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MI Ranchito Mexican Restaurant

Mexican, Southwestern
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1122 Fort Worth Dr, Denton, TX 76205-5818
+1 940-381-1167
11:00 - 21:00
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Arlington, Virginia
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122 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2015

You walk in to a pleasant-sized rectangular room. Kitchen visible through opening at the back next to small service bar. Cash register at front by the door. Red plastic table coverings. Mexican wall stuff. You sit down and a server appears with freshly made tostadas, salsa, and a little bowl of frijoles for each person. You hear customers speaking Spanish.... More 

Thank Saunterer1099
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2014

I ate at Mi Ranchito on a recent trip to Denton. You know you're in for authentic Tex Mex when a bowl of beans is brought to the table along with the usual chips and salsas. Excellent, exceedingly efficient, waitstaff and a diverse menu of traditional favorites. The sour cream and red enchilada sauces were a hit with the West... More 

Thank NWaggoner
Denton, Texas
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Not the best ,but for the money a good deal hole in the wall ,Cheap Lunch I feed me plus two with Tip & Drinks (tea) for $20 ,I will and have been back since ,Salsas a little bland ,I take my Yankees In town here I have team of reps in NY & NJ they cry about the hot... More 

Thank jaun r
Dallas, Texas
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2013

I have traveled extensively throughout Mexico for the past five years but guess what, there is basically no Tex-Mex in Mexico - so there you go. I do have to admit otherwise that still I may be one of the most discerning of the quality of Tex-Mex, while respecting my own opinion like no one else's. With this tout of... More 

Thank Don_A_TX
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50 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2013 via mobile

It's ok, nothing to rave about. Chile con queso was bland. They used taco shells for the tacos (a no no in authentic Mexican food). They don't serve regular Margaitas only a limearita which was frozen (tasted like beer). The waitress was very nice and attentive. The restaurant appeared clean and typical Mexican decorated. Our bill was $50 for 3... More 

Thank Babester95
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59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2013 via mobile

My family just ate a delicious meal at Mi Ranchito...we loved it! The salsa was tasty and spicy, and the complementary small bowl (1/4 cup) of beans was delicious ( I could have made a meal on them alone). I ordered the #1 and was not disappointed...they readily accommodated my request to substitute a chicken enchilada for the cheese enchalida.... More 

Thank Picky_Professor
Denton, Texas
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2013

Food and service are excellent!! I would highly recommend this place to anyone. One of our favorite places to go

Thank Glenn K
Lanaken, Belgium
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2013

It's a very nice small restaurant in Denton, the staff is nice and attentive, the food is very good and it has very good prices as well. Beef fajitas are very nice, Carne asada (steak) is huge and good. Absolutely recommended. It should only look a bit better, and the only reason I don't give 5 to this place is... More 

Thank Voltunkegyparan
Denton, Texas
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128 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2013

This place comes straight at you with solid and tasty Tex-Mex food. The only frill in this little pay-at-the-register joint is the tiny complementary serving of borracho beans. The tacos and enchiladas are very good. They offer several bottled Mexican beers (and sodas) in addition to domestic brands. The salsa is spicy. Service is unsophisticated but attentive. It is usually... More 

Thank John B
OKC, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2013

Chips and salsa were great as well as the little bowl of beans. The chorizo queso was really good but the fajitas were just ok.

Thank ginaokc

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1122 Fort Worth Dr, Denton, TX 76205-5818
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Denton
  • Phone Number: +1 940-381-1167

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