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Fiesta Ranchera

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1041 Jc Pkwy, Bloomington, IL 61705-5021
+1 309-820-7320
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 10:30
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:30
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97 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We always try to eat Mexican food when we travel cross country and this restaurant was in the top 25% of our experience. Fresh chips and salsa and fried ice-cream.

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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite Mexican restaurant. Always fast service and great food!!! Love their chips and salsa and burrito.

Thank Amy R
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55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Wednesday special is a $2.99 small margarita, which is just what you would expect. Chips and salsa lacked the heat that I enjoy. But man, the fiesta burrito blew me away!!! It was delicious. The pork was moist, ranchero and pico brought some spice and the cheese smoothed it all out.

Thank Danielle R
Danvers, Illinois
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Best Mexican food in town. Service is always good. Food is prepared fresh and fast. The restrooms are clean as well as the restaurant. I would recommend the fajitas they are exceptionally good.

Thank Timothy G
Maplewood, Minnesota
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424 reviews
248 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner simply because it was across the road from our hotel. What a great surprise! Starting with the warm crispy chips, biting and tasty salsa and homemade margaritas we knew this was going to be very good. We followed this with an order of excellent pork stuffed tamales (not too much corn breaking) one with and... More 

Thank Michael W
Ypsilanti, Michigan
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I had dinner here one night and just drinks the next. Their chips and salsa are awesome! Tacos were very good and their beer was ice cold. Very reasonably priced. Love the Art work here!

Thank jshellac
Canton, Ohio
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This restaurant was easily located off the highway. We had guacamole (which could have been a little bigger... but it was good). And Chicken, Beef and Shrimp Fajitas. Nice size and amount on the shrimp and the beef and chicken were also plentiful and tender.

Thank cmost
Platteville, Wisconsin
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84 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

My husband and I arrived here after a very stressful day, it was late at night, and we were tired and starving. The staff was just GREAT! They served us quickly, the food was wonderful, and the strawberry daiquiri was perfect!

Thank KaynGeorge
Grafton, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The food here was quite good with large portions. A 36 once draft beer was a steal at $3.99. The servers were very friendly and the service was fast. Close to I-55 and several hotels.

Thank capharleyman
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Very laid back place, as close as you ever going to get to Mexico in Southern Illinois. Good food, very well priced and generous portions. On going promotions Tuesdays and Thursdays for Margaritas. I did not try them, but other patrons seemed to enjoy them.

Thank Leocata

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1041 Jc Pkwy, Bloomington, IL 61705-5021
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-820-7320

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