Saturday Steals Mexican Style – Rancho Bravo


If you’re of the cilantro-despising crowd, Rancho Bravo is right up your alley – just ask for it to be left off. Those of us green leaf lovers will think this Mexican fare is pretty darn good too – not to mention cheap.

Originally a one-stop taco truck in Wallingford, Rancho Bravo opened another, more permanent, home on Capitol Hill. Located just blocks from Seattle Central Community College, it’s frequently packed with students and working folks alike.

The atmosphere is loud, made increasingly so by the cafeteria like remnants of the former fast-food joint.

If you’re looking for just a nibble, the doraditos (mini hard shell tacos) come stuffed with your choice of meat and generously topped with lettuce and salsa. Burritos, both the dressed up Bravo and less expensive Rancho, are big enough for leftovers. The tortas, slightly less money than the burritos, are equally filling. But nothing on the menu is over $5.00, so cost is really negligible.

Bottom line – if you’re looking for a cheap, decent meal, Rancho Bravo has your name written all over it.

COST
Tamales: $1.75 (or $17.50 by the dozen)
Tacos: $2:10
Doraditos: $1.50
Taquitos: $1.50
Bravo Burrito: $4.95 (includes tomatoes, grilled onions, and sour cream)
Ranch Burrito: $4.55
Torta: $4.25

Address
1001 E Pine St.
(between Nagle Pl & 10th Ave)
Seattle, WA 98122

Phone
(206) 322-9399

Openings
Monday, Tuesday & Sunday 10:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Wednesday – Thursday 10:30 AM – 12:00 AM
Friday & Saturday 10:30 AM – 3:00 AM

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About Mikaela Cowles

I’m a food-gobbling, book-reading, aspiring photog. Born and raised in Seattle, I love dancing in the rain, bouquets of fresh basil and green grass between my toes. I like how kneading butter into flower makes my fingers soft. I’m passionate about all things sweet potato. I prefer my coffee black, my scotch on the rocks and my steak bloody. I hunt, when I have time; play basketball; and hike. I’ve been known to laugh so hard I hyperventilate. And, I’m the owner of Making Language Count, a boutique freelance writing business.

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