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Maarquez de Leon | One block off Malecon, La Paz, Mexico
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Rancho Viejo is a go-to place that never disappoints! The food is terrific and the service is excellent and best of all, the prices are fair! Tonight we enjoyed our favorite Arracherra Steak Tacos with new family members visiting LaPaz for the first time! They were so impressed with the quality and flavor of the steak! The extras offered to... More 

Thank britecrawl
Tijuana, Mexico
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you are a little late and want tacos, this is one of the only places you will find and its delicious!! try ARRACHERA taco is way better that ASADA taco, and CHORIZO is also great too. You can pay with credit card, the salsas are great, the bathrooms are clean and the employees are super nice!

Thank Karina L
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

If you love meat tacos, this is the place to come. They provide ultra generous portions. Your taco comes with a tortilla filled with meat. You then dress tour taco to your preference with toppings including salsa, guacamole, pickled onions, etc. Our favorite was the arrachera, marinated skirt steak, which is what they are known for (37 peso a taco).

Thank Maxine K
Mount Holly, New Jersey
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99 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

Great food, large portions, and the staff are very accomodating and friendly. I highly reccomend this place.

Thank George O
La Paz, Mexico
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

I have lived in La Paz for 9.5 years and "Rancho" was always a favorite spot to take visitors. Famous for the "Arrachera" marinated steak tacos. In recent months they have almost doubled the prices on the menus and now they bring you only 4 or 5 tortilla's and if you ask for more they charge you for them.... Are... More 

Thank zstingraye
Dallas, Texas
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28 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Everyone is certainly entitled to their own opinion. Mine.. there was not one single thing special or great about my meal. It was not bad, but not even close to great. My last visit to La Paz, i tried a street vendor that was cheaper but also MUCH better taste-wise. Possibly there are other items on the menu that people... More 

Thank Texas_native_01
Brussels, Belgium
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49 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Tastes pretty much like mainland taquitos, get the feeling of typical Mexican tacos, arrachera and if you are lucky, a couple of songs by a Charros band.

Thank Gogo1515
Fort Collins, Colorado
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

This place has amazing arrachera tacos! They're served family style with tons of great toppings. There were 5 of us, we ordered the large platter and it was plenty of food. Great ambience, plenty of outdoor seating!

Thank kate241005
on th road
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

We visited the location on the Malecon and ate the arrachera tacos, which were good but nothing to rave about. the service was actually poor, but considering the waiter had to keep climbing the stairs to the upper level, it was almost explainable. It's just very irritating to have to keep asking for one thing or another the server forgot... More 

Thank OnTheRoadRetired
Vista, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Walked down the malecon to Rancho Viejo just before midnight to enjoy a half kilo of arrachera with all the terrific condiments including pickled cabbage and roasted peppers. The bean soup which we accidentally ordered was also excellent. Service was prompt and price was reasonable. Came back for breakfast the day we were leaving and the Huevos Vera Cruz was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maarquez de Leon | One block off Malecon, La Paz, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: 6121284647
There are a couple of these, but this one is only open at night - fancier than the malecon partner that serves tacos. Very nice place

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?