Our Story

Las Ranitas ─Thief River Falls
Los Ortizes ─Becker

Our Story

Las Ranitas ─Thief River Falls
Los Ortizes ─Becker

We Love the Communities We Serve

After perfecting his skills as a cook for 12 years, Luis Ortiz, along with his wife, Heidi, had a dream to start their own restaurant, and soon thereafter Los Ortizes and Las Ranitas (Spanish for “little frog”) was born. That was 4 years ago, and word quickly spread of their reputation for serving patrons delicious Mexican dishes, prepared fresh daily from scratch in a festive atmosphere by friendly employees.  As the food menu grew, the beverages also expanded to include bottled beer, wine and flavored margaritas, daiquiris, and beergaritas. And due to their success, it became necessary to open more locations.

Supporting the Communities Who First Supported Us

 Ask Luis what his secret is, and he’ll probably tell you that it’s exposing his customers to the most accurate and genuine representation of affordable, authentic Mexican food possible.  Both restaurants continue to deliver upon that dream.

But most of all, Luis and Heidi love being a part of the American communities and families they serve, and are proudly raising 2 children of their own in the area. Stop by one of our locations today, and discover for yourself what a true taste of Mexico is all about!

Las Ranitas Thief River Falls

1845 Highway 59 S Ste 900
Thief River Falls, MN 56701

Los Ortizes Becker

14068 Bank St.
Becker, MN 55308

Sun – Thurs 11 am – 9 pm    •    Fri – Sat 11 am – 10 pm    •    Lunch Specials:  Mon – Sat 11 am – 2:30 pm

We’d Love to Make You Smile!

Sun – Thurs 11 am – 9 pm
Fri – Sat 11 am – 10 pm

Lunch Specials:
Mon – Sat 11 am – 2:30 pm

We’d Love to Make You Smile!