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El Ranchero

) #18 of 50 Restaurants in Brevard $ Mexican,
176 N Caldwell St, Brevard, NC 28712-3336
+1 828-883-4000
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Overview
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fajitas” (10 reviews)
“chorizo” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
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LOCATION
176 N Caldwell St, Brevard, NC 28712-3336
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wife had enchiladas with extra rice (she's not find of pinto beans) I enjoyed the burrito and tamal (lunch special#8) sizzling plates, 3 different hot sauces, what's not to like. Easy parking off the main drag.

Thank C7812OYmarkk
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Our son attended Brevard College for 4 years obtaining his undergrad. Played baseball all four years as well. Therefore, we visited the area many times during this period. Enjoyed eating there many times. Always a very good meal at very reasonable prices. We were traveling...More

Thank 222Dale222
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It was perfect weather and I needed to meet my business partner. We decided on one of our favorite Mexican restaurants since they had outdoor dining. I wasn't all that hungry and ordered a plate of nachos. Oh so delicious! Come visit this place.

Thank Channel70Productions
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner and they were definitely fast. The food was good but not extraordinary. The service was average as well.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My husband and I went at the end of March in 2016 right after we got engaged! I am a big fan of Mexican food and El Ranchero was better than our places back home. We can't wait to go again, hopefully later this year...More

Thank Jennie M
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This is THE place for authentic Mexican food. We received excellent food with great service. We got drinks to go with a box filled with what we couldn't finish at lunch time. Worth going through construction to eat here! :)

Thank 2travelinFoolz
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Service is usually friendly. Some of the food is good. Refried beans are so watered down and flavorless. ewe. Tables are not very clean.

Thank GypsyTrip11
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Is our 4th time here and we are from Florida, we'll come back again. Good food, Good value. One more good thing form lovely Brevard.

Thank LFD69
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

My wife would eat Mexican everyday if given a choice. We lived Dallas for several years and sampled a lot that was very good. We have exceptional ones at home. Having said all that, this one was pretty good. The decor was more barbecue than...More

Thank Stanley W
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped by after a hours of hiking. I was attracted by the outdoor space I noticed from the road. Lots of Latino fare in this town! Service was very quick and server attentive. I had fajitas and my husband had the lunch special ....More

Thank thejourney101
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 10:00
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: 176 N Caldwell St, Brevard, NC 28712-3336
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Brevard
  • Phone Number: +1 828-883-4000
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