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Mexican, Latin, Seafood
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 27 September 2021

This was the first restaurant we went to in Playacar. We had the seafood platter for two. It was impressively big and delicious!! I would definitely recommend it if you have the 💰💰

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 1 August 2021

What a fun place. We had a great seat over looking 5th Avenue from the upstairs restaurant. The waitstaff are top notch and full of smiles and very accommodating. We particularly enjoyed the fresh guacamole being made tableside. Portions are large, hot and nicely seasoned....It was a positive experience.More

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 29 April 2021

This restaurant sits above 5th Avenue and is a great place to people watch, but we keep returning for the food. During the pandemic and street construction the restaurant has been closed but is now open again. There seafood platter for 2, which we get...for 3 is awesome, lobsters are the highlight, but includes shrimp, mussels, calamari, crab and fish. The waiters were wonderful, bringing everything with a show. The guacamole made at your table is delicious. The service was excellent and very attentive. Very happy to see this restaurant back open again and highly recommend itMore

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 6 April 2021 via mobile

Had lunch here the other day, the food was amazing and there was tons of it!! It’s great for people watching, too

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 16 February 2021 via mobile

We were very sad to go to Los Rancheros this time It has been one of our favorite restaurants in the past. Apparently ownership has changed. The food was sub par and overpriced. Our favorite servers were gone and the new staff was disengaged. Attitudes...could be because of the lack of business due to Covid. Disappointed!More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 10 March 2020

Jorge was an absolute blast as our server for a low-key dinner we had. My boyfriend and I shared chicken & steak fajitas and had table-side guacamole prepared for us. People watching from above was super fun and the service was outstanding. We will definitely...be eating here again. Thank you Jorge for the laughs!!More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed 3 March 2020

Imagine the hunger after walking 2 hours in a strong sun and arriving at a restaurant with very friendly waiters and great drinks, like mojito. It has very good dishes that serve 3 people and there is still plenty.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 1 March 2020

Our appetizer was guacamole prepared at our table and served with soggy stale chips. One of our party lives in Mexico and she knows her chips. We sent them back and they returned having been heated in the oven. My main was the vegetarian Enchiladas...so cheese filling covered with red sauce. There was a tablespoon of liquid beans with 2 soggy chips on the plate. This main was average, nothing to write home about. Two of our party ordered the Chimichangas (one beef and one chicken) both of which were only half finished because the pastry was soggy and tasteless. The beef was overcooked. The chicken was nicely cooked. The 4th of our party ordered the chicken quesadillas and had no complaints, but it was average. Service was slow and the food expensive given the poor to average quality. We would not recommend this venue.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 8 February 2020 via mobile

My friends and I had our last meal in Mexico here. We got the surf and turf platter which was delicious. We were seated on the balcony facing the street and had a nice breeze throughout dinner. Our waiters were friendly and were always around....Jorge was a standout, he managed to carry 3 Margheritas down two flights of stairs on top of his head and let us take them from him. This really made our last night memorable as the overall experience was just lovely. Thank you very much Los Rancheros.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 3 February 2020

We wanted authentic mexican after eating in resort all week and boy did we find it. So glad we chose this place. We were seated on rooftop terrace, the only ones up there. Jorge was our waiter and he was the best. Guacamole made table...side. Drinks served stacked on his head! I couldn't chose what to order so he recommended I trust him and let him prepare me something special table side. He made a shrimp dish with a wonderful pepper sauce I can not describe, It was off the charts. The atmosphere and service were exactly what we were looking for! Highly recommend!!!!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Los Rancheros Quinta Avenida is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4