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Rancho Viejo

Maarquez de Leon | One block off Malecon, La Paz, Mexico
+52 612 128 4647
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“arrachera” (44 reviews)
“tacos” (81 reviews)
“beef” (21 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
$$ - $$$
Maarquez de Leon | One block off Malecon, La Paz, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in la Paz on the way from the beach, we had rented a car to travel the 2 hours or so up the coast line making stops along the way. We stopped into this little restaurant based on another review I had read....More

Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has great tacos - you can purchase the meat of your choice by the kilo and they serve it up with tortillas and salsas. We like the barbacoa meat the best! The margaritas were very good and have a bit of a kick...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Delicious aracherra tacos at this casual Mexican restaurant. Best Tacos in La Pax so far. Went back for dinner and we were serenaded by very talented musicians. A must in La Pazaa

Thank Priscilla L
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Everyone in La Paz eats here, usually on street side tables. Best meat is “arrachera”... order 1/2 kilo for two or a kilo for 4-5. Comes with all the extras and roll your own tacos. Open 24 hrs!

Thank bconwayusa
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We ordered 1.5 kilos (or 3.3 pounds) of arrechera to go. We received 1 kilo. When asked, they said it lost 1/2 kilo (1 pound) of juice while cooking. Not so...I watched the cook (and he even added oil to the grill). The charge was...More

Thank cwarf
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Rancho Viejo is located very close to the Kiosco del Malecon and is right on the waterfront street, therefore the high foot traffic and demand warrant a higher price than one would expect for a taco, especially since the size of said taco is quite...More

Thank Light_simple_travel
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

With all the choices in La Paz- this place is always busy, and worth the wait. The service is excellent, the food fresh and the margaritas - handmade! Finding our favorite Baja racers’ jerseys on the wall, we’re an unexpected bonus!

Thank tatertot99
Reviewed 16 March 2018

In the old days Rancho Viejo was the “go-to” place in La Paz for high quality, low priced food. Today, quality has gone down and prices have gon up. There are many better places for authentic Mexican food in La Paz.... like the carnitas stand...More

Thank kinyon g
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

My rating for the original restaurant is 3 stars, for the one on the Malacon 1 star. There was really nothing wrong with our meal at the original location except that for the same price or less there are so many better restaurants in La...More

Thank PDXvoyager
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We drop by for breakfast or lunch every time, we are in the area. Very reasonable prices for meals. Staff is friendly and efficient. Food is delicious. Authentic Hispanic dishes are wonderful and easy to share.

Thank KimHall831Realtor
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maarquez de Leon | One block off Malecon, La Paz, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: +52 612 128 4647
There are a couple of these, but this one is only open at night - fancier than the malecon partner that serves tacos. Very nice place
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