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El Ranchito

610 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75208
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Kathy Tran


  • 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
  • $$
  • Wheelchair accessible, Kid Friendly, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Takeout
  • Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
  • Banquet Facilities, Catering, Private-group dining
  • Lot available
  • Recommended, Reservations Accepted
A Tex-Mex institution in Oak Cliff, El Ranchito lives up to every mariachi-serenaded stereotype and has a kitchen to back up the bragging. One house specialty is cabrito — kid goat — but El Ranchito offers many more ways to celebrate the cuisines of Monterrey, northern Mexico and the Rio Grande Valley. Grab a portion of beef stew or mollejas (sweetbreads) and enjoy the atmosphere.

Fun fact: Visit during the Christmas season for some of the liveliest decorations in Dallas.

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