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El Ranchito

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1029 Highway 51, Ste I, Madison, MS 39110-7648
601-605-1488
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 7
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    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
Typical Mexican Restaurant

This place has what you typically expect in a Mexican restaurant. The food is not "gourmet" Mexican, but it is consistently good and the menu is quite extensive. Good Margaritas and nice selection of beers. Very casual and family friendly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2015
MississippiQueenB
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Mississippi
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Jackson, Mississippi
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

This is the best Mexican Restuarant in Madison. Period. I live in Madison and probably eat here once a week. The waiters call the locals by name. Can't do any better than the 'Ranch!

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Thank RebelRay
Mississippi
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109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This place has what you typically expect in a Mexican restaurant. The food is not "gourmet" Mexican, but it is consistently good and the menu is quite extensive. Good Margaritas and nice selection of beers. Very casual and family friendly.

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Thank MississippiQueenB
Madison, Mississippi
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We were greeted immediately, seated quickly, our server arrived immediately and provided great service throughout the meal. The chips/dip were brought quickly and our drinks were cold when brought to the table. Both entrees were hot when they arrived quickly at the table and the server monitored our progress regularly. It was a great experience as it always it.

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Thank Chuckcarter1
Brandon, MS
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80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Service is good. Food is good, nothing spectacular as far as Tex-Mex goes. I have been there a few times and received good service, and the food was good. I have several friends that would not eat at any other Mexican restaurant - I just haven't found it to be spectacular for me!

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Thank OnTheGo99
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I had a couple of lunches here as i frequently visit Madison for business. All the food seems pretty good and the portions are huge. The service is good and quick. Very good value for money. I recommend this place. Hope to have many more meals there.

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Thank Hein B
Madison, Mississippi
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The servicer here is quick, the price is reasonable. It is nothing special but good Americanized Mexican food. It is the one we typically frequent in the Madison, MS area.

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Thank Jennifer B
Gulfport, Mississippi
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59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is the BEST Mexican restaurant we have ever eaten in. The service and food were excellent!! We had the Parrillada and it was WONDERFUL!! We ate until I thought we would explode--then--took home enough for lunch the next day. We will definitely eat there again when we go back to Mississippi.

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Thank D B
mississippi
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

friendly staff that treats you like family. great food and drinks. convenient. reasonable prices. Ive eaten there a couple hundred times and never had a bad experience. What else could a person ask for in a mexican eatery??

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Thank popedaddy
Jackson, Mississippi
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Have been here several times and have always had good food. One of the best Mexican places around. Very busy after 6:00 pm on most days and on the weekends they are busy in the evenings. Some of the waiters are better than others but most have always brought the food promptly and kept the drink glasses full. If you... More 

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Thank ILike2eatgoodfood
Madison, MS
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

Food here is average, my wife and I are there recently and the tone was set by the server who was rude when bringing the food out. I asked for an extra plate and tried asking for another item and was totally ignored . I ordered the chicken Fajita. You are only served 3 tortillas with your meal, which is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1029 Highway 51, Ste I, Madison, MS 39110-7648
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 601-605-1488

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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