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El Rancho Mexican Resturant

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475 Wythe Creek Rd, Poquoson, VA 23662-1945
+1 757-868-0057
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Yorktown, Virginia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Large and fully stocked buffet. Excellent food and wait staff is incredible. Highly recommend for any occasion.

Thank Bradford D
Yorktown, Virginia
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

The service is great and friendly, the food is typical Mexican fare, but you do feel welcome here. I have not had a bad meal here.

Thank mudbugmama
Poquoson, Virginia
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

The El Rancho staff last night was likely the best we have ever seen there. We were greeted upon entry and immediately seated. Our waiter was fantastic and ensured that our water glasses never emptied and that we were enjoying our meal. Our 2 year old granddaughter liked the fact that he paid attention to her. It's the little things... More 

Thank Don T
Newmarket, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The food is decent but the service is great. Lunch buffet offer a lot of choices and is fairly priced.

Thank sfitz635
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

The menu listed is NOT the same prices. They have increased but food is always great. Increase by, $2 & up.

Thank Andrea N
Poquoson, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

I love this place! They have a fantastic lunch buffet, even if you're in a rush you can just run in get a to go container from the buffet weighed and you're out the door!

Thank StevieKaye
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

What you would expect in a Mexican restaurant. Staff is attentive and menu has some depth. My teenagers like the lunch buffet. Reasonable prices, good quality.

Thank robertbJ7038FS
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

This is the place to go if you want great Mexican food. The lunch buffet is well worth the money. Big variety and don't forget the churros and flan

1 Thank UPSdude
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Love the lunch buffet here. Reasonable price and a lot of choices. Plenty to choose from for a couple of our picky kiddos. Service is always friendly.

Thank Ragan S
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

I have been here often with friends. While I am not a huge buffet fan, the lunch buffet is a quick option that is good.

Thank ccg1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 475 Wythe Creek Rd, Poquoson, VA 23662-1945
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Poquoson
  • Phone Number: +1 757-868-0057

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