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Taqueria San Miguel

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72450 Ramon Rd, Thousand Palms, CA 92276-3399
+1 760-343-7340
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Moreno Valley, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While their specialty is seafood they do serve typical mexican foods. I don't like any of their typical mexican dishes. They just are not as good as other places. However, their seafood dishes and their soups are great. So if you are looking for that go here. If you are looking for good tacos and enchiladas go somewhere else. We... More 

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Thank April E
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is a Mexican venue that specializes in seafood. The menu is extensive and the food is fresh and plentiful. Many traditional dishes including burritos, tacos, enchiladas, lots of seafood. Chips and salsa provided. Guacamole was plain. I like mine spicy. Liquor sold here, too. Patio seating available. I sat outside on the patio and enjoyed the nice weather... More 

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Thank NinjaGigi
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was terrific - just can't get Mexican food like this on the East Coast. Only two issues holding back a fifth star: (1) Service was very slow on a Saturday night. The place was full and there seemed to be plenty of waitstaff working hard, so perhaps they need more staff in the kitchen. (2) The singer was... More 

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NJ
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171 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate here with family and friends after hiking Joshua Tree. We called on the way back into town & have them about 45 minutes notice but it still took a few minutes for them to get together a table for our group of 10. From the East Coast I have a bias against things I find in strip malls... More 

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Thank dalm0m
Boise, Idaho
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158 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

What a pleasant surprise! This little restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside, but wait until you see the size of their shrimp cocktails! The medium size, at just over $10, is almost enough for a meal all by itself. And the shrimp tacos are incredible. This was one of those meals where I wished I could eat more,... More 

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Thank CMN14
Thousand Palms, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Taqueria San Miguel has a very extensive menu and everything is delicious. The staff is friendly and efficient. Entertainment on Sundays.

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Thank longtall7
Sacramento, California
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I come here often. Very good Mexican food not your typical mex restaurant more authentic. The seafood and fish dishes are delicious I like to sit at the bar their drinks are excellent

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Thank Catherine A
White Plains, New York
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Went here for dinner and we were wowed. Stopped here for a quick dinner and will definitely go back. My wife ordered the Chicken chimichanga platter and it was great. I ordered the Parrillada Ranchera, Chorizo, bacon, cheese carne asada and jalepenos in a skillet. It was amazing. We also tried the ceviche which was excellent. Everything was fresh and... More 

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Riverside, California
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83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

We were pleasantly surprised about this great little restaurant. It is close to the Agua Calenta Resort off Bob Hope and is worth the drive for fantastic Mecicsn food. my husband had the seven seas soup and it was so big he could not finish it. The pieces of seafood were large and great flavor. I had the Camarillo e... More 

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Thank Karen T
Virginia
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342 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

We had high hopes for this place. The tomatillo salsa was incredible and staff seemed friendly. But the entrees were very disappointing. Carne Asada was a plate of bones. And then another "recommended" dish was a sizzling platter of gristle and uncooked bacon in excess grease. Ew. Pepto, please.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72450 Ramon Rd, Thousand Palms, CA 92276-3399
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Thousand Palms
  • Phone Number: +1 760-343-7340

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