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El Ranchero Restaurant

683 W Wickenburg Way, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-2269
+1 928-684-5121
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“bean dip” (25 reviews)
“enchiladas” (23 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (23 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
683 W Wickenburg Way, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-2269
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant IS AUTHENTIC! Fresh and tasty Mexican food with beautiful presentation in a warm , clean and friendly atmosphere. The staff were spot on -courteous and attentive-and before we left we planned to come back and enjoy another meal soon. Highly recommend!

Thank AppleSue55
Reviewed 4 days ago

Good service, very good food and loved the margaritas. The veggie Tamale was one of the best I have had, very moist and flavorful. Would definitely return.

Thank RipleyLake
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for dinner based on TA reviews and we were not disappointed. I had their tier 2 margarita, which was ok, but not legendary as advertised. Chips, salsas and bean dip were great. For dinner, I had the corn, green chile and cheese tamal...More

Thank Jolsongoude
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here based on online reviews, and really enjoyed it. Chips they brought immediately were thin and crispy—perfect with the 2 salsas and warm bean dip. Warning— the mild is more of a medium salsa. I had tres enchiladas and they were made perfectly. Hubby...More

Thank yentnawildrose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happy hour runs 2 pm to 5 pm which seemed a little early to me when I arrived a few minutes after 5pm. But, our server saved the day by getting me a .99 margarita anyway. And it was great. We were sent by locals...More

Thank ManitouExpert
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Okay stopping in Wickenberg was a whim on the way home. I checked and this restaurant was rated number 2 of 33. It is off the beaten track from our final destination but what a treat. We were seated and instantly appears hot chips and...More

Thank Debbi F
Reviewed 18 January 2018

Food was typical Mexican food. I wouldn't say it was over the top good. We stopped in on our way back to Goodyear from Vegas. We went just because of the reviews. Again, food was typical, good have used a little more spice, as even...More

Thank backsthepack
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

The margaritas are phenomenal! Food is always amazing. Hector is one heck of a manager, always reaching out to customers for feed back, good or bad. Always striving for improvement. Our waitress, Carrie was awesome, great attitude and wonderful smile. Always a joy to eat...More

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 9 January 2018

For 20 years I lived in Arizona and I really love great Mexican cuisine. Problem is not many places really care enough to do it right. If you find yourself staying in Wickenburg, or passing through on your way to say Vegas, then take advantage...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We were attending a play in Wickenburg and decided to have dinner there. The interior decor needs help (basically the feel of a roadside café) and it was a bit noisy but the food was very good, and service was excellent (friendly, efficient, and delightful)....More

Thank William P
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Anne D
2 November 2016|
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Response from Esty666 | Reviewed this property |
yes, open every day
Anne D
2 November 2016|
Response from deniserA2404LZ | Reviewed this property |
Hours Mon 11:00 am - 8:00 pm Tue 11:00 am - 8:00 pm Wed 11:00 am - 8:00 pm Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm Sat 8:00 am - 9:00 pm Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 683 W Wickenburg Way, Wickenburg, AZ 85390-2269
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Wickenburg
  • Phone Number: +1 928-684-5121
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