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2904 Route 32, Saugerties, NY 12477-5120
845-246-2797
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Ranked #21 of 62 Restaurants in Saugerties
Cuisines: Mexican
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Kingston, New York
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61 reviews 61 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

I went there because my friend wanted to bring me there for my birthday since she knew that I used to go to El Rancho quite often many years back. Well, let me tell you, I will never go back there again. We went on a Saturday night and was seated immediately but it took the server 15 minutes to... More

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Saugerties, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We have been to many Mexican restaurants...including restaurants in Mexico and Southern California. But none of them have salsa like this! It is simply the best! They were it to you with crisp salty chips when you arrive, and then you're hooked! They do charge ice you ask for more, but it is worth the extra $2! (They also sell... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

I absolutely love this place,the food is amazing and the people are great! I highly recommend for anyone looking for authentic Mexican food.

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Barrington, RI
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82 reviews 82 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I really liked the food here. I had a beef burrito and it was perfect. Staff was very friendly and I will go there again if I am in the area. Inside is a little dated but clean.

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Nevada City, CA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Great find a bit off the beaten path. I was going to give this 5 stars, but the second time we ate here (we got take out), the steamed clams (yes, steamed clams -great ones at that) had many empty shells and for $9 didn't get much. We had them previously and they were perfect. The rest of the food... More

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DeLand, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

we were spending a week in saugerties & fell in love with their enchiladas, the family always make us feel right at home, friendly atmosphere, good service & great food

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Schenectady, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This was our fourth time visiting El Rancho, and again we loved the food. We make it a tradition when we travel to Saugerties for a horse show each summer. The decor is like stepping into a little bit of Mexico, they also have an outside patio for seating and a large bar area with seating if you prefer. Casual,... More

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New York City, New York
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122 reviews 122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The portions were big. The shrimp fajitas had a lot of shrimps, more than the usual that you find in other Mexican restaurants. But I wish the chile rellenos had cheese instead of sour cream. The other chile rellenos I had tasted in other places had a bit of rice and ground beef, which I prefer.The flan was very good.... More

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Pennsylvania
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104 reviews 104 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We had a large group of friends join together for dinner. The service was friendly, but not really helpful. The chips and salsa were great, my entree, chicken soft tacos were pretty average if not tasteless, but my friends all seemed to enjoy their food. The portions were pretty big, too.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Went here with my ski team after a race on a whim and we were not disappointed. The homemade chips and guac are super delicious and the service was great. I had the chimichangas which were as massive as they were delicious. My group seemed pretty universally satisfied. Definitely worth a stop for dinner after skiing.

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Address: 2904 Route 32, Saugerties, NY 12477-5120
Phone Number: 845-246-2797
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Catskill Region  >  Saugerties
Cuisine: Mexican

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