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El Rancho Authentic Mexican Restaurant

1241 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735-7407
+1 989-732-0307
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“chips and salsa” (14 reviews)
“enchiladas” (9 reviews)
“flan” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1241 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735-7407
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best mexican in town. Recommend tacos el pastor if u like spicy. Margaritas are premium at a fair price

Thank 769robk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I started writing a review but for some reason it never was fully posted.All I remember is service was not good and a lady yelled at her kid all during dinner. And it was my birthday dinner...

Thank Shanna M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, service and margaritas. A pleasant surprise in Northern Michigan and definitely one of our regular restaurants.

Thank Karina B
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

After living in CA for 30 yrs I guess we are spoiled when it comes to Mexican. The Margaritas were the best part of the meal. Meijer’s Tortilla chips are better than the chips there. Salsa was ok, had better and worse. My wife ordered...More

Thank 357glennj
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We happened to stop at the restaurant with out knowing anything about it whatsoever. Our lucky day! The overall experience was excellent. Food, service, atmosphere, pricing and the total experience was more than we expected. This is a definite stop in our future travels.

Thank Jerry K
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Wife and I ordered lunch in empty restaurant.. my order was not as promised Wifes order was cold and meet very tough.. we had a total of 1 bite of our meal the waiter said fine and handed us the bill for the full meal...More

Thank oldog3
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Returning from the UP with my mother(we both love Mexican food). The free basket of chips tasted like old grease. They were terrible -the Salsa was deep red, full of flavor and delicious! I got a taco salad that barely had any lettuce,refried beans were...More

Thank indodeb
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Definitely the best Mexican food in Northern, MI. Service staff are excellent and food is outstanding. Would highly recommend. Make sure you visit during Happy Hour.

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 27 August 2018

As a very finicky person and not hoping for much here in Northern Michigan. I was more than pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food here. The chips were fresh and not to salty to kill the taste of the fresh salsa. The meal...More

Thank P83OUkeithw
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Very tasty food provided in an interesting atmosphere by a polite and attentive staff. There are many interesting dishes that will be new to most North Americans on the menu. Really nice people and really good food.

Thank James C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 W Main St, Gaylord, MI 49735-7407
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Otsego County  >  Gaylord
  • Phone Number: +1 989-732-0307
Opened A Few Months Ago
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