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El Ranchon Family Mexican

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3416 W McGraw St, Seattle, WA 98199-3212
+1 206-281-9233
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  • Excellent7%
  • Very good63%
  • Average23%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
Dec 16, 2017
“Decent Food & Drink”
Feb 13, 2017
“Friendly typical family MEX”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
$$ - $$$
3416 W McGraw St, Seattle, WA 98199-3212
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Reviewed December 16, 2017

This restaurant is in my neighborhood and is very popular with the locals. Not real traditional Mexican fare but tasty none the less. The only negative is that their Chicken always seems to be under seasoned and Chicken dishes are one of my favorite. Still...More

Thank tall_six6
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Each time we eat here the service good, staff very personable and friendly. Premises are clean. Food usual local American Mexican. Good portions and reasonable portions.

Thank ats111
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Compared to the food you can get at the many Mexican food trucks around Seattle this restaurant just does not rate. The giant plates of refried beans, rice and runny sauces combined with blandness reminded me of the 1970s. I would not come back here...More

Thank Nico20167
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Came for lunch on a Saturday and the portions were large dinner sized. The food was nothing unusual for an American Mexican place. Very friendly staff. They do Serve traditional white queso. Tamale was really thick corn bread but tasty.

Thank Live2traveldaworld
Reviewed September 6, 2015

From the moment we walked in, I felt like this place had potential as we were greeted by a gentleman who was a native Spanish speaker. The staff was extremely friendly and the food was great. The serving sizes were generous and the freshly made...More

1  Thank Sandy G
Reviewed August 6, 2015

Very friendly neighborhood/family place been there 20 years. Better than average food and memorably excellent red as well as green salsa. A reliable option!

Thank Bill W
Reviewed February 10, 2015

I thoroughly enjoyed dinner here with friends. It was partly the company but also the quality of the food. I had the Chili Rellenos which were excellent, and usually a good measure of a quality restaurant. My friends have been here often and enjoy the...More

Thank AK_Steve_AK
Reviewed March 31, 2014

Disclaimer: I'm from Los Angeles where good Mexican food is everywhere. So, to me, El Ranchon was average, over priced and more like a tourist trap than an authentic Mexican restaurant. If you're from LA, stay away, or you will be angry.

Thank RachJim
Reviewed January 20, 2013

Nine of us went for diner and realized most of the people having diner are from the neighborhood. Had good food and good service.

Thank SSonar
Reviewed August 30, 2012

I love El Ranchon. I used to go there all the time when I lived in Magnolia. Great basic Mexican food (love the chicken enchiladas!) and wonderful margaritas. But the friendly service is what has always won me over. They take great care of you,...More

1  Thank janbosj
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3416 W McGraw St, Seattle, WA 98199-3212
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle
  • Phone Number: +1 206-281-9233
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