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El Rancherito

4303 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-2281
+1 618-244-6121
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good30%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“queso” (2 reviews)
“quesadillas” (2 reviews)
“mexican food” (9 reviews)
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4303 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-2281
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Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

Great food, very nice, we didn't have this good of Mexican food for a while, great taste, clean restaurant and good service

Thank Rickhindi
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Nothing special here, the service was average, the food was salty, the place wasn't exactly expensive but it wasn't cheap either. Appeared clean enough. I don't know what it is about Mt. Vernon, but just like the hotel we stayed at, as we were trying...More

1  Thank Wally45
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We stopped for lunch as we traveled north and were seated promptly and waited on right away. We took advantage of the Wednesday 99 cent margarita special which were delicious. The food was good. We will return if we are in the area again.

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Very good food. I travel through Mt Vernon on a regular basis. Anyways stop when I'm in the mood for some good Mexican food.

Thank mcdave59
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This food is a 5 out of 5. By far the best Mexican food north of Laredo. Not too spicy but not bland either. The service is second to none. I highly recommend this place if you are passing through. Close by to a truck...More

Thank Jeffrey S
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This is a "must stop" for us everytime we are in Mt. Vernon, Illinois.... the staff is great... food is Awesome...and good value... can't pass it up... we recommend the FAJABO....

Thank carbontravels
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was a typical Mexican food experience. It was very clean and had a nice outdoor area where we ate with our dog Skye. Very attentive wait staff, checked on us several times and were quick to refill drinks, bring extra napkins, water for...More

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

The chips, salsa and queso was good. Order cheese and spinach enchiladas and maybe took 2 bites. The red sauce they put on them tastes like spaghetti sauce. Worst enchiladas I've ever had. Husband didn't eat his either. Locals recommend this place, so maybe the...More

Thank Brooke W
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Sometimes service can be sketchy, but the food is great and their are some good ones that work here as well. Their steak tacos are great.

Thank BrianMtV618
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We stopped here on our way from Nashville to Branson. We love our mexican food - eat it 2 times per week in Texas. We were told to pick this one over Agave (by hotel staff) and we're glad we listened. Chips and salsa are...More

Thank hist0rylvr
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I don't know. We weren't there on Sunday.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4303 Broadway St, Mount Vernon, IL 62864-2281
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Vernon
  • Phone Number: +1 618-244-6121
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