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All 50 Bishop Restaurants

El Ranchito

281 N Main Street, Bishop, CA 93514-2738
+1 760-873-7248
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Ranked #25 of 50 Restaurants in Bishop
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Hamburgers, Mexican, Seafood, Sandwiches
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner
Description: Mexican Food, Sea Food, American Food. Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast. Parking lot in the back. With a front and back entrance and exit. Come and try us! You won't be disappointed.
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English first
Burbank, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

This place has great breakfast. Super friendly staff and lots of food for the money. Fresh squeezed orange juice

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Underhill, Vermont
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We've been here a couple of times on our Sierra hiking trips and have always had a good experience. Portions are generous, the homemade salsa chips are addictive and on my quest to find the worlds best fish taco, this place is tied for 1st with a place in Eden Utah I've reviewed earlier. Well worth the stop if your... More 

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

I have tried both Mexican restaurants on the block a couple of times. El Ranchito beats it's neighbor hands down. The atmosphere is diner style and the food was great both times for me. The salsa is hand chopped and a little juicy and chunky and the dinners are generous portions and extremely good. If you haven't, you should try... More 

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Bishop, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

My husband and I just moved here from Michigan. We were low on funds and we both LOVE Mexican food. We couldn't decide if we wanted to go to Amigos or this place. Im glad that we chose el ranchito. I ordered the California burrito and my husband got tamales. My picky eater,(she's 2) will rarely eat from a restaurant,... More 

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Palm Desert, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

If Amigos (right next door) is full, you've had a long day, can't go elsewhere, don't mind literally hamburger patty enchiladas, can wait for refills or re-order of additional items while the Spanish-speaking-only waitress can put her phone down long enough to help you, you should eat here. Service aside, salsa was a chunky mix of grainy tomatoes, onions and... More 

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Morro Bay, CA
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Standard Mexican fare, but plenty of food to fill you. They serve Negra Modelo which is always a mainstay. I enjoy the feeling of dining in in a Mexican cafe with the openness and bustle...

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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We were in bishop for one day and we stopped for a quick Mexican lunch. The place was like a normal diner, service was friendly and the food was good. Nothing exceptional, would have liked it more spicy, but it was good value for money

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Woodside, CA
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

This was a good dinner, with good service. Nothing special by Bay Area or LA standards, but a good value meal. No. 2 of our 4 picks for Mexican in Bishop. You could do worse ...

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ElRanchito281, Manager at El Ranchito, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and reviewing us as the number two best Mexican restaurant in Bishop. We appreciate you coming in and trying out our food. More 

Paris, France
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

the place to be! very nice place to have a big and tasty breakfast or brunch. I really enjoy the environment, you are fully immersed in america, in this town between yosemite park and th edeath valley. If you are starving, try the burritos breakfast, you will have your chesse refilling for the month i guess. The egg and bacon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Great authentic mexican food. yes its a bit high on the price but what restaurant isn't in Bishop. Look at it this way. I paid the same amount somewhere else and was dis-satisfied so I do recommend this place. Salsa is spicy. Also has a bar counter to eat at. Good service as well.

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Additional Information about El Ranchito

Address: 281 N Main Street, Bishop, CA 93514-2738
Phone Number: +1 760-873-7248
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Bishop
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Hamburgers, Mexican, Seafood, Sandwiches

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