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“A good restaurant that keeps dropping in quality.”

El Rancho Restaurant
Ranked #336 of 1,098 Restaurants in Detroit
Cuisines: Mexican
Restaurant details
Sterling Heights
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195 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“A good restaurant that keeps dropping in quality.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2013

I first ate here when this was just a small hole in the wall with no bar and the menu was written on a blackboard.The place had a great atmosphere and really good food. That was 30 plus years ago. The place has expanded greatly, but the taste of the food has dropped like a rock. I love botanas and this place used to have the second best in town. Now they are not even in the running. I go in once a year and keep hopping the food will taste better, but no luck so far. The tastes on the food I have eaten have been pretty mediocre for the most part. The chimichangas are pretty good as are the tacos and enchiladas. There is a parking lot in the rear and the servers are friendly.

  • Visited April 2013
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English first
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
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53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good chilis rellenos”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2012

This is good Mexican food in the heart of the Motor City's Mexicantown. You might not remember which border you're near when you eat at El Rancho!

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Jerry B
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