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El Rancho Grande

€€ - €€€
Mexican, Southwestern
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310 E Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1110
+1 269-469-9600
Wed - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 13:00 - 22:00
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Palos Heights, Illinois
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Well....we really wanted to like this....but we would never return...we visited on a Sat. They had a fifties...band playing...it was not good..playing doo. wop...entertaining their senior crowd...The jarred salsa....was mild...they had no hot salsa. They charge an extra 1.75...for cheese on burrito...mind you their burritos cost from twelve to fifteen dollars without cheese. I ordered the carne.asada..their house speciaty.med.they sent... More 

Thank 141cobalt07
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We had a wonderful waitress, took good care of us. Fun atmosphere. My husband being from Mexico and having authentic palettes we were wanting authentic mexican food. The food was well prepared for what it was and probably for the average american palette is well enjoyed. Again, good service and great waitress.

Thank Rachelle L
Chesterfield, Michigan
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561 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The food was good once we got seated and waiting on. They were under staffed. Drinks were inconsistent. One tasted awful the other good. Won't go back if in area. Plenty of other choices.

Thank PhoenisSunDog
Level Contributor
34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Good food, nice waiters, nice Mexican atmosphere. Good selections from menu. Reasonable priced. We have visited several times and always a nice place to eat.

Thank mlhuff
Michigan City, Indiana
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great atmosphere, food and service.Very present decor. The layout of the restaurant makes for many private areas within the restaurant.

Thank al598
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Great nachos and awesome atmosphere! Awesome authentic food and most importantly..... BUENO FOR SHOTS!

Thank Steven M
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

It seems that people either love this place or hate it. Not many in-betweens. We loved it. My husband and I were there on a Saturday around 4pm. It was not quite dinner time so the atmosphere was very chill. Traditional Mexican music played(not live) and set a great ambiance. Our waitress was very attentive, and food and drinks came... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The food here is all pre made or packaged I have had better Mexican food at a fast food Tex mex restaurant, I wouldn't come back here again.

1 Thank bvp5
Cleveland, OH
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The service here is fast. In this case, it is not a good thing. We had the feeling that everything was made ahead and just sitting in a steamer. This was the worst Mexican dinner we've ever had, down to the tasteless rice and beans. We would never return here.

Thank wanderlust44122
Munster, Indiana
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46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Bad food bad service, on top of that they got our orders wrong and did not compensate in any way. Do not waste time or money go down the street if you want authentic Mexican food, wont mention there name here but all the locals will tell you. A little Carrie out on south side of street about 3 or... More 

Thank George S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 E Buffalo St, New Buffalo, MI 49117-1110
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Berrien County  >  New Buffalo
  • Phone Number: +1 269-469-9600

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