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Rancho Grande

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1320 S Military Hwy, Chesapeake, VA 23320-2514
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
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119 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Wife and I decided to try this restaurant that we had passed many times. Walking in the restaurant was very clean and we looked forward to our meal. The chips that were brought with salsa tasted like the normal grocery store version. Salsa was mild so ordered cheese dip to go with the chips. For our entree we had the... More 

Thank Lee H
Norfolk, Virginia
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594 reviews
394 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This place had plenty of parking but was so busy that it looked nearly full. There were so many rooms with some degree of separation that it felt cozy even if large. Service was quick and efficient and free white and red sauce with chips were provided. Portions were large. The food was tasty but nothing special. There was no... More 

Thank Robert B
New York City, New York
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The waiters could use some customer service training. The food was nothing to write home about. The only nice thing about the restaurant was that it was clean.

Thank JudyV409
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The soft tacos, fajitas, and quesadillas are good. Margaritas are excellent. Most of the staff are friendly, there are a few who are snooty and always seem angry about something, but every place always has that one person. If you're looking for fine dining and beautiful decor, then go somewhere else. But the food, drinks, and prices are worth a... More 

Thank VCJD
Stafford, Virginia
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60 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I was hungry for Mexican food and this placed promised to be authentic. Maybe but not memorable by any stretch. The smell of a stale old bar greets you but adds to their authenticity. I might return but most likely will not.

Thank NFC_food_guy
Midlothian, Virginia
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86 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We moved away from the beach a few years ago and used to go here every Sunday after church. We went here while visiting and oh my it's just like we remembered. Their food is excellent. Love the chimichangas!!! Excellent Fajitas. Fresh guacamole at the table and the BEST Margaritas!!! Yes it is a hole in the wall but the... More 

Thank Dinkswife
Chesapeake, United States
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is my go to place when I do not feel like cooking. Very friendly staff and the food comes quickly.

Thank Melissa R
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97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

A good lunch and dinner spot for authentic Mexican food. I pop in from time to time when in the area and always get seated immediately, served quickly, and satisfied every time. It's a rather large restaurant with seating in two areas. A nice friendly atmosphere inside with good parking outside. Lots on the menu to choose from.

Thank James C
Centreville, Virginia
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97 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

everything we ordered we loved. chips and cheese/salsa. chicken and beef tacos. and quesadillas. the margaritas washed it all down well.

Thank Stauffenecker
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

If you love Mexican this is a must visit restaurant. The food is the best and the bar drinks are really good. We went there a few times while we was in town. I wished it was in my home town. Love this place

Thank Jesse T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1320 S Military Hwy, Chesapeake, VA 23320-2514
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chesapeake

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