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El Rancho Restaurant & Motel

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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867 Navajo Blvd, Holbrook, AZ 86025-2646
+1 928-524-3332
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Was recommended for front desk person at our hotel. 1960's vintage restaurant and it looks it: water stained ceiling tiles, worn furniture, etc. Server friendly and food was good. Up to you to try it or not.

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Thank Geo V
Phoenix, Arizona
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Recently stopped here on the way home. We had the special with 2 enchiladas, rice, beans and sopapillas. It was excellent. Waitress was friendly. The chips and salsa (little hot) were very good too. The parking is a bit weird and hard to navigate if not sure where it is but we managed. Would definitely recommend. If it wasn't so... More 

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Oklahoma
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192 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I have stopped here a few times over the years. They offer good food at good prices. The staff was great. They were working really hard and they are not spring chickens. The fajitas were well prepared. Good flavorful beef with grilled onions and peppers. Sopapias were included.

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Thank SH1304
Clovis, New Mexico, United States
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270 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Delicious salsa on the table as soon as you sit down. Enjoyed a burger smothered in red chile sauce and topped with cheese and onions Left feeling blissfully full. They also have a sweet little gift shop with collectible knick knacks. Worth a gander!

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Thank Teresa R
Centennial, Colorado
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202 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had dinner here and it was very good. My husband had the roast beef dinner and said it was excellent. Family restaurant with a small gift shop. Great waitresses.

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Thank colin92
Salem, Oregon
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Upon checking in at our hotel, the staff directed us here for dinner. It was tasty authentic food and seeing the locals there was enough for me after being on too many tourist trap restaurants over the last few days. Would revisit if I was in town for sure!

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Topeka, Kansas
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32 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Wait staff was too busy talking to others to be much help. Food was bland and reminded me of Mexican food day in high school. A trip to Taco Bell would be more enjoyable.

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too far from the wild west!
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330 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 550 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We walked in about 845 pm and there were just 3 other tables of people so seated promptly. We were told they close at 10pm -- SO the salad & soup bar had all been put away already. Disappointing because thats what i wanted. The waitress was nice & prompt, but the food was lacking. Taco salad lacked flavor, which... More 

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Sykesville, Maryland
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95 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We had an excellent experience here. The food was authentic Mexican and was fabulous. I had the Navajo taco- it was delicious. The service was good, and the AC had the restaurant cool and comfortable. Prices were very reasonable. Fun atmosphere too. Highly recommend.

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Windermere, Florida
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74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

It was just okay, nothing great. Plain food, nothing fancy. Offered both American and Mexican. Service was okay.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 867 Navajo Blvd, Holbrook, AZ 86025-2646
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Holbrook
  • Phone Number: +1 928-524-3332

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