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“Not authentic Mexican or South Western cusine”
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Rancheros Mexican Bistro
Cuisines: Mexican
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Reviewed 17 July 2013

This restaurant tries hard but fails to live up to serving good Mexican or south western food. It misses the mark on spiciness and the robust mix of flavors one would expect. My wife & I are from New Mexico and have a certain level of expectations and they were not met. The enchiladas were bland and the tortilla was not properly prepared by frying briefly and then drying to remove some of the oil. It was therefore mushy. Service was good and accommodating. Tables lacked several bottles of hot sauce typically found at most Mexican establishments to allow the customer to fine tune to their liking. This food may be fine for those not accustomed to true south western food but it is not anywheres close to the real deal. Also, the daiquiri was made with shaved ice, needs a real blender or you wind up like I did with a snow cone.

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Thank Rikbo
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Reviewed 12 July 2013

Do not waste your money at this revolting establishment. The chicken tasted like roadkill and the waiter was defensive and haughty when I mentioned it.

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Reviewed 8 July 2013

We live in town and this was the first visit. Did not even know the restaurant was here. Most restaurants in Guilford and the surrounding towns are excellent, so the bar is high.
I like that this place has a simple menu. I am always leary of restuarants that have huge menus. How can they possibly cook all those different meals? The answer is that they microwave frozen dinners like Cheesecake Factory in the mall. So appreciate that Ranchos Mexican Bistro does not have a 10 page menu and the food
that our party received was great.

If you eat inside, the restaurant is nicely decorated. There is a patio also if you prefer.
We will be return customers.

The food was freshly prepared and tasted great. Proper sized portions. I didn't leave anything on the plate, but did not walk out hungry or feeling stuffed.

Thank OutCruising
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Reviewed 27 May 2013

Decided to try Rancheros for dinner and was dissappointed after reading several reviews claiming it was authentic latin cuisine. Certainly a friendly staff and inviting atmosphere but that does not make up for the poor quality of food which lacks any flavor whatsoever. Dishes are served with sides of dried out rice and even their salsas which appear to be house made are absolutely flavorless. I was dumbfounded. One plus, is their selection of several types of beer from latin countries. Skip it.

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Thank lizzy_g5388
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Reviewed 19 October 2012

I have lunch or dinner here quite often. The food is always fresh and delicious. It's not the typical tex-mex but always delicious.

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Thank sovs49
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