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Rancho Chico

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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686 N US Highway 1, Tequesta, FL 33469
+1 561-575-2906
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dinner was delicious. I had a taco salad. The portions were large well worth the price. The service tonight was exceptional!! Katrina was more than accommodating! It made for a pleasant evening!

Thank Sherry M
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We frequently visit this Rancho and it's hit or miss every time with the service. Last night we decided to sit in the bar booths hoping for a better experience. After over 5 minutes at the table we finally got acknowledged. We had to ask for the chips and salsa, they were not brought to us upon sitting. I ordered... More 

Thank ErikP13
west palm beach
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Rancho Chico has typical Mexican decor with Typical Mexican food. Service is prompt and the servers understand and speak English. The chips, salsa and guacamole is always fresh and delicious. In the past, My standbys are the chimichangas and Fajitas. They are always served hot and fresh. They have a full bar with a nice selection of margaritas and Mexican... More 

Thank lvelnd
Tequesta, Florida
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183 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

wife and I go here at least once a week. we are not big eaters anymore so we split a 3 taco chicken plate which comes with rice and beans. the chips and salsa we get at first are great and we pour the salsa on the tacos which adds to the flavor the total bill with ice water is... More 

Thank memphisblue44
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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163 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

There a 4 or 5 of these around I actually think this is the better one. There is nothing like good Mexican food and they have it. Great homemade salsa. Give it a try!

Thank Patrick M
Oxford, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

There aren't enough damning words in the English language to describe the awful "food" on offer here. Greasy, poor-quality meat; tasteless; vile. Avoid.

Thank Miles K
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125 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a good dinner here. The kids liked the cheese queso(white cheese). Fish tacos were good and the fajitas as well!! Generous portions. Service was a bit spotty, seemed like we were taken care of by a hodge lodge of people as they thought about it. But we were there with another family with kids so we were talking and... More 

Thank Tciwater
Stuart, Florida
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Have had poor quality food and the worst margarita's ever. Staff is mediocre and ambiance is non-existent. Will not be going there in the future.

Thank A D
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our waiter, Elezar, was terrific. We started with the Margaritas which were $7.00 each. They were OK, but lacked the distinctive Tequila flavor. They should charge a dollar more and put some Tequila in them. We had the Super Nachos with ground beef for an appetizer. The plate was loaded and very good. For a main course my husband had... More 

Thank Cathy S
Tequesta, Florida
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

When we are in our Tequesta home (Nov-April) Rancho Chico is our "go to" weekday restaurant (1-2 times per week). My wife's favorite (among others) is the Chile Rejeno; mine is the Camarones Al Ajo!! Great Magaritas at a GREAT PRICE!!

Thank Sailfishonfly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 686 N US Highway 1, Tequesta, FL 33469
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tequesta
  • Phone Number: +1 561-575-2906

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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?