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Macario's Restaurant
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Ranked #6 of 156 Restaurants in Indio
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Macario's feels more like a real Mexican restaurant than others. It's less polished and more relaxed. It's got character and music that adds to dinner rather than detract. To start, the tortilla chips tasted like they had just been made and the salsa had flavor and a little kick. I had the pescado a la Veracruzana, firm white fish (pollock) in peppers and tomatoes (watch out for the small yellow peppers). My wife had the carne asada. Both very good.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Thank Rocks_road
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Reviewed January 1, 2020

Incredible menu, seafood is sensational along with everything else including the grande Margarita's. Its a gem. Easy drive from Palm Springs, Palm Dessert. Truly a must do.

Date of visit: December 2019
Thank TonyFi18
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Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

We’ll echo the “thanks Trip Advisor!” The food, drinks, staff and overall value were excellent. Would definitely enjoy eating here again!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank 843jennar
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Reviewed May 17, 2019 via mobile

The menu has changed dramatically from what the menu used to be. The dinner prices have gone up by about 25%. OMG A lot!! Lunch by about 15%. Very overpriced for Mexican food. There are several other Mexican restaurants within 3 miles that offer food equally good or probably better for quite a bit less.
Unfortunately Good Mexican food in this area is becoming harder and harder to find. I mean food that tastes Mexican. Not some northwest or midwest USA or Canadian version. Of course the restaurant plays to the $$. That is why they are in business. So I understand, but they soon are not in the Mexican food business. At least for those who love Mexican food for the love of the taste of cumin and chilies and other great stuff. Obviously the chef has changed.
That said: the staff gets 5 stars. I would like to give them a 6. They are so wonderful!!!!
Margaritas get 5 stars.
Food is down to about a 3.5. They are loosing it here on the food. Too bad.
Prices are a 2, now If you stick with the daily specials price is a 4. Kinda where the rest of the-menu should be.
So I am giving about a 3.5 overall but clicking the button on 4 because I remember when this place was a solid 5 Mexican restaurant all around. They have been around a long time and I want to support them.
Do Go for the margaritas. Enjoy the service.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Sun4tcl
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Get the spare is very cordial and even when they're busy you never feal rushed. Staff is very friendly and take time to chat a little bit with you. The service is very good and the bar drinks are made right. Try it....you'll like it.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ray G
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