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El Rancho Restaurant

) #14 of 51 Restaurants in Payson $$ - $$$ Mexican,
200 S Beeline Hwy, Payson, AZ 85541-4811
+1 928-474-3111
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“tacos” (22 reviews)
“navajo taco” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
200 S Beeline Hwy, Payson, AZ 85541-4811
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My wife and I ate lunch at El Rancho while traveling through Payson on Thursday. We entered into the bar so we opted to eat there at a 2 top table in the corner. The bar was busy and we were served by the bar...More

Thank KBJ278
Reviewed 6 days ago

This place is always packed. Think it must be for the good value -- large serving sizes for the price. Went with a group of four at 12:30 pm on a Tuesday. Filled mostly with non-working groups and families. Maybe that's Payson The two ladies...More

Thank Luv2TravelFarNWide
Reviewed 6 days ago

The waitresses are all good. We ate there more than once. They have daily specials which save you some money. All good.

Thank Lori C
Reviewed 1 week ago

El Rancho was just what we needed after a long hot day of a road trip. It's popular local, casual ,and family-friendly with some of the best Mexican dishes I've had. The servings are wholesome and while the different parts of the meal are served...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited El Rancho for dinner in hopes of a good Mexican Meal. The staff was friendly and sat us quickly. I ordered a Margarita, and it tasted like sour lemonade without the tequila. I asked for some more Tequila and they...More

Thank Darcy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Standard Tex mex fare. Started off with chips and salsa. Decent service, but waiter was relatively scarce throughout the meal. Had a variety of tacos and burritos and all were ok. One member of our party was quite ill shortly after our meal- tainting my...More

Thank Food_Junkie911
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and shared their daily special, it was plenty of food for us both and good food. Service was also good, our waitress was very friendly. Bathroom was a mess and needed attention, no toilet paper.

Thank Kindra S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Between the four of us, there were mixed reviews on our meals ... but we all agreed that the cheese crisp appetizer was delicious! If you can take the heat, ask for the hot sauce with your chips; it has a much better flavor profile...More

1  Thank TLBPsyD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was amazing and will speak for itself. The staff was wonderful and were so attentive. The table was cleared as food was finished and it was just a great experience. We are from Minnesota and wish that restaurant was here! I highly recommend...More

Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived it seemed like the place to go due to the amount of cars in their parking lot. The chips and salsa were good, coming from Texas the salsa could have been spicier. Our waitress was friendly and on point with our needs....More

Thank runner4texas
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Marilee M
24 April 2015|
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Response from Michael D | Reviewed this property |
Hello, Thank you for your question. Sorry it took me awhile to answer your question. I am not affiliated with the restaurant. I only wrote a review. You will need to contact them directly for a complete menu. I can say... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 S Beeline Hwy, Payson, AZ 85541-4811
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Payson
  • Phone Number: +1 928-474-3111
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