We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Taqueria El Ranchero

) #337 of 4,248 Restaurants in Santiago $$ - $$$ Mexican, Latin,
Avenida Vitacura 6489, Santiago 7650457, Chile
(562) 2193106
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (9 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (6 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Avenida Vitacura 6489, Santiago 7650457, Chile
Write a Review
Reviews (178)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

This place seemed miles from our hotel (but Santiago is a large city and taxis are great value). We fancied Mexican and that's what we got, in bucket loads. The food is OK and the service friendly. An English menu didn't prevent the order getting...More

Thank Wellpastit
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I've been here several times for lunch, and it's just always good. Nothing extraordinary, just very enjoyable Mexican food in a nice place. Great for families. Portions are normal, prices very reasonable. You need to come on time (or make a reservation) because it's usually...More

Thank Wouter S
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

In my experience on a Friday night... Poor selection of salsas, tasteless, poorly cooked and executed tacos. Even if Santiago has no true Mexican restaurant, this is the worst I have tried. bottom line.... Mexican inspired food. Not very good.

Thank Cesar F
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We've been coming since 2000, maybe even before that. They have great food and drinks, nice atmosphere, and amazing service. For some occasions there's even a mariachi.

Thank Lilith A
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Closest you will get to Mexico, this far south. The Tacos al carbon are definitely the best item on the menu. Wash it down with a cold margarita and you are ready for the Mariachi.

Thank Nathan Y
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This is my place in Chile for my mexican fix. The only drawback is location... too far away from my home

Thank Priscilla M
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

As a group, we've been coming here for years. The food is very good, and so are the drinks. Also the service is great; some times you do have to wait to be seated but it's worth it.

Thank Lilith A
Reviewed 23 May 2016

I tried all mexican restaurant in Santiago, this is the best.. is actually very good. Is expensive compared to the same kind of Restaurants you can find in Mexico. But there is no other option, So if you crave tacos, go here, considering the competition...More

Thank Leo M
Reviewed 24 February 2016

Food is great and service has improved a lot in the last months. The only minus point is the pre-mixed margarita. All in all very good place to have fun. If you get there too soon there might be too many families with kids.

Thank Dexxxtro
Reviewed 20 February 2016

This place is family-friendly and perfectly fits the bill when we are craving Mexican. Everyone can find something they like on the menu. Reasonable prices. Get the spiciest sauce you think you can tolerate and then go about five steps spicier, as their sauces don't...More

Thank rlkmett
Nearby Restaurants
Cuper & Co Restaurant
59 reviews
.17 km away
Niu Sushi Bar
346 reviews
.02 km away
Harina Gourmet
32 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby Attractions
La Parva Ski Resort
347 reviews
1.18 km away
Los Cobres de Vitacura
20 reviews
.19 km away
Parroquia Nuestra Senora de las Mercedes Los Castanos
6 reviews
.62 km away
Araucotour Chile
12 reviews
1.52 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Taqueria El Ranchero staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Mexican, Latin, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Vitacura 6489, Santiago 7650457, Chile
  • Location: South America  >  Chile  >  Santiago Metropolitan Region  >  Santiago>  > Vitacura
  • Neighbourhood: Vitacura
  • Phone Number: (562) 2193106
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing