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El Mirasol

€€ - €€€Mexican, , Latin
140 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-8822
+1 760-323-0721
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“mole” (38 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (32 reviews)
“machaca” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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140 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-8822
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were looking for Mexican food and found his place. Parking is VERY limited. The patio eating area is awesome. The food is okay. It is not the type Mexican we are used to and it was not for us. The portions are good sized...More

Thank A L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Best Carne Asada and Carnitas Tacos Ive had. Alittle dissapointed with the Jalepeno Margaritta. Moderatly priced, good place for a quick bite.

Thank poutinespaul
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful secret garden location. Lots of locals eat here. The Carnitas were outstanding, best thing we ate in town. The food was very good and the margaritas were tasty. It's a little expensive, but the location and atmosphere makes up for that.

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened upon El Mirasol late one afternoon so stopped in for a bite. Service was prompt and we were seated right away. Menu is extensive and loved the authentic Mexican (not TexMex!). Enjoyed chatting with the locals (many as it's a local favorite). Very...More

Thank iamcally
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Most Mexican and TexMex restaurants havefee to no good veggie main dishes. EL MIRASOL is a creative exception. The spinach enchiladas are served with a light green picante sauce topped with salty white Cotija cheese. Fabulous! Also great service and all of the usual other...More

Thank joecooljb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This happened to be a block from the place i was staying. Service was fast, staff was cordial, and I had fresh chips and salsa on my table within 30 seconds. I ordered the carne asada and the meat was tender with just the right...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My brother and I recently ate dinner here, and we were impressed! Huge portions. The burritos were delicious. Highly recommended!

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always on the list for when we're in town. Great food - great drinks - great service - always a happy visit!

Thank architect1961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with my wife recently and we both enjoyed it. My wife got the chimiflautos which were delicious. I got a steak taco and chile relleno and gotta say that was one of the best rellenos I have ever had. Only thing I didn't...More

Thank matt v
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

My friends have been going for years and insisted that I tried it when I was in town visiting them. The margaritas are superb and huge! The entrees were all tasty and filling. Home style Mexican food at its best.

Thank Aaron G
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Manuel C
9 July 2017|
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Response from Joel B | Reviewed this property |
Their south location on Palm Canyon does not serve breakfast. They do, however, have a second location that does just a mile or so away. Check our their location at El Mirasol Los Arboles on Indian Canyon at the intersection... More
Deb S
7 December 2016|
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Response from Cecily M | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about the gluten free options as I don't look for them when dining. They're menu is quite extensive so I'm sure you would find something that fit your needs.
2 August 2015|
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Response from Susan V | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
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: 140 E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-8822
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-323-0721
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Since opening in the Spring of 1985, El Mirasol Cocinca Mexicana has built a reputation for consistently serving piping hot plates of artfully prepared Mexican regional cuisine and tangy, flavorful Margaritas. Both El Mirasol locations feature a singular focus on wholesome, fresh food with house specialties like Chicharron en Salsa, our rich aromatic Mole Sauce, thickening the sauces using flax seed, and hand made Corn Tortillas made fresh daily. Expand your Mexican food horizons with regional selections like Shrimp, Scallops or Chicken in Pipian Sauce, Spinach Enchiladas in Chile Verde or enjoy traditional favorites like Carnitas, Carne Asada and Chiles Rellenos are gluten free. The Castaneda family welcomes a chance to serve you at either of their award winning El Mirasol locations, or we can provide catering for your event from small to large at your home, your event venue or host it at our very own Los Arboles Hotel!
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