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Los Ranchitos

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4172 S Oakwood Ave, Geneseo, IL 61254-9300
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Geneseo, Illinois
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very busy place alon I-80 in Geneseo Il. Food is pretty good. Great variety. They have beer and mixed drinks as well.

Thank drehman2017
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24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The atmosphere is a typical Mexican Rest. the food, is ok, not bad, nothing fabulous. The prices are way to high. My family of 4 without appetizers and only 2 sodas spent over $60 for dinner. Not a place we will go out of our way to go back to.

Thank Jen117213
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Very salty. Doesn't taste fresh. It's hit or miss with decent service. When they are busy it's very loud in there.

Thank Chris R
Colona IL
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

True authentic Mexican food! There is nothing 'Americanized' about what they serve. They also serve drinks. Service can be slow - they speak Spanish as their 1st language. We love their food! It's worth what you pay.

Thank coak61241
Geneseo, Illinois
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

I love the food at Los Ranchitos! The tacos are delicious, but my favorite is the chicken and cheese quesadilla. They make the chicken quesadilla with their queso and it is so good. The only complaint I have about Los Ranchitos is that the price keeps going up. Mexican food is usually pretty inexpensive, but not this place.

Thank Katie S
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The place is small and can be crowded during peak times. The food is great and service is always fast and friendly.

Thank CG932
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Was tired and hungry but didn't want watered down American Mexican....found langua on he menu and knew it would be the real deal. Clean, quick service, bright atmosphere, friendly wait staff. Very broad menu with authentic and American influenced dishes. Will be back!

Thank Tyler B
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

There is a variety of Mexican and American dishes. I have not had a bad meal here. I love the Chicken Chimichanga and the Pollo Yucatan. The service is quick. The staff is friendly and easy to talk with about food selections.

Thank ddlewis73
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70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Authentic Mexican food. Eaten there maybe 10 times and never had anything less than terrific. Some of the best are carnitas, various tacos and the SUPERB flan. It's about 1/2 hour up the road from where I live and absolutely worth the drive.

Thank David U
Atkinson, Illinois
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

We eat here several times a month. The food tastes great because of the simplicity of the meals. We mostly eat lunches here when we are in town (we live about 10 miles out of town). I always recommend eating here. On Tues and Thurs they have lower prices on Margarita's.

Thank homebrewer99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4172 S Oakwood Ave, Geneseo, IL 61254-9300
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneseo
phone (309) 944-3445

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