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Rancho Grande

Mexican, Southwestern
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615 Locust St, Monticello, MN 55362-8857
(763) 295-3760
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here. I have given up finding great Mexican food other than in the southwest. The food here was ok. Plates were very hot but the food was room temperature. We were never checked on after our food was delivered. Only redeeming point was the margaritas were very good. I would try somewhere else next time.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
North Charleston, South Carolina
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86 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

A hostess seated us promptly. Another lady came and took our order. Our food was served by a male server. Our original waitress never came back to serve us although she was still working. I had a combination plate and my food was good. However, my wife's Taco Salad was watery in the bottom of the shell, which made the... More 

Thank christopherM8134MB
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Great Food and Great Prices!! XL Margarita is amazing. The best chicken chimichangas . Friendly staff. Will eat it again and again

Thank Jeana C
Becker, Minnesota
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296 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Well, this seems to be a place people love or hate! We are in the middle and rate it as "average Mexican food". I disagree with the reviews who label this as "authentic" (I've been to Mexico many times. We've had 5-6 meals here over the last several years. Nothing was bad. The Molcajete is their best dish in our... More 

Thank curioustravelor2010
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

This place has amazing food and one of our favorite places for dinner. My picky eater loves this place as they don't make him feel like a burden when he makes a special request. The waiters are attentive and work hard to make sure that your visit with them is exceptional.

Thank PTW_MN
Monticello, Minnesota
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I love, love, love this place! We are barely seated and they bring over chips and salsa. Service is fast and the food is great! The owners are lovely people. This is my favorite restaurant in Monticello, and I've been here for over 15 years.

Thank Pamela B
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

I plan to come again! It was great fresh Mexican, perfectly seasoned and served hot!! Our party was a larger family gathering and we all had a great time.

Thank Erin K
Fargo, North Dakota
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95 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

We happened upon this restaurant by accident. It's located in a little strip mall right off the interstate. The food was awesome the service was quick courteous and pleasant. The guacamole dip was made to order. And the chips are crisp and delightful. We would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone. We ordered seafood enchiladas and beef enchiladas. Both are... More 

Thank ND1438
Monticello, Minnesota
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Rancho Grande is the best Mexican food in Monticello or Maple Grove!! Plus, really reasonably priced and good service!

Thank Brenda A
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Folks- forget the rest this place has re best Mexican food in the state of Minnesota. We have tried Mexican restaurants, and Rancho Grande delivers- freshly made authentic Mexican food. Their service is also top notch. We have been there numerous times and we have never been disappointed!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 Locust St, Monticello, MN 55362-8857
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: (763) 295-3760

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