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El Ranchito Taco Shop

31855 Date Palm Dr Ste 12, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-3100
+1 760-321-9751
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
14 May 2017
“Quick Lunch”
21 Mar 2017
“Not good fast food.”
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31855 Date Palm Dr Ste 12, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-3100
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

I went here on a Sunday, The menudo was not bad, not excellent, but good, I had a Carne Asada plate and was good and quick and a good value.

Thank X9289ZNharryd
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Cute little fast food place, nice staff. But the food, I don't know, to me it was the worst Mexican food ever. Everything tasted canned. It's not the cheapest around though, you'd think it would be. At this price there are much better places with...More

Thank artistpaul
Reviewed 14 March 2017

husband & eldest loves this place - its their special place to go out just the 2 of them - they call it their 'super taco' place..

Thank cometkatt
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Not the best, but not the worst Mexican food I have had. Place was clean and it appeared a lot of locals were coming in. Good was decent, but I would not go out of my way to eat there again.

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I normally do not write a negative review, but this time the public needs to know.... We went into this taco shop to purchase food to take home. They were a little busy but had plenty of staff. When we approached the counter to order...More

Thank Candace C
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Have visited many times over the last few years. Always consistent and good service. They recommend and describe menu perfectly.

Thank Soup8
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for good mexican food than look no further. I am a local and love this food. Most items are 9.99 or less.

Thank jond36
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

A neighbor had suggested we try this taco shop and we finally did. Enjoyed the food. Was fresh and tasty! Sure was a nice addition to our local lunch spots!

Thank cclakeman
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This place is a hidden gem!!! Stopped by there for a quick bite and was pleasantly surprised by the food and salsa bar. Great selection of homemade Mexican food and fresh made salsas. It was a great value and during the week they have great...More

Thank harleyfran
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Been coming here for over 10 years. Last night called at 8:32 asking to place a pick up order. We told her we would be there before 9PM. She said she could not take our order unless we could be there in 10 minutes even...More

Thank Jack R
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Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 31855 Date Palm Dr Ste 12, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-3100
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Cathedral City
  • Phone Number: +1 760-321-9751
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