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La Rancherita

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4325 Glenwood Ave Ste 3000, Raleigh, NC 27612
(919) 785-1951
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent Service and food

When we got there it was 15minutes before closing and they happily served us good quality food and service.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
ChelleC7
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29 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

When we got there it was 15minutes before closing and they happily served us good quality food and service.

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Provo
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327 reviews 327 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I was in town for business and needed a quick bite and found this place just a few blocks from my hotel. The chips and salsa were excellent and I felt welcome as soon as I walked in. I ordered the burrito enorme and it was really good. The burrito had steak and shrimp in it and I liked how... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Was in town on business and stopped by for lunch. Actually came back for dinner because it was fantastic! The service was awesome, everyone was super friendly and the service was very quick. The food was great. Beyond standard, very tasty. The best part wasn't the quick service and great food, the prices are so affordable. For 2 people at... More 

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Raleigh
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53 reviews 53 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We just recently realized that La Rancherita has opened a restaurant on Hillsboro St on NC State's campus. We weren't really sure what to expect as we have not ever visited any of the other La Rancherita locations in Raleigh. The atmosphere is really neat, the service is really good, and the food is very authentic. We asked for the... More 

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We were visiting from out if town and this was close to our hotel so we decided it try it. We were glad we did. Great food and service.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I gave this review an extra star because the waitstaff was very friendly and attentive. The atmosphere is also very nice. That said, I'm not quite sure what all the raves are about. Perhaps the kitchen was having an off day, because I ordered the veggie quesadilla and it was possibly not only the worst quesadilla I've ever had, but... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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66 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Friendly, fast service, great salsa with fresh, deep flavor and zing. Nice strong Margaritas with decent house Tequila. The fish tacos were excellent served "street-style" with corn tortilla and sides. We have been several times and the quality is steady and reliable, the portions are generous and the prices reasonable. Over all surprisingly better than the average Amer-mexican fare. We... More 

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North Carolina
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72 reviews 72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Ok, just about the best salsa you will taste in your life is served here. The chips are fine. Take the old Chile Bomba, remove alot of posters from the walls, basically clean it up a bit, and rename as La Rancherita. The menu is about the same. It is better than average for a Mexican resturaunt. it is certainly... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

The food - what I was able or order anyway - was fine. And I've eaten here before with others and enjoyed it. But wow, I've never been so completely ignored by wait staff when dining alone. After ordering an appetizer, I said that I wanted to enjoy that first and then would order my lunch entree. That was the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

This Mexican restaurant does the standards well. I wanted something homey and satisfying and I wasn't disappointed. The chips were fresh as well as the salsa. I had the combination taco, enchilada, and chile rellano and it was tasty. Another dish we ordered was the spinach quesadilla - it came with fresh sautéed spinach and was excellent. It was also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4325 Glenwood Ave Ste 3000, Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: (919) 785-1951

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican

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