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El Rancherito

1824 N Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401-1323
+1 309-341-2233
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good46%
  • Average21%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible0%
3 weeks ago
“Good stop”
19 Oct 2016
“Fun Spot -- Good Food -- Fairly Fast”
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All hours
$$ - $$$
1824 N Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401-1323
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is my favorite restaurant in Galesburg. The menu is simple and easy to look over, you get your food quicker than you would at some fast food places, and I've never been disappointed with the taste or portions.

Thank DunderMifflin25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way out West. Food was good, margaritas were decent. Service could have been a little better (we asked for more chips 3 times before they were brought to us).

Thank beachlover8307
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is a fun, atmospheric place with gaily painted carved chairs etc. The food was good and tasty and hot. Service was quick and delivery of food to table was timely. I had eaten here several times before because it's my brother's favorite Mexican food...More

Thank FarTravelingGuy
Reviewed 20 July 2016

We eat here all of the time. They have the best Mexican rice! I get a lot of different things there. Nothing is very spicy but it's all good

Thank Terra F
Reviewed 3 June 2016

The food there is always good! I get the Allen special and I love it!! The seats there are kind of uncomfy so try to get a booth. It sometimes is a long wait depending on when you go.

Thank mary10mc
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

I know many that think this is the best Mexican resturant around...however, I wasn't impresessed with the bland, small portions of food and the weak Margaritas. There are at least to other places in Galesburg that has much better fare!

Thank 19,721,972
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Hadn't had Mexican in a while and decided to rustle some up for Sunday lunch. This place always seems to have a pretty good crowd so we decided to give it a shot. First off, the immediate parking is somewhat limited. There is a basically...More

Thank shawnware
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Good authentic foods, usually come from the ethnic groups that actually make it. Take Taco Bell... its TexMex, but fast food, and anyone can make it. But if Mexican's were to make it, then it would stand to reason that it would taste better, right?...More

Thank Derrick A
Reviewed 30 September 2015

Good Mexican food. I like the steak, peppers, & onions fried. The drink specials are always good, too.

Thank Ellen A
Reviewed 12 September 2015 via mobile

Out side it not to pretty but step in the door and it was very nice . I love the decor . The fajitas where excellent . The chip fresh and warm . My chimichanga was not the best and a bit disappointed but I...More

Thank Shawn J
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1824 N Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401-1323
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 309-341-2233
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