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Rancho Grande

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323 N Main St, Carroll, IA 51401-2736
712-792-9399
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Mexican

We spent a Sunday in Carroll, IA, on a trip home from Rocky Mtn Nat'l Park. Most placed were closed. Rancho Grande was open and we were happy with the food and service. Prices were very reasonable. We sat outside and the early evening was quite pleasant. The only downside was the restaurant's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
dan s
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Cary, Illinois
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Cary, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

We spent a Sunday in Carroll, IA, on a trip home from Rocky Mtn Nat'l Park. Most placed were closed. Rancho Grande was open and we were happy with the food and service. Prices were very reasonable. We sat outside and the early evening was quite pleasant. The only downside was the restaurant's location next to a railroad crossing. Only... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We walked in and asked for booth, they're easier with our son, and immediately the server seemed agitated. He seated us, layer the menus down and walked away. Same guy came back later to ask for our drink order. The margarita and beer both were horrible. We asked for water to go with our drinks and once again he seemed... More 

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Monroe, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Good food and drinks!! Took our nieces an nephews our to lunch!! Had a great meal!! The staff was very friendly!

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Carroll, Iowa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Our waiter brought our drinks, a bit later brought our food and we never saw him again. We never got refills on our drinks and had to go get our own to-go box. The last few times we've been here we've had terrible service. We won't be going back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Great Mexican food with traditional Mexican menu. Rancho is one of our favorite restaurants in Carroll. Fantastic food, good prices, quite authentic. Nice patio during the summer months. I had chicken fajitas, they were great. My friend had burritos, also thought they were fantastic. We left stuffed and even had some left overs for the next day.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Ate here more than anywhere else over the course of 3 weeks. Good food, funny, friendly staff. Hope away from home. They remembered us and our likes and dislikes.

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Carroll, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We just ate there Friday night for my daughter and I's birthdays, excellent waiter service and always amazing food! I walk out of there completely stuffed every time. I would recommend Rancho Grande to anyone

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is the only sit down Mexican restaurant in Carroll. I've been here for lunch twice and have not been disappointed. The service is fast and the food is excellent. Will have to come here for dinner so I can try a margarita!

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Sac City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They have great Mexican food here! Fun atmosphere, all the tables, chairs & booths are decorate in bright colors of Mexican symbols. Great service. Soon as you arrive chips & salsa (hot) are served. Ask the waiter & he will bring a bowl of cheese sauce to mix with the salsa. We like being able to choose a combination plate.... More 

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Carroll IA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This establishment has weathered the test of time in Carroll, Iowa. They serve what I would describe as "Midwest Mexican" food. The food is good but is aimed toward the Midwest palette and tends to be a bit on the bland side for my taste. The atmosphere is pleasant enough and the service is, for the most part, good. As... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 323 N Main St, Carroll, IA 51401-2736
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Carroll
  • Phone Number: 712-792-9399

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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