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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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155 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-8303
+1 760-322-9654
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We come to Palm Springs every year and always end up at Maracas. It never disappoints. It was two years since our last visit and we had the same waiter. Heat lamps on the patio make outdoor dining a breeze. The menu is fantastic! The margaritas are delicious! Can't wait to return.

Thank Kelly S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great position with terrace for watching the world go by. Extensive menu with many Mexican classics and more. We started with tortillas and home made salsa that was spicy and tasty ( but not too spicy) We then all had salads that were extremely good. Extensive wine and beer list.

Thank Chris B
Hawke's Bay Region, New Zealand
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the nachos which were average at best. You get better nachos at the bowling alley. Also the queso chorizo appetizer. It was uselss

Thank matthewtheosteopath
New Haven, Indiana, United States
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125 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here for a light meal and some drinks. The margaritas were excellent!!! We ordered street tacos and quesadillas off the appetizer menu. Both were tasty and just right for a light snack. Definitely would return!

Thank Traci H
HB, Ca
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant not only has great drinks and one of the best menus in Palm Springs, it's a great place to relax and people watch due to the ample amount of outdoor seating

Thank mrmalph
Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful place to eat and satisfy your Mexican food hunkering. Another Palm Springs restaurant that is always bustling, but serves its patrons well.

Thank CaptainJTK
San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Honestly didn't think this place was going to be as good as it was. You need only one margarita and the food was really tasty. Our first meal when we arrived and it started out our vacation on a good foot!

Thank lkpadilla
Teddington, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Firstly, I would recommend arriving before 7pm and ordering one of their to-die-for happy hour large Margaritas - preferably walk to Maracas and do not drive! Amazing. The next brilliant thing about Maracas is the complementary chips and salsa. This is, for me, the best ever salsa - I cannot stop dipping into it..... until they bring another one! We... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for a quick lunch and it was well worth it! The Margaritas are huge and strong. We shared a serve of the beef fajitas between two which was more than enough! Staff were attentive and thank you Araceli for your lovely service!

Thank Amelia M
Hemet, California
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Have stopped here a few times and the food and service have never disappointed, the salsa is a bit too hot for my tastes but my wife likes,it. Service is quick and food has always been plentiful hot and delicious. I have to ask for dishes with no cheese and they do,this without any fuss. Great food great service and... More 

Thank Paul B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-8303
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-322-9654
Maracas Cantina serves delicious and unique Mexican cuisine with emphasis on fresh ingredients and great flavor. Our restaurant is the perfect place to relax with the family or to enjoy the company of friends. Our courteous staff is always available to answer any questions about our menu offerings as well as ensure a pleasant dining experience. Come in and try one of our fantastic dishes, homemade desserts and perfect margaritas. Maracas Cantina also features a selection of over 100 Tequilas. Enjoy Maracas Cantina all day with an all-day happy hour at the bar at Rancho Mirage 4-7pm Palm Springs. Come see what's shakin!

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