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Avila's El Ranchito

24406 Muirlands Blvd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-3920
+1 949-855-4989
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
24406 Muirlands Blvd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-3920
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had tried to eat dinner at El Ranchito several times but we couldn't wait 25 minutes so we left and wondered why other people were willing to wait. So during the holidays we ate a late lunch there and found out the answer: the...More

Thank Staidthere
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this place ...alway my go to for great Mexican food and margaritas ..love their carnitas and table side made guacolmole

1  Thank Martin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is excellent and served hot. The service was a little slower than normal, but it was New Years Day, and very busy. This is one of most farvorite Mexican Restaurants in our area. If you enjoy good food this is the place to...More

Thank R9003APmikem
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have also enjoyed my food and that is the only reason I go back. The service is not the best. For example I ordered a soda water to drink and I got sprite . I told a young lady who works at the restaurant...More

Thank billieb716
Reviewed 20 November 2017

El Ranchito is quickly becoming a favorite when we are in town. stopped in for lunch an it was very good. Really like the eclictite decor. Very good Margaritas. I don't think you can go wrong there.

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The food is great - Large portions, Somewhat Pricey. I'd like it better if the prices were 20% less, but the food was tasty. The standard margarita was small.

Thank rayu
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Ordered the beef enchilada w/rice, and a Cadillac Margarita. Both were great. Service was on the slow side. Will be back.

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

I dropped by to get some take out for the game and again for lunch on a different day. I was familiar with the Newport Beach location and knew the food would be good and it was. While I was waiting, the hostess invited me...More

Thank luvtravlin53
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I always get Chile Relleno when trying a new Mexican restaurant for comparison purposes. These were ok. The tamale was a big disappointment. The masa harina was thick and dry. The meal didn't taste authentic- just run-of-the-mill. Portion size was generous but I just didn't...More

Thank Dione T
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Found this gem of a restaurant on Google while I was on vacation and it was fantastic. The server was happy and went out of his way to help. The food was amazing. If you get a chance you must check it out!! So good

Thank Brenda Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24406 Muirlands Blvd, Lake Forest, CA 92630-3920
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Lake Forest
  • Phone Number: +1 949-855-4989
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