Richfield Reviews: Taqueria El Ranchito

Taqueria El Ranchito is at 6451 Lyndale Avenue South and is some of the best, most authentic Mexican food you’ll find in the Twin Cities area. An unassuming restaurant nestled into a strip mall just off Hwy 62 in Richfield, El Ranchito is easy to miss. Luckily, we found if for you and can tell you that the food is fantastic! Their menu consists of favorites like tacos, tamales and tortas, but their burritos are legendary.

Authentic Mexican Fare Without the Long Lines!

Skip the frenzy at the chain restaurants, and opt for much more authentic fare at El Ranchito. You’ll find the food superior and your bill significantly lower than the popular food chains in the area. El Ranchito is one of Richfield’s best kept secrets right now, so you won’t have to wait in line at all for your lunch. You’ll also be happy to know that this restaurant is always clean and the service fast and friendly.

The next time you’re in the mood for something with plenty of flavor and fresh ingredients, give El Ranchito on Lyndale a try. You’ll find fresh, warm corn tortillas, spicy green chile sauce, perfectly seasoned el pastor, and delicious rice and beans. You might even enjoy trying some of the interesting juices at the counter as well. Your selection includes Aloe juice, Papaya, guava and pineapple in addition to the ubiquitous Mexican Coca-Cola in a glass bottle.

Prices are Low and Portions are Large

Prices are very reasonable, especially when you consider how large the portions are. The lunch combos seem to be some of the best deals, with a 3 taco and 3 tamale meal with rice and beans ringing in at $9.30. Want to try a little bit of everything? Sample from the menu a la carte with single tacos costing only $1.99 each and the torta sandwiches ranging in price from $8.99 to $10.00 depending on the toppings you choose.

Whether you’re looking for a quick work lunch, or a nice family dinner, El Ranchito is an excellent choice. Give it a try!