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El Rancho Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
200 S Beeline Hwy, Payson, AZ 85541-4811
+1 928-474-3111
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (26 reviews)
“fajitas” (13 reviews)
“navajo taco” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
200 S Beeline Hwy, Payson, AZ 85541-4811
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1 - 10 of 201 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My family went to El Rancho Restaurant. Chips & salsa came out first. The atmosphere was typical of a Mexican restaurant. The waitress was fast or seemed in a hurry. She knew the menu & answered my questions but I was disappointed because I didn’t...More

Thank L S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Prices weren't bad, food was mediocre at best. Not much flavor, the Albondigas soup tasted like chili powder. Salsa was chunky but no real flavor. Not a fan here

Thank Jean A
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We'd heard about this place from others while doing the Pine/Strawberry Arts and Crafts Fair, and since we were in Payson overnight, we gave it a try. We were not disappointed! We ate late, 1/2 hour before their closing time. The staff was very friendly...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 15 November 2017

This was a typical Mexican fare, nothing to go out of you way to find. We had fajitas, with chips and salza. The service was good, food was good, and the atmosphere was average.

Thank artqueen
Reviewed 10 November 2017

We eat here all the time. Wait staff excellent, drinks good, love the food choices, all is usually hot (temp) and served quickly. Chips and salsa excellent, we are always full full when we leave,

Thank judithchlupsa
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I just realized that it's been 5 years since I reviewed El Rancho, and it's still our favorite in town. We live in the area officially, but we are on the road, out of state for more than half of the average year. When we...More

Thank PhilOnTheRoadAgain
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Loved this restaurant. Great service, divine food, atmosphere, value and an amazing frozen Margarita. A great find that ticked all the right boxes. I tried to find fault but couldn't. I am fussy.

Thank chaniaPortShepstone
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We wanted to make a quick stop for lunch before going back out on our outdoor adventures. We were seated right away and brought chips and salsa pretty quickly. Someone else finally came to take our drink order, then we waited and waited for someone...More

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have always loved this restaurant. Every time we go to Payson we always make it a point to stop in and enjoy the cuisine. If you like great Mexican food this is where to go!

Thank cindyt_93
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ate lunch at El Rancho while traveling through Payson on Thursday. We entered into the bar so we opted to eat there at a 2 top table in the corner. The bar was busy and we were served by the bar...More

Thank KBJ278
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Marilee M
25 April 2015|
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Response from Michael D | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Thank you for your question. Sorry it took me awhile to answer your question. I am not affiliated with the restaurant. I only wrote a review. You will need to contact them directly for a complete menu. I can say... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 S Beeline Hwy, Payson, AZ 85541-4811
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Payson
  • Phone Number: +1 928-474-3111
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