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El Rancho

$$ - $$$Mexican,
12659 Riley St, Ste 40, Holland, MI 49424-9215
+1 616-786-9505
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
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“fajitas” (6 reviews)
“pollo” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
12659 Riley St, Ste 40, Holland, MI 49424-9215
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this restaurant is nothing special but if downtown is crowded this might be a good option. Their house margaritas really are great!! Not your usually sweet and sour mix. There is also a small patio on the side so you can sit...More

Thank TheHolmesLife
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We live in Holland, and while this maybe a chain, it is run by locals, and the food is very good. I usually get the camorones chipotle, very spicy, very good. They also serve a very good margarita! Warm chips and salsa... don’t forget the...More

Thank OldNavy1961
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We enjoyed lunch here on Sunday around 12:30 with a large group of people. The staff quickly arranged for tables since we did not have a reservation. Every two people shared chips and salsa. Beverages were served first then our orders were taken. We did...More

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Great Mexican restaurant. There are two of them in our town and both are great. Free chips and salsa are always on point and service and food are super fast. They have great lunch fajitas and you can get huge beers and pitcher margaritas dirt...More

Thank Gemkat13
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Decent Mexican food. Service was OK, but nothing special. I eat a lot of this type of fresh food. I ordered the fajitas with shrimp, chicken and steak. It wasn't all that special or unique. Very little chicken and shrimp, but lots of steak. Again,...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We have been patronizing El Rancho for several years. The BEST mexican food, quick service, excellent adult beverages of choice, and the prices are very very acceptable..... Now that there are two in Holland, it's tough to make a decision as to which one we...More

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 22 June 2017

This is our new favorite Mexican restaurant. The food is so tasty and the Margaritas are to die for!! They start every one with fresh chips and salsa, so you'll never go away hungry. Haven't had anything here that wasn't good, and we've been there...More

Thank dzwiers
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely lunch with friends at this local gem! Fresh tortilla chips with homemade salsa was awesome. Tried the shrimp cocktail entree, forgot the Spanish name, simplified is soup (gazpacho style) with lots of shrimp, avocado, onions and spices, served in a large marguerita glass. Absolutely...More

Thank travelers966
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I've only been to this restaurant a few times. This past Saturday was my third time. Their menu is huge. Personally I think it's too big. It was very time consuming to try to figure out what sides came with what, or what was what....More

Thank DontAskAlice
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Waited for our chips Waited for our drinks Finally got our drinks Then had to ask for more chips It was not busy After waiting 45 minutes We left with no food Never had a problem here till now Will not be back

Thank Craig K
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3 July 2017|
Response from DontAskAlice | Reviewed this property |
In a nutshell, it is a taco in a fried taco shell. They are amazing!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12659 Riley St, Ste 40, Holland, MI 49424-9215
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Holland
  • Phone Number: +1 616-786-9505
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