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“downhill skiing” 2 of 5 stars
Review of El Ranchero Mexican Restaurant

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El Ranchero Mexican Restaurant
305 W State St, Ste 3, Kennett Square, PA 19348
610 925 0122
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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
1 review
“downhill skiing”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

This place is going downhill quick. The are losing customers and trying to keep cost in line by cutting corners. It was good 6 months ago but I dont see myself going back.

Visited February 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Great food and nice atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

We ate dinner here and were pleasantly surprised about the warm and welcoming atmosphere of El Ranchero. The restaurant had a nice crowd, and the food was excellent. The only reason it wasn't rated a five is that the service is somewhat slow in getting drink refills and taking orders. The flour tortillas are clearly homemade and fabulous! The fried ice cream dessert is huge and incredible. We will definitely return!

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Norfolk, Virginia
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 41 cities Reviews in 41 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Real Mexican Food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

This is a real Mexican restaurant, complete with plenty of Mexicans so it must be authentic. The food was good and the service quick. Not expensive. I would definitely go back.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
1 review
“this was Law and Order SUV”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

I ate at El Ranchero today. The police came in and arrested the owners son for assult on his wife, and led him in handcuffs reading him his rights in front of me. I rate the food as just ok, but I will never go back because I do not advocate a man punching or slapping a woman. Ban this restaurant if you can help it. There are many other may other better Mexican resturants in Kennett Sq. like Morleon, Azteca etc. and the food is very good

  • Visited September 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Kennett Square, PA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
“Warm friendly place, good food, reasonable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

We love the atmosphere and the diversity of the customers. You can meet your Kennett Square friends or enjoy the watching the camaraderie of a large Mexican family. You can practice your Spanish if you want, but all the servers have excellent English, also. It's BYOB, which appeals to many. The fact that half the customers are hispanic supports our enjoyment of the food. Our favorite dish is the fajitas, served hot and sizzling on a hot cast-iron pan. The servers need more training, and it's not always swept and cleaned as quickly as it could be, but everyone tries hard and is extremely warm and friendly.

Visited March 2012
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