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Taco Ranchero Mexican Restaurant


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Mexican, Latin
Dinner, Lunch
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

The food here is good and the service is very nice. The prices are too high, they will even charge you for a second basket of chips, and the margarita mix is way too sweet! All in all not worth the price.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank OnAir44819
Reviewed June 9, 2018

My brother and I found had to go to Santa Maria for a family matter. Our family that lives in Santa Maria frequent Taco Ranchero quite a bit. It's a little hole in the wall and the folks that run it our very friendly and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank pacas2015
Reviewed July 12, 2017

This is it really a bad place but there certainly isn't anything special about it. Many Americans think that Mexican food is cheese and sour cream and that is what this place specializes in. In other words, there just isn't much spice to their food...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank tritipisgood
Reviewed October 29, 2016

A few friends and I decided to try this family-owned restaurant based upon online reviews and the recommendation of a friend, and we will certainly be regulars here! The establishment itself is very small and only seats about 45. The wait staff are all extremely...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank AshBernadette88
Reviewed December 29, 2013

My husband and I were on our way to Los Angeles and stopped in Santa Maria for lunch. We saw the reviews of this place on Trip Advisor and thought it could be interesting. It's a very cute, family-type place. Almost looks like a Mexican...More

Date of visit: December 2013
Thank harlemharris
Reviewed March 3, 2013

We have been eating at this restaurant for many years now. It's kinda like "cheers" for us. We know everyone and make this a once a week dinner stop. Great menu, they aim to please and will personalize dishes for you. Lots of Mexican restaurants...More

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank poncho427
Reviewed February 4, 2012

Good food with great prices!! I had a #16, mini chimy, chicken enchalada, rice and beans $7.99! Can't beat it!! The waitress even put Nick on for the kids :)

1  Thank MarciRene
Reviewed August 20, 2011

Excellent service! Yummy Margaritas. The whole beans were good. All the food was good just not the best. Casual, not to go if you are looking for fancy but no complaints!

Date of visit: August 2011
Thank Bekah911
Reviewed July 28, 2011

The food here is great and the service is too! Anything with shredded beef is going to be good. Also they have excellent breakfast food. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: July 2011
Thank Quiltlady1127
Reviewed July 19, 2010

Good place to eat when you are on a budget. Comfortable and clean enough. Not fancy, just like being at one of your favorite hometown joints. The salsa and chips are particularly good. I liked the beef soft tacos better than the relleno. The enchilada...More

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