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El Ranchito Mexican Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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9780 Main St, Clarence, NY 14031-2006
+1 716-320-5830
11:30 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 21:30
Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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Clarence, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tacos de puerco are delicious here. Lots of flavor. Add some of that home made salsa and oooooh weeee its fire!. I approve this place!.

Thank Vivi74747
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Margaritas are really good here!. It's got that orange taste to it that make it unique. Will be back for more!!

Thank Victor M
Alden, New York
Level Contributor
16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in on a Saturday night at 6 expecting to wait an hour for a table and pleasantly surprised we were seated within 5 minutes. Had never been to this Mexican restaurant so the waiter made suggestions which were delicious. Service was really fast, food was super good, got plenty of food and very reasonably priced. Will definitely go back... More 

Thank LLBean2
Buffalo, New York
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Having read the glowing reviews, we were disappointed at our dining experience. Service, in a mostly empty restaurant on a Tuesday night, was slow and inattentive. Drinks around our entire table went dry. Food, from the nachos/salsa to our entrees, was bland and mostly tasteless. There was no follow-up from the server. Not a restaurant I'd give a second chance.

Thank Keith F
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The food is good here. Try the guacamole azteka with a little salt and pepper will do the trick. Lets not forget the Modelo for that crazy thirst. I reccomend this place for all ages.

Thank Jose P
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Well what can I say. As soon as you walk you are greeted with friendly smiling faces and with great music that it makes you feel you are actually in Mexico. I love it here and especially the Margaritas.

1 Thank Victor M
Lancaster, New York
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

The place is small but worth the wait. The food is delicious. Service is good. Been there a number of times and the quality of the food is always outstanding.

Thank cindygiggles27
Buffalo, New York
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Fresh ingredients, fast & attentive service. Large portions. In comparison to other "authentic Mexican" the beef & chicken is much more fresh & flavorful. We will be coming back!!!!

1 Thank wendalstraveltips
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Came to Carence to go to a rock show later in the evening. Grabbed an early dinner with my daughter at El Ranchito's. The restaurant is small; In fact, by the time we left it was packed.The menu is very extensive but as I overheard some locals talking, " no matter what you chose it will be great". How encouraging... More 

Thank Lonnie S
Clarence, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Excellent food and the BEST Buffalo has to offer. Authentic Mexican food worth the wait if you dine in or get take out. Always friendly staff, price and food will only leave you to want to come back soon.

Thank Hoganapex1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9780 Main St, Clarence, NY 14031-2006
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Clarence
  • Phone Number: +1 716-320-5830

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Grand Island, New York
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Buffalo, New York, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?