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The Ranchero

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1907 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6107
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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458 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

What a pleasant suprise! We had a great meal with good friendly service. Shared a plate of onion rings then we had ribs and blackened cat fish . Delicious. Didn't seem like a tourist place as there were Lots of local people eating here. $49 for shared starter, 2 mains, one salad, bud and coke. Easy parking outside.

Thank Jinny232
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

My co-worker and I go for the homemade onion rings, which are light and crispy. By the time that you eat all those onion rings (because you can't stop eating them), and then get ready to eat whatever you ordered, you are full. The chef salad is good and loaded and the price is excellent. They are open for lunch... More 

Thank Peggy V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

This is where we had our family reunion dinner had very good service had a new waiter who did the best she could to serve us.

Thank Tony D
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were in town for a little pleasure and decided to give this place a try. I had the BBQ combo and she had the shrimp. The food was quite good but the service was extremely slow. The gumbo I ordered sat out until it was lukewarm before it was served. In their defense they were extremely... More 

Thank Jeffrey D
Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016

The Ranch is another of Mississippi's finest. From seafood to great ribs, you can't go wrong! Another must do if near Clarksdale!

Thank Charles W
Mansfield, Georgia
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 11, 2016

We chose this based on the recommendations of the locals, however on the night of our visit there was one server taking orders. Our total order to food served exceeded 30 minutes and longer for those who came later.

Thank James T
Clarksdale, Mississippi
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

We always enjoy eating here! They have the best salad bar and the best wait staff! The food is good and we always enjoy coffee and dessert!

Thank funtrips32
Biloxi, Mississippi, United States
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Chicken fried steak, creamed potatoes, biscuits and gravy. Extremely casual dining. Friendly wait staff. But don't come for lunch after 2:00! Clarksdale diners don't serve outside normal meal times!

Thank Susan G
Summit, Mississippi
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016

I was born in Clarksdale and ate many a meal with my family at the Ranch in the 60's and 70's. As I grew up, I made a point of returning! The atmosphere is nostalgic with pictures of football legend Charlie Conerly and other Ole Miss greats covering the walls. The barbecue ribs with all the trimmings are delicious but... More 

Thank Jacklyn B
Gainesville, Texas
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2015

Based on a recommendation from T-shirt store in town, we went here to eat lunch. Food was mediocre and not very tasty. I'm sure at one time, it was THE place to go -- but needs a little cleaning, updating and improved food.

Thank Colleen C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1907 N State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614-6107
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Clarksdale
  • Phone Number: 6626249739
The website has pictures of the restaurant I ate it. Nice local place with local owners. Had my first southern BBQ there and it was really yummy.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?