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Rancho Viejo

$$ - $$$Mexican,
16 Cherokee Xing Ste 5, US441 South of US19, Cherokee, NC 28789-6133
+1 828-497-0343
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fajitas” (18 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (15 reviews)
“chile relleno” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
16 Cherokee Xing Ste 5, US441 South of US19, Cherokee, NC 28789-6133
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I enjoyed my visit here. The food was great and the service was good as well. I loved the mushrooms in the fajitas!

Thank SHiggins91
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been meeting (one from KY and the other from SC) in the area for quite a few years and started to visit the restaurant. This family restaurant is in a convenient location near a hotel, bank, grocery store,and pharmacy. We have always received...More

Thank Claire T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place and didn’t see pork fajitas on the menu so asked and they said they would make them and wow, they were awesome! Juicy roast pork with tremendous flavor also really cheap! Told them to get it on the menu ASAP!

Thank Ibuyt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was delivered fast and hot. Large portions and tasted great. Would recommend to anyone in the area.

Thank Brad J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food and plenty of it! If you're hungry this is a place to get some decent Mexican-style food. It was not very spicy (which I like) and there were no condiments on the table to spice things up a bit. But the service was...More

Thank Steve O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food we had was very good, but there were some service issues. We ordered guacamole but never got it (we weren't charged for it, either). We had to ask more than once for the drinks we ordered. I ordered tomatoes with my entree, but...More

Thank Rooindie
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A very very good meal indeed.. a great surprise! would recommend to all passers by. An Englishman in Cherokee

Thank Will D
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Girls night out, and we were hungry! Everyone got something they liked, and everything was hot and delicious.

Thank kristencurran
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very good service - food was very good and well presented. "Typical TexMex" but at its best. Very open - didn't feel crowded. Didn't feel like it was in a strip mall once we got inside. No Dessert ... filled up on the meal and...More

Thank wrobin
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Started off with the free chips and salsa - mild salsa, but still very tasty. Unlimited refills on both. My father tried to order a beer - no alcohol is served. I had the chicken fajita quesadilla, which is grilled chicken, onions, peppers and mushrooms....More

Thank iluvgreen
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Questions & Answers
Linda M
9 August 2017|
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Response from M312UIjohng | Reviewed this property |
As I recall, Rancho did have a selection of dishes that were all vegetable to choose from. No one in our party was vegetarian so I can't comment on them from a quality standpoint.
Linda M
9 August 2017|
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Response from LucWise | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The food is delicious.
8 February 2017|
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Response from 965bennyw | Reviewed this property |
I did not ask,however the restaurant is close to the Casino!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Cherokee Xing Ste 5, US441 South of US19, Cherokee, NC 28789-6133
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Cherokee
  • Phone Number: +1 828-497-0343
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