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El Ranchito

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645 Jacob Smart Blvd, Ridgeland, SC 29936-3415
(843) 717-2420
Today
12:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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
Not a bad place for mexican food.

We eat here sometimes and the food is good. The service is quick and the prices aren't bad. The salsa and chips are really good. I haven't had a bad meal there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 8, 2014
MARCELLA B
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RIDGELAND
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14 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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RIDGELAND
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We eat here sometimes and the food is good. The service is quick and the prices aren't bad. The salsa and chips are really good. I haven't had a bad meal there.

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Three Forks, Montana, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Good Mexican food even better service. large selection on the menu, something for everyone. I would have to say it's off the main traveled road and a little bit hard to find.

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The food was good and the staff was nice. We will definitely go back. This was a very pleasant surprise. Check it out!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I have lived in Ridgeland for 2 yrs now. There is not much to choose from as far as restaurants good. My wife wanted to try something different so we stopped at the little Mexican restaurant. The server was very nice. She brought us some chips and salsa and from that point on I was In Mexican heaven. I'm a... More 

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SYLVANIA
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Small restaurant in a small town off the beaten path. I have been working in Ridgeland SC for almost 2 years and rode by this place many times. Well circumstances led myself and a friend there recently. Well to cut to the chase, I will be returning. I will even be showing up during the week with co-workers for the... More 

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Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

I work in Ridgeland and have been here several times. I am a picky eater and ordered my burrito and tamales without cheese sprinkled on top. My meal arrived with cheese but the server dropped the food and took off. I had to go to the register and say something to the manager. They corrected their mistake and it was... More 

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Bluffton, South Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

I have lived here in Ridgeland for more than 10yrs and I always go to El Ranchito for a great Mexican dinner. Hector the owner/manager is wonderful some of the staff is ok but the rest act as I'd they really hate their jobs and wish someone else was there. The food is amazing they have great portions lunch and... More 

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san francisco
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a lunch spot as we drove from Charleston to Savannah. We wanted something other than all the fast food joints along I-95. I used Trip Advisor to point me to El Ranchito in Ridgeland, SC. It was a pleasant surprise . I ordered the flautas. They were obviously homemade and quite good .... More 

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Floridagal22
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

We stopped here on a road trip with low expectations and were pleasantly surprised. The restaurant was clean, the food was decent, and the service was prompt. We were glad they were open on Sunday evening too.

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Clayton, New York
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103 reviews 103 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

This place isn't too bad. Its not the best but not horrible. The service isnt great either. Overall its not a bad place to eat once in a while but not a regular thing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 645 Jacob Smart Blvd, Ridgeland, SC 29936-3415
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Ridgeland
  • Phone Number: (843) 717-2420

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 9:30 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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?