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Rancho Grande Mexican

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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18914 FM 1488 Rd, Magnolia, TX 77355-8576
(281) 356-1700
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Houston, Texas
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is just wonderful! This was our first time there and we finally found the best Mexican food in or near Magnolia! The shrimp ceviche was out of this world. Fresh ingredients and tasted wonderful. I am already craving that again. I had cheese enchiladas and a tamale all covered in green sauce (you have to ask for the... More 

Thank Solosailorgirl
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1,153 reviews
711 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 644 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great restaurant and great friendly staff, we have tried most of the mexicans around the area and by far this exceeds our expectations. Great margaritas and drinks, fresh tortillas and steak cooked to perfection. recommended.

Thank bryanmantezoni
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service is always excellent whatever time we visit, which is usually at least once a week. Food is consistent and a bargain. The avocado salad is to die for. We gave friends from out of town just for this! Margaritas hit the spot, especially the sangria margarita.

Thank Susan B
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35 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

While working in Magnolia for 15 years, I've had the opportunity numerous times to have lunch at the Grande and have never had a negative experience.

Thank Mark S
Magnolia, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Really good food and the Rita's are the best the price is just right and it's easy to get to and the service is good and fast

Thank jeff m
Magnolia, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

We love the shrimp tacos & margaritas! However, everything we have eaten at Rancho Grande has been very good. They also have great service!

Thank taylorn175
Houston, Texas
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

we got there a little before dinner hour, so we sat immediately, and were swamped with people making sure our tea, water, tostados, salsa were topped off. My date ordered a mexican entree with tea, and I ordered a hamburger, just water. The adding in tip for great service, I was out for less than $30, that's not cheap eats,... More 

Thank daanderson77
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

So the place has LOTS of parking which is why we chose it, the hosts were kinda snobby (ehh what evs tho), atmosphere was fun. The server was pretty good, the salsa was just ok, and the chickn fajitas were disappointingly bland. The prices were decent tho. All in all wont be a 1st choice to go back to when... More 

Thank Jacqueline T
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

Very good Mexican food. We love their food and do their chicken fajitas as take-out quite often. Their food has always been fresh and tasty. I like them as much as Chuy's which used to be our "go to" for Mexican food. The only improvement I would suggest would be a good green sauce (like Chuy's!) to go along with... More 

Thank Pinkbird77
Magnolia, Texas
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Over the years, the food has greatly improved at Rancho Grande. My favorite dish is the Pollo Poblano with its juicy chicken, grilled poblano, and crisp bacon crumbled on top. Salsa is great and chips are fresh. I enjoy going to Rancho Grande.

Thank Michelle B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18914 FM 1488 Rd, Magnolia, TX 77355-8576
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Magnolia
  • Phone Number: (281) 356-1700

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