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Rancho Viejo

16 Cherokee Xing Ste 5, US441 South of US19, Cherokee, NC 28789-6133
+1 828-497-0343
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (21 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (17 reviews)
“cheese dip” (7 reviews)
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16 Cherokee Xing Ste 5, US441 South of US19, Cherokee, NC 28789-6133
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great it was one of the best restaurants in Cherokee I loved the food everything was nice done and the decorations were not bad it was a very clean place, nice food, bathrooms, and everything was nicely clean!👍👍👍

Thank Adilene M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We drove two hours to Cherokee to gamble at Harrahs. On the way we saw the sign for this Mexican restaurant. My husband and I are trying to eat a low carb diet and discussed what we could eat on our drive. When we saw...More

Thank Noelle G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

always good Mexican food here. Staff always works hard to get you taken care of quickly. The food is always hot and freshly cooked. They have an extensive menu so take some time to look it over before deciding. They do not serve alcohol here...More

Thank funreviewing
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time I am in Cherokee/Whittier, I stop by the Rancho Viejo. I am addicted to their Pineapple Fajitas, but this time, a photo caught my attention. It was for the Shrimp Fiesta. I have never had a dish like this and as I am...More

Thank kyle302
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When we were here last year, my review said the food was average. This time it was better. The salsa was much more flavorful. I has Pancho’s special, which had a lot of chicken and shrimp and was very tasty. Hubby had a different combo...More

Thank Trudy P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had the mixed fajitas. Very good. Not spicy at all, but they offer real hot sauce on the side. No alcohol.

Thank David M
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Service is very quick, friendly and attentive. We had fatijas and quesdadila. Both were very well prepared and tested delicious. Prices are more than fair

Thank Peter E
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

As a local we have limited restaurants but even if we had a plentiful amount, I’d chose this place! It’s my favorite. Delicious food that’s always fresh, prepared as ordered, very clean, fast service, and the staff are absolutely the nicest people ever! Remember this...More

Thank mebbapple
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Very good Mexican food! I recommend to all traveling to the area! My wife and I both enjoyed our dishes. I believe anyone would enjoy the quality and quick service.

1  Thank wdwjoel
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We at here for lunch and it was really good food. We ordered off the lunch menu and had more food than we could eat. Fast service with friendly helpful staff. Would recommend anyone to check it out.

Thank sandy12018
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Linda M
8 August 2017|
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Response from M312UIjohng | Reviewed this property |
As I recall, Rancho did have a selection of dishes that were all vegetable to choose from. No one in our party was vegetarian so I can't comment on them from a quality standpoint.
Linda M
8 August 2017|
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Response from LucWise | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The food is delicious.
7 February 2017|
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Response from 965bennyw | Reviewed this property |
I did not ask,however the restaurant is close to the Casino!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Cherokee Xing Ste 5, US441 South of US19, Cherokee, NC 28789-6133
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Cherokee
  • Phone Number: +1 828-497-0343
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