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El Ranchito Taco Shop

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31855 Date Palm Dr Ste 12, Cathedral City, CA 92234
+1 760-321-9751
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Sacramento, California
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125 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Not the best, but not the worst Mexican food I have had. Place was clean and it appeared a lot of locals were coming in. Good was decent, but I would not go out of my way to eat there again.

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Thank Mike B
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I normally do not write a negative review, but this time the public needs to know.... We went into this taco shop to purchase food to take home. They were a little busy but had plenty of staff. When we approached the counter to order we could clearly see we were being ignored. No "welcome" from any staff member or... More 

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Thank Candace C
Palm Desert, California
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193 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Have visited many times over the last few years. Always consistent and good service. They recommend and describe menu perfectly.

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Thank Soup8
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60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for good mexican food than look no further. I am a local and love this food. Most items are 9.99 or less.

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Thank jond36
Dallas, Texas
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224 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

A neighbor had suggested we try this taco shop and we finally did. Enjoyed the food. Was fresh and tasty! Sure was a nice addition to our local lunch spots!

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Thank cclakeman
Red Feather Lakes, Colorado
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96 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

This place is a hidden gem!!! Stopped by there for a quick bite and was pleasantly surprised by the food and salsa bar. Great selection of homemade Mexican food and fresh made salsas. It was a great value and during the week they have great daily specials. Will be back next trip

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Thank harleyfran
Palm Springs, California
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

Been coming here for over 10 years. Last night called at 8:32 asking to place a pick up order. We told her we would be there before 9PM. She said she could not take our order unless we could be there in 10 minutes even though they were scheduled to close at 9PM. So we hung up and drove there,... More 

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Thank Jack R
Cathedral City, California, United States
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

The food is very good and cooked fresh daily. It is not just a taco shop, they have a large variety of items on their menu. There is a daily special plus a everyday special. It is self service, you order and then pick your order up when they call your name. There are plenty of tables for you to... More 

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Thank JaneT135
Cathedral city
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143 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014 via mobile

We used to order from here once a week but now barely at all. Not sure what had happened (mgmt/owner change) but seems like the place had gone down hill. The last 3 times, our order wasn't correct and noticed the last time I went in that there's a large sign about asking questions before ordering food?!?! That's a red... More 

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Thank mobro1
Lakeside, California
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158 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2013

Our family of 4 had a good dinner here. Service was fast, and the restaurant was clean. A good value for the money. we were out the door for 4 people for less than $35 and that included a beer.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31855 Date Palm Dr Ste 12, Cathedral City, CA 92234
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Cathedral City
  • Phone Number: +1 760-321-9751

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