Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

El Mirasol

140 E. Palm Canyon Dr. (Ave. Olancha) Send to Phone
760-323-0721 | Menu
Nearly three decades and still going strong, this authentic Mexican restaurant offers a menu of consistent favorites.
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Features

* Click here for rating key

  • 3.5 star rating
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
3.5 rating over 3 reviews

El Mirasol Restaurant Review

: For nearly 30 years the Castaneda family has been playing host to the valley’s hungry visitors and residents. Patriarch and chef Felipe Castaneda draws on his upbringing in Tepechitlan, a small ranching town in Zacatecas, Mexico. The result is authentic fare prepared with thought and consistency. Favorites include chile verde, shrimp pipian, and pollo en mole poblano, the restaurant’s top-selling dish. We also recommend the traditional chicharron, or crispy pork rinds in a tomatillo sauce. Plenty of heart-healthy dishes are available, too, including some vegan options like the tasty spinach enchiladas. Ask about specials that aren’t on the regular menu. In particular, don’t miss the crab enchiladas if they’re on offer; they are subject to seasonal availability. Also located at 266 E. Via Altamira, Palm Springs, 760-459-3136.

User Ratings & Reviews for El Mirasol
 



RESTAURANT AWARDS 2014

Check out the 2014 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which features the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S., Rising Chefs and more.