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Armando's Dakota Bar & Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
73260 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4270
+1 760-346-0744
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“guacamole” (20 reviews)
“fajitas” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
73260 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4270
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a really great lunch while sitting outside in the shade and keeping cool in the misters. The menu was extensive with wonderful flavors. Portions were generous. Great place for a meal.

Thank Irene S
Reviewed 1 week ago

While visiting Palm Desert we had lunch at Armando's. We were looking for good margaritas and found them! The service was great and the food was good. Traditional Mexican dishes and great chips and guacamole. They offer both indoor and outdoor seating and having a...More

Thank Lori M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had appetizers and drinks. Great margaritas, no skimping on the tequila, and the staff was fabulous keeping our grandchildren happy as they served the best guacamole ever!

Thank Donald C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Armando's today for lunch as the food is excellent. We had great service but noticed that two ladies were also eating down in one corner. They had a dog that was also eating on the table. Mentioned this to our waiter as...More

Thank Brent W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If your looking for a busy fun place to enjoy traditional Mexican fare then this is the place. Great party atmosphere and superb house margaritas. Be careful though, two Maggie’s might be one too many for you so plan to Uber or take a sober...More

Thank Tracy Q
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for dinner and was extremely disappointed. It does not fit the shopping district it is located in. There was a horrible wait once seated. It was about 15 minutes for our drinks to come. There was no service, no one checked to...More

Thank 8439JG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You do need to make reservations, but we were half an hour early and were oseated right away on the patio. Margaritas were nice and strong( I suggest just having one) and the fajitas (the server suggested we split one) which we did, was delicious...More

Thank ViVi1819
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely restaurant with good service too. The food was very good - it’s just, you know, these days, we need Wi-fi in order to run our live, such as finding an Uber / lyft home.

Thank dentiStockton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dinner with friends at this very popular El Paseo eatery. During the season reservations are a must or you could wait an hour. Our group agreed the margaritas Are the best in the PD area. And even though the place was packed the service was...More

Thank boatdrinks011
Reviewed 13 February 2018

We had a great lunch here. We shared a delicious ceviche with excellent contrasting tastes followed by a chicken taco salad for my wife and a beef tostada salad for myself . Both were very good. Service was excellent and ambience very good. Rest rooms...More

Thank John F
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Response from Louie M | Reviewed this property |
Phoenix-like Armando's is resuscitated after being down so long. Thanks for the good info. VThey may ask for reservations during peak dinner window but not otherwise. They always had zingy margaritas. They possibly enjoy... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73260 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4270
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-346-0744
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