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Santana's Mexican Food

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73680 Sun Valley Dr, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-2237
760-361-0202
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Twentynine Palms, California
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Haven't been here for a long time, place has really changed, the menu was easier to read and the food was great. The name has changed it is now Cardenia

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Thank TonyROKN4M
Burbank
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

So if you're used to eating junk food and fast-food that's really cheap you might like this place. If you're someone who likes healthy food you will not want to get anywhere near it. I don't remember what I ordered but but I do remember it was just a plate full of slop. That's the only way to describe it.... More 

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Thank S D
Riverside, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 269 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Stopped in for breakfast. Quick and efficient staff. Good breakfast menu. I had the eggs and Mexican sausage. The dish was good and filling.

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Thank Chuck8700
virginia
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

After getting in around 7pm on Christmas Day, there wasn't much open, we didn't want fast food. We had heard good things about this place, and everything we heard was true. It was very good & made to order. It is a walk up to order, kinda like fast food. The beans & rice were good, the tacos, quesadillas were... More 

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Thank craftiecarries
Toronto, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

Food was unremarkable but good. Mixed drink was strong, though I'm not a great judge of that. Service was friendly. Decor was dive bar.

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Thank UrbanKate
Covina, California
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

Santana's was nearly the only place open on Christmas day, and we were pleasantly surprised. We ordered a bean tostada, potato rolled tacos and a grilled taco burrito. The food was abundant and tasty. The mild salsa and the avocado salsa were delicious with our meal. We got a lot of food for very little money. The service was excellent.

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Thank KKJune2011
Dallas, Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

Decent Mexican in a small town but could be a bit better. You can dine or take out. Good customer service and good portions. I'm not sure if they could have better ingredients or if it was just the flavor that was lacking a bit.

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Thank BaharanMuse
Glendale
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

Large variety of Mexican food selections. Order at counter and either take out or eat-in on picnic tables in informal eating area. Food is relatively inexpensive, very tasty and prepared the way you request it, mild or hot, spicy or not.

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Thank GlendaleHugh
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Worst customer service I have ever encountered in my life. I ordered my husbands food and said NO guacamole or sourcream. I get home and guess whats on it. He wont eat it so I had to go all the way back , the girl who took my order argued with my, rolled her eyes and laughed in my face.... More 

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Thank Carlee H
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 via mobile

A lot of different choices and you get your food at a decent time . Prices are around $10 for a meal . California Burrito is pretty great there . Good place to grab something quick to eat .

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Thank Norbert V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73680 Sun Valley Dr, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277-2237
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Twentynine Palms
  • Phone Number: 760-361-0202

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