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El Rancho Authentic Mexican Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, , Vegetarian Friendly
1241 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735-7407
+1 989-732-0307
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (14 reviews)
“enchiladas” (9 reviews)
“flan” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1241 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735-7407
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened to stop at the restaurant with out knowing anything about it whatsoever. Our lucky day! The overall experience was excellent. Food, service, atmosphere, pricing and the total experience was more than we expected. This is a definite stop in our future travels.

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wife and I ordered lunch in empty restaurant.. my order was not as promised Wifes order was cold and meet very tough.. we had a total of 1 bite of our meal the waiter said fine and handed us the bill for the full meal...More

Thank oldog3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Returning from the UP with my mother(we both love Mexican food). The free basket of chips tasted like old grease. They were terrible -the Salsa was deep red, full of flavor and delicious! I got a taco salad that barely had any lettuce,refried beans were...More

Thank indodeb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely the best Mexican food in Northern, MI. Service staff are excellent and food is outstanding. Would highly recommend. Make sure you visit during Happy Hour.

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a very finicky person and not hoping for much here in Northern Michigan. I was more than pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food here. The chips were fresh and not to salty to kill the taste of the fresh salsa. The meal...More

Thank P83OUkeithw
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Very tasty food provided in an interesting atmosphere by a polite and attentive staff. There are many interesting dishes that will be new to most North Americans on the menu. Really nice people and really good food.

Thank James C
Reviewed 4 August 2018

Small atmosphere with authentic mexican food. My favorite is the El Rancho Taco salad with steak, chicken and shrimp.. Love their mararitas too. The staff is always friendly and the restaurant is very clean.

Thank Mlsmich
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Place is clean. People were friendly. Waiter was very attentive. Had the lunch special #7. The chicken quesadilla. It was very good. Chips and salsa was also very good. Will come back again in the future to try the margaritas.

Thank Bigo1952
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

What Mexican restaurant has carnita tacos on the menu but won’t serve them a la carte? Then I specifically asked for corn tortilla thet said okay and brought me flower with tacos that tasted like they had been sitting there for 10 mins! It took...More

Thank Jason J
Reviewed 3 March 2018

My girlfriends and I ALWAYS come here for our girls night out (at least once a month). We get a pitcher of margaritas (or two), order food and sit and chat for hours. Once we didn't realize how late it become, it was after their...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735-7407
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: +1 989-732-0307
Opened A Few Months Ago
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