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Rancho Viejo

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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709 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1615
(540) 743-3775
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Luray, Virginia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We eat here about once a month, and the food is good. The restaurant stays quite busy at times service is haphazard. Prices are very reasonable.

Thank Jennifer G
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant during a long w-end visiting Skyline Drive! This place has some mixed reviews on Yelp and I was thinking our experience could go either way! So, yes the building used to be a McDonalds, but thats okay. The night we went (a Friday) it was busy and by the time we were leaving there were a... More 

Thank LianeNj
Macedonia, Ohio
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed dinner. The chipotle shrimp had a good bite to it. Try it. The California burrito was good but not spicy enough. Should serve lettuce and tomatoes with it too. Nice atmosphere. Fair salsa.

Thank snoopy217
Voorhees, New Jersey, Usa
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite reading mediocre reviews, we were in the mood for Mexican food, and this restaurant had a diverse menu online, so we figured we'd give it a try. We regularly eat authentic Mexican food (not Taco Bell!), so given the reviews, we had minimal expectations. Our visit was during the height of dinner time on a Monday night. Upon arrival,... More 

Thank rikki-NJ
Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took take out as well as dine in. The service was quick, the food tasty n the ambience was good too!

Thank Sri S
Luray, Virginia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

On two occasions recently we were disappointed with service. Once lunch/dinner selections were made, there wasn't a server to be found. In addition, a special was ordered off the menu board by register, but when checking out we were told the menu board was from another night & no discount was provided. Not cool!

Thank Judy P
Valdez, Alaska
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90 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

I ate here for dinner while I was resting from my backpacking trip on the Appalachian Trail. The food was hot, delicious and affordable. The waiter was friendly, attentive and fast. I ordered the 2 burrito meal and it was one chicken and one beef. I would eat here again and recommend this place if you are visiting Luray, VA.

Thank jmccoy2008
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

I drive from Front Royal Va. to eat here! Staff is friendly, and the place is clean! But the food is great! I have never gotten a bad meal here!

Thank Bernadine P
Sydney, Australia
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316 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

To fortify ourselves before visiting the Luray Caverns, we were searching for a restaurant in Luray. The obvious Subway or Mac Donald’s or both were there, but I wanted something better. The Mexican Grill came first, and we even weren't sure, that there'll be any other ones. This Mexican turned out to be a very nice restaurant. Not as over-decorated... More 

Thank stinkwink
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25 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

We were in the area, so we decided to go to Rancho Viejo after it was recommended to us. We were told to tell them it's your birthday and see what they do. DON'T DO IT!! They put a community sombrero on your head and sing something that's supposed to be Happy Birthday. We couldn't tell because they sang in... More 

Thank Wilhelmina H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 E Main St, Luray, VA 22835-1615
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Luray
  • Phone Number: (540) 743-3775

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