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El Ranchero Mexican Restaurant

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305 W State St, Ste 3, Kennett Square, PA 19348-3052
+1 610-925-0122
09:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a group of about 15 people for a birthday party. There was plenty of room for seating and the atmosphere was nice. The problem was, it took a half hour to get our drinks and give us menus. Since it's a BYOB place, we bought some wine for all our guests. We asked the waiter for wine glasses,... More 

Thank Bob M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We love this Mexican restaurant. We always order the chicken enchilada with verde sauce and beans and rice. I wish I could say that we try other dishes but we love this too much to try anything else. It's a BYOB.

Thank AMSandra
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Not a bad Mexican Restaurant. It's a BYOB place. The food is plentiful and they give you nachos and salsa before your meal. The reason for four stars is the service is really slow. It takes the servers forever to bring your check, and most times you have to hunt them down. However, good food. Go if you have a... More 

Thank BOBMano
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We have lived in KSQ for 15 years and have never had a bad meal here. The chunky salsa is fresh and absolutely amazing. The food is made-to-order and all tortillas are made by hand, so you better be patient. It is well worth the wait. Diana is the best in there. She has helped is plan two private parties... More 

Thank gmiraglia0
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We are lucky to live in an area with a large Mexican population becasue of the mushroom farms etc. These hard working , family oriented people have given Kennett and its environs some really good, authentic Mexican food. This BYOB restaurant has its ups and downs occasionally but generally the food is solid and tasty. They make their own salsa... More 

Thank CheleAshton
Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We were the first customers of a weekday evening in search of authentic Mexican food when we dined here. The waitress was pleasant and attentive, but her limited English created glitches such as delivering flour tortillas when we had ordered corn, and a very spicily sauced meal for one diner who had requested "not spicy" in both English and Spanish.... More 

Thank Gramadoc
Province of Cartago, Costa Rica
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98 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

It is a nice restaurant, I guess that the good thing is that they serve authentic mexican food! A thing to improve could be to provide faster service at the table and to sell beer!

Thank Ronny_CRI
Hockessin, Delaware
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440 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

The atmosphere of the place doesnt appear very appealing - the TVs were blaring and it felt cold and dark. The chips and salsa were good and the service was attentive but we were there with only one other table being served. The fajita chicken was good but the way the rest of it was prepared didnt make it easy... More 

Thank DiAlJo
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Have to agree with other reviewers that service is VERY slow. About a 40 minute wait for two tacos and a quesadilla. The waitress didn't come by at all to fill drinks or check on our food after it came out. I have to disagree with the reviewers who raved about the food. Both dishes were BLAND. Fish tacos were... More 

Thank Wes H
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 January 2015

So I walk in waiting for someone to seat me and my family im standing there for about 5 min for the waitress to come up to me and tell me I can seat myself. The wait took long to take our orders and my kids were impatient as well. The chips were stail and the salsa seemed to have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 W State St, Ste 3, Kennett Square, PA 19348-3052
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Kennett Square
  • Phone Number: +1 610-925-0122

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