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Ranchero Mexican Food

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1501 Huntington Dr, Duarte, CA 91010-2532
+1 626-358-6398
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Duarte, California
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

We eat there about every two weeks. The food is good and very filling. The staff is friendly and always willing to help in anyway possible. They know their "regulars" and all our friends want to eat there when they are in town. The best "local waterhole" in Duarte.

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Thank Connie W
Virginia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2015

Food was at best average and lacked flavors traditionally associated with Mexican style food. Chicken enchiladas tasted like they had been prepared in advance and then served with different flavored sauces to try to impart that particular flavor to the food. This did not work well in my opinion. The service was okay, but somewhat inattentive considering there were only... More 

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Thank Joseph M
Beaumont, California
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2015

We almost feel that we are visiting family when we come here. There's a new waiter called "Rick" or "Ricardo" who is also efficient and friendly. All of the staff here are amazing. Usually I get a salad with the "works", beef, beans, greens, tomatoes. sour cream and guacamole. A margarita goes very well with this dish.

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Beaumont, California
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

We were there on a Friday night and they had hot appetizers [chicken wings] free! I ordered a margarita which is very good there. Service is always good and friendly, never disappointed with it.

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Thank Gail W
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2015 via mobile

This is our hangout with all of the friendly people serving us. I have eaten at Mexican restaurants all over Los Angeles and Riverside counties and always return to this great place. If you don't know what you want tell them and they will create something off the menu that you will love. They greet us with hugs when we... More 

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Bullhead CIty, AZ
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163 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2015

I ate here one night as I was staying in a hotel just down the street; good food with a great bartender who made great drinks. It felt like a good family-owned restaurant with Mexican food as food as anywhere. Not a romantic locale or location, but a very comfortable place for Mexican food on old Route 66. I would... More 

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Thank Qualnurse
Fullerton, California
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

Parking is in the rear, I advise arriving and leaving while it's light outside; the area doesn't feel safe. It felt like we were underground, or in a cave, and it was too dark inside. The service was great; the waiters were nice and attentive. The salsa and chips were delicious, but the accompanying beans smelled and tasted like vomit... More 

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Thank travelinlife4us
Glendora, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2014

The chicken picado was very good,the sauce is delicious and the vegetables are fresh gabriel makes the best margaritas. The staff is very friendly

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Thank kevtrader
French Gulch, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2012

Try the wet burritos and the pomergranate margarita. Oh boy! Yum! Tony, is the best at making a great margarita. The staff is very friendly too.

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Thank NorCalCouple0606
Honolulu, Hawaii
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2012

Two doors down from Days Inn, Duarte. 'Delicious' sums it all up. Service: Attentive. Prices were reasonable as well.

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Thank Paul D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 Huntington Dr, Duarte, CA 91010-2532
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Duarte
  • Phone Number: +1 626-358-6398

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