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El Ranchero Mexican Restaurant

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308 W Main St, La Porte, TX 77571-5002
+1 281-471-7461
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible9%
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“tacos” (12 reviews)
“chilaquiles” (2 reviews)
“rice” (4 reviews)
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4:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
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308 W Main St, La Porte, TX 77571-5002
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really good breakfasts. We like to eat here about once a week. The food is less TexMex and more authentic Mexican food. Great cheese enchiladas with real cheddar cheese. My husband and I eat here often, but we also bring more family, friends and even...More

Thank VWJ_Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ray’s special was fantastic..scrambled eggs, chorizo, etc ....delicious! Hot sauce is verde & served warm...yummy as wife can not eat tomatos. Will be back after next cruise.

Thank Greg L
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Ten years ago I reviewed El Ranchero which I declared was my fav little place for good 'ol Tex Mex. Still is, although several others in Houston's Bay Area are narrowing the gap as I write this. If you're looking for basic (nothing fancy) Mexican...More

Thank sandydavis
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

This was a very bad experience. Dirty rest rooms. Dirty old restaurant. Food over cooked. What else could be wrong. And on top of that the service was not good. Major Dan will never be back.

Thank 173rdtheherdfoun2016
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Was looking for a local place for lunch a saw the El Ranchero sign while driving thru LaPorte. We were seated immediately by the friendly staff. Being on diets, we tried to order lighter fare. My wife had the summer special and I had the...More

Thank HoopFL
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Best place in town for breakfast. Chilaquiles is my favorite. If you're not from LP you might be a little caught off guard. The inside isn't very fancy but don't let that stop you from enjoying the great food.

Thank bperes
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is an old run down mexican food place right on Main in downtown La Porte. The seats/booths are old and cracked, and the place is in desperate need of a makeover.

Thank Revkev93
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Great service, great atmosphere, and GREAT food. Since I am Hispanic I KNOW what good Mexican food is and this is great food. Will always keep coming back. Also GREAT prices!

Thank Linda E
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I have eaten here for years at all times of the day. Never had a bad meal. The service is always good or better and prices are reasonable.

Thank DeepWater8
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I live nearby this restaurant & have only been a couple of times in 4 yrs. That was only when someone else was making the decision. It is kinda blah! Lots of T.V.'s. Service is fair. Food is alright, Nothing to write home about, for...More

Thank B3915NMdonnas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 AM - 9:00 PM
4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
4:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 W Main St, La Porte, TX 77571-5002
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  La Porte
  • Phone Number: +1 281-471-7461
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