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PRICE RANGE
US$5 - US$15
CUISINES
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Reviews (42)
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Reviewed 24 July 2021

Average at best won't go back. Burrito and enchilada same only Burrito is larger. Ground beef in all items of poor quality.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 10 May 2021 via mobile

Very good food! The Colorado Chile was excellent. Service was excellent. So glad we found this place! We’ll be back!

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 4 October 2019

I enjoyed my El Rancherito burrito with chicken and will order it again. The salsa was very good and I would come back just for that. Good service, especially on a busy day.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 13 June 2019

My usual standby when it comes to Mexican food is the fajita. I honestly have a hard time deciphering one Mexican dish from another, they chance out one ingredient and give that dish a new name. It is hard for me to tell the difference,...so I normally just order the fajita's, I know what those are. This is a filling meal, you will either be stuffed or you'll be taking leftovers home. The margarita was tasty. They didn't chince on the alcohol. Had I had a designated driver with me I would've drank more of them. I'd say that this is one of, if not the best Mexican resturarnts in Galesburg. Try them.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 29 April 2019

We stopped here for supper the other night when we had come to town to run some errands. I had the steak fajita, my wife had the #7 which is two tacos and fried rice and refried beans, and my son had some chicken thing....Nobody had any complaints. You never have to wait too terribly long to get your food here. The service is relatively quick. You get complementary chips and salsa while you wait for your food. If you like Mexican food, you get that here in an authentic colorful atmoshere. Give them a try.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Recommended by a friend, we weren’t disappointed. Traditional Mexican with a slight American twist but very, very good. I had the house steak burrito which I ate half and still had enough left overs to make 2 extra large burritos the next day. I appreciate...the accommodations to my son who has several food allergies as well. We will definitely return.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Ordered the steak,chicken and shrimp combo. Very colorful and tasty. Salsa was excellent while we waited.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

My father has been bringing my little sisters and I here for almost 10 years now, maybe even longer. Now I continue on my own as an adult. The staff is amazing and always willing to accommodate. My food has never been cold or cooked...wrong. there may have been a time or 2 when they forgot something wrong but they're only human and I know they always right a wrong. This place is a favorite of mine and always will be.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This restaurant is pretty much like the typical Mexican restaurants. One thin that makes them different is the amount of meat they give you for each dish. They are not stingy at all with the meats. All of our dishes had chicken ,and a lot...of chicken . There was a great grilled flavor of the chicken as well. What stood out as exceptional was the Salsa. It was chunky style, and fresh with a great cilantro flavor.More

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is my favorite restaurant in Galesburg. The menu is simple and easy to look over, you get your food quicker than you would at some fast food places, and I've never been disappointed with the taste or portions.

Date of visit: July 2017
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El Rancherito is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3.5