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El Rancherito

4303 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-2281
+1 618-244-6121
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“queso” (3 reviews)
“fajitas” (4 reviews)
“mexican food” (10 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4303 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-2281
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Hadn’t been there in a couple years. Took my two grown daughters. It was better than I remembered. Authentic Mexican fare prepared and served by actual Mexicans.

Thank Powell D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recently went to El Rancherito, I always like going there when in town. They had a special pitcher of margaritas for $10.99. We shared the molcajete and it was delicious.

Thank Cardsfan79
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our annual trek through this area of Illinois we typically stop in Mt Vernon for the night. The last few years we have walked from our hotel to El Rancherito and have never been disappointed. Our young man that served us was very kind...More

Thank Railsback
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Rancherito is broken into several smaller dining rooms with cheery, folk-art-painted chairs and booths so you don't feel like you are eating at a large restaurant. Our food was hot and served promptly, and the quality was about par for an average-to-decent Mexican restaurant....More

Thank thrall
Reviewed July 12, 2018

5 of us came here tonight..Food was good, but everyone was cold through the whole meal, this was our last time. we were regulars, and bring out of town friends here all the time...TONIGHT, YOU COULD ALMOST SEE YOUR BREATH..iT FELT THAT COLD..THEY EVIDENTLY WANT...More

Thank 2017art
Reviewed April 21, 2018

We ate there this evening, and waited 33 min. before we got our food..usually they bring it out wearing hot mits as the plate is so hot warning us as such..after about 35 min. the server came out holding both plates in bare hands, while...More

Thank 2017art
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

This place has great food, good selection of beers and prompt service. The fajitas were sizzling hot and delicious. I recommend trying El Ranchers to.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed March 2, 2018 via mobile

We ate here last night and I am suffering today! I ordered the enchiladas rancheros? It was the greasiest meal I have ever had and joked to my husband that I probably didn’t need to worry about being “regular” the next day. Boy was I...More

Thank debrown77
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

This is our go to restaurant. It's the food that I crave!! Chimichangas, chicken Chipotle burritos, queso and chips, margaritas and Dos Equis on draft. Servers are friendly and fun. Great place to eat and have a drink

Thank Ljcopple
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on my way from Colorado to Florida.. I’m an avid Mexican connoisseur and Margarita guru. I always enjoy trying new places.. Nice comfortable restaurant. Great ambiance and very clean.. Plenty of room for large groups or a date night. Great tacos and margaritas....More

Thank David S
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Vicki S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4303 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-2281
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 618-244-6121
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