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Rancheros Mexican Bistro - CLOSED

63 Whitfield St, Guilford, CT 06437-2652
203-458-0009
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
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English first
Killingworth, Connecticut
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129 reviews 129 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

but do expect freshly prepared albeit not heavily spiced, reasonably attractive presentation and not a particularly huge portion. Service was adequately provided by one waiter - but then the restaurant is small. Tiled chairs are uncomfortably hard although very pretty! As an alternative to the usual Tex-Mex establishments, this is a pleasant experience.

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New England
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46 reviews 46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This place is tucked away behind the Guilford Green. They have very tasty and fresh food that is more interesting than the usual Tex/Mex. They have beer and good specials every day. It may not be as good as places out West but for Guilford CT it is pretty good.

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Madison, Connecticut
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89 reviews 89 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

This restaurant tries hard but fails to live up to serving good Mexican or south western food. It misses the mark on spiciness and the robust mix of flavors one would expect. My wife & I are from New Mexico and have a certain level of expectations and they were not met. The enchiladas were bland and the tortilla was... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013 via mobile

Do not waste your money at this revolting establishment. The chicken tasted like roadkill and the waiter was defensive and haughty when I mentioned it.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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107 reviews 107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We live in town and this was the first visit. Did not even know the restaurant was here. Most restaurants in Guilford and the surrounding towns are excellent, so the bar is high. I like that this place has a simple menu. I am always leary of restuarants that have huge menus. How can they possibly cook all those different... More 

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Guilford, Connecticut
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

Decided to try Rancheros for dinner and was dissappointed after reading several reviews claiming it was authentic latin cuisine. Certainly a friendly staff and inviting atmosphere but that does not make up for the poor quality of food which lacks any flavor whatsoever. Dishes are served with sides of dried out rice and even their salsas which appear to be... More 

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Guilford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

I have lunch or dinner here quite often. The food is always fresh and delicious. It's not the typical tex-mex but always delicious.

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Connecticut
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84 reviews 84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

Like the decor and food, outdoor seating as well. All enjoyed their lunch meal, lunch specials every day!

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CT
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

I have been here twice, and both times have loved what I ordered. The first time, I had the special soup - Butternut Squash - that had an excellent taste and little kick at the end. Really enjoyed it. For dinner, I had the chicken burrito. So fresh tasting. This last time, I had the chicken tostadas which I've never... More 

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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129 reviews 129 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

Not your traditional Tex-Mex stuff. Helpful staff and great tasting selections. Small with seats and benches that can be less than comfortable. Also, because of the design of the restaurant can be cold in the winter. Forget that and enjoy the food. Told corkage charge, even to open a bottle of beer, is because the fees do not change just... More 

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Additional Information about Rancheros Mexican Bistro

Address: 63 Whitfield St, Guilford, CT 06437-2652
Phone Number: 203-458-0009
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Guilford
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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