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El Ranchito Taco Shop

34580 Monterey Ave, Ste 103, Palm Desert, CA 92211
+1 760-320-9182
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carne asada” (6 reviews)
“tacos” (18 reviews)
“beans” (6 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Fast food
34580 Monterey Ave, Ste 103, Palm Desert, CA 92211
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I was introduced to this Taco Shop on a previous visit. Now, I make it a point to eat here at least once every visit to Palm Desert. This place is a MUST!

Thank E. Stanley M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Low priced place that can serve tacos, rice and beans, enchiladas, burritos, etc. Has a good salsa bar and you can get beer here, too.

Thank hikingdude
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Went here based on reviews. Located in a strip mall. Not a sit down restaurant. Waited in a bit of a line but it moved fast and it was lunch hour. Ended up enjoying it so much we ate here for lunch two days in...More

Thank KelSchMan
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The carnitas taco was very flavorful! It was a generously portioned taco! Very busy hard to find a space to sit

Thank Jane V
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Went here based on reviews and couldn't believe how overpriced for what it is and bad the food was. If you've ever had really good authentic Mexican food, this is not it. Really disappointing.

Thank envirogal
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Omg is all I can say. I have had every fish taco in a 20 mile radius. THIS IS IT! I hate that I do this because all it gets me is lines! So don't trust me!!! Omg drooling - The staff is exactly what...More

Thank LanddLover
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

After enjoying several local white table cloth restaurants we decided we want some normal food at reasonable prices. This was recommended and it delivered. Awesome pico de gallo

Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a counter-order-pickup place with a full selection of Mexican dishes. Maybe the food tasted so good as we did not fill up with nachos and salsa during a longer wait for food.

Thank jack96
Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stopped here to get a quick bite after golf. We found everything that we order to be great. Service was spot on and very helpful.

Thank mfedt
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Best breakfast burrito ever! Typically a lunch burrito is better than a breakfast burrito, but not here! Theirs has both bacon AND carne asada along with egg, beans and cheese. Wow!

Thank b0nanza
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34580 Monterey Ave, Ste 103, Palm Desert, CA 92211
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-320-9182
  • E-mail
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