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Rancho Grande

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Mexican, Southwestern
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615 Locust St, Monticello, MN 55362-8857
+1 763-295-3760
Today
11:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such good, authentic, fresh Mexican food. The owner even tolerates my attempts at using my high school Spanish with good humor. This is our go-to place for Mexican food.

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Thank Ramona V
Becker, Minnesota
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401 reviews
247 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, there is about every possible menu selection you can think of from individual meals to combinations, etc. I had a burrito which was great and my wife had guacamole which was also very good. The chips and salsa are a fresh dish you start with and the chips are unsalted which is perfect since the salsa is... More 

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Thank FamilyDad2013
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped because of trip advisor on our travels as we were craving Mexican. Food was very good and place was clean and staff was friendly.

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Thank Keith F
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

We've been eating at Rancho Grande for several years, since they opened. Every meal I've had there has been excellent. I especially like the Chili Verde and the carnitas enchiladas, but so many different dishes to try and all have been good. Good value too, as you get a lot of food and have leftovers to eat the next day.... More 

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Thank miniCows_MN
Hillman, Minnesota
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the BEST Mexican restaurant. The fajitas are awesome, but for a real authentic dish...the Pollo Karley is EXCELLENT! Staff is very friendly. Casual dining with fun atmosphere.

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Thank Scherry K
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I have never had a negative experience at Rancho grande! Food is always amazing!!! Service has always been wonderful!

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Thank kelsey H
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Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here. I have given up finding great Mexican food other than in the southwest. The food here was ok. Plates were very hot but the food was room temperature. We were never checked on after our food was delivered. Only redeeming point was the margaritas were very good. I would try somewhere else next time.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
North Charleston, South Carolina
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161 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

A hostess seated us promptly. Another lady came and took our order. Our food was served by a male server. Our original waitress never came back to serve us although she was still working. I had a combination plate and my food was good. However, my wife's Taco Salad was watery in the bottom of the shell, which made the... More 

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Thank christopherM8134MB
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Great Food and Great Prices!! XL Margarita is amazing. The best chicken chimichangas . Friendly staff. Will eat it again and again

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Thank Jeana C
Becker, Minnesota
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411 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Well, this seems to be a place people love or hate! We are in the middle and rate it as "average Mexican food". I disagree with the reviews who label this as "authentic" (I've been to Mexico many times. We've had 5-6 meals here over the last several years. Nothing was bad. The Molcajete is their best dish in our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:30
Thursday
11:00 - 21:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 Locust St, Monticello, MN 55362-8857
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: +1 763-295-3760

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