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El Ranchito

2645 Highway 44 W, Inverness, FL 34450
352-341-0707
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Ranked #27 of 63 restaurants in Inverness
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: I'm not sure if this is affiliated with the El Ranchito in Crystal River. It could be a local chain, but I couldn't find a corporate web site.
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Description: I'm not sure if this is affiliated with the El Ranchito in Crystal River. It could be a local chain, but I couldn't find a corporate web site.
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English first
Hernando, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Food is always good quality, good quantity, and well prepared. Service is friendly and excellent. Atmosphere is wonderful and the Margaritas are really good. We eat there often. One of our favorite spots to eat.

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Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We have eaten here many times. Most of the time, the food is pretty good, but once or twice, it just wasn't that great. If you want to travel about 20 miles, go to Ocala for Mexican food.

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Lecanto, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

I love El Ranchito. I highly recommend the fajitas, fajita casadillas, and the enchiladas supreme. It is a small place but it's very clean and the servers are very friendly. There can be a bit of a language barrier if you don't speak Spanish but the menus are easy to order from with corresponding numbers. The prices are very inexpensive... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The food is good and portions are adequate, the service is always with a smile. The carry out order is always correct and on time. Nothing special but always good.

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Cumming, Georgia, United States
Top Contributor
105 reviews 105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Ok, I like Tex-Mex. I like corn tortillas with a nice salsa before and during the meal-- and I like the atmosphere of a small, cozy, family-owned Tex-Mex restaurant. We came here on a whim-- my wife was hungry for Tex-Mex-- and weren't disappointed. I would have rated it 4.5 stars-- not QUITE a 5 out of 5-- but I... More

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Florida, U.S.A.
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I finally tried El Ranchito. disappointing at best. Crowded seating, Mexican décor bland food. I played it safe and went with the tacos, two on soft flour shells one hard. The soft tacos seemed like eating crushed big mac's on white bread. Even with hot sauce they did not taste Mexican. The restaurant was crowded, but their prices are very... More

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Beverly Hills, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

This is a local Mexican food eatery in our small community. It is just ok, not really great....but I must admit that I am spoiled. I moved her from KY a few months ago and we had a GREAT Mexican restaurant in our town...missing them...the servers here are not very friendly either! They could do better!

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Inverness, FL
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Having moved here from New Hampshire our party thought it funny that there is only one "Mexican" restaurant in Inverness. Anyway, we tried it one night since we needed our Mexican food fix. Well I have to say I don't think I've EVER had food so bad. I'm sure that the owners Mothers never cooked such a poor excuse for... More

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Hernando Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

Went there in the past and food not very good and not really mexican. More American with a mex flare. Could not wait to leave no one of our party of 6 liked the food.

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Lady Lake
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

Used to love this place but finding the quality is getting worse. Taco salad owl was stale and not as much filling as previously.

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