We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book On TripAdvisor Bonus Book your hotel on TripAdvisor — then save 20% on things to do for your trip. Use code BOOKTOSAVE.

La Rancherita

$$
Mexican, Southwestern
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
4325 Glenwood Ave Ste 3000, Raleigh, NC 27612-4532
(919) 785-1951
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

48 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 48: English reviews
Hickory, United States
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lover of Mexican cuisine .... This place will not disappoint. Guacamole is delicious and the plates are large in portion. Will be back!

Helpful?
Thank Dawn W
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
126 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We were at the mall when my husband mentioned he'd like to try the Mexican restaurant instead of the food court. We were greeted immediately and it was very obvious they were under remodeling. The menu was diverse and had some new, interesting items I'd like to try on my return. First of all they served chips and salsa- the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Jmits1
Rocky Mount, United States
Level Contributor
59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

We were surprised at how much food as on our plates when we ordered our dinner. The surprise was nice. Then we were surprised at how fresh all the vegetables were. Why surprised? Because this is a cut above the usual but the price was not. I had a Grande fajita and the shrimp were plentiful, large - not popcorn... More 

Helpful?
Thank Wayne T
Charles Town, West Virginia
Level Contributor
37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

We were greeted and seated promptly, which is nice. The food was very good. I had unsweet iced tea, which tasted old (I'm picky about stuff like that). The restaurant was undergoing renovations, so the atmosphere was not as nice as the food. I'm not sure we ate $80 worth of food, though!

Helpful?
Thank jmmistytamplen
Dublin, Georgia
Level Contributor
344 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

We came in late, but were seated and served very well. Our food was very good. Guacamole was excellent. Our Carne Asada was excellent as well. The music was a little loud, but tolerable. We will return.

Helpful?
Thank CobaltConnection
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Boy, I was very hungry, when get here for lunch. Lunch menu California veggie burrito filled me like heaven. It was tasty and big. Free soda refills were helpful too. The price tag was reasonable too.

Helpful?
Thank Alexei T
Jacksonville, Florida
Level Contributor
211 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

This was a nice surprise. The sangria was good and the fresh made guac was awesome. One of us had the steaak fajita quesadilla which was not only great but huge. I had the chorizo and chicken fajitas the were also seasoned well and a large portion. Service was great atmosphere a little load but would expect that from a... More 

Helpful?
Thank 1hungrychef
Saint Augustine, Florida
Level Contributor
246 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

I have visited here with family and friends and I have never been disappointed. The service has always been fast and courteous. Did I mention the Salsa? I love their salsa!

Helpful?
Thank sdf66
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Hadn't been in a while and was surprised to see a completely new menu. Lots of things not on the typical generic Mexican place. A little more expensive, but not much.

Helpful?
Thank William L
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
48 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Loved the patio and our server had great recommendations. Their salsa is really good and the lunch specials hit the spot.

Helpful?
Thank Sarah W

Been to La Rancherita? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4325 Glenwood Ave Ste 3000, Raleigh, NC 27612-4532
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: (919) 785-1951

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Rancherita staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?