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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: Lunch, Dinner
Description: opened a few months ago

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  • 36
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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
Good Food! Good Service!

Our family of four ate here during a visit to the area in August 2015. We found the waitstaff to be very helpful and friendly. The food was very good with the right amount of heat on most items. Would eat here again if/when we're ever in the area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Detroit
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Brooklyn, Michigan
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

food was amazing, the red sauce was not the best but everything else was fantastic. will go back again

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Detroit
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Our family of four ate here during a visit to the area in August 2015. We found the waitstaff to be very helpful and friendly. The food was very good with the right amount of heat on most items. Would eat here again if/when we're ever in the area.

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I was there for lunch about ten minutes after they opened, my co-workers and I were the first ones there. It's a good-size place with plenty of tables. They have a diverse menu which is vegetarian friendly. They provide table chips and salsa: the chips are quite good and thick, the salsa wasn't the best but it's good enough for... More 

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Carleton, Michigan
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We love to eat here the food is very good and they have the best margaritas. We always get the same server Alex he is so nice and treats us like family. You will not be dispointed.

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Dearborn, Mi.
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We dined here 7-17-2015 for dinner and we really enjoyed it. We all had something different. Tacos, burritos, taquitos, beans & rice. The salsa is amazing. ...bought some to take home! I would suggest the chicken over the beef.....it wasn't bad just a little bland but the chicken is very good. We will definitely come back when we are in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Food cost was overpriced and food quality was poor. Ordered the fajitas came out with three pieces of onion and two pieces of green pepper. My wife and kids food was no better than mine we will not be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Very good fresh chips and salsa. Nice atmosphere and friendly service. Great selection and lunch specials. Everyone really liked the rice that came with their dishes and my party of three enjoyed their meals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We stopped for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. The restaurant was pretty quiet, and we got quick service. Some good chips and salsa were brought to our table right away, and on the server's recommendation, two of us ordered the burritos. The hot sauce is pretty hot, so if you're a little cautious, you may want to order it on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

El Rancho was a pleasant surprise! We were staying in the hotel next door and saw the restaurant while swimming at the hotel pool. It didn't look like much, your average strip mall restaurant. We kept joking about going there, but after checking trip advisor decided to give it a try. Certainly glad we did! Started with drinks, guacamole and... More 

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South Range, Michigan
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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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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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