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Rancho Viejo

) #17 of 246 Restaurants in La Paz €€ - €€€ Mexican, Latin
Maarquez de Leon | One block off Malecon, La Paz, Mexico
+52 612 128 4647
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“arrachera” (54 reviews)
“tacos” (70 reviews)
“beef” (18 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
€€ - €€€
Maarquez de Leon | One block off Malecon, La Paz, Mexico
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Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

After hemming and hawing over the menu, the waiter said we should Oder the beef tacos family style. We were so pleased! It came with all the trimmings and the beef was moist, tender and flavorful. For 200 pesos 4 of us are to our...More

Thank LynnFro
Reviewed 16 April 2015

This place wasn't bad, but just not memorable. Meh is what comes to mind. Average service, ok food, ok location.

Thank sobeGrandHaven_Mi
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Great casual restaurant we stopped at after our whale watching trip - fresh food, nice margarita, and tender, juicy arracharra. I'll be back !

Thank Lightfeat
Reviewed 7 April 2015

While spending a week in La Paz, we ate here 3 times for dinner and the food was fantastic. The décor is pretty basic, but the food is wonderful & reasonable. I can recommend any of the meat tacos. Probably had one of the best...More

Thank janetsue4u
Reviewed 17 March 2015 via mobile

Homemade delicious food! Good prices, great location on the Malecon. Chorizo tacos are a must, really great!

Thank facemelter222
Reviewed 12 March 2015

The food's great and "real." No ridiculous pandering to the Tex-Mex crowd. They specialize in grilled meats, with all the trimmings. Open 24 hours a day, the space looks as if the owners bought one property, then another, then another as they expanded. No frills:...More

Thank HeadingOut98229
Reviewed 9 March 2015

While Rancho Viejo may not be glamorous in appearance, it makes some of the most incredibly authentic and flavorful Mexican food you can find anywhere! Go for the Molcajecte de Arrachera, a truly delectable mix of marinated beef, nopal cactus, and cheese melded in a...More

Thank HasbroDoc
Reviewed 8 March 2015

My sister and I visited La Paz in early March. While walking back to our hotel, we came upon a restaurant grilling meat outdoors (Rancho Viejo). A nice American gentlemen recommended the Arranchera steak, and we decided to try it. The dish we ordered is...More

Thank jardincat
Reviewed 7 March 2015

This restaurant is always open, which is perfect during holidays. The beef is cooked outside and the smell of it will draw you in. Service is quick and friendly, the portions are good and the condiments that are served with the tacos are fresh, plentiful...More

Thank ByLandAndSeaExplorer
Reviewed 1 March 2015

El Rancho Viejo is a block south of the Malecon on De Leon. Worth the walk! I enjoy the arrechea tacos. The condiments served make every tacos a different taste treat

Thank Theron J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
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12:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maarquez de Leon | One block off Malecon, La Paz, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Baja California  >  Baja California Sur  >  La Paz
  • Phone Number: +52 612 128 4647
There are a couple of these, but this one is only open at night - fancier than the malecon partner that serves tacos. Very nice place
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