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El Ranchero Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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683 W Wickenburg Way, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-2269
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good food, big portions, good service & nice friendly people. If you want authentic Mexican food this is the right spot.

Thank Alan K
Wickenburg, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 611 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there yesterday for dinner since our usual haunt in town was closed ... and really loved everything about it. Bright and spacey, great decor and atmosphere, very friendly, attentive and prompt servers, and really good food presented in an attractive way - we've had Mexican food all slapped together and mixing and mingling on the same small plate at... More 

Thank Esty666
Wickenburg, Arizona
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a family owned business and the food is excellent. Service is for the most part family that cares about service. The food is great and more authentic than most Tex-Mex places. El Ranchero has become our favorite Mexican restaurant in Wickenburg...

Thank Glenn M
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff is friendly. Service is quick. You get chips with two kinds of salsa & beans. Really enjoyed the bean dip. A Meldlo beer for 3.50 & Margarita for $6. Both were good. Ordered quest which was different melted cheese with onions. It was good just not what I'm used to. Taco salad and chicken chimichanga. Both were packed full... More 

Thank Marissa B
Avon, Indiana
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40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We usually come to Wickenburg once a year. Each time we come we eat here. The food is amazing and the staff is very friendly. Highly recommended!!

Thank Dawn A
Prescott, AZ
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Hubby and I were looking for something other than fast food and El Ranchero was recommended. Service was excellent, Hector was very knowledgeable and friendly. Food was great, large portions and plenty of flavor. The margarita was awesome. Overall a great experience. One tip, they have additional parking behind the building.

Thank targetswife
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We eat here every year when in town. This last visit they accomodated one of our dieters by serving salad instead of the rice and beans. He raved about the homemade cilantro dressing. They bring chips and salsa and beans to every table before your meal. My chicken enchilada this year was not memorable but I will return. cheers, Bill

Thank William B
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Driving from Las Vegas to Phoenix to see our son. We were tired, hungry, and ready to stop for a break. El Ranchero came up on trip advisor with great reviews so we decided to try it. We were greeted by a very friendly staff. She explained some of the menu. I ordered the chicken burrito. It was stuffed with... More 

Thank Kim H
Cottonwood, United States
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

Our go to place for Mexican food when in Wickenburg. Staff are friendly and food is consistently good. Get a house margarita - they are great! We have tried almost everything on the menu. Love the chili relenos, shrimp tacos, shredded beef burritos and cheese enchiladas.

Thank Karen S
Wickenburg, Arizona
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

Cold beer , tasty margaritas great chips and salsa. Try the rancheritos special on Tuesday they are awesome! Family owned, great service.

Thank wyropr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 683 W Wickenburg Way, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-2269
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Wickenburg
  • Phone Number: 928-684-5121

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?