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MI Rancho

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8701 Ramsey Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3485
(301) 588-4744
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 27
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  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican Fiesta!!

My favorite is the ribs; succulent, tender and a smidgen sweet. Other traditional dishes are delish as well. The salsa is a little more liquid than I prefer, but has a good taste.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Melanie B
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Geneva, Switzerland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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164 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

On our last night in Silver Spring we decided to try Mexican because back home we eat Mexican food A LOT. Maybe we're spoiled with our place but I was heavily disappointed. Service was slow but I will say it was an extremely busy Saturday night. Food was extremely bland and the margaritas were so watered down. Definitely would not... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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51 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

My favorite is the ribs; succulent, tender and a smidgen sweet. Other traditional dishes are delish as well. The salsa is a little more liquid than I prefer, but has a good taste.

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Vandalia, Ohio
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Despite some other critical reviews on this site, we found service at Mi Rancho to be friendly and attentive. The food, on the other hand, was pretty bland. Not bad by any means but devoid of any "zing" and certainly not meant to please anyone looking for any heat in their Mexican dishes (it said a lot that there was... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

I have eaten at the original restaurant, a hidden gem, in Silver Spring, many years ago. My husband and I had our second date there and the margaritas helped us get to know each other better. All dishes were made with fresh ingredients, served by great, fun, staff!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great Mexican food, great atmosphere awesome staff. One of the very first restaurants in Silver SPring before redevelopment. My favorite is the ceviche.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

As a Texan living 30 years in Maryland I couldn't exist without Mi Rancho. Predictable good food, good service and good fun at good value. Mexican food done well. Good for dates, family or parties.

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Silver Spring, MD
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35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I live in the area and have been here a number of times over the years, this place has been around a good long time. My wife and I find that if we order the chili rellenos it is so much food that we can share it and still be full. Especially if one has any of the chips and... More 

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columbia.md
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Mi Rancho opened its doors to Silver Spring before any of the places in the revitalized downtown. It was the place my kids grew up with-- they would watch the tortilla machine cook perfect homemade pillows of dough--- as us parents drank margaritas and savored our time out eating with neighbors. So i love Mi Rancho for its nostalgia for... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very tasty, authentic Mexican food. All of the favorites are there. Homemade tortillas made right there in the dining room.Great family place, excellent outdoor seating area in the summer. Lots of room on the outdoor patio. Highly recommended!

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We go to Mi Rancho whenever we are on that side of town. We used to live over by it, but moved, and miss it dearly. Their staff is always so friendly and accommodating, and their food is nicely prepared and always consistent. Try the seafood soup (not on the menu sometimes...you may have to ask for it). That with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8701 Ramsey Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910-3485
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Silver Spring
  • Phone Number: (301) 588-4744

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?