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El Rancho

401 E 4th St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1216
+1 607-210-4497
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good47%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
3 weeks ago
“Good find - a bit pricey”
8 Aug 2018
“Nice place, good food”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
401 E 4th St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1216
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on a Wednesday around 12:30, and there were only a couple of other people there. Atmosphere seemed authentic with the decor and music, and waitstaff were friendly. Food was great, but kind of expensive for lunch ($35 for two of us...More

Thank Eileen J
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Very friendly, good sangria, and really good, authentic Mexican food. Service with a smile. Would definitely go back.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 21 July 2018

I will definitely be back. The portions were wonderful. I thought the pricing was a little high. I had a Fajita. The chips were homemade.

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 12 July 2018

This place was great for a quick bite a good Margarita. Staff was friendly and it was nice to sit outside. Good food, good atmosphere.

Thank mike p
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

The food was just ok. The waitresses had a hard time handling the amount of customers but they did their best. The chips were not very fresh not a good start. The enchiladas were not very good but the chicken with spinach was very tasty.

Thank Mar4444
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Classic Mexican menu, also good service. You can sit out front and people watch during summer. Oh, great margaritas too!

Thank Becki W
Reviewed 16 November 2017

I feel a little bad, since the people there were very friendly and the place itself is nice enough, but the food was just so bland and basic that I could have easily made something better at home on just a few minutes notice. Seriously,...More

Thank OP_Mike
Reviewed 4 November 2017

Today we enjoyed a delicious, filling lunch at El Rancho. The food was good, the price right, and the service great.

Thank Sharon N
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I ordered the combo lunch plate with a stuffed pepper, beans, rice, taco, salad, chips...delicious. The refried beans were outstanding. So much flavor. Highly recommend this local family restaurant. Seating outside and an ample bar. Did not try the margaritas but hear they are yummy...More

Thank KarenGuinan
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Maybe the other items on the menu are good, that's the only reason I can see that someone would give this place more than 1 star. Ok, the tortilla chips and salsa were good, but the nachos were the worst. No melted cheese, some weird...More

Thank Jodi G
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4 August 2016|
Response from wperruna | Reviewed this property |
I think they are but maybe just give them a quick call to ask (607) 210-4497. I feel like we were there on a Sunday but always good to double check!
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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  • Address: 401 E 4th St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1216
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen
  • Phone Number: +1 607-210-4497
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