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El Rancho

Cala Fonda, 1, 17480 Roses, Spain
+34 972 15 30 73
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Ranked #47 of 174 restaurants in Roses
Price range: $14 - $41
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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75% Recommend
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We had read the ratings and seemed pretty good and was not far to walk on our first night in Santa Margarida.The decor to the restaurant looked pretty good but unfotunately that was where it ended.I had a mixed grill with chips.The mixed grill was over cooked and extremely boring with the meat being tough the presentation was dismal.The seats... More

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Nelson, Lancs, UK
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

Plenty of seating inside or out, plus bar area. Menu is varied and interesting (hubby had pigs cheeks!!! Prices are reasonable, portions are plentyful and tasty. Do not expect 1st class service, it is more relaxed than that, but the staff are attentive enough. Good saturday night out. Happy to recommend.

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England
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Great atmosphere , great food and well priced. The best of our evenings out in Roses this year and should be high in the ratings. You can stay outside if it is a little close, or go inside to an air-conditioned area. Service is spot on . Highly recommended.

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Vienne
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

Agree with the positive reviews on here - the atmosphere is good, service is great and the food is delicious. We thought it was very good value too!

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UK -Hants.
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

The owner's original vision still holds today, good, rustic Catalan food, well cooked, for a fair price. Now you can also enjoy the finest fillet steak as well without breaking the bank. The menu is varied, the staff are long serving. This is a true family business. Just try it - sure you will enjoy the experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

A nice place with good waiters, the menu is quite basic but the place does what it says on the tin ! The prices have crept up over the years but the meat is always of a high standard ! Enjoy and take the family.

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England
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

El Rancho has been around as long as I have been going to Roses - 40 years . The format is great and you can see the meats being BBQ'd if you go inside .My two teenage children loved the buzz as it started to get busier. The Gaspacho was lovely so was the alleoli ,the toast was rough and... More

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La Condamine, Monaco
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

My family has used El Rancho for over 40 years! when visiting Roses, two or three times a year, the first & last nights of a visit are always in this friendly restaurant which has character. The food & wine give excellent value for money. B-B-Q chicken & spare ribs are favourites!!

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Roses, Spain
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2011

We have been going here for 15 years ,especially recommend french fillet of beef with homemade pepper sauce or pork fillet (ask for pepper sauce) Atmosphere is very friendly

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London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

we have visited this restaurant for the past 25 years whenever we have been in the area, and it's quality and appeal have not diminished, if anything the value is better now. i honestly don't think the quirky decor has changed at all, but the quality of food and service will not disappoint. You need to be a carnivore to... More

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