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7755 Magnolia Beach Rd, Denham Springs, LA 70726-8970
+1 225-665-7886
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Iowa
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

i like this place but since they opened a closer mexican restaurant to us, we use the closer one more. they do have good food though and especially like their shrimp salad

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Thank Vicki R
Gainesville, Florida
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233 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2016

El Rancho is a family owned and operated restaurant which has the best Mexican food we have tasted in this area. They actually use seasoning instead of cooking bland food. Even the refried beans have real flavor, not like canned ones that I'm sure a lot of Mexican places use. My wife's chicken fajitas were sensational as was my chicken... More 

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Thank rodneytherock
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

The service is great. The prices are good. The food is average. They don't do a bad job preparing the food, it's just that I can taste the fact that they don't use quality ingredients. The beef is tough and chewy. The shrimp are not big and fresh. Their prices do reflect this - but I'd rather pay a little... More 

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Thank Lonnie H
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2015

This is our go-to place in Denham for Mexican. It's conveniently located (for us) and we hardly ever have to wait for a table. The daily specials are pretty good and they will serve up the lunch deals at any time if you ask. Special orders are not a problem and the service is always fast and friendly. The decor... More 

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Thank lindadudley
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

We use to visit here at least once a week, we had two bad experiences so we stopped eating here. We decided to give it another shot after a year or so. Tonight it was excellent! I forgot how much I loved this place. Me and my husband ordered the fajitas bravas for 2, we ate 6 fajitas total, still... More 

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Thank Nicole0102
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

Reason that I'm not impressed: - the majority of the food taste like a frozen microwave dinner - Margaritas are bland - happy hour isn't convenient - enchiladas are dry I have eaten here lots of times and haven't come across something that I like yet; and Mexican food is my favorite. Even though the food is not good in... More 

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Thank 888mwc
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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103 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2014

After shopping at Bass Pro Shop we decided to try El Rancho Mexican Restaurant which is located across the parking lot. It had traditional Mexican style in the restaurant and was homey. The Pollo Fundido was excellent, the Chimi platter was equally so, and the margaritas were great! Every day from 5pm to 10pm they have a two for one... More 

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Thank Ken6973
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2013

This is the best Mexican food I have eaten in Louisiana. I highly recommend this place if you like real Mexican food and not Taco Bell.

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Thank Patricia B
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2013 via mobile

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant. The amount of food you get for the price is great! The chicken fajita quesadillas are AWESOME!! My son loves the chimichangas! Me and my husband split the fiesta platter($10.99) Their margaritas are good too! And the service is always good. I just think the place could use a little dusting!

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Thank Nicole0102
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2013 via mobile

El Rancho is my favorite Mexican restaurant in Denham Springs! The food is always great, as well as the service! In addition, they serve great portions for the $!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7755 Magnolia Beach Rd, Denham Springs, LA 70726-8970
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Denham Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 225-665-7886

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