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El Rancho Grande

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Mexican, Southwestern
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310 E Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1110
269-469-9600
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Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 12
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good mexican food and great atmosphere

Very cool Mexican restaurant-lots of atmosphere! The chips were excellent and the food was good, although it could've been hotter (temperature-wise). Our waitress was a lot of fun and the service was good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 23, 2014
Stoeck
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Grand Ledge, Michigan
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
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56 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Grand Ledge, Michigan
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Very cool Mexican restaurant-lots of atmosphere! The chips were excellent and the food was good, although it could've been hotter (temperature-wise). Our waitress was a lot of fun and the service was good.

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Ypsilanti, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

The food was probably sub par to be honest but actually reheated quite well. Their tortilla chips were amazing! We had two baskets and wanted more...

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Huntley, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Totally enjoyed this establishment! Margarita's were wonderful and their chips and salsa were home made! Food was wonderful and reasonably prices!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The place is adorable but the food is overpriced and below expectations. Service was good and pleasant. Not worthy of a return visit.

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LaPorte, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Food was great (chicken and steak fajitas). Served with lots of side items and was nice and hot. Plenty of food and the margaritas were great.

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Chi Town
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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Cute quaint option to grab some eats not in the 4 W. Located near the beach, so it is a great after beach meal.

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Beckley, West Virginia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Food was OK not worth the money it was near $50 for two and not worth a revisit. Chips were very oily and not as crisp as others I've had. Salsa was very weak almost a tomato assume like, without spice. The seafood chimichangas were small, tasteless, and had shrimp shells in it. The fajitas were good. The service was... More 

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Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Great margaritas. Wonderful queso fundido (which you don't find at many places) and hospitable service. Prices are what you'd find at any good Mexican restaurant. Specials are real deals.

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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Beer is good, they had fun cocktail cups you could take home as a memory. That was cute. My 8-year-old loved the atmosphere. We went around halloween time, so they had lots of decorations. Food is average Mexican, not bad though.

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Hinsdale, IL
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013 via mobile

Don't be fooled with the outside or decor, the food is good! We had enchalada's and tostada's. Both dinners were good and service was fast. We will be back!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 310 E Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1110
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  New Buffalo
  • Phone Number: 269-469-9600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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