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155 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-8303
+1 760-322-9654
11:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Goldbach, Germany
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120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an early dinner in Maracas, we enjoyed the live music outside. I recommend not to order any starter, otherwise you won't be able to eat anything else. Nachos with salsa are served anyway to all guests before the order is placed. Portions are really generous, we've had fajitas and burrito, both were delicious. Service was also great, very... More 

Thank AvA0527
Surprise, Arizona
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time for a cheese sauce on my Chili Rellano. Not bad. The Mango Quesadilla was good, as was the Flautin and Taco's and Enchiladas. Good service and surroundings with live entertainment.

Thank jamesbF6512WD
Edmonton, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the one restaurant we always stop for Mexican food and margaritas. It has live music in the winter time when we were there in December.

Thank peterhang2016
Arvada, Colorado
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156 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in for dinner on our most recent visit to Palm Springs and we were not disappointed! The location is great as it's right on the drive in the heart of town. Good atmosphere with a Mariachi Band wandering around. The queso fundido and fajitas were delicious as well and reasonably priced. Definitely worth checking out!

Thank jrog9832
Hartland, Wisconsin
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Stopped in for a Margarita and Chips & Salsa after our trip to the Palm Springs Aerial Tram. Great drinks and awesome salsa. Great location and atmosphere.

Thank Matt B
Frankfurt, Germany
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Yummy food and great service. The street tacos are great, I recommend the nachos. If you like spicy ribs this is the place. We also had margaritas - strawberry and regular (large size) which were mixed very well. It was still comfortable to sit outside and people watching combined with the great food made this an excellent experience. Good size... More 

Thank Anke S
Grand Terrace, California
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Been wanting to stop in at Maracas for awhile. Yesterday was our first time. Very busy place, the location is perfect. If your a Mexican food connoisseur, you'll not be dancing in the street. The food is good, just not great. Understand I eat at many of the old and best authentic Mexican food restaurants. The service was excellent. Price... More 

Thank Mark J
Hinton, Oklahoma
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I have eaten here a couple of times while visiting Palm Springs and I love it. Staff very friendly yet professional Food is great as are drinks or cold beer.

Thank snoma H
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

This is located in central Palm Springs, so is a bustling hot spot. However, with being a bustling hot spot everything starts to stagger towards mediocre. The staff was friendly, they even had a performer which was a definite highlight and brought a smile to my face. But when I go for Mexican food I look for an exotic array... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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278 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I must confess I am not a big fan of Mexican food. But really, when the sun is shining, and you are on vacation in Palm Springs, and you are sitting outdoors watching the people,and you are munching on tortilla chips and delicious salsa (free - and refilled if you want) and enjoying an excellent margarita or two… and you... More 

Thank TheSchindells

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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?