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Rancho Viejo

18976 Highway 12, 453 E Napa St, Sonoma, CA 95476-5417
+1 707-939-3663
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
18976 Highway 12, 453 E Napa St, Sonoma, CA 95476-5417
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11 - 20 of 26 reviews

Reviewed 3 November 2013

All the dishes are prepared from fresh and mostly organic ingredients...so the food takes several minutes longer to get. But the wait is worth every extra minute. This is one of our favorite restaurants in Sonoma.

Thank Bernie K
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Great little family run cafe...reasonable prices (not outstanding, but reasonable) for a wide variety of entrees. The chicken entrees were great, as were the pork...loved the chips...homemade! I had the conchita pibil and have nothing previous to go on...it was great and served in a...More

Thank Al J
Reviewed 15 July 2013

Staff is nice and the service is attentive. The chips tasted like wheat but the salsa was sharp and a little bitter, as in the Yucatan, so I was thinking this would be great. The cochinita pibil has an interesting flavor but it's not the...More

Thank sjssf
Reviewed 5 April 2013

I'm from San Jose and I'm picky about my Mexican food. The salsas at Rancho Viejo are fantastic. The salsa verde that came with the free chips was one of the best I've ever had anywhere. And the service was very friendly. It's a small...More

Thank KenInSanJose
Reviewed 11 March 2013

My husband and I were recently in Sonoma and went to this restaurant on the advice of some locals. First of all, unfortunately the parking was hard to find and get to. We almost did not go because of this. There were not to many...More

1  Thank KC2833
Reviewed 23 December 2012 via mobile

The food was definilty good. The parking was not ideal. The service was not bad. The price was pretty good. We loved the atmosphere

Thank anewman87
Reviewed 19 October 2012

Here is a guy that decided another burritos and taco restaurant wasn't needed on the highway 12 corridor. So he is changing it up with a fantastic array of Yucatan style dishes as well as a couple of burritos and enchilada dishes for those that...More

Thank jcharv60
Reviewed 25 September 2012

We went to Rancho Viejo twice (lunch and dinner) on our recent trip to Sonoma. We were tired of the the Mexican food we had in Virginia. This food was excellent. They cook each dish individually, do not use lard, even make their own chips....More

Thank GH_Cville
Reviewed 27 August 2012

We have eaten here a dozen times since they were written up in a local paper. A husband wife team produces excellent food and service for a modest price. Service is prompt and congenial. We always talk with both owners as they cook and serve....More

Thank SteveY207
Reviewed 20 August 2012

The staff is about as friendly and cheerful as anyone could ask for. The atmosphere was truly delightful out in their patio area, you felt like you were miles away from everything. Their chips appear to be homeade and you can't stop eating them along...More

Thank sandlovers
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
16:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
11:30 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18976 Highway 12, 453 E Napa St, Sonoma, CA 95476-5417
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Sonoma
  • Phone Number: +1 707-939-3663
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