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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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Description: opened a few months ago
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  • 28
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 11
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  • 3
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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
Most recent review
Great food, reasonable prices, fair staff.

The service was a little lacking. Our server had very limited personality. A smile or some eye contact would have been nice. The food was really good, but the waiter never came back or refilled our chips and salsa or my coffee. Had to track down another waiter for my husband to get another beer... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
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Springfield, Missouri
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Springfield, Missouri
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103 reviews 103 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The service was a little lacking. Our server had very limited personality. A smile or some eye contact would have been nice. The food was really good, but the waiter never came back or refilled our chips and salsa or my coffee. Had to track down another waiter for my husband to get another beer. Prices were reasonable and quantity... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Stopped into El Rancho after being away from the area for 4+ years and we were treated to another great meal and terrific service. I had the La Superior plate and my husband had the beef burrito plate. Both came out super fast and tasted great. Their chile rellenos are awesome! Try the Shrimp Diablo, too!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Unbelievable menu, great salsa and chips. Had the Loco Burrito , huge!!! Can't say anymore, great ambiance, good drinks , good service , good prices! Will return on our next trip to Gaylord!

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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
44 helpful votes 44 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
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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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115 reviews 115 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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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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