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Santanas Mexican Food

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56547 29 Palms Hwy, Yucca Valley, CA 92284-2863
+1 760-228-3044
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Markleeville, California
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

yummy food and wonderfully friendly staff. we went back one more time before we left town because we were obsessed with the quesa dillas (sp)

Thank linda f
Riverside, California
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1,068 reviews
668 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Stopped in for lunch. The menu offered a variety of American and Mexican dishes. I tried the rolled tacos and a rellano. Both were very good. Service was good and the server was very polite.

Thank Chuck8700
Yucca Valley, California
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166 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

We always go for the san felipe burritto covered in shrimp and oh so good also my family like the california burrito it always a change from regular fast food place

Thank Tom H
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Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Santana's has changed its name to Castaneda's. Don't know if it's new owners or new menu. Let me know.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We have stopped at Santana's several times and enjoyed the food, the service is a little Iffy at times and our order has been mixed up at the drive thru. The quality of the food is always good.

Astoria oregon
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1,671 reviews
1,069 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 708 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

Do not waste time or money on this attempt of fast food Mexican style. This in a fresh food offering could be an awesome approach. This is fried bad product served fast. Yuk.

Thank Journeyman644
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77 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

One word; YUMMY! The new owners have taken pride and up scaled all the restaurants. Anything you order will be great, however adding things like sour cream, guacamole etc... Can bump up the price significantly.

Thank usabrand
Yucca Valley, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2015

if you're hungry for Mexican food on the go, Santana's offers authentic food without the chain store feel. Portions are hearty for the price. We've not been disappointed with our food there. Freshly made to order.

Thank Diana S
San Mateo, California
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76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015

Way too much grease in everything. Things tasted like they came out of a can. The chef was distracted and played with the flour tortilla before putting it on the grill!

Thank Cynthia B
Tiverton, Rhode Island
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238 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2015

Santana's Es Muy Bueno is one of the better places to eat in YV. In fact as the rest of the restaurants close, Santana's keep plugging along. The Carne Asada is great as are the Carnitas. Try any of their meals...plenty to eat at a good price.

Thank Joe G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56547 29 Palms Hwy, Yucca Valley, CA 92284-2863
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Yucca Valley
  • Phone Number: +1 760-228-3044

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