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$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
155 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-8303
+1 760-322-9654
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“chips and salsa” (37 reviews)
“fajitas” (26 reviews)
“street tacos” (10 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
155 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-8303
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good service and good food for a nice price. Nice place on the plaza with a nice terrace to sit outside.

Thank Gerwin v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My bf loves Mexican food so we decided to go there. Service was really good, they gave us free nachos with salsa twice 🙈 Prices are reasonable for Palm Springs I took the mango and Brie quesadillas, it was very surprising but good (and not...More

Thank Aurelie M
Reviewed 21 May 2018

This restaurant denied the service without proper reason and lied that there is waiting list and we should wait 20mins. There was a waitress named "Jennifer" ( I knew that name by making a call, because she did a lie and didn't want to let...More

Thank tiliajean
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

To our shame we didn't eat here, even though the food looked delicious. We came for tequila & margaritas (after dinner drinks) on two occasions - we did have chips & salsa on our second visit, salsa excellent, very spicy. Range of tequila very impressive,...More

Thank bungaychick
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We really enjoyed sitting outside at this place. The food was pretty decent with the standard mexican fare.

Thank Nate C
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Not sure why this place is popular other than its location in downtown Palm Springs, but the food is definitely not anything special. The first thing that catches your eye when you sit down at a table (outside on the patio in our case) is...More

Thank BlueNWashington
Reviewed 5 May 2018

Maracas, located very centrally in town, offers nothing special. The food is average, and the garnish looked old and tired matching the interior decor! Great outside space, and friendly service. Hope they stop using plastic straws! Sorry I did not choose another Mexican experience while...More

Thank DRS69
Reviewed 3 May 2018

There's a little plaza out front front where Sonny Bono's statue lounges against the fountain, welcoming all. A mini-Marilyn Monroe statue (remember the dress blowing in the air?) is just across the street. Maraca's is also a central point for the Thursday night street fair....More

Thank on_the_go_98765
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Hands down one of the best margaritas I've had in a long while. Not sweet, and not too sour. The flavor balance is perfect. I ordered the Whole Snapper. I was slightly disappointed that the fish was previously frozen, but the execution of the dish...More

Thank jgiorgianni
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We stopped here for a quick snack in the late afternoon (and margaritas) It was perfect for that. Nothing too fancy, but good guacamole and some interesting mexican potstickers (never had heard of that before). Warning- the margarita was HUGE (but otherwise good- not too...More

Thank James M
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12 March 2018|
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Response from Dansker58 | Reviewed this property |
Inside is good too. But outside lends itself to good people watching!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-8303
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-322-9654
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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