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Taqueria San Miguel

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72450 Ramon Rd, Thousand Palms, CA 92276-3399
+1 760-343-7340
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a frequent traveler to Mexico I know the real deal...and TSM is the REAL DEAL! This family owned and operated restaurant is the best kept secret in town - except for the locals who flock to it daily. The extensive menu is a treat to run through for any Mexican food lover. Always fresh and delicious with generous portions... More 

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Thank Ed V
Berkshire
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our last night in the area with children and granddaughter before departing for separate continents and we couldn't have had a more successful dinner together. The welcome from staff and other diners was warm on a cold rainy night. My wife and I started with large House Margaritas, my dish (Beef Fajitas de res o Pollo) was superb and then... More 

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1 Thank 70plusretiree
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their Mexican food is mediocre. It's the type of Mexican food whereby there is nothing extraordinarily different than the Mexican restaurant found only 5 minutes east on Ramon Rd. called "El Mundo"--thus mediocre. Furthermore, upon entering the restaurant, not one employee provided us direction to a table. Now, this may be understandable as these places are typically self-seating-type of environments,... More 

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1 Thank Lorena O
Moreno Valley, United States
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

While their specialty is seafood they do serve typical mexican foods. I don't like any of their typical mexican dishes. They just are not as good as other places. However, their seafood dishes and their soups are great. So if you are looking for that go here. If you are looking for good tacos and enchiladas go somewhere else. We... More 

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Thank April E
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

This restaurant is a Mexican venue that specializes in seafood. The menu is extensive and the food is fresh and plentiful. Many traditional dishes including burritos, tacos, enchiladas, lots of seafood. Chips and salsa provided. Guacamole was plain. I like mine spicy. Liquor sold here, too. Patio seating available. I sat outside on the patio and enjoyed the nice weather... More 

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Thank NinjaGigi
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

The food was terrific - just can't get Mexican food like this on the East Coast. Only two issues holding back a fifth star: (1) Service was very slow on a Saturday night. The place was full and there seemed to be plenty of waitstaff working hard, so perhaps they need more staff in the kitchen. (2) The singer was... More 

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Thank Freedaddy
NJ
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172 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We ate here with family and friends after hiking Joshua Tree. We called on the way back into town & have them about 45 minutes notice but it still took a few minutes for them to get together a table for our group of 10. From the East Coast I have a bias against things I find in strip malls... More 

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Thank dalm0m
Boise, Idaho
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195 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

What a pleasant surprise! This little restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside, but wait until you see the size of their shrimp cocktails! The medium size, at just over $10, is almost enough for a meal all by itself. And the shrimp tacos are incredible. This was one of those meals where I wished I could eat more,... More 

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Thank CMN14
Thousand Palms, California
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Taqueria San Miguel has a very extensive menu and everything is delicious. The staff is friendly and efficient. Entertainment on Sundays.

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Thank longtall7
Sacramento, California
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016

I come here often. Very good Mexican food not your typical mex restaurant more authentic. The seafood and fish dishes are delicious I like to sit at the bar their drinks are excellent

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Thank Catherine A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72450 Ramon Rd, Thousand Palms, CA 92276-3399
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Thousand Palms
  • Phone Number: +1 760-343-7340

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