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Rancho Bravo Tacos

Lake Union
Mexican
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211 NE 45th St, Seattle, WA 98105
Today
10:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great, cheap tacos and burritos

I randomly came across this place and it was excellent. I know everyone thinks Seattle doesn't have good Mexican food, but this place stands up there with the great Mexican food from anywhere. I had a burrito with pork al pastor - it was big, filling and the pork and the beans had great flavor... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2014
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New York City, New York
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  • Late Night
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New York City, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I randomly came across this place and it was excellent. I know everyone thinks Seattle doesn't have good Mexican food, but this place stands up there with the great Mexican food from anywhere. I had a burrito with pork al pastor - it was big, filling and the pork and the beans had great flavor. There were a bunch of... More 

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Marsascala, Malta
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by some locals, it looks like an old Bk or McDonalds drive thru that they have converted into a Mexican diner type! The food was incredible and great value! It was really busy when we went as it seems like a local hotspot but we still got a table and the food was ready... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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58 reviews 58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

Ok. This is Seattle. Our mexican food tends to suck profoundly. Knowing that - this place is great when it's like 3am and you need a bag of tacos, but, let's be honest guys, it's not *good*. It's craaaazy cheap, so for the price and the hour of day when most people visit - it's amazing. But I wouldn't go... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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132 reviews 132 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

Pretty good Mexican food for being in Seattle. From the pork to the salsa, you won't find better in the area. And priced just right too.

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Seattle
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121 reviews 121 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2011

A commercial painting friend of mine has been telling me about this spot for a long time. I was in the neighborhood so thought I'd give it a try. I have to agree with him.. This spot does sell the best taco in Seattle and for just 2 bucks. It sits east of Dick's drive-in, a long established hamburger joint,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2009

so much fun at 2:00 in the morning

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2009

Delicious tacos. I've never been when the tamales are available, but I hear they are bomb.

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Seattle, Washington
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78 reviews 78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2009

There is no lovely scenery, unless you like donut dumpsters, but the food is worth it. The staff is always friendly enough, and the tacos are amazing. Definitely the best value food in the Seattle area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2008

Perfection in a tortilla. Cheap and good. Can't ask for anything more.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2008

Capitol Hill desperately needs a Rancho Bravo. Thanks for providing an alternative to Dick's at 2am!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 211 NE 45th St, Seattle, WA 98105
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle>  > Lake Union
  • Neighborhood: Lake Union

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:30 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
10:30 am - 3:00 am

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