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Pablito's of The Desert

590 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
+1 760-767-5753
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“chili relleno” (4 reviews)
“beans” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
590 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in the mood for Mexican food after a dusty desert hike and this place fit the bill perfectly! We sat in the covered patio area, which I highly recommend ... shaded from the sun but with an outside feel. There is also a...More

Thank Laurine C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Check out Pablito's round the back of the shops near the supermarket. Join the locals for tasty food, margaritas etc. Good value

Thank Farehamvoyager
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great omlette with guacamole and cactus. Delicious. Fun menu. Drinks are a bit expensive. Very friendly owner.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Wife and I chose this place completely at random as we were in the mood for Mexican lunch and we really lucked out. Nice decor and good service but the high rating is due to the delicious food. I had mixed enchiladas and my wife...More

Thank FluvialMan
Reviewed 23 February 2018

Went last night and the chilli rellenos are as good as ever . They may not be the best ever but still very good. Margaritas cold and good. Great bright interior reminds you of Mexico. And we were just in Mexico two weeks ago so...More

Thank rssrob
Reviewed 19 February 2018

In our first visit to Borrego Springs we walked into Pablito's not knowing what to expect. Before we knew it we had chips and salsa on our table and menus in our hands. I was looking for something lighter and ordered a bowl of the...More

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 16 February 2018

We had pretty bad luck with some of the restaurants in Borrego Springs but Pablito's was definitely a refreshing change. The food was prepared well and the staff was friendly and seemed to genuinely enjoy their work. This makes a huge difference and we enjoyed...More

Thank BobK729
Reviewed 16 February 2018

The outside covered patio is the perfect place to relax. Food is standard Mexican fare, but the setting is great and the staff and owner are very friendly.

Thank JayandAlan
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Of the 4 places we tried, this was the only one that actually had Mexican food. The staff was attentive and the portions/price were perfect.

Thank jeffreyjonkoch
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We stopped in for lunch after a hike. Closes at 2:30 for lunch but reopens for dinner. Food was good, I had a cheese enchilada and chili relleno combo. Filling. Vey nice waitress. Would go back

Thank Nonno2000
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 590 Palm Canyon Drive, Borrego Springs, CA 92004
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Borrego Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-767-5753
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