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Rancho Viejo

16 Cherokee Xing Ste 5, US441 South of US19, Cherokee, NC 28789-6133
+1 828-497-0343
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (19 reviews)
“chips and salsa” (16 reviews)
“chile relleno” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
16 Cherokee Xing Ste 5, US441 South of US19, Cherokee, NC 28789-6133
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1 - 10 of 185 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was okay. They did accommodate our group of 10 quickly with seating and food. This area definitely needs better restaurants.

Thank ALFrisbee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter always wants Mexican so we headed there after a game. Food and service were great and was very crowded with a lot of what looked like locals too, so that tells you always a good place to eat.

Thank kimberly5752017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we come to Cherokee we make sure to visit this wonderful establishment at least twice during our stay. The food is flavorful and staff friendly. We highly recommend the steak and cheese tacos..make sure to order the guacamole and a side of sour...More

Thank gloy13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem! My wife and I were looking for a nice dinner after a long hike. We came across this place through Yelp and absolutely loved it. When we walked in and saw the crowd we were concerned, but we got a seat very...More

Thank rlodan01
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Don't be put off by the strip mall location and appearance of this restaurant. Once inside you'll have a great experience. We ate here twice in four days. Both times I had the Tacos ala Diabla which are fabulous. The steak was tender and the...More

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 1 December 2017

This is a nice restaurant and reasonably priced. We ate here for a dinner and were pleased with the choices. It's nothing fancy but was fresh and hot. The staff was amazing and very friendly.

Thank LilyAnn R
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The service was great. The chips and salsa were good as well. But the meal (tacos and enchiladas) lacked flavor. We would come back based on the service but the food is just ok.

1  Thank SteveMatthewP
Reviewed 20 November 2017 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 9 November 2017

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 7 November 2017 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
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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.
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Linda M
9 August 2017|
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Response from LucWise | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The food is delicious.
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shunyab2015
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
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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