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El Ranchito Restaurante Mexicano

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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720 Nc 24 27 Byp E #18, Albemarle, NC 28001
+1 704-982-0633
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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77 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I love this place, you can eat indoors or out, and staff is always nice. I love the $5.95 taco salad. not only is it inexpensive and fillng, pared up with free chips and salsa that has a kick but not too hot, the salad is super. Many places fill their salads with cheap beans and/or rice, but not here!... More 

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Thank trekkergirl1701
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is our favorite Mexican restaurant. The waiters remember you and are very friendly. They make sure you are happy. The food is delicious and service is great. Good family atmosphere.

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Thank Sandra A
Mount Gilead, North Carolina
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

the food there is good but the salsa is great they make their own fresh and its great . We eat there after church on Sundays

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Thank Robert Jr. W
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Two of us ordered spinach and chicken quesadillas. It was 1/2 full so no sides needed. One person had a soft taco special order and it was just right. Very attentive wait staff kept our huge drinks filled. The lime margarita was great but that virgin strawberry "margarita" was heavenly. I will get that next time. It's served in s... More 

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Thank Nell W
Albemarle
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Had a great Sunday Mexican plate and my wife had a good and tasty burrito. We got there in the middle of the after Church Crowd and the place was slammed. Got a table but took us awhile to get a person to ask us for drinks and take our order. Some tables seated after is got their drinks and... More 

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

If you like Mexican food, this isn't Taco Bell. The food is great. Prices are average. Service is very good, just try to get a server that speaks english,lol. Will always recommend this place.

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Thank Starduster5
Charlotte, North Carolina
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69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

so many places now pad their taco salads with beans and rice, but this taco salad is all beef! And it's less than $6.00! They have drinks, wine, beer, good appetizers and of course good mexican food, they have a small outdoor dineing area as well.

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Thank liz r
Albemarle, NC
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

Great Mexican fare - we have to eat here at least once a week. Their lunch specials are extremely affordable & their dinner choices are delicious & filling. Very good salsa & ships as a free appetizer, as well. Try their top shelf margaritas - you won't be sorry!

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Thank cabinlover88
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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112 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Just returned from dinner with my wife. The experience of great Mexican food serenaded by a mariachi band was great. Food is reasonably priced. Had the carnitas dinner and could not eat it all. Plenty of leftovers for tomorrow! A great dining experience!

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Thank Mikbaidak
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

Great atmosphere, great Mexican food and good prices. Stays crowded especially on the weekends. They do have an outdoor patio with umbrella covered tables.

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Thank Daria275

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Nc 24 27 Byp E #18, Albemarle, NC 28001
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Albemarle
  • Phone Number: +1 704-982-0633

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?