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“Nice Place to Eat”
Review of La Rancherita

La Rancherita
Ranked #6 of 136 Restaurants in Apex
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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NC
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Nice Place to Eat”
Reviewed March 19, 2012

The food is good and the staff are friendly. Even when there is a wait to be seated, somehow, they manage to get us to a table in a reasonable amount of time. There service is good and the food is always hot.

Visited April 2011
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Better Than Average Mexican”
Reviewed June 17, 2011

Went here based on a friend's recommendation after tiring of all the other "usual" Mexican places around here. First problem is this place is in downtown Apex, which means street parking which isn't fun for this suburb Dad in a minivan. But after getting lucky with an easy spot, we sat down and enjoyed some good food. The salsa that comes with the chips is fresh with just the right kick for us. I got the Chicken Tinga Tacos which were awesome. My wife got the steak tacos and they were a little over-charred IMHO. The beans and rice were very good, and the staff was prompt and friendly.

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Cary, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Beware of the Bait and Switch”
Reviewed February 9, 2010

Me and my wife went to La Rancherita on a Tuesday night, which is $.99 margarita night. In our booth there was a sign that read $.99 margaritas. We ordered our food and each had 2 margaritas, when the bill came the margaritas totaled $21. I asked why did they not cost $.99, and the waiter responded, these are in a bigger glass. Mind you we just ordered margaritas, with a sign behind us that said $.99 margaritas. We paid the bill, but I will never go back there again. The food is just average I would recommend trying el dorado, or los tres magueyes instead.

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“Not too bad - not great...”
Reviewed August 4, 2008

Not too bad - not great & parking is a nightmare!

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“Decent Mexican food. Prices have gone up though.”
Reviewed January 25, 2008

Decent Mexican food. Prices have gone up though.

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