El Rancho Grande El Rancho Grande

El Rancho Grande Menu

314 72nd St. (Harding Ave.)
Miami Beach, FL 33141
Cuisine: Mexican
Family-run restaurant serving familiar Tex-Mex and a few regional Mexican dishes in a folksy space with good margaritas.
Openings: Lunch & Dinner daily
El Rancho Grande, Miami Beach, FL

El Rancho Grande Restaurant Review:

Mexican folk art and ceramic tile-topped tables set the festive tone at the Ortiz family’s two Mexican restaurants. There are plenty of familiar Tex-Mex dishes from chimichangas to fajitas with rice and beans. It’s best to try soft corn tortilla tacos stuffed with sour orange-marinated pork carnitas, grilled steak strips al carbon, or pork al pastor (grilled with pineapple), garnished with onion, cilantro and fresh pico de gallo. To sample regional flavors get the plato Mexicano with mole poblano, pibil pork (marinated in spices and slow baked), chile relleno and chicken enchilada. There’s also pork or chicken in chile verde sauce and tortilla soup. Sugary churros hit the sweet spot. Expect a selection of 150 tequilas, and bartenders will customize your margarita with your choice. Also located at 12881 SW 88th St., 305-382-9598.

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