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1025 chetco ave, Brookings, OR 97415
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food and large portions

This is a very good traditional Mexican food restaurant. Our meals were tasty and large, The menu is expansive with almost anything you can imagine. Service was friendly and good. We will return and try the Fried Ice Cream. The flan was perfection. The interior is brightly decorated and can... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2014
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Trinidad
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This is a very good traditional Mexican food restaurant. Our meals were tasty and large, The menu is expansive with almost anything you can imagine. Service was friendly and good. We will return and try the Fried Ice Cream. The flan was perfection. The interior is brightly decorated and can accommodate large parties.

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Crescent City, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

There are many Mexican restaurants between Crescent City and Brookings, but what sets Rancho Viejo apart is their Mexican Seafood. Great service and good prices.

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Eureka, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

We've eaten at Rancho Viejo about 10 times in the last few years. The food has usually been good and the service average. Last weekend, however, the service was absolutely horrible - actually almost non-existent! We were seated pretty quickly in one of their booths, not far from the entrance, below a very hot and bright hanging light fixture. The... More 

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Ocean Shores, WA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

My wife and I went there for lunch. I had the Taco & Enchilada meal. I usually do not care for the refried beans but here they are fantastic. I have had the Chili Relenos here before and it was excellent. My wife had the Combo Appetizer, we should have split it as it was lots of good food. The... More 

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Oregon Coast
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817 reviews 817 reviews
399 restaurant reviews
2,130 helpful votes 2,130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Due to some mechanical problems, we pulled into Brookings fairly late in the evening, and by the time we got our RV unhitched, it was about 9:30 pm. This place was open :-) I had a chicken enchilada a la crema which was quite good. My husband had the Patron steak which he said was just okay. Portions were largish.... More 

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We dine here regularly and were delighted when the owners remodeled the inside. It is so much nicer now. The food is also good although last time we went they were understaffed and the food was not served hot. :(

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Forest Hills, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Lunch was excellent today! Note the age of the negative reviews and take that in account when you look at this place. I just had some of the best mole chicken enchiladas I've had. Two thumbs up!!

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Redlands, California
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186 reviews 186 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

We stopped here based on the other TA reviews and we weren't disappointed! The food was good. The service was friendly and attentive without being intrusive. The portions were huge. The prices were very reasonable considering the size of the portions.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This is the third Mexican restaurant we've tried in the Brookings area and we prefer the food here and by far they have the best salsa - chunky and a bit of a hot after burn but very tasty. We both got the ground beef super burrito for $9.95 each which seems to be the going price at all Mexican... More 

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Brookings, Oregon
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The place seemed to be still a bit unfinished but the food and serving size was wonderful. Lunch was a beef burrito with rice and beans for $5. My wife had enchiladas. Great price! Great Food!! Maybe I should have had two lunches. Easy parking right off 101 in Brookings.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1025 chetco ave, Brookings, OR 97415
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Brookings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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