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El Ranchito

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645 Jacob Smart Blvd, Ridgeland, SC 29936-3415
(843) 717-2420
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11:00 am - 10:00 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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  • 11
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Mexican food

It is nice to have a place to get good Mexican food locally without having to drive 30 miles. This is a regular lunch spot for me.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
jerry569
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Ridgeland, South Carolina
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Savannah, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I'm sitting here on a lazy Sunday afternoon, eating at the bar, watching the Masters on TV. Hint for would-be "foodies" - when you go into any restaurant, especially 'ethnic' restaurants, it would behoove you to ask the Staff what THEY eat. And I did.f My dish wasn't even on the menu. Shrimp, chicken, steak, rice, guacamole salad. Side of... More 

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Ridgeland, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is nice to have a place to get good Mexican food locally without having to drive 30 miles. This is a regular lunch spot for me.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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163 reviews 163 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

there were only a couple of people in the place... We had to place a to go order. We were SUPRISED how good is was.. We were taking the food back to several folks who were running a 24 hour race.. I told how many we were feeding, we had plenty. It was reasonable price as well.

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RIDGELAND
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

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
64 reviews 64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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
9 helpful votes 9 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
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91 reviews 91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?