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El Rancherito Mexican Restaurant

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307 N 36th St, Ste 213, Quincy, IL 62301-3760
217-228-2182
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best Mexican food in area

I have eaten in all the Mexican Restaurants in town. This one is the most consistent. The staff is kid friendly and the food is good and arrives in a timely manner. The fajitas are great. Only one I will go to.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Barbara T
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I have eaten in all the Mexican Restaurants in town. This one is the most consistent. The staff is kid friendly and the food is good and arrives in a timely manner. The fajitas are great. Only one I will go to.

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Quincy, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

New to town, I have searched the internet for restaurant recommendations and El Rancherito was high on the list. I gave them an extra point due to the fact that we showed up for a late lunch around 2 p.m. and feel that they were caught off guard The salsa was basically tomatoes and no spices. The waiter was more... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The restaurant is tucked away in a shopping area. Easy parking generally and the service is prompt. No menu item really stands out in my opinion. Very typical of other restaurants of this type. If your looking for Mexican this is but one of several options in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Ordered the 4.99 express lunch of taco rice and beans. Had a choice of several items. In about 4 minutes the plate was sitting in front of me hot and good. The service was good with a quick drink refill. Busy at lunchtime but that was still good service. Watch the parking lot as it is very busy with everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Everything about the restaurant was great. The atmosphere, the happily-busy wait staff, the food, oh my, the food! I loved the shrimp cocktail for an appetizer, and Paella for entrée. Very well done! I will be a frequent visitor.

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Quincy, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

New in town and stopped at El Rancherito for an early supper. Service was good, food arrived quickly. Nothing special, just your typical American Mexican restaurant. had Carnitas and a margarita. Both were OK, but nothing special. I've had carnitas in probably 30 different restaurants in half a dozen different states because if a mexican restaurant can't handle carnitas, they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

Very good Mexican food with reasonable prices and fast service. My favorite is the chicken fajita taco salad. When we went it was packed and got a table quickly. The food came out fast and was very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We loved this restaurant the food was authentic and great atmosphere. Still Close to hotel Comfort Inn on Broadway is where we stayed for our Anniversary

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This restaurant has good food at a reasonable price and the service is very fast. If you are not very hungry you can order from the children's menu at $1.00 more. Plenty for me. The frozen margaritas are my favorite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The waiters are fast and come around to your table alot , you never have to sit and wait on anything. The food comes out fast and hot . Really good mexican food . You get to start with home maid chips and salsa. Great place for lunch or diner

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 307 N 36th St, Ste 213, Quincy, IL 62301-3760
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: 217-228-2182

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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