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El Ranchito

8138 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, WA 98264-9421
+1 360-354-8388
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good27%
  • Average19%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible8%
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“tacos” (2 reviews)
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8138 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, WA 98264-9421
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had dinner here and the service was great. Chips and salsa were good. My entree was a tostada and enchilada and I ordered beef. The meat was ground so fine and just wasn't very appealing. The tostada turned out to be a taco shell...More

Thank IdahoLakemom
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Four friends out for dinner. The atmosphere was a little dingy and somewhat grubby which should have been our first clue. The waitress (who may have been the owner) was not overly friendly or helpful with the menu. The salsa was good but the chips...More

Thank Jill P
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Fast6 service. Basic Mexican food. Had the tacos. Servers are friendly. Prices are reasonable. Food is reasonable. Easy to get a table and service.

Reviewed 12 April 2017

We have eaten here many times in the past. Now that we are returning to the area, we took the grandkids there. Not many people eating at 7 on a Monday night. I tried a chili releno for the first time and really liked it....More

Thank sharont666
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Friendly and efficient service. Wide selection of food and beverage to suit all ages. The decor transports you to a region in Mexico that reflects the humble beginnings of the staff.

Thank hkyh1963
Reviewed 23 January 2017

This restaurant offers reasonable prices and tasty, if somewhat standard, Mexican food. The corn chips are warmed and both a pico de gallo and a sauce are provided. The food tastes freshly cooked and the portions are large enough to satisfy most people. The staff...More

Thank Lynden-Tom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I decided to take my mom and sister out to dinner, and I had never been to this restaurant before, and we were pleasantly surprised by how good out meals were. The chips and salsa were homemade and delicious. We all ordered something different from...More

Thank Amanda R
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

We have been there a few times and were more than happy with food and service. Give it a try you will agree

Thank weinner2007
Reviewed 19 October 2015

This is a great Mexican family run restaurant. The food is Awesome. good sized portions, just like being in Mexico :-)

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 8 October 2015

The food was just ok, the guacamole was brown and way past the serving date. What was most disturbing was all the dirt on the ceiling vents, the dirt on the booths, the dirty carpet. Cleanliness should be #1 when serving the public. Wouldn't recommend...More

Thank jwlldsgnr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8138 Guide Meridian Rd, Lynden, WA 98264-9421
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Lynden
  • Phone Number: +1 360-354-8388
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