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El Rancho Grande

#419 of 1,052 Restaurants in Tulsa
Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, Southwestern
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1629 E 11th St, Tulsa, OK 74120-4860
+1 918-584-0816
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Osage, Oklahoma
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great neon sign at entrance and old place on what's left of route 66. Margaritas rated as best in town and they were good. Got a combo and a special- both were very good. Combo had the tex-mex chili meat on top which is what was expected and different from the Southwestern Mex style. Wait staff was excellent and quick.

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Thank crsstmbrs
Sand Springs, Oklahoma
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

"Would you like rice and beans with that?" --That was the only question that the waiter asked me after I ordered an enchilada. She didn't bother to tell me that there would be an additional charge for each item. Doesn't every other choke and puke Mexican restaurant include sides of this nature with an enchilada?!?! What a joke... I may... More 

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Thank dawson6600
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Five of us went for after work eats on a business trip. We each had something different. I had the pollo con chorizo, which was well cooked and had really great flavors, different than the Tex-Mex I am used to (and also love). The table also had a chile relleno as part of their Tampico dinner, and steak and shrimp... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

My Dad brought my mother to this place on their first date. That was in 1960. If this place had not been here then, I might not be here now. This is not authentic Mexican food. It is Tulsa Tex -Mex heavy on cumin and heat. The tacos and tamales are my favorite. Everything is made fresh no fillers no... More 

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Thank capandrews
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Had never been to this landmark fixture but had great recommendations. They had a special of pablano pepper stuffed with cheese and mushrooms accompanied by rice and beans, all under $10.00! Best stuffed pepper I have ever had and would seek it out again when offered. Friendly, welcoming staff and great service.

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1 Thank culinarylingual
Debra L, Guest Relations Manager at El Rancho Grande, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping in and thanks so much for the kind words. We might make that special a regular! See you soon. More 

Sand Springs
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

This restaurant is small and has been in it's location since 1953. I had driven by it several times and always told myself I needed to try it. I finally found myself in the area at dinner time and decided to give it a try. The parking lot was full and the waiting area was full but we didn't have... More 

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Thank BDJSandSprings
Debra L, Guest Relations Manager at El Rancho Grande, responded to this review

Thanks so much for stopping in! We appreciate you taking the time to review El Rancho Grande. We hope to see you again real soon! More 

Tulsa, Ok
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

My husband was in the hospital at Hillcrest and I wanted to stay close. I walked straight across 11th Street and had some of the best fajitas ever! They are grilled with pineapple and garlic--loved them! I also love their refried beans and salsa. Great service, too!

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Thank TulsaTina
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant in Tulsa. The location in old Route 66 near midtown and downtown is the perfect location for lunch or dinner. The menu has a lot of variety but the Night Hawk is my favorite dish. For birthdays, family occasions or business lunches this is a great place. Come hungry. You won't be disappointed.

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1 Thank DerylGotcher
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

El Rancho Grande has a wonderful Hispanic ambiance. The food is great . Chips and salsa whet your appetite for their crispy tacos.

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1 Thank Angela F
Debra L, Guest Relations Manager at El Rancho Grande, responded to this review

Hola, Angela! We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to El Rancho Grande. Can't wait to see you again! More 

Tulsa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

I enjoy mexican dishes. Chili Reano is my favorite and El Rancho Grande is the best. Usually, the other restaurants have the Reano filled with cheese and a small portion of either beef or chicken. This place had their Reano filled with chicken and the cheese was melted into it. Very delicious ! Great service, relaxing atmosphere, good portion size... More 

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Thank Mary R
Debra L, Guest Relations Manager at El Rancho Grande, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed our food. And thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We really liked the title of your review, "Yumm" - can't wait to see you again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1629 E 11th St, Tulsa, OK 74120-4860
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Tulsa
  • Phone Number: +1 918-584-0816

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