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El Ranchero Restaurant

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

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 43
    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
Excellent Authentic Mexican Food

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
WickenburgJLM
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Wickenburg, Arizona
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Large groups
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Wickenburg, Arizona
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

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 NEW

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
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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1 review
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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Congress, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Been going here for years and have NEVER been disappointed! Family owned and operated. A great place to not only experience a wonderful meal and superior service but also experience the best of the Hispanic Culture that runs long and deep in Wickenburg. Try the fresh daily home made Flan for desert usually made by Candy.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My family and I looked up good restaurants in Wickenburg and due to the high reviews on various sites we decided to give El Ranchero a try, I am glad we did. Just prior to arriving at the restaurant we were stranded on the side of the road 20 miles outside of wickenburg after we ran out of gas. It... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We stop by here on every trip up north. Never let down. Had the shrimp tacos, although the tortillas were a little soaky, but still good.. Maybe grill them for 10 second before laying the shrimp and ingredients onboard... See you next month

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North Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

A friend had told us about this place and we were so happy she did, we now have a new stop when visiting Wickenburg. The sauces and salsas were excellent.

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Additional Information about El Ranchero Restaurant

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

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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, Local cuisine, Large groups
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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