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Avila's El Ranchito

24406 Muirlands Blvd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-3920
+1 949-855-4989
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
24406 Muirlands Blvd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-3920
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

El Ranchito is quickly becoming a favorite when we are in town. stopped in for lunch an it was very good. Really like the eclictite decor. Very good Margaritas. I don't think you can go wrong there.

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The food is great - Large portions, Somewhat Pricey. I'd like it better if the prices were 20% less, but the food was tasty. The standard margarita was small.

Thank rayu
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Ordered the beef enchilada w/rice, and a Cadillac Margarita. Both were great. Service was on the slow side. Will be back.

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

I dropped by to get some take out for the game and again for lunch on a different day. I was familiar with the Newport Beach location and knew the food would be good and it was. While I was waiting, the hostess invited me...More

Thank luvtravlin53
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

I always get Chile Relleno when trying a new Mexican restaurant for comparison purposes. These were ok. The tamale was a big disappointment. The masa harina was thick and dry. The meal didn't taste authentic- just run-of-the-mill. Portion size was generous but I just didn't...More

Thank Dione T
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Found this gem of a restaurant on Google while I was on vacation and it was fantastic. The server was happy and went out of his way to help. The food was amazing. If you get a chance you must check it out!! So good

Thank Brenda Z
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I hae been to many of the Avil Faily resturants and this one is just the same FABULOUS FOOD, FRIENDLY STAFF, and FOOD! Never fails in my book! Always GREAT!

Thank Tina B
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Met the family and had a wonderful time. The food is amazing, the bar is on point and the prices are reasonable. Check it out if you are in the area.

Thank mikesm9240
Reviewed 25 July 2017

As Mexican Restaurants go, Avila's is good. Its nothing great, but the Guacamole is very good and the Baja Bowl allows you to mix and eat the way you like. The prices are reasonable So enjoy.

Thank Richard V
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

We came her for dinner on a Thursday night. There was a 15 minute wait but was seated in less than 10 minutes. I like the ambience here better than the Laguna Niguel location. The table side guacamole was good but it's the first time...More

Thank 878cheyennep
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24406 Muirlands Blvd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-3920
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-855-4989
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