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El Rancho

216 S Main St, Montesano, WA 98563-3711
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
22 May 2017
“Mexican Food”
10 Aug 2016
“Overall review”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
216 S Main St, Montesano, WA 98563-3711
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

El Rancho's is the only Mexican Food restaurant in town. The food is okay. The servers are nice. The place is clean, but the decor is tired and could be spruced up. The servers are nice and friendly. It is not classic Texmex but then...More

Thank sun&oil
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This place is in serious need of a makeover. The place is rundown and the food is not great... Not really even good.

Thank 160teresal
Reviewed 3 January 2016

My experience of Mexican food in the Pacific Northwest ranges from serviceable to dismal. This place was an unexpected gem. The chips were fresh and warm. The salsa clearly made-fresh an tasty (and didn't simply overwhelm with heat). I have been searching for Tex-Mex style...More

Thank mogon
Reviewed 15 October 2015

We love our local Mexican restaurant. They have great tacos, Arroz con Pollo, chimichangas and cabbage salsa. I'm not a big fan of their tomato salsa and if you get their mild salsa, it tastes like ketchup. It's a family owned restaurant and the owners...More

Thank dandydew
Reviewed 9 July 2015

This is our favorite place for dinner whether it be with the family, friends or just the two of us. I'm in love with their blackberry and peach margaritas. Sooo good.

Thank karenmI3694TX
Reviewed 14 December 2014

My husband and I were driving from Bremerton Wa, to Astoria, Or . He got sick and we stopped in an urgent care center, which through us off by about 3 hours. It was getting late and we were hungry, and we knew we'd arrive...More

Thank mittmott
Reviewed 4 November 2014

They have good food, we eat there usually once every month or so. Good service. Atomosphere is ok building is older but clean.

Thank Joy H
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Food is good. Wait staff will accommodate special requests. Nice family atmosphere. Good meal portions.

Thank CyberSaint
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Great food, good chips and salsa, great family owned Mexican food. Their margaritas are delicious and super fast too.

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 31 August 2014

I always order a relleno to test a restaurants prowess. It requires whipped egg whites and a decent chile fried properly. This was a joke. Carton egg batter poured thin around a canned chile and that was it. No cheese on it , just fried,...More

Thank Jonathan C
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  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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  • Address: 216 S Main St, Montesano, WA 98563-3711
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Montesano
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