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El Rancho Inn-Steak & Lobster

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Steakhouse, Seafood, Armenian
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1457 E Mariposa Rd, Stockton, CA
2094671529
Today
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best steakhouse in stockton

We ate the new york strip steak, it was really good, even delicious! The plate was served with baked potato and salad, we had some difficulties to finish it, the meat was so big! Great service, the waitress called jillian was very kind and nice. The price is ok, and the service deserves a big tip... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We ate the new york strip steak, it was really good, even delicious! The plate was served with baked potato and salad, we had some difficulties to finish it, the meat was so big! Great service, the waitress called jillian was very kind and nice. The price is ok, and the service deserves a big tip ! Simply the best... More 

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Stockton, California
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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I've been going to El Rancho for years, ( 15+ ) both pleasure and business and have never been disappointed. The owner ( Ray ) and the staff are there to make sure you and your party have an enjoyable experience

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Stockton, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I have been to El Rancho several times over the years I have lived here in Stockton they have great service and the steaks & prawns are the best and I'm very picky about my steaks I rate this restaurant with 5 stars

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Prices of food do not correlate with the quality of the food. Expensive price at cheap quality. Additional service is not the best, the process of getting a tabel was very unorganized.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Went here with my wife and met up with a long time friend... We order steak and shrimp, had a salad and French bread , their wine list had a great selection... So we ate our salads and then our meal came , oh my goodness the shrimp was perfectly cooked and the ribeye was delicious... I highly recommend everyone... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

This was our third time at El Rancho. We couldn't have asked for a better meal or service. We all had the Filet Mignon and it was perfect! We called to see how crowded it was since we had two people with walkers and Ray made us feel right at home by saving us a table even though they don't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

The El Rancho is the kind of place you wish you'd discovered sooner. Steaks are simply "The Best". I can't fully understand how they maintain this consistence standard of excellence but they do. The wait staff is simply supurb! I feel pampered on each visit. If it's a top flight steak you're yearning for, this is the place.

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Stockton, Ca USA
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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We recently ate at El Rancho. I am not a big steak lover and when we go, I have ordered the lobster. This time, I decided to try the fried prawns. These hand breaded prawns were like mini lobsters and absolutely delicious! The El Rancho meal includes a good salad and a baked potato and wonderful onion rings. My only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

El Rancho has been a staple for the area for deacades. Simple but excellent fare., Quality steaks, served with salad and potatoes and cooked to perfetion. You see themeat in the cooler as you place your order and can order the thickness you want. I't's slightly expensive, but worth the cost.

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Stockton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

My husband and I had the ribeye steak dinner, salad and fresh baked bread. The food is really good and it was the best steak I ever had. The owner Ray is a real nice guy and the waitress was very pleasant. We didn't have to wait long at all.

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Additional Information about El Rancho Inn-Steak & Lobster

Address: 1457 E Mariposa Rd, Stockton, CA
Phone Number: 2094671529
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Stockton
Open Hours:
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Armenian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1457 E Mariposa Rd, Stockton, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Stockton
  • Phone Number: 2094671529

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood, Armenian
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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