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El Rancho Grande

311 Plainfield St, Providence, RI 02909-3745
+1 401-275-0808
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
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311 Plainfield St, Providence, RI 02909-3745
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We read about this place on TripAdvisor and it did not disappoint. We went on a Sunday afternoon and Loved it. Most of the tables were full (that’s a good sign) and the place was nice and clean. The waitresss was friendly and the food...More

Thank tuturobyn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was my first time visiting this amazing restaurant. We came to celebrate a friends new job. They makeup for the small space, which I think adds to the food and ambiance, with amazing authentic Mexican dishes all more delicious than the last. I ordered...More

Thank lynnb705
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Perhaps one of only two to three places in Rhode Island where the food is truly authentic, super tasty, and worth going back again and again. Get ready to have patience getting in on weekends however. This little place's reputation is spreading quickly, and while...More

Thank pedires
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Hands-down, my favorite restaurant in Providence. Don't know why it has $$-$$$ signs for this restaurant but it is very affordable considering the amount of food you get. Would say it's the best quality Mexican food for this price. Very authentic and delicious food, good...More

Thank Monique C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Got take-out. Tried the pork sopa with hominy. Really nice - they even gave us a small amount of cumin to put in it. Got a burrito as well and 2 small, sorry, don't even know what they were - but had a bit of...More

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 18 March 2018

This was my 2nd time at El Rancho Grande. I wasn't planning on this visit and had forgotten the name until my GPS brought me to it's door. The food is very good but, there are only 10 tables and when we arrived at 5:30...More

1  Thank handdoto
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Once in a while I try something new, or I taste other people's food, but I have my favorite at El Rancho Grande: pescado a la Veracruzana. I could eat this fish with capers and olives, with sweet platanos on the side, every day, I...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

We went for a farewell luncheon for a coworker. I got La Torta con polo. So delicious. Can't wait to go back and try the fried quesadilla.

Thank RHessmann
Reviewed 2 December 2017

friendly staff with wonderful food! you can also get a mezcal tasting, which is always fun with friends. they have quite a big selection for food. each taco only cost $1.75-$2.50. so far i've only tried a few things but they were all very good....More

Thank 3amcarrie
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

I love this place! It is very small and there is always a wait but it is worth it. I had the chimichangas with chipotle sauce - the best I’ve ever had. Would highly recommend.

Thank Jennifer A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 311 Plainfield St, Providence, RI 02909-3745
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Providence
  • Phone Number: +1 401-275-0808
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