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El Rancho El Salvadorian &Mexican Cuisine

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87th Street and 118th ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

No matter what you choose off the menu it is amazing. We lived a few blocks away and would hit this place up when we were in need of food. It is notoriously not open most times we went by. But when it is open we enjoy eating in. By far my most favourite Central American restaurant ever.

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Thank DarylLoback
Edmonton, Alberta
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Decided to try this restaurant for lunch . . . and it was very good! Shared - appetizer, empanadas, pupusoas, flautas and also had the tortilla soup. Everything was very tasty and arrived hot! Our server was very pleasant and helpful in assisting with our menu selections.

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Thank sanjohn
Edmonton, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

I have an allergic reaction to cilantro and though the majority of dishes in this restaurant have this herb in it, our waitress went out of her way to check with the chef as to which, if any dishes, did not have any. The pleasant surprise was a wonderful luncheon of Chorizo sausage, fried chicken wings slightly spiced (superb), rice... More 

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Thank Brian M
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended by a friend and it was truly a great lunch. she had the Papusas and I had the beef tacos. Everything was flavourful and very reasonably priced. Service is slow like others have commented, but if you are with good company it doesn't matter. I will definitely return and bring more friends to enjoy the great... More 

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Thank darcy b
Vancouver, Canada
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423 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

I went here with a few colleagues tonight and loved it. Everything was very fresh and the service was great. Drink selection was somewhat poor but not enough to mark them down as the food was so good.

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Thank Ryan G
Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2016

Myself, my husband and another couple went there on a Friday for supper. The food was amazing. We had Fried Steak, Sausage & Wing meal, Quesada, Burrito and we all really enjoyed our meals. Also at 7PM they have a guy come in to play the guitar and sing which is real nice too. WE WILL BE GOING BACK AGAIN... More 

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Thank kathyEdmonton
Edmonton, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 March 2016

They have some scrumptious pupusas and El Salvadoran enchiladas! My family and I never leave this restaurant hungry. Try an horchata too, it's such a refreshing drink.

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Thank MissB8700
Edmonton, Canada
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

A large group of us went for my birthday. I made reservations and we had a great time up to the end when we were over charged. The mariachi band was so great, food was good, service poor but it looked like the one guy despite the large reservation made ahead of time looked like he was on his own...... More 

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Thank FamilyEdmontonActivi
Edmonton, Canada
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125 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2015

I'd been here previously and gave them a good review. Last night was a disaster. We had a larger party and called to advise there would be about 12 of us. When we got there ( and we arrived in drive and drabs) we were lectured that they were full and they needed to know exactly how many were coming.... More 

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Thank Edmontonsmile
Edmonton, Canada
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2015

I've stopped by this place many a times for a meal. I've tried most of the items on the menu and there are many good ones. The service is on the slow side so don't go here if you are in a rush, for those that have vacationed in the Caribbean, this restaurant is definitely on Caribbean time, servers are... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87th Street and 118th ave, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?