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“Worth the trip. Every time.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rancho Chico

Rancho Chico
Ranked #1 of 11 Restaurants in Tonasket
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mexican
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Description: This is one in a small chain of restaurants. The restaurants in Omak, Wa is already listed on your website.
Keremeos
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Worth the trip. Every time.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

We go to Rancho Chicos at least once a month (from BC). Not only has the food never been anything but the best Mexican I have had, the service is second to none. If you really want to feel like your business is valued, these people do it every time.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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English first
West Kelowna, Canada
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Best Mexican Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2013

Friendly service, excellent decor. Complimentary chips salsa and small salad. Food is fresh hot and the portions are large. The price is very reasonable. Have been there several times on our way to Seattle. Sometimes we just go for the day to Omak and make a point of stopping there for lunch or dinner. Worth the trip. To top the meal off they serve a complimentary little dessert . So good.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank June98
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Calgary
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57 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Dos sombreros arriba para Rancho Chico!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013

Sorry, I'm relying on an online translator for my Spanish...... but it still means "Two Sombreros up for Ranch Chico!!" What a great meal and experience at this restaurant for the 2 familes of 4 in our group. I'm glad it was Tuesday, why do you say this..... cause Trino's mexican restaurant in Oroville was closed to our dismay, which led us ~20 miles further down the road to Ranch Chico. Decor is very colourful and clean for a great fiesta feel. Two fresh varieties of salsa served with warm chips started everyones appetite off right. The menu was endless with almost too much to choose from, but we all settled on excellent entrees and kids enjoyed their menu's too. The finishing tequilla shot was the icing on the cake......smoooooooth without the salt and lemon. We will be back next year for sure on our annual Calgary to Osoyoos vacation with cross border Ranch Chico stop-over! See you next year!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Roo55
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Hinton, Alberta, Canada
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“So Authentic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013

The food is really fresh, an immediate serving of oven roasted nachos and two types of dip/salsa so fresh!!!
The entrees were excellent, freshly prepared to perfection. The authentic Mexican decor, family owned, friendly service, clean establishment all contributed to a great and very nice surprise!!! dinner. Thank you to the wonderful family who have guaranteed a place in our travels.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Marie-Line Q
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Excellent Friendly Service and Great Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

We travel to Osoyoos every summer from Calgary and in 2012 we popped down to Trino's in Oroville. This year we decided to try Rancho Chico in Tonasket. We were happy we did!

Our party of 8 were greeted with the door held for us, seated immediately and within minutes we had nachos and salsa's in front of us - which were replenished for us quickly as we were starving from a day on the lake! The service was outstanding, drinks and food were quick and delicious. We were surprised with complimentary tequila shots and little desserts with pink icecream?! A few of us ordered dessert and I highly recommend at least ordering a couple to share as they were so good! One dessert that was only slightly late arriving had extra treats on it, it seems like if they make an error or are late bringing something, they will make it up to you!

It turns out the owner was our server! I am sorry I didn't catch his name, but he definitely knows how to treat his customers. Can't wait to return next July!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank StaceyCalgaryCanine
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