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Zapopan Mexican Food

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14207 Palm Dr, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-6868
+1 760-288-2401
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08:30 - 21:00
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San Gabriel, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant manager helped us with the dish choices. I love spicey food and had the chilli verde which was hot. I was surprised that most dishes are not spicey but one controls the spiceyness by adding the hot red or green sauces. The food is delicious and the price is reasonable.

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Thank FuzzySG
Medicine Hat, Canada
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Friends of our's recommended Zapopan to us, so we decided to check the place out. for lunch. My wife and I both ordered the Breakfast Burritos with Chorizo and Huevo. Cost $5.99 each. For a drink I had a Mist and my wife had water. The Mist drink was refreashing, without being too sugary. We were both surprised at the... More 

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Vancouver
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100 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This place is next to the Starbucks so easy to find. I visited the restaurant a year ago and really enjoyed. I went back and the food was absolutely solid. Their tortilla chips are so fresh and tasty, a true test. The staff are the same, which says a lot about the owner, and the restaurant is spotless, i.e. clean... More 

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Whitewater, Ca
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Not really my type place. You order at the counter and serve your own drinks I think. Very casual. Like a fast food place. Very popular with locals based on price. The food is OK but there are lots of better Mexican places around.

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Thank wayne k
Vancouver, Canada
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934 reviews
384 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 369 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Pretty good Mexican food in Desert Hot Springs. We got our dinners for take away . Nothing really outstanding in MHO but just good overall. A casual, safe bet in Desert Hot Springs.

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Thank Linda S
oakland
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Ridiculously brightly lit, with ridiculously loud music, a storefront taqueria opening onto a parking lot. Not sure what the secret is, but the food was delicious. I had a tostada, and the refried beans were really good, just like a previous reviewer said they would be. Their pico de gallo salsa is super good too. So probably not a good... More 

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New Jersey
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

16 reviews 5.0 star rating 9/20/2016 Amazing food! We had breakfast burritos one day, which were unbelievable. I'm not usually a fan of chorizo, but they were done just right. Went back for dinner and had the carnitas, which was cooked to perfection, nice char on the outside and falling apart tender. The best refried beans every...usually you get some... More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We have been going here, for ever.... When they close for their vacation, its a sad sad time.... =( Yes we all need a vaca... they deserve it... Any way their shredded beef tacos are THE bomb!!!! Their chili verde... is delish!! I could go on and on!!!

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Thank Brandy M
Desert Hot Springs, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The food here is so authentic. The surroundings are spotless and the place is always full of customers. I have never had anything that did not exceed my expectations.

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Thank Lucky777lynde
Palm Springs, California
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Ate here about a month ago. Had a chicken enchilada which was really good. What really impressed me was the speed and efficiency of their operation. It's counter service, then you wait for your number to be called. The cooks and expeditors do a great job of cranking the food out. It's as much fun to watch as it is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 21:00
Monday
08:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 21:00
Thursday
08:30 - 21:00
Friday
08:30 - 21:00
Saturday
08:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14207 Palm Dr, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-6868
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Desert Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-288-2401

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?