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El Rancherito

4303 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-2281
+1 618-244-6121
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“quesadillas” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 21:00All hours
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4303 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-2281
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Disappointed took out of town friends there and was not satisfied..smaller portions 4 shrimp pieces were in the shrimp and chicken Quesidillo..mostly chicken..Very small portions compared to last time..Server NEVER came back . Asked passing server for refillsService not as good..Used to be the very...More

Thank 2017art
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While passing through Mt. Vernon, I stopped for gas and decided to get something for lunch. The El Rancherito was close by, and I decided to give it a try. I have been to a number of Mexican type restaurants, and while they can vary...More

Thank appellatereview
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being from south Texas we thought the food was ok. It wasn't like we're use too. But , it was clean and the server was nice . Cost more than we thought it should have been . Where we come from beef and chicken fajitas...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here 20 years, and will always come to El Ranch when I'm in town. They care about their customers, and ensuring they are happy with their order. Love this family restaurant. You guys will always have my business when I'm in...More

Thank Brittany K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hadn't visited for some time, but went with another couple. Good service, food came out promptly and hit, a good meal.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 24 August 2017

The food is very good. The burritos are quite sizable. The tacos are good, too, but if you're really hungry, you'll be disappointed with them.

Thank 3Daytrip7
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I always like to stop here when I'm in town. The food & their Margaritas are consistently good! The staff is friendly and always offer good suggestions for something new to try or let me know about their specials. The atmosphere is lively & I...More

Thank E6909KNdonnag
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Food here was really good it was a bit cramped. Lots of people in a small area. Our server was very polite and helpful. Fajitas were good

Thank dvcurtis
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Great food, very nice, we didn't have this good of Mexican food for a while, great taste, clean restaurant and good service

Thank Rickhindi
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Nothing special here, the service was average, the food was salty, the place wasn't exactly expensive but it wasn't cheap either. Appeared clean enough. I don't know what it is about Mt. Vernon, but just like the hotel we stayed at, as we were trying...More

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Vicki S
14 August 2016|
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Response from Brenda M | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. We weren't there on Sunday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4303 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-2281
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 618-244-6121
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