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El Rancho

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535 E State Highway 29, Bertram, TX 78605-4289
+1 512-355-3759
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016

The flavor was very good, the price even better !! Try the cactus, onion and egg taco. Healthy. For dessert, sopapillas. Freshly made sweet fried dough with honey and cinnamon.

Thank Pedro M
Jarrell, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2016

The kids were starving, it was getting late, and we were on our way back home, driving along Hwy 29, and we saw El Rancho. We shrugged -- not much else had been open other than a couple of fast food chains in Burnet -- and stopped. It looks like a dive on the outside, and the interior isn't much... More 

1 Thank mdiv2001
Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2015

We stopped here on the way to Enchanted Rock. Wow, were those breakfast tacos amazing! Even my daughter, living in Austin, thought they were absolutely delicious.

Thank Painters1953
Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2015

We stumbled on this place when we took the train ride from Austin and it stops for 2 hours in Bertram. We're not big on shopping, and it was February, so it was kind of cool. Plus we wanted to get away from the really touristy places to eat and find a place where it was more likely the locals... More 

1 Thank readytoretirecalgary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

If you want great tasting TeX/Mex food then you want to try El Rancho. Great food and great service with ice cold tea. Very reasonably priced. Walking distance to Dollar General and several drive in stores along with the railroad depot to take a site seeing tour

1 Thank 135parkerd
Lubbock, Texas
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79 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

Got the three breakfast tacos and shared. Awesome tortillas. Very hot hot sauce. Little goes a long ways! Asked for egg and bacon. It came with beans!! I did not enjoy that. However, my husband did so I gave four on the rating. We will go back next time we pass through. Worth trying again.

Thank 3longhorns
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2012

The food was great. They really give you a lot food, and the cost is pretty cheap. Their salsa and cheese dip is really good. You will be amazed about the amount food you get.

1 Thank LAOutlaws
Liberty Hill, TX
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2011

El Rancho is a little know Hill Country chain, stretching up and down Hwy 281. As someone who lives to the east, I was excited to see that they had stretched east on Hwy 29 to Bertram. Since discovering their Bertram location, we routinely drive the 10 minutes to El Rancho rather than eat at the various Mexican places in... More 

2 Thank rspcoswal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 535 E State Highway 29, Bertram, TX 78605-4289
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bertram
  • Phone Number: +1 512-355-3759

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?