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“Excellent” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Rancherita

La Rancherita
Ranked #6 of 132 Restaurants in Apex
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Apex
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

Great restaurant in downtown Apex. Good food, reasonable prices and great customer service. What more could you want.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank RobBApex
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English first
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Best Mexican! ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

Best Mexican food I have ever had. Reasonable prices and great service! We sat down and a server came over right away with chips and salsa and took our drink orders. Once we ordered food it came out very quickly! Absolutely delicious!

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Thank III_owl
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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364 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Great Inexpensive Mexican”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2013

You can get the best Fajitas in Western Wake County here. Friendly and attentive staff. The location is a plus as well being in downtown Apex. The frozen margaritas are good also. Great for families and large groups too. Well worth the trip.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ECU1987
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Very nice”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013

I have been to this restaurant dozens of times. The food has always been excellent. The service is very good.I bring my family and friends often. All of my experiences at this restaurant have been good.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Thetinman98
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Good, inexpensive Mexican”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

I agree with the other reviewer that I had passes by La Rancherita countless times because I thought it was a generic Mexican place. Well, that all ended tonight. The wait for a table at Salem Street Pub was over 30 minutes, so with a hungry little kid, we bailed and made our way across the street. It's a relatively small place and it was bustling. Our server was efficient but seemed a bit rushed. I ordered the carnitas and our door came quickly. In the meantime we chowed down on crisp tortillas and I could taste the cilantro in the salsa - excellent. My carnitas came and they were braised so tenderly, they basically fell apart on my fork! Flavorful and not oily, it was complemented nicely by the rice (just the right amount of stickiness) and the "Mexican slaw" which was not soggy. Overall a great meal! Will definitely return!

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Iris Ria D
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