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El Rancho Authentic Mexican Restaurant

1241 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735-7407
989-732-0307
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Ranked #13 of 57 Restaurants in Gaylord
Cuisines: Mexican
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Description: opened a few months ago
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English first
Mackinaw City, Michigan
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Love the atmosphere when we walked in the door, very festive. I tried the burrito, enchalida and quesadilla platter. Very tasty, but I like spicy so added hot sauce. My friend had the steak fajita, it was enough for two. I had the blended margarita and next time would have it on the rocks, a little thicker than I prefer.... More 

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Elmore, OH
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73 reviews 73 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We just happened upon this place as it was within a short walk of our hotel. It is obviously family owned and the food was outstanding!!! We have not had this quality of Mexican food in a long time. We were so happy to have stopped here! The Margaritas were also very good and the prices of everything was reasonable.... More 

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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is the typical Mexican restaurant that appears to be a "chain" but may not be.. It's got a huge menu, drink specials and the food comes out very fast (so fast, I can't imagine it to be cooked right then). I had the Chimichanga and it was, as noted, representative of the same Chimichangas that I've had at other... More 

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Gaylord, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food is amazing and the service is wonderful. This is the place to go for authentic food worth a reasonable price!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Good food, super authentic, good beer selection. Right off the highway, very convenient. Good kids menu fun place.

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Grayling, Michigan
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114 reviews 114 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Stopping for lunch and very pleasantly surprised very nicely decorated that service hot and good I had a recommend this place. It's a hidden gem in Gaylord

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Louisiana
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97 reviews 97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We stopped at this restaurant to eat dinner. The service was average. The fajita's were good. The quesadillas were not. The beef meat was too tough to chew and the liquid type cheese did not taste good to me. I ended up eating one of the children's enchilada's. It was good. The beans and rice were fine. I would not... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My 19 year old had the burrito loco and it filled him up. Beef and chicken and a lot more. Veg fajita was very good as well. Fair prices and tasty food

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Lansing, Michigan
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113 reviews 113 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My reviews are for several visits to each restaurant to be fair . We have stopped here over 8 times and it is a very cute place , very colorful. The owners and staff are Authentic and it is a little hard to understand them. A little challenge sometimes to communicate . They are prompt and try to be friendly... More 

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Gaylord, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We love this restaurant. It is an authentic Mexican restaurant, not like a Tex-Mex place. The portions are usually large, the prices are fair for what you get, and the service is always good. I can honestly say that I've never had a bad meal here. In my opinion, one of the best two restaurants in Gaylord!

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Additional Information about El Rancho Authentic Mexican Restaurant

Address: 1241 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735-7407
Phone Number: 989-732-0307
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
Cuisine: Mexican

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