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JJ's Oasis Latino

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1550 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-4410
+1 760-323-4290
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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172 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This may be real mexican food but it is not real good mexican food. The chips & 'hot sauce' - After we ordered, a small bowl of chips and a small bowl of hot sauce were brought. The chips are flour tortillas that have been deep fried. The problem is that they were greasy. The hot sauce was not hot... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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206 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have reviewed this restaurant before: two years ago. We liked it then. We love it now. This is a family-owned restaurant based on true Mexican cuisine. We have got to know JJ and his wife Evelene and have become very friendly. So, this review could well be biased: but it is not. We went there with one of our... More 

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North Saanich, British Columbia, Canada
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378 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

JJ's Oasis Latino is a small family owned restaurant with a large menu. Service is very friendly. They have large portions and the food is freshly cooked. The chicken burritos were loaded with chicken. Tortilla chips and salsa were provided and were good. It is so nice to get real Mexican food rather than the typical offerings at fast food... More 

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Thank BCtourists
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110 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Decided to try this place after all the positive reviews (and close proximity to our hotel). We were the only table there throughout our entire meal - this normally worries me when nobody else is there. The food was good. The chips and salsa to start were not the best - salsa was runny and not very tasty and the... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

We had dinner here twice in two days--that's how good it was. The place is run by a really friendly couple. The husband handles the front of the house while the wife is busy in the kitchen. The food was excellent and you really feel like they are hosting you in their own home. The best thing on the menu,... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

I had the opportunity to dine with friends last night at JJ's...... I had not eaten there in over 6 years...... It was a pleasant surprise. JJ's is a very understated, small, authentic Mexican Restaurant. The owner greets you at the door and welcomes you with open arms...... I must say, I had the Smoothest traditional Mexican Margarita that I... More 

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Tsawwassen, Canada
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Great place for lunch or dinner. We've been coming here for 4 years now & have thoroughly enjoyed every time our homestyle meals, beer selection & friendly service. A great family owned and run restaurant with Grandma's recipes, an expansive Central American beer selection & top notch service. We noticed the outside patio has also been updated for all those... More 

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Thank Vicky B
Lake Arrowhead, California
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236 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Had lunch here and the food was just ok, the service was great, quick and friendly... Portions were small, I had a cheese enchilada but there wasn't much flavor, rice and beans were ok. The tamale was dry and chili relleno was soggy.

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Thank CandPtravel
Zutphen
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Great food, very nice staff, been here a couple of times throughout the last years, a personal approach to the clientèle.

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Rancho Mirage, California
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54 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

We have eaten at JJ's for over 20 years. It's small and family owned and run. They have just added a patio which is dog friendly and we will come more often. We love the food!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1550 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-4410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-323-4290

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