. Service was not super friendly. Best part of this was the outdoor seating in the middle of downtown fun! Worth a try!

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Thank YearoftheRabbit
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142 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have a home on PS, we decided to try a new restaurant every time we come into town. The portion was large and the food was good. We will definitely go back.

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Thank t100baker
El Cajon, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always eat here! Food portions are huge and the food is delicious! Service is excellent! At night the bar is the place to be!

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Thank arniefoster
Pasadena, California
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329 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I was worried that this place might just be a tourist trap of cheap Mexican food, but they know how to serve up fantastic margaritas and their chips are freshly fried and hot, their guacamole is terrific, and their salsa is the real deal: sweet, spicy, hot, refreshing and addictive! So drink up!

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Cleveland, Ohio
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Maracas' outdoor patio is the perfect place for people watching in Palm Springs. I dined alone on a recent business trip and was treated kindly by the staff. I really appreciate the service (because sometimes solo diners are overlooked or rushed through other restaurants by staff). I really enjoyed the tacos, and free chips and salsa. I also splurged on... More 

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Glendale, California
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We were guests of friends for lunch at the Palm Desert site and enjoyed it very much. We had the baby beef ribs and they were outstanding. Good value for the money.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: 760-322-9654
Description
Maracas Cantina serves delicious and unique Mexican cuisine with emphasis on fresh ingredients and great flavor. Our restaurant is the perfect place to relax with the family or to enjoy the company of friends. Our courteous staff is always available to answer any questions about our menu offerings as well as ensure a pleasant dining experience. Come in and try one of our fantastic dishes, homemade desserts and perfect margaritas. Maracas Cantina also features a selection of over 100 Tequilas. Enjoy Maracas Cantina all day with an all-day happy hour at the bar at Rancho Mirage 4-7pm Palm Springs. Come see what's shakin!

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