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El Ranchito Taco Shop

34580 Monterey Ave, Ste 103, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92211-6009
+1 760-320-9182
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carne asada” (7 reviews)
“taco” (9 reviews)
“beans” (7 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00 Hours
Mexican, Fast food
34580 Monterey Ave, Ste 103, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92211-6009
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Very tasty,large portions reasonably priced....we have tried eating there several times and they very accommodating.....chain type seating...try it...

Thank kassonstwo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have tried several Mexican taco shop/restaurants and so far this one is at the top of my list, for lunches anyway! .Nowhere else compares with their chicken enchiladas. They are literally stuffed with shredded chicken, and come with the usual refried beans and rice.

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in while we were running around. The tacos were amazing. We had several different kinds. All were thoroughly enjoyed. Traditional Mexican style tacos with lots of cilantro and onions. They have a salsa bar with yummy options. Very well worth the stop!

Thank Leslie G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the first place we eat when we return to Palm Desert each November and the last place before we return to NY in the spring. Family-owned establishment and each and every person takes pride in the entire operation. It is always clean --...More

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Homemade food from family owned restaurant. Generous sizes and big menu. Not a ton of flavor but they have a good selection of salsas so you do well with picking your own “topping”. Better than del taco or pollo loco in same parking lot

Thank dh98166
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Anyone who had a bad experience here was unlucky. We looked at the reviews (from Oregon) took a chance and really felt like the restaurant provides great value for the money. Total bill for 2 was $12.02. The ambience is very fast food basic and...More

1  Thank memgb2000
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Dependable Del Taco for speed, accuracy and quality of order which is the whole reason for going right?

1  Thank Nighttrip
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped off on the way back to LA and picked up the famous breakfast burrito. It is massive and will keep your tummy full for quite a few hours. And it was delicious with bacon egg crispy tatertots and beans if you wish. Well out...More

Thank chippisl
Reviewed 13 August 2017

El Ranchito is a small restaurant with great service and amazing breakfast burritos. The carne asada breakfast burrito was delicious. The lunch and dinner menu looked great with burritos, tacos, enchiladas, and tortas. I'll be back!

Thank Neo1211
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

Food is ordered at the counter with seating available inside. This restaurant is clean and provides fast service. The steak and chicken fajita plates were excellent, large size and at a reasonable price. It attracts a lot if business even though there are several other...More

1  Thank johnjN8052KK
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
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, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92211-6009
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-320-9182
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