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El Ranchito Taco Shop

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1028 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065-2121
760-789-0368
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Ramona, California
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge selection. One of the only Mexican places in town that serves potato tacos, both crunchy and rolled. We got a couple of different combos to try a variety of things... It was all very good! Comparable prices. They could take some time to refresh their drive through and exterior. Buy definitely will go back, again and again!

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Thank SeanChris
Ramona, California
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been a customer here for over 20 years. Never had a bad meal or was dissatisfied. Always good service and quick drive-thru too! Best rolled tacos w/guacamole. Excellent burritos also.

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Thank Ron S
Ramona, California
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Many larger Mexican restaurants in town, but food here is consistently better than most. Small but easy parking and a drive through.

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Thank Early B
Ramona, California
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Their enchilada sauce is dark and savory. Quite different from many others. Food is good, staff friendly. It's my regular take-out place. Usually get a Combo plate, but will have to revisit the menu, which is quite extensive. Used to be just a former hamburger stand with tables out front (circa 1960) then became Mexican and they enclosed the outside... More 

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Thank fastflyer2016
Sierra Vista
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179 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

This is the only place I can find my beef tongue tacos which are excellent. They put salsa verde on it, which I would have preferred they didn't. Next time, I will ask them to leave it off. I would definitely come here again.

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Thank Jhurd6
Ramona, California
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This is a small store; a drive thru and one room that can hold 20 or so with counter order and pickup. Very basic. But the food is always good. You could eat in a large classy restaurant and not be any happier with the food.

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Thank Early B
Astoria, Illinois
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

The carnitas torta was one of the best fast food meals that I have had in quite some time. I highly recommend Mi Ranchito. Although their prices have gone up slightly recently, it's still a great bargain.

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Thank TravelinMan2323
Ramona, California
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The rolled tacos are tasty but the gucamole they service with it is thinned down with what seems like mashed peas. They charge if you want extra salsa from what they think is a good amount to go with your order. Inside dining is always clean.

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Thank Dina S
Ramona, California, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This cafe has delicious authentic Mexican food. The machaca burrito is a favorite of ours. They give a free drink to seniors which is nice.

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Thank Judy H
Kissimmee, Florida
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74 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

The food is really good. The inside is very nicely decorated. The service is fast and they even have a drive-thru. I enjoyed it a lot.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1028 Main St, Ramona, CA 92065-2121
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Ramona
  • Phone Number: 760-789-0368

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?