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Rancho Viejo

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18976 Highway 12, 453 E Napa St, Sonoma, CA 95476-5417
+1 707-939-3663
11:30 - 09:30
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Sun 16:30 - 09:30
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 09:30
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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95 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017

we had chiles relleno that was stuffed with chicken and the pork pibil--a Yucatan specialty. This restaurant specializes in Yucatan food but has excellent dishes from different parts of Mexico. I wish I did not live so far away and could eat again soon at this really delicious Mexican restaurant. I felt i was back in Mexico eating dishes I... More 

Thank havesuitcase11
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Large portions of great tasting Mexican food. Excellent service. Cute facility. Convenient location. We started off with quesadilla appetizer. Chicken enchiladas and pork in a salsa verde for entrees. We were not able to finish all of our food despite fantastic flavors. We arrived as they open for dinner and had the restaurant to ourselves.

Thank Hobo J
Mesa, Arizona
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

When the restaurant we wanted turned out to be closed, we used Google maps & Trip Advisor to find something quick. This little mom & pop place isn't fancy, but the food was fabulous. Best carne asada quesadilla ever! Beer & wine only. No margaritas, but the food made it worth it. Highly recommended for a casual Latin meal.

Thank Lynn M
San Diego, California
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145 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

My only experience with this restaurant was with some food we picked up from their booth at the weekly (Tues evening) farmer's market in Sonoma. We were very impressed with the burritos we chose, they were very substantial and incredibly tasty. Nice, friendly people too.

Thank DBinCA
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

We wanted an authentic Mexican meal and got what we came for. This is not fine dining. If you want that, go somewhere else. It is a cafe with outdoor seating and delicious, well prepared, flavorful Yucatan dishes. I had the Pollo Huaraches and loved it. Good homemade chips and salsa and very nice staff. Everyone in my party enjoyed.

Thank Roy L
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

I was craving Mexican food on our recent trip to a Sonoma and was very happy with this restaurant. The food is fresh and authentic and the margaritas are good too. This is not a fancy restaurant and we sat outside on the patio.

Thank Jbulson
Sonoma, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

We go often as a couple but also take family and recommend to friends. It's low key, friendly, children OK, and most importantly the food is very good. Mexican food the way it should be.

Thank Connie W
Santa Rosa, California
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199 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

This food is the best Mexican food outside of Yucatan, Mexico, according to my husband who is from Mexico. I would have to agree that the food is incredibly authentic, and it's made from local and fresh ingredients as much as possible. The owners are very friendly, knowledgeable, and really care about their customers and providing excellent food. The prices... More 

Thank kitty k
Toronto, On
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

What a pleasant surprise and a hidden gem. Food was delicious and service great. Everything we needed it got taken care of fast. Prices are great for a nice homemade Mexican meal.

Thank wolfie73
Long Beach,Ca
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2014

It was a true Mexican experience. The margaritas are with limes not mix. The chile verde was awesome. There was another pork dish with red sauce was awesome. It's the best very casual

Thank CaboTina

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?