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    El Ranchito Restaurant

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    (50+)
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    Location and hours

    78039 Cll Estado, La Quinta, CA 92253
    Sunday
    08:00 AM - 08:00 PMMenu
    08:00 AM - 08:00 PMSunday Specials
    Monday
    11:00 AM - 08:00 PMMenu
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMMonday Specials
    Tuesday
    11:00 AM - 08:00 PMMenu
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMTuesday Specials
    Wednesday
    11:00 AM - 08:00 PMMenu
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMWednesday Specials
    Thursday
    11:00 AM - 08:00 PMMenu
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMThursday Specials
    Friday
    11:00 AM - 08:00 PMMenu
    11:00 AM - 09:00 PMFriday Specials
    Saturday
    08:00 AM - 08:00 PMMenu
    08:00 AM - 09:00 PMSaturday Specials
    If you try to do as the locals do, consider ordering from here because it's particularly popular among LA Quinta locals. Wish you could ask El Ranchito Restaurant customers what's the best thing to order here? Of the 116 things on the menu at this evening go-to, the fajitas is one of the most-ordered items. • ¢¢ • Mexican

    78039 Cll Estado, La Quinta, CA 92253 • More info


    • Appetizers

      • Appetizer Sampler

        Cheese Nachos, Cheese Quesadilla, Flautas, Taquitos, Empanadas, & Jalapeño Poppers.
        $15.99
      • Nachos Especial

        Homemade chips, topped with cheddar and Monterey cheese, beans, sour cream, guacamole & jalapeños.
        $11.99
      • Jalapeño Poppers

        Stuffed cheese jalapeños. Served with ranch dressing.
        Sold out
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        $6.99
      • Flautas

        Three rolled flour tortillas stuffed with shredded beef. Served with lettuce, tomato, cheese, and sour cream on the side.
        $8.49
      • Chips and Guacamole

        $8.99
      • Ceviche Tostada

        Pangasius fish or shrimp marinated in lemon juice with tomato, onion, cucumber, carrot, and cilantro.
        $8.99
      • Taquitos

        Three rolled corn tortillas stuffed with shredded beef. Served with lettuce, tomatoes, cheese, and guacamole on the side.
        $7.99
      • Shrimp Cocktail

        Served in a special tomato base with onions, cucumber, and cilantro.
        $11.49
      • Calamari

        Beer battered calamari. Served with chipotle tartar sauce.
        $9.49
      • Chiles Güeros

        Stuffed yellow peppers with a mix of al pastor, carne asada, and shrimp. Topped with melted cheese. Served with mayo and special sauce.
        $13.49
      • Chips and Salsa

        $4.99
      • Queso Fundido

        Oaxaca and Monterey cheese topped with chorizo.
        $9.99
      • Mini Chimis

        Small crisp fried burritos. Carne Asada, Pollo Asado, Al Pastor with cheese, sour cream & guacamole.
        $9.99
      • Empanadas

        Four stuffed savory pastries. Mix & Match from Ground Beef, Chicken, or Cheese & Jalapeños. Topped with crema & served with chipotle ranch.
        $10.99
    • Soups

      • Sopa de Tortilla

        Tomato base soup cooked with corn and spices. Topped with crispy tortilla strips, cheese, and cilantro.
        $3.99
      • Sopa de Lima

        Chicken and vegetables in a hearty broth. Topped with crispy tortilla strips, cilantro, and a lime.
        $3.99
      • Poblano Potato Chowder

        Creamy potato base soup, roasted peppers, and spices. Topped with cheese and bacon.
        $3.99
    • Salads

      • Taco Salad

        A crisp flour tortilla shell filled with lettuce, tomatoes, olives, beans, cheese, sour cream, guacamole, and choice of carne asada or chicken asado.
        $11.99
      • Mexichop Salad

        Crisp romaine lettuce, corn, avocado, cheese, and cilantro tossed with chipotle ranch dressing. Topped with barbecue chicken asado, barbeque sauce, and tortilla strips.
        $11.99
      • Fiesta Salad

        Romaine lettuce, black beans, roasted corn, avocado, tossed with cilantro lime dressing. Topped with Pollo Asado, cotija cheese and tortilla strips.
        $11.49
      • Dinner Salad

        $5.49
    • Combinations

      • Michoacán

        Carne asada taco and cheese enchilada. Served with rice and beans.
        $12.49
      • Ensenada

        Fish taco and cheese enchilada. Served with rice and beans.
        $12.49
      • Mexico City

        Two beef enchiladas, chile relleno, and salad.
        $11.49
      • Puebla

        Two chicken enchiladas poblanas. Served with rice and beans.
        $11.99
      • Sonora

        Two beef flautas with sour cream. Served with rice and beans.
        $9.95
      • Jalisco

        Two tacos al pastor. Served with rice and beans.
        $11.99
      • Mexicali

        Two chicken enchiladas with sour cream. Served with rice and beans.
        $11.99
      • Yucatán

        Pork tamal, cup of sopa de lima, and rice.
        $11.49
    • Your Combination

      • One Item Combo

        Served with rice and beans.
        $10.49
      • Two Item Combo

        Served with rice and beans.
        $11.45
      • Three Item Combo

        Served with rice and beans.
        $13.49
    • House Specialties

      • Carnitas

        Our special Michoacan style pork carnitas. Served with fresh guacamole, rice, beans, and tortillas.
        $14.99
      • Carne Asada

        Chargrilled steak served with fresh guacamole, rice, beans, and tortillas.
        $15.99
      • Carne Tampiqueña

        Carne asada with a cheese enchilada. Served with rice, beans, fresh guacamole, salsa, and tortillas.
        $15.99
      • Carne al Chipotle

        Strips of carne asada simmered in chipotle sauce. Served with rice, beans, and tortillas.
        $15.99
      • Plato al Pastor

        Marinated pork served with rice, beans, and tortillas.
        $14.49
      • Chile Verde

        Tender chunks of pork simmered in tomatillo sauce. Served with rice, beans, and tortillas.
        $13.95
      • Fajitas

        Sauteed with onions, tomatoes, and peppers. Served sizzling hot with sour cream, cheese, rice, beans, and tortillas.
        $14.99
      • Grande Asado Burrito

        A flour tortilla filled with carne asada, chicken asado, or carnitas with beans, rice, cheese, and sour cream. Served enchilada style with cheese, guacamole, and salsa.
        $13.95
      • Chimichanga

        Crisp fried burrito filled with beef, shredded chicken, or ground beef and beans. Topped with sour cream and guacamole. Served with rice and beans.
        $13.99
      • Super Tostada

        A giant tostada topped with carne asada or pollo asado, beans, lettuce, olives, tomatoes, cheese, sour cream, and guacamole.
        $10.99
      • Quesadilla Especial

        A flour tortilla filled with melted cheese, shredded beef or shredded chicken. Served with beans, sour cream, and guacamole on the side.
        $8.45
      • Torta

        Mexican type sandwich filled with carne asada, carnitas, al pastor, or fajitas. Served with French fries.
        $10.99
      • Camarones al Mojo de Ajo

        Shrimp sauteed in garlic. Served with rice and tortillas.
        $15.99
      • Camarones a la Diabla

        Shrimp in a spicy red sauce. Served with rice and tortillas.
        $15.99
      • Camarones Rancheros

        Shrimp in a sauce made with fresh bell peppers, onions, and tomatoes. Served with rice and tortillas.
        $15.95
      • Camarones Poblanos

        Shrimp sauteed with poblano peppers and onions in a poblano cream. Served with rice and tortillas.
        $15.95
    • Tacos

      • Two Shredded Beef Tacos

        Hard corn shell. Topped with lettuce, tomato, and cheese.
        $7.79
      • Two Shredded Chicken Tacos

        Hard corn shell. Topped with lettuce, tomato, and cheese.
        $7.29
      • Two Carne Asada Tacos

        Corn tortilla. Topped with lettuce, tomato, guacamole, green sauce, and cheese.
        $9.49
      • Two Pollo Asado Tacos

        Corn tortilla. Topped with lettuce, tomato, guacamole, green sauce, and cheese.
        $8.99
      • Two Beef Fajita Tacos

        Flour tortilla.
        $8.95
      • Two Chicken Fajita Tacos

        Flour tortilla.
        $9.49
      • Two Shrimp Fajita Tacos

        Flour tortilla.
        $11.49
      • Two Grilled Fish Tacos

        Flour tortilla. Topped with cabbage, lettuce, pico de gallo, and chipotle sauce.
        $9.49
      • Two Fried Fish Tacos

        Corn tortilla. Topped with cabbage, lettuce, pico de gallo, and chipotle sauce.
        $9.49
      • Two Shrimp Tacos

        Corn tortilla. Topped with cabbage, lettuce, pico de gallo, and chipotle sauce.
        $9.99
      • Mix and Match Tacos

        Customize
    • Burritos

      • Carne Asada Burrito

        Guacamole and tomatillo sauce.
        $9.49
      • Chile Verde Burrito

        Pork cooked in tomatillo sauce with beans.
        $8.79
      • Shrimp Burrito

        Sauteed shrimp, rice, ranchero salsa, and chipotle dressing.
        $9.95
      • Super Burrito

        Shredded beef, lettuce, tomato, sour cream, beans, and cheese.
        $8.25
      • Bean and Cheese Burrito

        $6.29
      • Al Pastor Burrito

        Cilantro, onions, & tomatillo sauce
        $8.99
      • Carnitas Burrito

        Guacamole & tomatillo sauce.
        $8.99
      • Fish Burrito

        Pangasius, cabbage, lettuce, chipotle sauce, & pico de gallo
        $9.99
      • Veggie Burrito

        Fajita onions, tomatoes & peppers, avocado, & olla beans
        $8.29
    • Small Plates

      • Two Enchiladas

        Cheese, shredded beef, shredded chicken, or ground beef and beans. Topped with rojo (red) or verde (green) sauce and cheese.
        $8.29
      • Tostada

        Shredded beef, shredded chicken, ground beef or beans. Topped with lettuce, tomato, and cheese.
        $4.99
      • Chile Relleno

        $6.99
      • Pork Tamal

        Red style.
        $4.99
      • Cheese & Jalapeño Tamal

        $4.99
      • Sweet Corn Tamales

        2 tamales topped with Mexican crema and side of tomatillo sauce.
        $6.99
    • All Day Breakfast

      • Chorizo

        Mexican sausage with potatoes and eggs. Served with rice, beans, and tortillas.
        $10.49
      • Machaca

        Shredded beef with egg, bell peppers, and onions. Served with rice, beans, and tortillas.
        $10.49
      • Huevos Rancheros

        Two corn tortillas, topped with two eggs and ranchero sauce. Served with rice, beans, and tortillas.
        $9.99
      • Breakfast Burrito

        Stuffed burrito with egg, potato, beans, cheese, and salsa verde. Served with rice and beans.
        $11.99
      • Omelette Mexicano

        Three egg omelette stuffed with bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, potato, and cheese. Topped with sour cream, guacamole, and salsa. Served with rice, beans, and tortillas.
        $8.95
      • Huevos Mexicanos

        Two eggs, tomatoes, onions & bell peppers. Served with Rice, Beans, & Tortillas.
        $10.99
      • El Ranchito Skillet

        Two eggs with chorizo, potatoes, onions, bell peppers & cheese.
        $11.99
      • Chilaquiles

        Chips mixed with red or green salsa and two eggs. Topped with one egg, cheese and onions. Served with rice & beans.
        $10.99
    • Extras

      • Beans

        Refried or de la olla
        $3.99
      • Mexican Rice

        $3.99
      • Guacamole

        Fresh avocado mixed with tomato, onion, cilantro, and chile serrano.
        $7.99
      • Salsa

        $3.99
      • Sour Cream

        $0.89
      • Cheese

        $0.89
      • Chiles Torreados (3)

        $0.89
      • Tortillas (3)

        $0.99
    • Desserts

      • Flan

        $4.99
      • Buñuelos

        $4.99
      • Fried Ice Cream

        $6.49
      • Oreo Crumb Ice Cream

        $6.49
    • Beverages

      • Soft Drinks

        $2.79
      • Jamaica

        $2.75
      • Horchata

        $2.75
      • Iced Tea

        $2.79
      • Juice

        $2.99
      • Milk

        $2.99
      • Coffee

        $2.49
      • Hot Tea

        $2.79
    • Monday Specials

      • Michoacán Combo

        Carne asada taco and cheese enchilada. Served with rice and beans.
        $10.45
      • Al Pastor Plate

        Marinated pork served with rice, beans, and tortillas.
        $13.95
    • Tuesday Specials

      • Jalisco

        Two tacos al pastor. Served with rice and beans.
        $10.45
      • Taco Salad

        A crisp flour tortilla shell filled with lettuce, tomatoes, olives, beans, cheese, sour cream, guacamole, and choice of carne asada or chicken asado.
        $9.45
    • Wednesday Specials

      • Sonora Combo

        Two beef flautas with sour cream. Served with rice and beans.
        $9.95
      • Quesadilla Especial

        A flour tortilla filled with melted cheese, shredded beef or shredded chicken. Served with beans, sour cream, and guacamole on the side.
        $10.95
    • Thursday Specials

      • Ensenada Combo

        Fish taco and cheese enchilada. Served with rice and beans.
        $10.45
      • Puebla Combo

        Two chicken enchiladas poblanas. Served with rice and beans.
        $9.95
    • Friday Specials

      • Mexicali Combo

        Two chicken enchiladas with sour cream. Served with rice and beans.
        $10.45
      • Super Tostada

        A giant tostada topped with carne asada or chicken asado, beans, lettuce, olives, tomatoes, cheese, sour cream, and guacamole.
        $9.45
    • Saturday Specials

      • Mexico City Combo

        Two beef enchiladas, chile relleno, and salad.
        $9.95
      • Nachos Especial

        Homemade chips topped with cheddar and Monterey cheese, beans, sour cream, and carne asada or chicken asado.
        $9.45
    • Sunday Specials

      • Chimichanga

        Crisp fried burrito filled with beef, shredded chicken, or ground beef and beans. Topped with sour cream and guacamole. Served with rice and beans.
        $9.95
      • Carne al Chipotle

        Strips of carne asada simmered in chipotle sauce. Served with rice, beans, and tortillas.
        $9.45