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El Ranchito Taco Shop

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32251 Mission Trl Ste G4, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530-4536
+1 951-245-1438
08:00 - 21:00
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

We love everything they make. it is a good mixture of flavors. This would be a five star review if the still had the mild pico salsa.

Thank johnmcg3
Oceanside CA
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

I've been in this establishment many times. When I am in the area I stop in for lunch and get my Mexican food craving satisfied. They have walk-up counter service only. The food is very good and I can't say I've ever had a bad meal. I always order a combination plate which allows me to get the rice &... More 

Thank wantquality
La Mesa, California
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

You should go to this restaurant if you want great food, as the atmosphere is somewhat lacking. It is clean, the food is hot and fresh and not some steam table crap, and the menu is complete! Don't let the fact that this place is in a shopping center put you off!

Thank dtwiss
Manchester, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Great burritos custom made, hor and fresh. Well prepared and delicious! Will definitely be back to try the other menu items.

Thank Candace9839
Lake Elsinore, California
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Very authentic well prepared food. Food is consistently well prepared. One of my favorite places for Mexican food. Very clean business and staff is very nice.

Thank Charlene B
lake Elsinore 92530
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

A lil hidden jewel in Lake ELSINORE !! Everything on the menu is homemade & authentic !! Great tasting mexican food !! Great soups & of course homemade menudo with great red Chile !!

Thank marquez207
Riverside, California
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2,145 reviews
1,180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 488 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

(4 stars is my highest rating without table service.) This place was excellent. Very clean, very friendly. Everything is made fresh and without an excessive wait. The breakfast burrito is the best value around and it was delicious. There's plenty of parking and this location is large enough to host a group if you wanted.

Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Lake Elsinore, California
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Been to this place a number of times and they never disappoint. Perfect for a casual lunch meeting or quick dinner. Always have the four taco platter (chicken) with a drink. Restaurant is always clean and food is quick and very good. Highly recommended.

Thank slenez
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 25 April 2015

go for the 3 Sopes Plate, you will not be disappointed, add lemon,salt and your fav sauce from the sauce bar(better be hungry)

1 Thank Milton V
Atascadero, California
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297 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 7 April 2012

for lunch today, a carnitas taco, three shredded beef taquitos with chunky avocado sauce and the spicy carrots and peppers! First i love the spicy carrots and these were full of carrots, LOTS of carrots, YUM then the taco meaty fat tender and with a dash from the salsa bar double YUM, then the taquitos. I like the salsa fresca... More 

Thank CharleySays

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:30
08:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32251 Mission Trl Ste G4, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530-4536
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Elsinore
  • Phone Number: +1 951-245-1438
Please add so I can review - Great tacos and the carrots and chiles are the BEST

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