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El Rancho Authentic Mexican Restaurant

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1241 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735-7407
989-732-0307
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: opened a few months ago

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  • 32
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  • 12
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average 'Authentic' Mexican

I had the authentic Mexican Taquitos and it was average. The chips and salsa were good and the décor was very nice. The service was good!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
Erin B
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South Range, Michigan
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South Range, Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I had the authentic Mexican Taquitos and it was average. The chips and salsa were good and the décor was very nice. The service was good!

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Barryton, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

Food is fantastic! For a restaurant in a strip mall you are either expecting bad food or good food. Everything on their menu is great, the drinks are just a good too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This is an average Mexican restaurant. Food is ok, but service is great. Being veggie, I have limited options, so tried the Quesadilla which was not up to my expectations. The ice cream is good.

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Saint Ignace, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

My husband and I bring our 2 sons here to eat EVERY time we are in Gaylord. If you are looking for an excellent meal at a affordable price then this is the place to go! My current favorite is the chicken chipotle which is like a mole' sauce and is seriously something I could eat many times a week... More 

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Gaylord, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

My husband and I both enjoyed our food . The service was very good and our waiter was very friendly. We would go back again for sure.

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Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 via mobile

I love love this place! The decro is amazing and the food is to die for! Great staff! I could eat here everyday and next be sick of it! THE BEST!!

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Elkhart, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The food was good and there is a large selection of menu items to choose from. Better than corporate Mexican places. The atmosphere was friendly and the food good.Portion sizes were more than adequate.

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Clarkston, Michigan
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229 reviews 229 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I was staying at the Holiday Inn Express in Gaylord Michigan and this restaurant is right next door. You can walk out the side door of the hotel and be at the restaurant. Walked in and I was quickly seated by a nice woman at the front door. I asked to sit at the bar and she gladly turned the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Great chips and salsa. Had a chicken quesadilla for dinner. Food was great but the service was horrid. Had to keep asking for more chips and salsa and drink refills. It was almost as if they were rationing them. Im used to mexican restaurants where the staff is paying attention to their tables. We didnt have anyone even ask how... More 

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Portland, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Hockey team lunch during our tournament trip. We made reservations well in advance. Seating was a little cramped, but other than that everything was good! Food and drinks were delicious and service was pretty fast considering the size of our group (60+). Location was great as it was right next door to our hotel (Holiday Inn Express) and we were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

opened a few months ago

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