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“California Mexican Restaurant Ambiance” 5 of 5 stars
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El Rancharo
Woodstock, GA 30189
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Ranked #40 of 175 Restaurants in Woodstock
Price range: $3 - $10
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Takeout
Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“California Mexican Restaurant Ambiance”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2012

I used to live in San Diego, and this place is the closest to that SoCal type of Mexican food and setting in the area! Food is excellent, and well priced. Staff is very good. Margaritas are the best around.

Give it try you will be pleasantly surprised!

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Best Tex Mex in Woodstock”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

I echo one other reviewer on the take out comment. A great family place, but does get crowded. We usually call in, and get it to go. Carnitas and carne asada are very good dishes, and what impresses me is that they will make it like you like it-less oil, more done, whatever. We've ordered there enough that they know exactly how we like our food prepared and cooked. Can't beat it for very good Tex Mex.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Georgia
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21 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“We have been dining here for years”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

and we keep going back. Great food, great prices, great staff. Keep it up!

Visited April 2012
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Canton, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“My Favorite Local Mexican Destination!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2011

This, is my favorite little unknown Mexican restaurant in Woodstock, and possibly Georgia! The food here is excellent and super cheap. I absolutely love the margaritas as well. Its typical Mexican, but done very, very well. If you are ever in the Towne Lake area and are craving an excellent Mexican food there is none better, I would rate it slightly better than La Parrilla, and I love that place as well.

  • Visited September 2010
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“Locals favorite Mexican”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2011

A well run family restaurant, with the best Mexican salsa. Because of it's popularity with locals, we usually order out. The service is fast, and the portIon size is generous. It's Townlake's best kept secret, and our vote for best, authentic Mexican food.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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