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EL Rancherito

€€ - €€€
Colombian, Latin
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Via Sajonia, Rionegro, Colombia
+57 4 5360101
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New York, NY
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88 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went out for lunch after arriving at the airport from Bogota, I was with some business partners who definitely wanted local food, I didn't feel ok at this place, first the service staff lacks training, they're order takers more than warm and fuzzy human beings, I don't see them getting much in tips. The menu is filled with all... More 

Thank Beatrix384
Dublin, Ireland
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314 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We visited as a group of 5 on the way to the airport. The waiter must have been new because he forgot half of the things and brought wrong items too. We had to keep asking for the dishes cause we weren't sure if he forgot or still waiting etc. Looks like better training is needed. Otherwise - the food... More 

Thank travelbonkers44
Molnlycke, Sweden
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Stopped for lunch on the way to the airport with my college living in Medellin and we both had one of the local specialty dishes. It all tasted alright but afterwards we both got sick and it took 4 days for us to recover. It, unfortunately, had to be this restaurant (only place we had same food) and if it... More 

Thank hansvens
Brasileia, AC
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320 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

El Rancherito near the MDE airport is a wonderful experience -- great food, great service, great location, great play area for kids, ... just plain great! Ask for the Patacones de orno -- which is baked mashed plantain. Add the guacamole and Hogao (warm salsa) and you've gone healthy but delicious. Sit at the dining bar and watch the cooks... More 

Thank S G
London, United Kingdom
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116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Went there for breakfast on the 31st and will go back before heading home. The service could have been better I must admit, but it was a busy time and there were a lot of tables to serve. It is children and pet friendly, which is a plus for families And the food..... mhhhh. Morcilla (Paisa's black pudin) was fresh... More 

Thank Paola O
Homestead, Florida
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Good dishes, good customer service, prices average, near to airport Cordova, really good place to stop. Recommendable.

Thank alohaandme
Brasileia, AC
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320 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this Rancherito location near the MDE airport for at least 10 years. I love everything about this place -- service, atmosphere, food, people, menu, willingness to change items to accommodate requests, etc. If you stay at the Movich hotel near the MDE airport, then take the short walk to Racherito, you won't be disappointed. Róbalo... More 

1 Thank S G
Orlando, Florida
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

You must stop here right out of the airport. Ambience is perfect for this amazing city. This place has must of all the traditional colombian dishes and is great on a budget. Lots of food for the money specially with current currency exchange. Must try Bandeja paisa, I know its huge but you will love it.

1 Thank swellmon
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Great food, atmosphere, and great staff. They serve a lot of food per dish. From appetizers to dessert. Just Super!

1 Thank Salvador M
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

I actually liked the food in the restaurant. The atmosphere is a bit unusual for American person point of view but food is great. I had grilled chicken (Pollo parilla) and it tasted great. The waiter was super friendly and willing to take time to understand our very bad Spanish . There is no menu in English but it has... More 

Thank Uliana G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Colombian, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Sajonia, Rionegro, Colombia
  • Location: South America  >  Colombia  >  Antioquia Department  >  Rionegro
  • Phone Number: +57 4 5360101

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