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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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Mexican food

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
Sally M
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New Lenox, Illinois, United States
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New Lenox, Illinois, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 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.

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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.

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Jackson, Tennessee
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148 reviews 148 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 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.

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Clear Lake, Iowa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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.

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Vicksburg, Mississippi
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

Always fast & friendly here. The food is the best Mexican in town. We end up here at least once weekly, sometimes twice. Good margarita also

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Vicksburg, MS
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014 via mobile

This is the best Mexican Restaurant in Bicksburg by far. The food is excellent and where the locals go! Wonderful!

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

We loved visiting here with friends and visitors, and Cadets from chamberlain-Hunt Academy. Good food, very good prices.

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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013 via mobile

As another reviewer noted, the name has changed to Martinez Restaurant. The sign was not lit up so it was very hard to find. The staff was all totally uninterested in us and acted like they just wanted to be somewhere else. Our waitress was fine but never cracked a smile. Sullen is the word that comes to mind. The... More 

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Camden, Arkansas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

On 9-21-13 we were staying at the Holiday Inn within walking distance of El Ranchero's this is how we lucked up on this restaurant. We thought if we had one to may drinks we could just walk back to the room. We were pleasantly surprised at how clean the place was and how friendly the staff were. I had the... More 

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Perkinston, MS
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73 reviews 73 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

The building needs a little updating, but the food is very good. The chips and salsa were excellent as was the cheese dip we ordered. I had the Nachos Supreme which was very good. My granddaughter said her steak fajitas were the best she'd ever had. Attentive and quick service. Only negative was a very loud party of customers....must have... More 

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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

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