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El Ranchero Restaurant

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683 W Wickenburg Way, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-2269
928-684-5121
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 45
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Good Mexican Food

Nice atmosphere and servers were very attentive. Food was very good to excellent on the two recent visits there. Lots of food and very reasonably priced. Margaritas were good but need more tequila. The hot nacho chips and hot and mild salsa as well as a bean type dip are great. I will go there... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
ReasonableCharlie
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Cody, Wyoming
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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Cody, Wyoming
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61 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Nice atmosphere and servers were very attentive. Food was very good to excellent on the two recent visits there. Lots of food and very reasonably priced. Margaritas were good but need more tequila. The hot nacho chips and hot and mild salsa as well as a bean type dip are great. I will go there again. Sit at a table... More 

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Aguila, Arizona
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

They start you off with chips and 3 different dips. Our food was very good and just the right amount. Priced reasonably as well. We also had been here on Mother's Day and all the women received a flower. Very thoughtful. This is our authentic Mexican restaurant go-to.

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Tempe, Arizona
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98 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I recently had lunch with my wife and a colleague at El Ranchero. The service was very prompt and responsive. The waitress saw we were meeting and discussing matters other than lunch and proceeded accordingly. She took our orders promptly and had our food back at our table in minutes. All our lunches were authentic, well prepared and tasty. I... More 

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Morristown, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

On Wednesday only special is Shrimp Enchiladas they are EXCELLENT with rice and salad. Great margaritas and friendly atmosphere.

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I have eaten here several times and tried different meals. I love Mexican food in general and have several favorites I usually try to rate a restaurant for myself. Chilis Rellenos are an example and are wonderful here. They have been voted best Margaritas in town during our September Fiesta, and having tried them I can understand why.

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is a Mexican Food Restaurant worth visiting. Nice staff and helpful. Good place to celebrate with a large group. Owner sings a lovely Happy Birthday.

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Chandler, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Day trip from Phoenix and some of the best Mexican food I've ever had in AZ. Absolutely worth the drive. Staff was helpful and friendly and encouraged a leisurely lunch. The place is charming and authentic. Sooooooo good.

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Wickenburg, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Very Friendly Staff and Very Informative To What Is On The Menu. The Food Is Excellent Try The Tri Color Enchiladas The Best In Town.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The reason I went to this restaurant was the high rating on Trip Advisor. I must say that it was overrated. While the restaurant was okay, and the food wasn't terrible, it was not by any means worthy of 5 stars. I love to eat Mexican food, and so I have been to many Mexican restaurants. This ranks about average,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

I had to return my order of Fajitas because they were a greasy mess that tasted horrible. I then ordered a salad with chicken. The salad was large and filling but the dressing unappetizing. This place is probably good for a drink and appetizers, not a good meal. The waitress was wonderful. Although I offered to pay for the returned... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 683 W Wickenburg Way, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-2269
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Wickenburg
  • Phone Number: 928-684-5121

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?