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El Rancho Viejo

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19 W Main St, Battle Ground, WA 98604-8081
360-687-0515
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Vancouver, Washington
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Our family has been going to El Rancho for 17 years so that should tell you how much we love it! It's a family run business with great staff and terrific food!

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Thank Kristin4442014
Vancouver, Washington
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Great place for lunch or dinner, parties whatever. Family operated and the food is great! My favorite is the carne asada plate. when ever i eat at different mexican food restaurants I try the carne asada and El Rancho has the best. All the food is good, as well the drinks.

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Thank jeffrX7689WG
Vancouver, Washington
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80 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We came in on a busy Friday night. We were greeted immediately and shown to a table. The staff was so nice! Our water glasses never ran dry and the friendly banter from the staff was nice. The food was good and the portions generous. The chips were fresh, and the salsa was good. I wasn't overly impressed with the... More 

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Thank TheCheerfulGivers
Battle Ground, Washington
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

The food is quite good but the restaurant needs a major remodel. It is shabby looking. The service leaves one wondering why they show up for work. No smiles, no checking if you wish another drink. The check is unceremoniously dropped on the table without asking if you want dessert. We have been going there for 12 years only because... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016

Hubby and I ventured from Vancouver (WA) to Battle Ground and found this great place. Cute decor, fast service, delicious food. Hubby had the combination with shredded beef taco and enchilada. I had a seafood burrito (scallops and shrimp). We both were pleasantly surprised. Also, the chips and salsa were a great lead off - fresh and spicy. We'll be... More 

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Thank AnnTheCouv
Medford, Oregon
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple times with the family. Typical Mexican food at a decent price. Small restaurant but fun decor. Good service.

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Thank Brad K
Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Hubby and I have been to this restaurant twice now and I JUST LOVE IT! Service is fantastic, food is outstanding! Large portions, always steaming hot, chips and salsa endless. Great for lunch or dinner .. we will be going again very soon! Keep up the good work! Muchos Gracias!

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Thank Dee S
Ariel, Washington
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60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

One of our favorites for mexican food! I love their chicken enchilada suiza! Their drinks are generous and tasty, the service is great and do believe it is family owned. We try to always support locally owned family businesses and this place aims to please!

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Thank dnalnn
Battle Ground
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

When we crave sonoran style (heavy cheese, beans rice) Mexican food we go to El Rancho Viejo. Standard entrees are always satisfying and enjoyable. The red and green salsa is really good as are the big margarita's.

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Thank roadiegirlz
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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

my family and I have been going to this place for about 15 years. It is a wonderful, family owned place. The atmosphere is friendly and authentic to a mexican experience. There is something for everyone to enjoy, even if you don't like mexican food. (they make an awesome mushroom burger!) and it's huge. I take half home and make... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 W Main St, Battle Ground, WA 98604-8081
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Battle Ground
  • Phone Number: 360-687-0515

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