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7755 Magnolia Beach Rd, Denham Springs, LA 70726-8970
+1 225-665-7886
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We ordered the Fajita Vegetarian and the Fesita Dinner. It was piping hot when it came to the table. The taste was excellent! We had so much food that we had enough left over for lunch the next day. Our wait staff was great too. Oh, the frozen margaritas are awesome! 😊

Thank Gloria F
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 October 2016

i like this place but since they opened a closer mexican restaurant to us, we use the closer one more. they do have good food though and especially like their shrimp salad

Thank Vicki R
Gainesville, Florida
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237 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

El Rancho is a family owned and operated restaurant which has the best Mexican food we have tasted in this area. They actually use seasoning instead of cooking bland food. Even the refried beans have real flavor, not like canned ones that I'm sure a lot of Mexican places use. My wife's chicken fajitas were sensational as was my chicken... More 

Thank rodneytherock
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The service is great. The prices are good. The food is average. They don't do a bad job preparing the food, it's just that I can taste the fact that they don't use quality ingredients. The beef is tough and chewy. The shrimp are not big and fresh. Their prices do reflect this - but I'd rather pay a little... More 

Thank Lonnie H
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

This is our go-to place in Denham for Mexican. It's conveniently located (for us) and we hardly ever have to wait for a table. The daily specials are pretty good and they will serve up the lunch deals at any time if you ask. Special orders are not a problem and the service is always fast and friendly. The decor... More 

Thank lindadudley
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

We use to visit here at least once a week, we had two bad experiences so we stopped eating here. We decided to give it another shot after a year or so. Tonight it was excellent! I forgot how much I loved this place. Me and my husband ordered the fajitas bravas for 2, we ate 6 fajitas total, still... More 

Thank Nicole0102
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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73 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

Reason that I'm not impressed: - the majority of the food taste like a frozen microwave dinner - Margaritas are bland - happy hour isn't convenient - enchiladas are dry I have eaten here lots of times and haven't come across something that I like yet; and Mexican food is my favorite. Even though the food is not good in... More 

Thank 888mwc
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

After shopping at Bass Pro Shop we decided to try El Rancho Mexican Restaurant which is located across the parking lot. It had traditional Mexican style in the restaurant and was homey. The Pollo Fundido was excellent, the Chimi platter was equally so, and the margaritas were great! Every day from 5pm to 10pm they have a two for one... More 

Thank Ken6973
Denham Springs, Louisiana
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3 reviews
Reviewed 7 July 2013

This is the best Mexican food I have eaten in Louisiana. I highly recommend this place if you like real Mexican food and not Taco Bell.

Thank Patricia B
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84 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2013 via mobile

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant. The amount of food you get for the price is great! The chicken fajita quesadillas are AWESOME!! My son loves the chimichangas! Me and my husband split the fiesta platter($10.99) Their margaritas are good too! And the service is always good. I just think the place could use a little dusting!

Thank Nicole0102

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Mexican, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7755 Magnolia Beach Rd, Denham Springs, LA 70726-8970
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Denham Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 225-665-7886

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