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El Ranchito

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1029 Highway 51, Ste I, Madison, MS 39110-6603
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Ridgeland, Mississippi
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Great food excellent staff, atmosphere was excellent. Family friendly. Prices are really good. All of my friends got something different so we could share.

Thank Alicia F
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

We love El Ranchito! My children like the P5 and the fajitas are great. It's always fun at the Ranch!

Thank TravelwithJenn
Jackson, Mississippi
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

This is the best Mexican Restuarant in Madison. Period. I live in Madison and probably eat here once a week. The waiters call the locals by name. Can't do any better than the 'Ranch!

Thank RebelRay
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144 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

This place has what you typically expect in a Mexican restaurant. The food is not "gourmet" Mexican, but it is consistently good and the menu is quite extensive. Good Margaritas and nice selection of beers. Very casual and family friendly.

Thank MississippiQueenB
Madison, Mississippi
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We were greeted immediately, seated quickly, our server arrived immediately and provided great service throughout the meal. The chips/dip were brought quickly and our drinks were cold when brought to the table. Both entrees were hot when they arrived quickly at the table and the server monitored our progress regularly. It was a great experience as it always it.

Thank Chuckcarter1
Brandon, MS
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79 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Service is good. Food is good, nothing spectacular as far as Tex-Mex goes. I have been there a few times and received good service, and the food was good. I have several friends that would not eat at any other Mexican restaurant - I just haven't found it to be spectacular for me!

Thank OnTheGo99
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I had a couple of lunches here as i frequently visit Madison for business. All the food seems pretty good and the portions are huge. The service is good and quick. Very good value for money. I recommend this place. Hope to have many more meals there.

Thank Hein B
Madison, Mississippi
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The servicer here is quick, the price is reasonable. It is nothing special but good Americanized Mexican food. It is the one we typically frequent in the Madison, MS area.

Thank Jennifer B
Gulfport, Mississippi
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is the BEST Mexican restaurant we have ever eaten in. The service and food were excellent!! We had the Parrillada and it was WONDERFUL!! We ate until I thought we would explode--then--took home enough for lunch the next day. We will definitely eat there again when we go back to Mississippi.

Thank D B
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79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

friendly staff that treats you like family. great food and drinks. convenient. reasonable prices. Ive eaten there a couple hundred times and never had a bad experience. What else could a person ask for in a mexican eatery??

Thank popedaddy

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1029 Highway 51, Ste I, Madison, MS 39110-6603
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 601-605-1488

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