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South of The Border

11719 Palm Dr, Desert Hot Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92240-3605
+1 760-251-4000
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tamales” (12 reviews)
“beans” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
11719 Palm Dr, Desert Hot Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92240-3605
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was so yummy. The service was wonderful. And the owner is a very nice person with a great story to share. First of all, all the entrees are home made, not too salty, flavorful, authentic, and great! If you love Mexican food, go here,...More

Thank Pamela H
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic place to grab a quick and delicious bite. The staff was very pleasant. Colorado chilling chimichanga was outstanding!

Thank Viki7960437
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a fun evening at this restaurant. The food was “off scale” outstanding, in our experience with Mexican food in the US. The three of us tried different dishes; it was all delicious. Our server was wonderful, very kind and helpful. We will look...More

Thank Maryjudy
Reviewed 17 October 2017

The tamales are wonderful, so moist. Some great vegetarian options!!! Wonderful cheerful service, thank you

Thank Jane P
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

The best food! Authentic. Wish one near us in the East!! Service was excellent. Nice walk from hotels. Loved the temales!

Thank Heartlight73
Reviewed 10 October 2017

On a trip back from Las Vegas (via two lane desert roads), we decided to stop here based on reviews. We are glad we did. While the place is not much to look at, inside or out, both the food and the friendliness of service...More

Thank Dogswood
Reviewed 8 September 2017

The food is excellent and the service was great. I take visitors there when they come to town. If you like Mexican food, this is the place to go.

Thank Victoria E
Reviewed 7 September 2017

they dotry tocater to the local family croud for dinner, but a not a bar hang out. Bad service at the bar.

Thank rodagain
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in during a trip to town. Since SotB was ranked 1st, we thought we'd give it a try. Soooo good

Thank Berlinda B
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We've been coming here for years!! We always stop here when we pass through. Even though we live about an hours drive away we come here whenever we can. The best Mexican food around!!! Love their enchiladas, fajtias, and guacamole!!!

Thank Julie W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11719 Palm Dr, Desert Hot Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92240-3605
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Desert Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-251-4000
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