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Rancho Viejo

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709 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835
(540) 743-3775
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The best Chile relleno in the valley

I consider myself a purist when it comes to Chile rellenos. These are the best! Real Chiles! Not canned. The coating is light, not heavy breading. Delicious! I will definitely come back.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
ktcoloradoinvirgina
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Berryville, Virginia
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Miami, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Mexican food should be packed with flavor, and should be served either hot or warm. Sadly the food lacked these qualities. My husband had a "Burrito" which was huge, flavorless, and smothered with enchilada sauce???? A basket of tortillas with side dishes of salsa and white sauce was brought to the table. The tortillas were old and a bit greasy,... More 

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Berryville, Virginia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I consider myself a purist when it comes to Chile rellenos. These are the best! Real Chiles! Not canned. The coating is light, not heavy breading. Delicious! I will definitely come back.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The choices of restaurants while visiting Luray were very few - many places are now closed. We chose this restaurant based on the review and were not impressed. Our server was very friendly and the service was very fast. We both enjoyed the complementary chips with salsa and some kind of delicious white dip. Our entrees were not great -... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We liked this restaurant, it's good for families and the food was pretty good. The prices were reasonable and I have to say the beer was the perfect temperature! We'd go back if we were in the area again.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Best Tex Mex in the area... Only Tex Mex in the area. The service was very fast and friendly but the food was not so good. The margarita tasted watered down. Probably the worst I've ever had. The sangria was red wine and thin with no ice or fruit. The fajitas came out quickly and were hot! I love hot... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This place serves up tasty Mexican food. Our margaritas were delicious, and though our service was a tad slow, we weren't in a hurry at all, so we weren't bothered. Check it out in Luray.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Don't let the fact this used to be a McDonald's fool you. This place is GOOD! The salsa is homemade and fantastic as is the white cheese dip. They have a Talapia dish, I believe it is called Pescado Yukatan, that is easily my favorite Mexican dish of all time! Their fajitas are awesome, but I never eat them now... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I never give one star reviews, but I came very close to with this place. The only thing that saved it was their queso fundido was good. The service at this restaurant was horrendous. Wait, let me change that. If you are a local you got great service, if you are tourist than prepared for some of the worst service... More 

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Luray, Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

It's not fancy and probably most wouldn't call this real Mexican, but it is absolutely the best in Luray! Our food was tasty and well prepared. You can't beat the service and friendliness of all who work here from the manager to each of the staff. We are regulars and we love Rancho!

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Luray, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I've went there several times. The service is OK. The food is mediocre. But the one other Mexican restaurant in town is horrible. So, by process of elimination...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 709 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Luray
  • Phone Number: (540) 743-3775

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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