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El Rancho Steak House

3848 Monterey Hwy, San Jose, CA 95111-3401
+1 408-629-1807
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
2 Oct 2017
“Bring your appetite”
14 Jun 2017
“Old School Cafe”
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7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
3848 Monterey Hwy, San Jose, CA 95111-3401
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a great place to eat. They give you lots of food and the selection is HUGE! What I also love about this place is no matter how long in between visits it is, the waitress always remembers us. Always remembers the drink we...More

Thank Kelly S
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This restaurant has a lot of specials that are very reasonable. The food is pretty basic, but the servers makes it a 4 star. They have quite a crowd of regulars in there, so you know it's a place to come. One of our party...More

Thank timteresa0
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Was in the area on business trip and stopped in. Nothing fancy, obviously a local favorite. Staff seemed to know 90% of customers as they walked in. Had the Prime rib weekend special and it was excellent. Started of with soup of the day, but...More

Thank semma2007
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

Breakfast special deals are the best in town. Yummy steaks and fresh hot coffee! Bread toasted nicely. Smiles and refills keep coming. Bring friends, food and atmosphere is to eat savory steaks that is so nice and expect to spend less because Prices are very...More

1  Thank Chad T
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Let's break down the 4 stars that I gave this restaurant. The food is good, but not exceptional or really even significantly above average. It is just simply good. There is absolutely very little wrong with it. It's kind of like mom's cooking at home...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

It was a hot day and they only had fans. The ribeye we had was char broiled, topped with fine chopped garlic, and green onions, and sauteed mushrooms. It was juicy and tasty! It's too bad it was a hot day, or I would have...More

Thank ButteMesaWalker
Reviewed 1 July 2013

You cannot beat the food or service at this place. The BEST pancakes and omelets. We were there a year ago, and the darling waitress remembered us!!! Will go back every time we hit San Jose!!!

Thank Christie E
Reviewed 30 May 2013

My family and I ate at this restaurant because it was close to where we were staying. We saw the reviews and figured we would try it out. It was 6:30 PM on a Saturday and the place was practically empty, so was leery of...More

Thank LMRD
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Friendly service. But, the food is just so, so....

Thank Avenger90
Reviewed 29 May 2012

I've ordered basically everything on their breakfast menu, and the only time I ate something that wasn't wonderful was when the chef tried to get creative with french toast (made it with pancake batter rather than egg batter). Service is great, as are the prices.

Thank BillSJ
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3848 Monterey Hwy, San Jose, CA 95111-3401
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Jose
  • Phone Number: +1 408-629-1807
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