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El Ranchero

176 N Caldwell St, Brevard, NC 28712-3336
+1 828-883-4000
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good38%
  • Average19%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“fajitas” (9 reviews)
“chorizo” (2 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern
176 N Caldwell St, Brevard, NC 28712-3336
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Service is usually friendly. Some of the food is good. Refried beans are so watered down and flavorless. ewe. Tables are not very clean.

Thank GypsyTrip11
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Is our 4th time here and we are from Florida, we'll come back again. Good food, Good value. One more good thing form lovely Brevard.

Thank LFD69
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
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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