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“Fine Mexican Food at Reasonable Prices” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Rancho Restaurant & Motel

El Rancho Restaurant & Motel
867 Navajo Blvd, Holbrook, AZ 86025-2646
928-524-3332
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Ranked #18 of 28 Restaurants in Holbrook
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Coconut Creek, Florida
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“Fine Mexican Food at Reasonable Prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

During my recent sojourn in Holbrook,I enjoyed having meals at the El Rancho Restaurant.For $6.95,there were wonderful Mexican Specials which included enchiladas,Spanish rice,refried beans,and sopapillas the three evenings that I ate there.The service was very good and the staff of this restaurant was very congenial.Kachina dolls made by local Native Americans were on sale close to this restaurant's entrance.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Goshen, Indiana
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53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Route 66 classic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

Surprisingly good Mexican food. Loved the chicken fajitas, sopopias were pretty good as well. Generous portion size. Friendly wait staff. This place is a throw back in time to the old Route 66 days so you need to be prepared for the quirky atmosphere. We did enjoy it for what it is.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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west hills, ca
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8 restaurant reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“A Classic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Food is so so but if you are a route 66 fan or a western/ 1920-50's movie fan it is worth the stop. You can see how this was the place to be back then. The hotel has it's original charm and there are pictures of stars everywhere. The restaurants okay but worth it just to enjoy the surroundings

Visited June 2013
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Winslow, Arizona
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“Dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

I eat here couple times a month, always Good, Staff are Great, used to have live music every Saturday evening, Wish they still did. The food is always excellent, not to hot or salty, you can wash it down with a cold beer if you like, they bring me a pitcher of cold iced tea, that hits the spot. well worth going.

Visited September 2012
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Vancouver, Washington
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“Decent Food/Great Price”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

It is an everything place on Route 66!!! We had the special and shared it with two people and were stuffed. Soapillas!!! are a must have

Visited November 2012
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