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The Ranchero

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1907 State Street, Clarksdale, MS
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Fort Walton Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars 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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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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85 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars 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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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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
Olympia, Washington
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

Got ribs combo, slaw and roll to go. Folks were very friendly. Service was great. Food was good. Fed two, Thats it. Not much more to ask for.

Thank bluesdude2015
Clarksdale, Mississippi
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Big plate lunch spot. BBQ sandwich and ribs are good. Good steaks. I think the Ribeye sandwich is the best. Brown bag. They do serve beer.

Thank Rhett007
Richton, Mississippi
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71 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

We went by & placed our order to go. Food was good! Ribs very tender. They have their own security guard outside which is good as this isn't a good part of town. We were satisfied.

Thank msradwoman
Tutwiler, Mississippi
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I just have to say that the meals are wonderful I have eaten there form many years. I cannot say enough about the food and the staff.

Thank Stephanie K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 State Street, Clarksdale, MS
  • 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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