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La Rancherita

4325 Glenwood Ave Ste 3000, Raleigh, NC 27612
(919) 785-1951
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Cape Coral, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 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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6 reviews 6 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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62 reviews 62 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Apex, North Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

My friend and I had dinner there on Saturday evening. Even though it was a weekend night, we were greeted and seated immediately. We were served chips and salsa which are addictive! So good! When we ran low on salsa, it was refilled with a new one. Our server was Gabriel. When he came over to take our orders I... More

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Raleigh, NC
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66 reviews 66 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I've given this place a very good review, and I have been there about 10x. This time it was borderline nasty, and I had to practically beg to get refills of chips/salsa. This is the one at Crabtree Valley mall (behind the mall). I'll go back at some point, probably wait six months or so, but I am not recomending... More

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