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Rancho Las Trancas

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792 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-4405
+1 650-583-4751
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good45%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Feb 1, 2017
“Down Home atmosphere and food”
2 weeks ago
“Happy we found this place!”
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11:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
792 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-4405
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We checked the reviews and gave this place a chance...boy, we are certainly glad we did. I've lived in various Mexican border communities and love good, authentic Mexican food. This fit the bill exactly! Real, not store bought taco shells. The refried beans were so...More

Thank northcountry3
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Located on El Camino Real in South San Francisco this place is a treat to visit. The food is well prepared with excellent seasoning and portions. Prices are fair and the service is good when you consider how busy this place can get. Loved the...More

Thank TheBel
Reviewed February 15, 2016

SF is justly famous for its restaurants but these days so many are very expensive and impossible to get a table in, especially for the traveler with only a few days in town. Rancho Las Trancas is a smaller, family oriented place with generous portions,...More

Thank Qpgmr
Reviewed December 15, 2015

This place was recommended to us by a local, and we were so glad to learn about it! Service was very good, and the food was excellent; portions are large and everything was delicious. I ordered a combination plate so that I could sample a...More

Thank maureenb870
Reviewed March 28, 2015

It would be easy to review this place merely a medium-price, kind of family place - complete with live music on the weekends. But that would fall WAY short of the actual experience. The food here is exceptional - the real deal when it comes...More

Thank barneyone
Reviewed October 26, 2014

Rancho Las Trancas is your typical neighborhood mexican restaurant & bar. The food is not fancy but yummy, authentically Mexican and very reasonbly priced. Staff are attentive, friendly and laugh a lot. There were a number of flat screen TVs on which live sports events...More

Thank SandmannX
Reviewed October 14, 2014

Disappointed with my meal this time. I had chicken chilaquiles that had too much garlic (and the garlic had been overcooked). Really a shame since I do like this restaurant AND had had a great plate of chilaquiles at another restaurant a couple nights before....More

Thank travelmeisteren
Reviewed September 3, 2014

It used to be a great place, good food for a good price , but now is kind of expensive. Fridays is a good day to go if you want some dancing and fun

Thank sammita93
Reviewed June 13, 2014

Ate there twice while on vacation. My first combo meal (chicken enchilada and chicken taco) was okay as the red sauce was overseasoned with some herb/spice; the taste was just a bit too strong. The second visit was spot on; combo of two chicken tacos...More

Thank travelmeisteren
Reviewed April 22, 2014

My family LOVES this place. The food is always yummy!! The staff is friendly and they treat us like family.

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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 792 El Camino Real, South San Francisco, CA 94080-4405
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  South San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 650-583-4751
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