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1907 State Street, Clarksdale, MS
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Description: The website has pictures of the restaurant I ate it. Nice local place with...
The website has pictures of the restaurant I ate it. Nice local place with local owners. Had my first southern BBQ there and it was really yummy.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quick lunch

My wife had a chicken fried steak and I had a London broil with purple hull peas and corn. It was good plain old home cooking. Very quiet place. We were there at 12:00 no trouble finding a table. Maybe that's not a good thing....

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 1, 2014
Mjowl
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West Helena, Arkansas
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Rayville, Louisiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This restaurant experience was great! Not a lot to look at from outside but inside it's a nostalgic and comfy dining experience. Service was great and variety of menu was broad. We had BBQ ribs with sides--awesome ribs-tender, juicy and very tasty. Appetizer of homemade onion rings was awesome-with lots of breading, crispy and very flavorful. Highly recommend this restaurant!!... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The vegetable soup alone was good enough to make this a great visit. However the shrimp and pasta was also very good. The shrimp had that crisp texture like you get from Asian style preparation, although there was nothing Asian about the dish or the restaurant. The salad bar did not look great, but everything was fresh and flavorful. Child... More 

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West Helena, Arkansas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

My wife had a chicken fried steak and I had a London broil with purple hull peas and corn. It was good plain old home cooking. Very quiet place. We were there at 12:00 no trouble finding a table. Maybe that's not a good thing....

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We visited Ranchero this evening. I chose the Ranch Ribs, and explained that this was our first BBQ tasting. My wife decided to go lite and had a shrimp vermicelli. The food was great, served with superb friendly staff who could not do enough for us. I would highly recommend Ranchero based on our experience.

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Brandon, Mississippi
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51 reviews 51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My friend and I wanted to have a steak and some seafood so we grabbed our white and red and headed out to dinner. The staff is very professional and friendly. her steak and my broiled fish were spot-on thank you for a wonderful, hassle-free experience! We also were greeted by a very nice gentleman that walked us in and... More 

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missouri
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

average food and service. not bad, nothing special. typical salad bar offered. reasonably priced. local mom and pop operation.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Food was great, the staff was friendly and the service was really good. Wish we had found it when we first got there.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

The ribs are very meaty and perfectly cooked. It's the best choice on the menu. Charbroiled chicken was overcooked, dry, tasteless. Sides are fine but nothing outstanding. The salad line had some nice fresh fruit, something not always seen.

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Sacramento, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Average at best would describe our experience at the Ranchero. The food was on the expensive side for the quality. Four of us dined and no two people had the same meal. Since it was later in the day each of us had a lunch or dinner item and after eating we all stated the prices did not match the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

My wife got a half slab of ribs. She let me have 1 rib. It was very good. I got the FryBurger. About a 1/3 lb burger, topped with chilli, & that topped with Cole slaw. It is a local thing I reckon. I loved it, I need another before we head home tomorrow.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1907 State Street, Clarksdale, MS
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Clarksdale

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Description

The website has pictures of the restaurant I ate it. Nice local place with local owners. Had my first southern BBQ there and it was really yummy.
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:30 pm

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