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El Rancherito Mexican Restaurant

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307 N 36th St, Ste 213, Quincy, IL 62301-3760
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Quincy, Illinois
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Good mexican food at good value. The white cheese sauce is great. Get the pollo ranchero almost every time

Thank tbilt69
Quincy, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Our Favorite Restaurant in Town! Great Service :) Need a place to eat with a big group? This is the Place for you! Just remodeled also!

Thank meredith_9834
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158 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

We thought we would give this one more try.. Well it was worse than our last visit. Service was slow and food Luke warm. We order tamales and they were the worst some type of sauce on them. The tacos were just filed with beef and nothing else. The salsa is just tomatoes that have been blended up. Stay away.

Thank Lostandhungry
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

I always get the steak fajita's... They serve a lot of food, go hungry.. The beans are creamy and tasteful... Excellent cheese sauce... Margarita's are very good!

Thank lameyer91
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Always quick to seat you. Food comes out almost as you finish saying your order. Today was chimichanga cuatas.

Thank Dolly L
Huntley, Illinois
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We really enjoy the food and drink offerings at El Rancherito. The food is very good and the price is no more than should be expected

Thank Randy S
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

I have eaten in all the Mexican Restaurants in town. This one is the most consistent. The staff is kid friendly and the food is good and arrives in a timely manner. The fajitas are great. Only one I will go to.

Thank Barbara T
Quincy, Illinois
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

New to town, I have searched the internet for restaurant recommendations and El Rancherito was high on the list. I gave them an extra point due to the fact that we showed up for a late lunch around 2 p.m. and feel that they were caught off guard The salsa was basically tomatoes and no spices. The waiter was more... More 

Thank emilyerin918
Quincy, Illinois
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The restaurant is tucked away in a shopping area. Easy parking generally and the service is prompt. No menu item really stands out in my opinion. Very typical of other restaurants of this type. If your looking for Mexican this is but one of several options in the area.

Thank Warren E
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539 reviews
259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Ordered the 4.99 express lunch of taco rice and beans. Had a choice of several items. In about 4 minutes the plate was sitting in front of me hot and good. The service was good with a quick drink refill. Busy at lunchtime but that was still good service. Watch the parking lot as it is very busy with everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 307 N 36th St, Ste 213, Quincy, IL 62301-3760
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: 217-228-2182

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?