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EL RANCHERO

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Mexican
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1481 Wesel Blvd, Hagerstown, MD 21740
+1 240-420-2842
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average Mexican Restaurant

They had some interesting choices like potato quesadillas. Service was good, but not as fast as most Mexican restaurants I have been to. I had a mushroom and cheese quesadilla, it was grilled and it was very tasty.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Jenna S
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Gloucester, Virginia
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Gloucester, Virginia
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

They had some interesting choices like potato quesadillas. Service was good, but not as fast as most Mexican restaurants I have been to. I had a mushroom and cheese quesadilla, it was grilled and it was very tasty.

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We stopped here for dinner after our racing rained out. It was about half full and seated right away. The chips and salsa were tasty. My boys enjoyed their kids meals, thought they would have came with rice but not a big deal. My wife got the burritos and I got the Plato grande. Both were large and much less... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

One of my favorite restaurants to visit when we're done shopping at The Valley Mall, or just take my girlfriend on date night. This is the best Mexican food I've ever had. Fresh tortilla chips and salsa come immediately once you have taken your seat. My personal favorite is "Pollo Al Chipotle" which is chicken with in house made chipotle... More 

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American Fork, Utah
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We were greeted when we arrived and they sat us down immediately. I ordered 2 chicken burrito with some jalapeño inside, the food was hot just the way it should be. The restaurant was clean until a guess made a spill by accident and didn't tell the staff but it was cleaned up within seconds after the customers departed the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Food was great and always is! Waiters are amazing and on their toes, food is served faster than any restaurant I've ever been too. Definitely should come to this location if you are a margarita fan!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We had dinner at El Rachero and it was very busy. We asked for a quiet booth since there were some large groups around the tables. The service is good, the wait staff is friendly and efficient. The prices are reasonable. The food is just,

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Greensboro
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I had nachos fajita the first night and a special burrito the second night. Monday nights they have a margarita special. The food was warm and tasty. There is TV in the bar area. No wi-fi connection though. Lots of small children seemed to be there.

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Smithsburg, Maryland
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Wonderful customer service. Food was very good and very filling. Highly recommend. Plenty of variety to please everyone appetite. Kids menu had plenty for kids to choose from.

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Hagerstown, Maryland
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157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

El ranchero is consistently great food. The wait staff is very quick to fill the dining needs. On the last visit the waitress seemed to have a very big problem understanding what I was ordering and needing. This is not normally the case though.

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Smithsburg, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Husband and I stopped here for an impromptu lunch date. Service was beyond fast, lunch prices were unbeatable. Sweet tea was very very good. We sat down and were given chips and salsa immediately. The salsa is quite addictive. My husband had the Salsa Verde Enchilada Plate, I had traditional beef Enchiladas is red sauce. I added hot sauce to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1481 Wesel Blvd, Hagerstown, MD 21740
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hagerstown
  • Phone Number: +1 240-420-2842

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 to 25
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?