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La Rancherita

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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4325 Glenwood Ave Ste 3000, Raleigh, NC 27612-4532
+1 919-785-1951
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:30
Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Rocky Mount, United States
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79 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went on May 5th. Perhaps not the best night for Mexican. There had have a hundred people per hour turn over, yet we had very good, well prepared food and were not rushed to leave. Margaritas were very good. We might have stayed a little longer to enjoy our evening but with so many people outside waiting ...

Thank Wayne T
Raleigh, North Carolina
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Rancherita is a cut above the normal Mexican restaurant. Their menu is similar to the norm; however, their food is a cut above. The only place near that beats them is Tacos Y Tequilla.

Thank coinsbytom
Holly Springs, North Carolina
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132 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a Mexican restaurant that is just a bit different. The service is better. The food tastes better and is served faster. The chips are crunchier and the salsa spicier. And the presentation is classier. All in all, a pleasant and delicious departure from the "the same old thing".

Thank Doug P
Atlanta, Georgia
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105 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Very attentive service on a Thursday evening. I ordered the ribeye chiliquiles, cooked medium. Steak was very well prepared. Side dish of refried beans was a little soupy for those who prefer thicker. Sangria was very good with good berry flavor throughout. Décor on the rustic side with a lot of wood and western/southwestern accents, but it was not noisy... More 

Thank SgtMom2
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Decided to stop in for lunch on a weekday and just barely beat a large work-lunch crowd. Most of them had 10+ people, so the two of us sat right down. We ordered Tinca Tacos and Arroz con Pollo (ACP) with no onions or peppers. The food came within about 5 minutes, and tasted amazingly fresh! The tastiest Mexican food... More 

Thank Fin G
Raleigh, North Carolina
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104 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

All dishes are well proportioned and tasty. Highly recommend. Family couples etc. Great variety and super great service.

Thank Andy M
Greensboro, NC
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87 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My friends and I went here for dinner recently. It was a pretty place, and the portion sizes were very big! A couple of us got the fajita quesadillas which were good. My friend and I thought the chicken could be seasoned more as it didn't have a lot of flavor by itself but was good mixed with the other... More 

Thank sbluesky225
Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016

I recently moved to the area and looked for a Mexican restaurant with great food at a good price, and La Rancherita was excellent. The We were greeted immediately upon entering and our waiter was very attentive and friendly. He did a great job. The restaurant itself is very clean and newly remodeled inside. As far as the food, I... More 

Thank anj1228
Raleigh, North Carolina
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144 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Good experience. Gotta try their guacamole. Very good!!! We had tamales and chile rellano. Both were delicious. Table salsa has a kick which was appreciated. Juventino never let our cervacas get empty. Check them out!

Thank Go4theGreen
Hickory, United States
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Lover of Mexican cuisine .... This place will not disappoint. Guacamole is delicious and the plates are large in portion. Will be back!

Thank Dawn W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4325 Glenwood Ave Ste 3000, Raleigh, NC 27612-4532
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-785-1951

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?