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El Ranchero Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, Southwestern
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683 W Wickenburg Way, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-2269
+1 928-684-5121
08:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sun 08:00 - 21:00
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210 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Vancouver, Washington
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Once again we relied on Trip Advisor ratings in selecting a restaurant in a new town. We were seated promptly and our order was taken in a timely manner. We went through two baskets of chips and salsa before our food arrived, however. It was taking so long that two different employees checked and updated us on our status in... More 

Thank PNWTravellinMan
Coarsegold, California, Usa
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122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a popular local restaurant. We were there for an early dinner. We were pleasantly greeted and seated.. Chips and three types of salsa were delivered. The easy to read menu has a good selection of typical Mexica dishes along with a few American plates. Our server was polite and attentive. Our food was delivered quickly, was hot and... More 

Thank Gary H
Indio, California, United States
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172 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Open on a Sunday morning!! Great food, good portions and reasonable prices, WHAT MORE COULD YOU WANT... Good service and awesome real chips too!

Thank Deputy161
Glendale, Arizona
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I were in the mood for a little drive and went to Lake Pleasant for lunch at the restaurant there. We determined 117* was just too warm to spend the time either riding the tram down to the restaurant or to hike it so hopped back in the car and instead drove to Wickenburg. Didn't have any... More 

Thank Carol0609clc
Surprise, Arizona
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157 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to this Mexican Restaurant each time we are in Wickenburg. It is really authentic, and great margaritas. Order the plain lime margaritas, they seem to be the best. They have won 47 completions with their recipe.

Thank Vicki D
Sun City West
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to this restaurant after a fun hero ride. Food was wonderful and waitstaff very accommodating. The margaritas were great!

Thank deniserA2404LZ
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Good food, big portions, good service & nice friendly people. If you want authentic Mexican food this is the right spot.

Thank Alan K
Wickenburg, Arizona
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742 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 615 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went there yesterday for dinner since our usual haunt in town was closed ... and really loved everything about it. Bright and spacey, great decor and atmosphere, very friendly, attentive and prompt servers, and really good food presented in an attractive way - we've had Mexican food all slapped together and mixing and mingling on the same small plate at... More 

Thank Esty666
Wickenburg, Arizona
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is a family owned business and the food is excellent. Service is for the most part family that cares about service. The food is great and more authentic than most Tex-Mex places. El Ranchero has become our favorite Mexican restaurant in Wickenburg...

Thank Glenn M
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Staff is friendly. Service is quick. You get chips with two kinds of salsa & beans. Really enjoyed the bean dip. A Meldlo beer for 3.50 & Margarita for $6. Both were good. Ordered quest which was different melted cheese with onions. It was good just not what I'm used to. Taco salad and chicken chimichanga. Both were packed full... More 

Thank Marissa B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 683 W Wickenburg Way, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-2269
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Wickenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 928-684-5121

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