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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%
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“fajitas” (4 reviews)
“pollo” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4303 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-2281
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 14 January 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 28 December 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
Reviewed 31 October 2017

El Rancherito has always been my favorite Mexican restaurant in Mt. Vernon. The service is shockingly fast and always friendly. They even have special mariachi and music nights. The chips and salsa are addicting. Everything is delicious and satisfying from the taco salad, chicken nachos,...More

Thank Grace M
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Disappointed took out of town friends there and was not satisfied..smaller portions 4 shrimp pieces were in the shrimp and chicken Quesidillo..mostly chicken..Very small portions compared to last time..Server NEVER came back . Asked passing server for refillsService not as good..Used to be the very...More

Thank 2017art
Reviewed 3 October 2017

While passing through Mt. Vernon, I stopped for gas and decided to get something for lunch. The El Rancherito was close by, and I decided to give it a try. I have been to a number of Mexican type restaurants, and while they can vary...More

Thank appellatereview
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Being from south Texas we thought the food was ok. It wasn't like we're use too. But , it was clean and the server was nice . Cost more than we thought it should have been . Where we come from beef and chicken fajitas...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

I have been coming here 20 years, and will always come to El Ranch when I'm in town. They care about their customers, and ensuring they are happy with their order. Love this family restaurant. You guys will always have my business when I'm in...More

Thank Brittany K
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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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