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El Ranchito

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8138 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, WA 98264-9421
+1 360-354-8388
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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“tostada” (2 reviews)
“pico de gallo” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8138 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, WA 98264-9421
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1 - 10 of 38 reviews

Reviewed December 1, 2017

Had previously been to a Mexican restaurant in Lynden which was quite good. Was told that this was the same place by a local. The food was in a word.....dreadful. Save your money and go to the other Mexican in town, or the taco truck...More

Thank cdmar
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We visit regularly for the really sweet family who own the restaurant and their consistently good food! We usually order the same few items which have become our favorites, but when we do decide to try something new, it is always tasty and fresh!

Thank Shawnimor
Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

We have been eating here for 15 years. We moved away 5 years ago and whenever we are in the area it's a must. Same faces whenever you go. Menu is fantastic. Can't get food like this in Alberta. Fresh homemade salsa and chips. Food...More

Thank victoria12u
Reviewed June 21, 2017

We had dinner here and the service was great. Chips and salsa were good. My entree was a tostada and enchilada and I ordered beef. The meat was ground so fine and just wasn't very appealing. The tostada turned out to be a taco shell...More

Thank IdahoLakemom
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Four friends out for dinner. The atmosphere was a little dingy and somewhat grubby which should have been our first clue. The waitress (who may have been the owner) was not overly friendly or helpful with the menu. The salsa was good but the chips...More

Thank Jill P
Reviewed April 19, 2017

Fast6 service. Basic Mexican food. Had the tacos. Servers are friendly. Prices are reasonable. Food is reasonable. Easy to get a table and service.

Thank MAUREENH47
Reviewed April 12, 2017

We have eaten here many times in the past. Now that we are returning to the area, we took the grandkids there. Not many people eating at 7 on a Monday night. I tried a chili releno for the first time and really liked it....More

Thank sharont666
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Friendly and efficient service. Wide selection of food and beverage to suit all ages. The decor transports you to a region in Mexico that reflects the humble beginnings of the staff.

Thank hkyh1963
Reviewed January 23, 2017

This restaurant offers reasonable prices and tasty, if somewhat standard, Mexican food. The corn chips are warmed and both a pico de gallo and a sauce are provided. The food tastes freshly cooked and the portions are large enough to satisfy most people. The staff...More

Thank Lynden-Tom
Reviewed December 6, 2016

I decided to take my mom and sister out to dinner, and I had never been to this restaurant before, and we were pleasantly surprised by how good out meals were. The chips and salsa were homemade and delicious. We all ordered something different from...More

Thank Amanda R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $15
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8138 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, WA 98264-9421
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lynden
  • Phone Number: +1 360-354-8388
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