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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
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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: Dinner
Good for:
Dinner

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
No flavor Tex Mex... you call that a margarita?

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... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
Rtjeter
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  • Dinner
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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
33 helpful votes 33 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
5 helpful votes 5 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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Glen Burnie, Maryland
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I have been here a few times when I'm in Luray and the drinks and food are always very good. The staff is also very nice. This trip they were out of guac (oh no!), but a delivery truck failed to arrive so you can't really blame them. If you are in the mood for some good mexican food and... More 

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Suffolk, Virginia, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My kids and I ate here after visiting Luray Caverns. After reading some of the reviews, I decided we'd try it. My kids ate the kids menu Enchilada, rice, and beans. They devoured it. I had the Chori Pollo, which was delicious. Not your usual Chori Pollo, but still very tasty. Flavors of everything was good. The salsa and white... More 

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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115 reviews 115 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We went to Rancho Viejo for lunch on a Sunday. It is located in an old McDonalds that they have renovated. We got there right before church let out, so we were able to be seated right away. It started as is usual for a Mexican restaurant - with chips and salsa, but this time there was a twist: There... More 

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Severna Park, Maryland
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152 reviews 152 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Service was very good, food was typically Mexican, and good. Reasonably priced. Mixed age group, so bring the kids.

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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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