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El Portal Restaurant

) #25 of 107 Restaurants in Cathedral City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mexican, Latin, Spanish
32235 Date Palm Dr Ste 101, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-4398
+1 760-202-6685
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“flan” (3 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 21:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
RATINGS
Service
Food
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LOCATION
32235 Date Palm Dr Ste 101, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-4398
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We've been going to El Portal for years. We especially like the breakfast there. They usually run a breakfast special during the week and it's nice to be in a small locally-owned restaurant with friendly faces and good food. Highly recommended.

Thank travllng1
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This is by far one of the best Mexican restaurants I have ever experienced. the food was tremendous, the staff went out of their way to make you feel like home. The Cameron fiesta is to die for.

Thank Arden B
Reviewed 17 January 2017

My husband and I had just arrived in Palm Springs for his baseball tournament. Checked Trip Advisor for a local Mexican restaurant nearby. El Portal lived up to the reviews. They offer a 3-course meal of salad, entree and dessert for a very reasonable price....More

Thank Shelshok
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We went for "Taco Tuesday" and thoroughly enjoyed it. The service was very friendly and attentive. We tried both soft and crispy tacos, both good but preferred the latter. Good margaritas. Excellent value.

Thank Landcruiser78
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Great vibe, excellent service, delicious food. We will be back on our next trip to Palm Springs I have eggs with chorizo, my friend had chilaquiles.

Thank ejgCalifornia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We found this friendly place on our way back from hiking in Joshua Tree National Park. The service was welcoming and made you feel right at home, though we had never been there before. Once seated, the wait staff was over to bring us chips...More

Thank Jennifer J
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

I've been to every Mexican restaurant in the Coachella valley or most restaurants, I should say. El Portal has great service, the owner always makes sure to come by our table and say hello. All waitress are phenomenal as well. Food wise, I've tried their...More

1  Thank annjns81
Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

I had the shrimp and spinach enchiladas, excellent. My husband had chicken quesadillas. Their salsa was fresh and excellent. Service was friendly and we were pleasantly surprised when our waitress gave us one meal free (Wednesday special). Lots of Mexican restaurants around here, this one's...More

Thank Michele H
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We asked our waitress about getting some veggie-based food and she checked to see what was available. We ended up getting fajitas with onions, carrots, spinach, tomatoes, potatoes and zucchini. Also beans, rice and a little salad. Other than having mushy zucchini, the dish was...More

Thank Alive2332
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Our office is in Rancho Mirage and our home in Palm Springs. Virtually in the middle is family owned El Portal on Date Palm west of Ramon. I went for simplicity and had a cheese enchilada and chicken tanak. My husband ordered a chicken mole...More

1  Thank Louie M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32235 Date Palm Dr Ste 101, Cathedral City, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92234-4398
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Cathedral City
  • Phone Number: +1 760-202-6685
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