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El Rancho Authentic Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
1241 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735-7407
+1 989-732-0307
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (12 reviews)
“burrito” (12 reviews)
“white cheese” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1241 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735-7407
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Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick bite. Their salsa had a kick to it which I liked. Service was extremely fast! Ambience was really great too.

Thank Gurmeet S
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The food in this place is the best I had at El Rancho restaurants, the food is fresh, tasty and good portions. The only complain we had is we got a table ourselves we sat and nobody even came to us even though the guy...More

Thank MyShorty P
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The food was quite good. Loved my enchilada suizas. The chips were average, though. Not homemade. But the best thing was the pricing. Really cheap. And on happy hour it was a steal. I can't believe I had a Long Island Iced Tea for $2.99.

1  Thank mauiwolf
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We were weekly regulars here before relocating north and we return whenever we're in town! Love the house margaritas, the free salsa and chips, the huge and delicious menu and the fact that my vegan+fish husband has lots to choose from! And most of all...More

1  Thank CarenGast
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We stopped in Gaylord for the night on the way up north and were looking for a good restaurant in the area. Trip Advisor reviews did not let me down. The food and frozen margarita was excellent and very reasonably priced. Service was fast and...More

Thank KarenM1_10
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

These guys never disappoint! My husband and I really enjoy their good. The burrito loco is my husbands go to and I love the chile Colorado. For an app definitely try the choriqueso!!!!! And stick to one margarita, they are really strong!!!!

Thank Willits13
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We took a shot at this place on our way through Gaylord - and we are glad we did. It looks just OK. Servers were a little better than OK. Food was very good - we had fajitas and quesadillas and both were very tasty....More

1  Thank G Roger P
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This was some very good, authentic Mexican food. In price, it was comparable to Taco Bell, which is amazing considering how much better the food at El Rancho was. I had enchiladas, and my husband had the burrito platter, and both came with sides, which...More

Thank froggy123Michigan
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, even better service! Aaron was a great server, generous portions, and yummy drinks! The enchiladas, chorizo dip, and tacos were all delicious!

Thank Mia M
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

We been here several times and the food is always good, but not as good as when it first opened. We been to another Mexican restaurant down state and it blows this one away in flavor. I'm sorry to say that because this one was...More

Thank Ken S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735-7407
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: +1 989-732-0307
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