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El Rancho

€€ - €€€Mexican,
1523 E White Mountain Blvd, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85935-7094
+1 928-367-4557
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“tacos” (12 reviews)
“shredded beef” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
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1523 E White Mountain Blvd, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85935-7094
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

All in all it wasn't too bad. Folks have a particular taste when it comes to ethnic cuisine. Ours is a little biased toward Sonoran styles/flavors when we go to Mexican restaurants. The farther north from the Arizona/Mexico international border (and Tucson) we get, the...More

Thank Kenneth G
Reviewed 4 October 2017

My grandsons were camping in Greer on a fishing trip. they wanted to introduce my 4 year-old great-grandson to the relaxing sport of fishing. The Arizona White Mountains host the largest stand of Ponderosa Pine trees in he country. There are many lakes and fishing...More

Thank Sandra G
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Food was good and plenty of it. We stopped here on way back from Petrified Forest. Prices reasonable. Service was good.

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Reviewed 28 September 2017

We were hungry after attending the Pinetop Car Show. Our Cheese Crisp was hot, cheesy and crisp and delivered quickly. We ordered shredded beef Tacos, Navajo Taco (red sauce) and Green Chile Burrito Dinner. The waitress explained the Green Chili was on the hot side...More

Thank blingford1
Reviewed 27 August 2017

This place has been here a long time. It is large inside and has a full bar , fireplace area and nice dining area. We like the food , drinks and service. They have lunch specials and we always go there when in pinetop area.

Thank animalsrock2016
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Heard nice things about this place so we tried it. Salsa was so so...Food was good but my wife had to send hers back at it was frozen inside. Service was average. We'll try another rated spot next time.

Thank Loyd747
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I had one green chili corn tamale and my spouse had one shredded beef enchilada. We ordered the small side of guacamole too. We also mixed the two salsas; the hot and the mild for a very spicy and tasty mixture. Presentation was great. My...More

Thank BandKPhx
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Good food, good service. Will return! Fish tacos and enchiladas were tasty. Has a full menu and a bar for drinks. Can't go wrong having a meal here.

Thank joreggie
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

I expected more! The food was decent and arrived hot to the table but, the service was slow. It wasn't that busy in the dining room but, the refills for drinks and chips & salsa took longer than expected. Shredded beef tacos, chimichangas, cheese enchiladas...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a whim. Menu said rated top Mexican food in the White Mountains for 17 years running. TripAdvisor does not rate them tops and neither do I. They are just average at best. But it is very clean. Do yourself a favor and...More

Thank Dick B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 08:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 09:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1523 E White Mountain Blvd, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85935-7094
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Pinetop-Lakeside
  • Phone Number: +1 928-367-4557
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