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El Ranchito

983 N Highway 123 Byp, Seguin, TX 78155-3919
830-303-7802
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Ranked #5 of 84 restaurants in Seguin
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Jul 2, 2014
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69% Recommend
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English first
Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I do not understand why people ever go to El Ranchito. The decor is nice, it is clean, and the staff and Margaritas are very good. But the food is HORRIBLE. Even the salsa served with chips - how hard is it to make a good salsa? Theirs is so oniony with no other flavor. Just onion and tomato. Tired... More

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Tomball, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My parents went on their first date at the original El Ranchito location. People wondered if they would make it when they went upscale into their new location years ago. Of course, they made it. They make the best Tex-Mex in Texas. Most of the time when I return to something that I had great memories of as a child,... More

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San Antonio TX
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Best Tex Mex in the Seguin,New Braunfela area. Great enchiladas, clalups, guacamole. Large menu. Located conveniently on Bypass 123.

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Seguin, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

If you ask me, this place is for people who think this is real Mexican or even real tex-mex. Enchilada sauce taste just like out of the can and same for tortillas out of the bag. The only thing I enjoyed were the chips and salsa.

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Seguin, Texas
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We eat here several times per month. Love the Chili Relenos and the Margaritas. The service is always great!

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Edinburg, Texas, USA
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41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

We've had lunch here three times traveling through town, and it always has been a pleasant experience. The menu has plenty of variety, the prices are good, the service has always been very attentive. It's very clean, including the restrooms, and has a nice atmosphere. It's our go-to lunch place in Seguin.

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San Marcos, TX
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

I see reviews of 5 stars for this place. Obviously their benchmark is yuppie hipster Mexican restaurants. Myself, I prefer restaurants that serve authentic barrio style Mexican food. The kind of place where most of the clientele are Hispanic and sometimes you have to resort to your 5th grade Spanish to get your order in. This stuff was OK. But... More

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Nacogdoches
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

I love love love the salsa and chili gravy. I have been eatin it for over 50 years. It is excellent.

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Boston,MA
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151 reviews 151 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

The food is the best I ever had in Texas. I don't know what itis, but they got it right. The people are genuine and The Restaurant is old world charm. The steak was so tender and the chicken was delicious.

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Seguin, Texas, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

This place used to be wonderful, but this is no longer the case. Food is always cold and service is always slow. Their only saving grace are their quesadillas, nothing else is worth the time

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