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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner

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Fresh avocados mixed with jalapeño, cilantro and spices. Chopped tomatoes on the side
Santa Fe Egg Rolls
Filled with spicy marinated chicken, black beans, roasted corn and rice served with cilantro pesto sauce
Mexi Pot Stickers
Chicken pot stickers seasoned with oregano, crushed red chili, cumin and cilantro served with spicy pineapple ginger sauce
Shrimp Ceviche
Shrimp marinated in a fresh blend of citrus juice, tomato juice, red onion, oregano, diced tomato and cilantro served on mini corn tostados
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!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The queso fundido dip was absolutely delicious and worth the visit alone. Very strong margaritas and 'it's always happy hour at the bar'. Fun place!

Thank krissullivan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here at least three times in a week and would have gone for breakfast if they were open! Great beans, hearty servings, quick staff, and delicious margarita's. What else do you need from lunch?

Thank nbensonus2003
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this restaurant! Nice table on the plaza. Great service. Great staff. Really good authentic Mexican food.

Thank Janet F
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Great service and wonderful food. Cant say enough good things about our waiter so I won't even try but highly recommend this place for a casual dinner.

Thank Brent H
Reviewed October 21, 2018

We arrived in Palm Springs after a lengthy drive from the Bay area, and were in search of dinner (tasty, not too fancy, no wait). We happened upon this place and opted for an outdoor table. Chips and salsa arrived quickly. We each ordered a...More

Thank kayteeYVR
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We were wandering down the blvd and decided to eat here after checking the menu. It was a lovely evening so we sat outside and had a water and a corona. My husband had the Tostada salad with chicken and I had the single enchilada...More

Thank 731lynp
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

Smack in the middle of downtown Palm Springs. Lots of outdoor seating which is perfect for people watching. Live singer walking around the tables and taking requests. Good Mexican food with decent portion sizes. My son had fajitas, and it came out sizzling hot and...More

Thank momr2d2
Reviewed October 13, 2018

We stumbled upon Maracas when in the mood for Mexican food. The mild temps, outside seating and wandering guitar player grabbed us! Instant seating and incredible service sealed the deal. Their salsa for chips was delicious. The chili verde' was up there with the best...More

Thank RushCubFan
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Everything was average except for the quantities, which were huge. It would be better to serve smaller portions of higher-quality food.

Thank Seasondtraveller
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

I just came to Palm Springs for a couple days and my parents came 10 years ago and mentioned I should come check this little place out! It was amazing, the servers were so nice and friendly. We did some appis and margs and it...More

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Response from Dansker58 | Reviewed this property |
Inside is good too. But outside lends itself to good people watching!
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