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Las Carretas Taco Shop

40205 Washington St Ste 3, Palm Desert, CA 92211-7216
+1 760-345-6773
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible11%
4 Apr 2017
“Not fancy, but excellent Mexican food!”
23 Oct 2016
“Mexican food for Americans”
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40205 Washington St Ste 3, Palm Desert, CA 92211-7216
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

There are touristy restaurants and there are go-to places only locals tell you about. The Taco Shop is a locally know best place. There's huge portions of actual Mexican food in a fast food environment, but served on plates not wrapped individually.. The salsa bar...More

Thank Cvilltrvlr
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The food is perfect for the American taste but the flavor of Mexico is missing. The salsas are not spicy at all. The taste is good and the food is good for people getting ready to try the real mexican taste. The place is clean...More

Thank 872gloriaa
Reviewed 7 October 2016

I will never eat here again. I don't know how tacos could taste this bad. It looks like the meat is steamed to the point that it is tasteless. I will not waste my money at this place when there are many other nearby places...More

Thank ibaol
Reviewed 16 March 2016

We love their chili rellenos, fish tacos, carnitas tacos, and taquitos with wonderful guacamole. Excellent food and great value!

Thank joyzlight
Reviewed 10 January 2015

This is a great place to grab some Mexican food for takeout. We both had burritos. They were huge and tasted great. Large chunks of meat that was very moist. Give them a try.

Thank Golfchief
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Great find! Very reasonable & authentic! Nice friendly staff, great salsa bar!! We had the breakfast burrito-huge!! And we had the scrambled eggs combo. A lot of food & very tasty!

Reviewed 6 January 2015

I lived in California for two years and developed a deep love of the carne asada burrito. Normally I prefer my burritos with steak, pico de gallo, and cream or guac (unlike most I favor sour cream). Usually I consider the addition of beans and...More

Thank jlfla
Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

Quantity here unfortunately not the quality. With all the fresh fruits and vegetables available just not here. Consume mass quantities in hopes of finding some nutrition. Return? No Recommend? No.

Thank Journeyman644
Reviewed 4 January 2012

small cafe great for takeout. Friendly & conscientious staff.

Thank desertfor123456
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Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
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06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40205 Washington St Ste 3, Palm Desert, CA 92211-7216
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-345-6773
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