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) #43 of 229 Restaurants in Palm Springs $$ - $$$ Mexican, , Latin
155 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-8303
+1 760-322-9654
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“street tacos” (8 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
155 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-8303
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Reviewed yesterday

Spent a night in Palm Springs and ate at Maracas, it looked good from the outside and had live music, later found out the singer was Barrie Minniefield from The Voice, Season Eight. Free bowl of Nachos and spicy dip while you decide on what...More

Thank CarTin10
Reviewed 2 days ago

The food is supposed to be authentic but instead it was bland. The service is very friendly and attentive. The layout of the interior of the restaurant is awful. The majority of the boots in the restaurants are within 20 feet of the restroom doors....More

Thank Hitokiri_Battosai
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I are both exceptionally picky: She doesn't eat any vegetables and I don't any meat/fish/seafood -- and so this makes it quite challenging to go out. This is why we generally are not "gourmands" and settle rather than fighting for good food!...More

Thank Lestertheinvestor
Reviewed 6 days ago

People expect high & spicy when it comes to Mexican food, but flavorful is what it is. Add as much spice as you want yourself! Our server arrived with a smile upon being seated. We ordered a Pacifico & house Margarita which was refreshing on...More

Thank GourmetAddict2
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is located directly in the center of town, so it is highly visible. The inside needs work, and my booth seat was so worn that I sunk into it about 4 inches and felt like a tiny guy at a big table. The...More

Thank Indianadoc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for a nice dinner after a long day on the road and this place it the spot. The food and drinks were spot on. Loved the chips and salsa and the margaritas were excellent. Food portions were large and the prices were very...More

Thank giff64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently had dinner at this restaurant with a friend. It was located close to the heart of the town. The food was bland, but the chips and salsa were good.

Thank Lynone
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Tired & hot after flight in, stopped by for a drink before finding a restaurant. After looking over menu, opted for dinner there. So glad we did! Really enjoyed the street tacos (loved the mahi mahi - outstanding) and the mexi potstickers we so unusual...More

Thank dfe2404
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We had an early dinner in Maracas, we enjoyed the live music outside. I recommend not to order any starter, otherwise you won't be able to eat anything else. Nachos with salsa are served anyway to all guests before the order is placed. Portions are...More

Thank AvA0527
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

First time for a cheese sauce on my Chili Rellano. Not bad. The Mango Quesadilla was good, as was the Flautin and Taco's and Enchiladas. Good service and surroundings with live entertainment.

Thank jamesbF6512WD
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-8303
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-322-9654
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Maracas Cantina serves delicious and unique Mexican cuisine with emphasis on fresh ingredients and great flavor. Our restaurant is the perfect place to relax with the family or to enjoy the company of friends. Our courteous staff is always available to answer any questions about our menu offerings as well as ensure a pleasant dining experience. Come in and try one of our fantastic dishes, homemade desserts and perfect margaritas. Maracas Cantina also features a selection of over 100 Tequilas. Enjoy Maracas Cantina all day with an all-day happy hour at the bar at Rancho Mirage 4-7pm Palm Springs. Come see what's shakin!
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