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El Rancherito

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4303 Broadway, Mount Vernon, IL
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Dining options: Dinner

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  • 15
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 3
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Satisfaction

I had steak fajita quasidillas that was cooked well, seasoned with queso and pico de gallo. Service was prompt and waiter was courteous.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
malex2015
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Garland, Texas
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Sebring, Florida
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85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

The stage is generally set for a poor dining experience when several employees walk by you without making any kind of eye contact while you are standing at the hostess podium waiting to be seated. The next clue was that, after finally being seated, three other tables that came in after us were waited on before we were. Just as... More 

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Fort Lauderdale
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This is a terrific Mexican restaurant. The food is well prepared and attractively presented. The atmosphere is colorful and festive. The service is friendly and efficient. They even let me practice my Espanol. This is a first class restaurant. We feel as if we have visited Mexico. The flan was muy bien!

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Mount Vernon, Illinois
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Good service and great food. I've eaten here at least 200 times. I get something different every time and it's all fantastic

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Garland, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I had steak fajita quasidillas that was cooked well, seasoned with queso and pico de gallo. Service was prompt and waiter was courteous.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Went here for dinner in the middle of the week. It was rather busy, but this restaurant is huge. Our waiter was friendly and attentive. Food was excellent. Margarita's were okay, but they were only $6 a pitcher on Wednesday, which makes all margarita's good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you like authentic Mexican food, I highly recommend this restaurant for its atmosphere and prompt service

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Cottage Grove, Minnesota
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

My husband and I just returned to our hotel room after eating here. At the suggestion of the waitress and a trip advisor review, we did try the Molajete. We also ordered the carnitas to share. I will have to say that the carnitas were much better and a lot less messy. We could have just splitt the carnitas and... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

I was back in town for my brothers birthday and our family was catching up from MONTHS of not seeing each other and 5 minutes after we finished eating (we still had plates on our table) we were asked to leave so they could have our table for another party. FURIOUS. The party waiting was also rudely watching us as... More 

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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

My wife and I just returned to our hotel after eating at El Rancherito! Our friendly, very helpful waitress, Marisol, recommended 'Molcajete' to share as a meal. We had enough food to feed 3 people! The Molcajete was very, very tasty, cooked and seasoned to perfection. Here we are stuffed in Mt Vernon and would highly recommend El Rancherito for... More 

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mitchell, IN, United States
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49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Saw restaurant on trip advisor and thought I would give it a shot. Very quick service chips came immediately waiter was very helpful in ordering(allergic to tomatoes ) Food was hot and very tasty would go back again.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4303 Broadway, Mount Vernon, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Vernon

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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