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Rancheros Mexican Restaurant

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32823 Fm 2978 Rd, Magnolia, TX 77354-6060
281-259-8701
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Others are better So-so food, under-staffed

The food was more or less average Mexican. Not particularly bad, but not good either. They did not have enough staff on-hand for the crowd, so service was mediocre as well.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
SteveNEUS
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North East US
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North East US
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

The food was more or less average Mexican. Not particularly bad, but not good either. They did not have enough staff on-hand for the crowd, so service was mediocre as well.

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The Woodlands, Texas
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384 reviews 384 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Not an easy review to complete, pretty basic set up, ok to good service, the main courses were ok but the tortilla soup was like no other one I have had in either side of the border and not Ina good way, on top of that it was almost cold. The ranchero beans, also cold. It was their anniversary, so... More 

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NYC
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

So upset. Tried this place tonight. Was busy but hostess said about 20 minutes. We were waiting and I was standing near hostess stand. Had been little over 20 minutes when young man appeared at stand and seemed to be helping. The hostess asked him for the next 2 top. He has her take the couple standing next to me... More 

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Calabasas, California, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

By recommendation we were taken to this restaurant, staying in nearby Navasota. First off, a smoking section STILL in a restaurant? The stench permeated everything. The margaritas were horrible, all mix and frozen mix types-no artistry. When we asked them to make a proper margie with real fresh lime juice you would have thought we asked the bar to solve... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Last minute decision to try the new location and we ended up walking out. We were immediately sat at a table but then waited 15 mins before even getting drinks. Chips tasted worse than cheap store bought and servers were rude. Won't be back.

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Conroe, Texas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

First impression was really good. Prices average. I had cheese enchilada's. The refried beans are among the best I have ever had and the rice was really good as well. The salsa was warm and very good. the guacamole sauce was excellent and the cheese enchilada's better than average. I will be back with my wife the next trip. The... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Spoke to the owner who told me he is moving to a new facility because his landlord has more than quadrupled his rent over the last few years. I have eaten here many times and think that their poblano fajitas is one of the best dishes served by any of the many (I drive past 8 to get here) Mexican... More 

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USA
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724 reviews 724 reviews
429 restaurant reviews
486 helpful votes 486 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

This place is a place where we used to go mostly twice a month because the prices were very affordable but unfortunately we have noticed that they have increased and increased in the course of a year, the food here is just average nothing to brag about, the salsas are good and like any other mexican restaurant they have free... More 

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Magnolia, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Food was ok--nothing special-nothing bad. They do have a good menu with lots of choices. Service was good but a little slow.

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Houston
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79 reviews 79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

We had not been here for a while and decided to stop by before they moved to their new facility. Now we know why they are moving. Their prices had increased a lot so they have more money to finance the new place. The food was about the same as usual. I had spinach enchiladas which were good. The men... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 32823 Fm 2978 Rd, Magnolia, TX 77354-6060
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Magnolia
  • Phone Number: 281-259-8701

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

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