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El Mirasol Cocina Mexicana

Mexican/Latin Catering
Locally Owned


El Mirasol Cocina Mexicana is a beloved culinary gem that has been delighting locals and visitors alike for years. With its vibrant atmosphere and authentic Mexican flavors, this family-run restaurant is the brainchild of renowned chef Felipe Castaneda. From its humble beginnings, El Mirasol Cocina Mexicana continues to captivate diners with its genuine hospitality and mouthwatering dishes.

A Castaneda Family Legacy

Since its inception, El Mirasol Cocina Mexicana has been proudly owned and operated by the Castaneda family. Chef Felipe Castaneda’s passion for bringing the true essence of Mexican cuisine to the table has created an enduring legacy within the Palm Springs community. Drawing inspiration from his roots in Mexico, Chef Felipe infuses his dishes with the vibrant flavors and unique spices that are the hallmark of traditional Mexican cooking.

An Authentic Dining Experience

As you step into El Mirasol Cocina, the inviting ambiance immediately transports you to Mexico. Warm earth tones, rustic décor, and colorful artwork create a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere that perfectly complements the dining experience. Whether you’re enjoying a romantic dinner or celebrating a special occasion, the provide a setting that is both welcoming and intimate. It is located in the south bend of Palm Canyon Drive near Mr. Lyons.

Culinary Delights

The menu at El Mirasol Cocina boasts an extensive array of traditional Mexican dishes, meticulously prepared using only the freshest ingredients. From sizzling fajitas and savory enchiladas to mouthwatering carne asada and flavorful seafood specialties, the culinary offerings cater to every palate. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are also available, ensuring that everyone can indulge in the rich flavors of Mexican cuisine.

A Celebrity Favorite

El Mirasol Cocina has garnered a loyal following over the years, and among its esteemed guests is none other than the iconic singer Barry Manilow. Renowned for his impeccable taste, Manilow has frequented the restaurant, often expressing his love for the authentic Mexican flavors that Chef Felipe Castaneda meticulously delivers. This recognition from a celebrity of such stature further attests to the exceptional quality of the dining experience.

Expansion: El Mirasol Los Arboles

Building on the success of El Mirasol Cocina Mexicana, the Castaneda family expanded their culinary empire by opening El Mirasol Los Arboles. This second location offers the same dedication to authenticity and excellence in Mexican cuisine as its predecessor. With its stunning outdoor patio, El Mirasol Los Arboles provides an idyllic setting for diners to savor the flavors of Mexico in a picturesque oasis.

El Mirasol seating

El Mirasol stand as testaments to Chef Felipe Castaneda’s commitment to preserving the rich heritage of Mexican cuisine. With its vibrant ambiance and delicious food, El Mirasol Cocina Mexicana invites guests to embark on an unforgettable culinary journey.

They also offer onsite and off site catering.

Open Wednesday – Sunday, 11 am – 9:30 pm.

Closed Monday & Tuesday.

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El Mirasol Cocina Mexicana

Locally Owned