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El Rancho

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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12659 Riley St, Ste 40, Holland, MI 49424-9215
+1 616-786-9505
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Love the food at El Rancho! Always good service and prices are fair. Daily food and drink specials are available.

Thank Kellie L
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312 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Very festive colors and a full bar. Fast lunch and very good food. This is a very good Mexican restaurant with lots of seating and CLEAN bathrooms! They also have outdoor seating when the weather warms up and free WiFi. If this was helpful let me know.

Thank Mark K
Holland, Michigan
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I scrolled through the reviews and cannot believe I haven't reviewed this restaurant - we go to El Rancho as often as we can - which is usually a couple times a month. WE LOVE THIS PLACE! When we have house guest and want to take hem somewhere for a casual meal it's always El Rancho. We almost always have... More 

1 Thank Linda V
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Mexican food was average to good, very clean, great service. Had a fajita chicken salad which I thought was decent. I would go back again.

Thank Rob G
Cleveland, Ohio
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198 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the meal with friends. I liked the variety of Chimichangas they offered. We particularly enjoyed the paintings on the chairs, beautiful, playful art to enjoy while having a meal!

Thank mjudd448
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Ate dinner here while on business trip. Had the Texas fajita. Huge and took balance back to room. Very good.

Thank Jacksm3
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

We visited El Rancho on a Wednesday evening. We were seated immediately & had drinks, chips & salsa on the table all within one minute of walking in the door. The chips were homemade & salsa & guacamole were all delicious. The food came out quick & was excellent! We had plenty to take home for lunch the next day.... More 

Thank Angela O
Zeeland, Michigan
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65 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I came here for lunch on a Saturday and our total bill was $17. My wife and I come here a couple times a year and we are never disappointed. Our service is always wonderful. This is my wife's favorite Mexican restaurant in the holland area.

Thank Mike O
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant a number of times alone and with friends; the food is ALWAYS very good. From the special burrito, salads, guacamole, chips and salsa, and any other item I've had, they have all been worth it. Do yourself a favor and drive past the corporate places that look and feel like anyplace USA and give this... More 

Thank LarryT T
1 review
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I have been here many times and are always satisfied! The food is great and very generous portion wise (I always need a to go box). Staff is friendly and efficient. I recommend their chicken dishes and awesome tacos!

Thank Rachael S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12659 Riley St, Ste 40, Holland, MI 49424-9215
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Holland
  • Phone Number: +1 616-786-9505

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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?