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El Ranchito

281 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514-2738
+1 760-873-7248
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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07:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
281 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514-2738
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped here for an evening snack after listening to the music in the park. We ordered the nachos with beef, and were not disappointed. Everything was fresh and there was no shortage of jack and cheddar cheese! By this time of the evening after...More

Thank craulston
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Wonderful tortillas - tasty, soft and didn't disintegrate while we were eating them. Has el pastor, carnita and barbacoa mexican style tacos. All were very tasty. 3 was very filling for lunch - most folks could make due with 2 of them. Salsa are homemade...More

Thank carey c
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We were passing thru on our way back from Mammoth and we stopped in for breakfast. El Ranchito is right in the heart of Bishop. Mariya, the owner, served us and was delightful. Her daughters work there as well. It is a very family friendly...More

Thank Swisscss
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Son and I stopped here--simply amazing--a hidden place that we will for sure come back. The prices are good too!

Thank Warren W
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We were looking for a late snack and came across El Ranchito. Wow, the Enchiladas were fantastic, the service great. This is the place to go for Mexican food

Thank sedona1938
Reviewed 21 November 2016

We chose El Ranchito as we love Mexican food but where quite late for dinner and the restaurant was still open. The staff was friendly, the food overall o.k. , typical American-Mexican. The burritos where smothered in lots of sauce, the portions very big.

Thank Mokimarble
Reviewed 4 November 2016

my partner and I ate here. staff friendly explaining all menu. food hot and tasty. lovely tasty refried beans. great place.

Thank enncle
Reviewed 2 November 2016

After trying to get into one of the trendier restaurants for breakfast, we settled on this little joint. It looks more like a bar, than a restaurant and was virtually empty at 9 AM, except for one guy at the bar sipping his morning beer....More

Thank John F
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

No frills Mexican restaurant. Family orientated with a great service from the waitress. There wasn't too much veggie choice but we managed to sort something out.

Thank The_Simnetts
Reviewed 15 June 2016

After a long day out hiking, we were too tired to go back to camp and make dinner. By chance, we landed at El Ranchito and it was the best dinner of our whole vacation. The California Burrito was the best inland version of this...More

Thank JamesJOceanside_CA
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 281 N Main St, Bishop, CA 93514-2738
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bishop
  • Phone Number: +1 760-873-7248
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Specialties: Not just Mexican Food. We were awarded Yelp's "Local's favorite" since 2004. Our locals have requested that we provide our breakfast all day and we are happy to provide. You'll find a variety of large portioned great choices here, from fresh seafood, authentic Mexican food made from recipes that traveled from Nayarit, Mexico. If you're not feeling like Mexican you can enjoy food from our American menu. We offer freshly made sandwiches, burgers, the works also a local favorite! The Huevos Rancheros, Chilaquiles, Carne Asada, Carnitas, Fish Tacos, Shrimp Cocktail, Chile Rellenos and Burritos are only a few of our local's favorite foods. Our salsa's are made out of fresh ingredients. The red, green and avocado sauces are all sauces that clients love and enjoy. The food is delicious and when you add a sauce, the food tastes even better! Our Mexican drinks (horchata, jamaica, tamarindo) are also made with fresh ingredients. Our horchata is claimed to be #1 in town! We are very flexible when it comes to orders. We will try our hardest to make you happy. Made From Scratch: French fries, hash browns, country potatoes White, wheat, sour dough, rye, english muffins, burger buns, Biscuits and gravy, Corn and Flower tortillas, Red California chilli sauce, Green tomatillo sauce, ranchero sauce, Mireya's salsa (hot and mild), Buttermilk pancakes, Juices: apple, orange, cranberry, and so on, desserts, Mireya's rice, And Chicken Fried Steak
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