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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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Mexican food!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
CathyG S
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Sac City, Iowa
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Sac City, Iowa
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71 reviews 71 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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KS
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55 reviews 55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Our family had lunch here recently. We were in town for a wedding and had one hour for lunch. Our server did not even know that and efficiently served us. The menu is large with lots of choices. There are a number of good vegetarian options. The food is fine but nothing special. The chips are good but the salsa... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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54 reviews 54 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Being from Phoenix and eating GOOD Mexican food weekly, I was reluctant to try a Mexican restaurant in Iowa but the parking lot was full and we thought it must be good. Wrong!! The food was terrible but reasonably priced from the lunch menu. The most fabulous thing about this restaurant are the very colorful and interesting booths, tables and... More 

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Iowa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

This restuarant stays open until 10pm on a Sunday night. Food and service was excellent. I highly recommend trying this place if you find yourself in Carroll, Iowa.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The staff were helpful in accommodating a large group of us at fairly short notice, which was great. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly and it`s a good place for a get together with friends and family. The food is tasty and there is a wide choice of Mexican dishes.

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Johnston, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Our 2nd visit to this restaurant, near where we have family living. I personally am not a big Mexican food fan, but this restaurant was the group consensus! We were there around 4:00PM on a Sunday for an late lunch/early dinner so they were not extremely busy. They easily accommodated our group of 7. We had very good, fast service.... More 

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Fargo, ND
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182 reviews 182 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

I had lunch at this place and it was very good. The service was fast, the food was hot, and delicious, and the price was nice. I would definitely recommend this mexican restaurant. I plan on going back soon!

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Lytton
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We make this one of our regular stops when in Carroll and in the mood for Mexican fare and atmosphere. The meals are always delicious and filling while my wife enjoys their margaritas as a nice addition. We have always had very attentive wait staff who are always willing keep our beverages full and the chip basket and salsa overflowing.... More 

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104 reviews 104 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

I always enjoy dinner at this place, food is good. i did not see the same staff I used to see, but service is just good as usual

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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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