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El Ranchito Taco Shop

34580 Monterey Ave, Ste 103, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92211
+1 760-320-9182
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“carne asada” (6 reviews)
“taco” (8 reviews)
“shredded beef” (4 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Fast food
34580 Monterey Ave, Ste 103, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92211
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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 24 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

Thank johnjN8052KK
Reviewed 23 June 2017

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 19 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 16 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 3 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 14 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34580 Monterey Ave, Ste 103, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92211
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-320-9182
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