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“The Chile Colorado Burritos are tender and full of flavor!”
Review of El Ranchito

El Ranchito
Ranked #11 of 16 Restaurants in Chewelah
Cuisines: Mexican
Description: This is a brand new restaurant that opened two weeks ago. Very good.
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Description: This is a brand new restaurant that opened two weeks ago. Very good.
Ford, Washington
Level 4 Contributor
38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“The Chile Colorado Burritos are tender and full of flavor!”
Reviewed August 30, 2013

In the old day's our family would drive to Chewelah to enjoy Mexican fare at Mi Casita. Due to IRS Issues (if I remember the story right) Mi Casita was shut down by the Feds. For a few years, we'd need to drive to Spokane in order to enjoy this style of food. Then, out of nowhere it seemed, appeared Cesar Sanchez and family with a new restaurant, El Ranchito. Members of the Sanchez family operate a total of (4) restaurants in the Spokane region. Rancho Chico on Northwest Blvd. in Spokane and El Ranchito's in Davenport, Suncrest, and Chewelah. The menus are close if not exactly the same. The food is excellent at all four locations. In my opinion the food is slightly better at Chewelah because of two reasons. 1) The beef in the Chile Colorado has been cooked longer and is very tender, not chewy. 2) This is one of the few restaurants in Eastern Washington that serve the worlds finest dark beer which is: San Miguel Cerveza Negra Dark Lager. Yum, in fact, I think I'll start my car in a minute or so and begin the 45 minute drive for an extra-spicy #32 and a ice cold beer in a frosted mug...

  • Visited August 2013
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Chewelah, Washington, United States
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Just average in food quality and service.”
Reviewed July 9, 2013

Several visits and the quality and service remain unimproved. Not likely that we will return with some many other good choices nearby.

Visited July 2013
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valley, wa
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best mexican food ever.”
Reviewed January 8, 2013

My family and I eat here at least once per week. We have eaten at many similar restaurants and some of them are fine. El Ranchito is our favorite by far. One of the best is Shrimp Burrito which some people don't notice as it is on the healthy section of the menu. Tampico Trio and Aroz Con Pollo are also very good. If you drink you will want to try the original margarita.

  • Visited January 2013
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