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Rancho Grande

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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615 Locust St, Monticello, MN 55362-8857
+1 763-295-3760
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped because of trip advisor on our travels as we were craving Mexican. Food was very good and place was clean and staff was friendly.

Thank Keith F
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been eating at Rancho Grande for several years, since they opened. Every meal I've had there has been excellent. I especially like the Chili Verde and the carnitas enchiladas, but so many different dishes to try and all have been good. Good value too, as you get a lot of food and have leftovers to eat the next day.... More 

Thank miniCows_MN
Hillman, Minnesota
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is the BEST Mexican restaurant. The fajitas are awesome, but for a real authentic dish...the Pollo Karley is EXCELLENT! Staff is very friendly. Casual dining with fun atmosphere.

Thank Scherry K
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

I have never had a negative experience at Rancho grande! Food is always amazing!!! Service has always been wonderful!

Thank kelsey H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here. I have given up finding great Mexican food other than in the southwest. The food here was ok. Plates were very hot but the food was room temperature. We were never checked on after our food was delivered. Only redeeming point was the margaritas were very good. I would try somewhere else next time.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
North Charleston, South Carolina
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149 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

A hostess seated us promptly. Another lady came and took our order. Our food was served by a male server. Our original waitress never came back to serve us although she was still working. I had a combination plate and my food was good. However, my wife's Taco Salad was watery in the bottom of the shell, which made the... More 

Thank christopherM8134MB
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

Great Food and Great Prices!! XL Margarita is amazing. The best chicken chimichangas . Friendly staff. Will eat it again and again

Thank Jeana C
Becker, Minnesota
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408 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Well, this seems to be a place people love or hate! We are in the middle and rate it as "average Mexican food". I disagree with the reviews who label this as "authentic" (I've been to Mexico many times. We've had 5-6 meals here over the last several years. Nothing was bad. The Molcajete is their best dish in our... More 

Thank curioustravelor2010
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

This place has amazing food and one of our favorite places for dinner. My picky eater loves this place as they don't make him feel like a burden when he makes a special request. The waiters are attentive and work hard to make sure that your visit with them is exceptional.

Thank PTW_MN
Monticello, Minnesota
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

I love, love, love this place! We are barely seated and they bring over chips and salsa. Service is fast and the food is great! The owners are lovely people. This is my favorite restaurant in Monticello, and I've been here for over 15 years.

Thank Pamela B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 615 Locust St, Monticello, MN 55362-8857
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Monticello
  • Phone Number: +1 763-295-3760

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