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El Ranchero Mexican Restaurant

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4004 Highway 61 S, Vicksburg, MS 39180
(601) 638-7555
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    4 of 5 stars
Best Mexican in town by far but only solid

This is BY FAR the best Mexican in Vicksburg but unfortunately there isn't much competition. Like their vegetable fajitas pretty well and the shrimp and pineapple ones aren't bad either.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Vicksburg, Mississippi
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  • Families with children
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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is BY FAR the best Mexican in Vicksburg but unfortunately there isn't much competition. Like their vegetable fajitas pretty well and the shrimp and pineapple ones aren't bad either.

Thank jbacon84
Dallas, Texas
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261 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Found this place by accident. Had the shredded chicken taco salad and it was great! Quick service. Good food. I would stop back again!

Thank George B
Grand Prairie
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Stopped here when traveling through last year and had good food and good service so decided to stop again this year. Not sure if the management changed or what but they almost didn't allow me and my service dog in. When they finally relented (after my husband repeatedly told them it was the law) , they seated us next to... More 

Thank Sharon J
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

Horrible customer service. My order was wrong, they didn't correct it, and they still charged me. Never will I ever return to this location.

Thank Keeyon
Level Contributor
21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We were looking for a place to sit have a beer/margarita while watching sports. Their bar was right where you walk in-- AWKWARD. Unfortunately, they didn't carry the channels for NASCAR. This restaurant had great food and a decent margarita. Their shrimp fajitas were to die for! I don't eat seafood, but I tried my husbands and yum!! this is... More 

Thank Jessica C
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71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The El Ranchero is one of three Mexican Restaurants in Vicksburg. The food is good at a very good price.

Thank mckinleyh2014
New Lenox, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Now called Martinez. Great margarita to start the meal, then Steak tacos (Carne Asada) and the Martinez enchiladas for lunch. Very tasty and the special sauce (on the side) packed quite a kick. Very fresh, fast, and flavorful. Well decorated interior, clean restrooms. We'll stop back next time we're in town.

Thank Sally M
Vicksburg, Mississippi
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The name has changed to Martinez's but the food and service are still great. I recommend the large quesadilla that will feed 2 to 3 people on a normal day. Good chip and dip, good cold beer, and my wife loves the margaritas.

1 Thank bo42261
Jackson, Tennessee
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202 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

The chips and salsa were excellent. I had the fajita plate and my wife had the combination plate. The taco meat was seasoned very well. Plenty of food at reasonable price. We ate there twice while in Vicksburg.

1 Thank Terry M
Clear Lake, Iowa
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

This was the best Mexican food I have eaten in a long time. Homemade guacamole is outstanding! Friendly staff, prompt service, reasonable prices. The cheese sauce was excellent. I shared pork carnitas fajitas with my son. Very good. If I lived nearby I would be eating here weekly.

2 Thank Gann1960

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4004 Highway 61 S, Vicksburg, MS 39180
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Vicksburg
  • Phone Number: (601) 638-7555

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


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