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El Ranchito Cafe & Club

photography by Kevin Marple

El Ranchito Cafe & Club


  • Best of Big D: Best Tex-Mex (2018)
  • Best Neighborhood Restaurants (2008)


Night after night, this 30-year-old institution is packed with the Hispanic community. This spot is the ultimate retro-kitschy Tex-Mex palace. House specialties—chile ancho-marinated pork loin, guiso picoso, and a whole fried catfish—combined with strolling mariachis make it a favorite for large family celebrations. Do yourself a favor and skip the watery margaritas.

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