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El Ranchero

176 N Caldwell St, Brevard, NC 28712-3336
+1 828-883-4000
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“fajitas” (10 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
176 N Caldwell St, Brevard, NC 28712-3336
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Reviewed 1 week ago

El Ranchero does a good job with their food but it tastes like all the other Mexican places in the area. I ordered two chimichangas and, again, nothing special but nothing horrible either - just sort of blah. The salsa they first bring out when...More

Thank UncleJessie66
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Out first visit to El Ranchero. It's a great fun space and the service was quick and friendly. We opted for the lunch fajitas and a dish called Amigo Bronco...poblanos stuffed with shrimp. The fajitas needed a bit more seasoning but were nicely grilled and...More

Thank mnslbear
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Not they typical Tex-Mex meal; it was better. I had shrimp wrapped in a green chile. Quite a lot of food for the moderate price! My wife also enjoyed her meal and a marguerite. Visited on an evening. Uncrowded. Relaxed atmosphere. Excellent waiter. I don't...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 4 September 2017

One of the best meals I've ever eaten at a Mexican Restaurant! Be sure to try the quesadillas and the fajita burrito. Both were very good.

Thank DPerkins1954
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Wife had enchiladas with extra rice (she's not find of pinto beans) I enjoyed the burrito and tamal (lunch special#8) sizzling plates, 3 different hot sauces, what's not to like. Easy parking off the main drag.

Thank C7812OYmarkk
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Our son attended Brevard College for 4 years obtaining his undergrad. Played baseball all four years as well. Therefore, we visited the area many times during this period. Enjoyed eating there many times. Always a very good meal at very reasonable prices. We were traveling...More

Thank 222Dale222
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It was perfect weather and I needed to meet my business partner. We decided on one of our favorite Mexican restaurants since they had outdoor dining. I wasn't all that hungry and ordered a plate of nachos. Oh so delicious! Come visit this place.

Thank Channel70Productions
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for dinner and they were definitely fast. The food was good but not extraordinary. The service was average as well.

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 21 March 2017

My husband and I went at the end of March in 2016 right after we got engaged! I am a big fan of Mexican food and El Ranchero was better than our places back home. We can't wait to go again, hopefully later this year...More

Thank Jennie M
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This is THE place for authentic Mexican food. We received excellent food with great service. We got drinks to go with a box filled with what we couldn't finish at lunch time. Worth going through construction to eat here! :)

Thank 2travelinFoolz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 176 N Caldwell St, Brevard, NC 28712-3336
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Brevard
  • Phone Number: +1 828-883-4000
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