Rancho Alegre Cuban

4.6
219 reviews
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$30 and under
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Caribbean
Our family recipes are prepared with authentic and fresh ingredients. Fried plantains, yuca and empanadas make great appetizers, and side dishes like our homemade Sopa de Pollo (chicken soup), bring the Caribbean to your palette. Ranchos menu includes traditional beverages too, like icy Batidos (milkshakes) with tropical fruits, offering something new for everyone to try. And, as you might suspect, there are many specialty dishes available. Main course dishes are prepared on demand. Our family owned restaurant prides itself in making food in small batches, so that flavors and condiments are enjoyed. From Paella Valenciana, Juan´s most treasured recipe, to Ropa Vieja and Churrazco, there is No embargo here! Come and join us today.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Caribbean, Cuban, Latin American
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Hours of operation
Lunch & Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 11:00am - 9:30pm, Thursday - Saturday: 11:00am - 10:30pm, Sunday: 11:00am - 9:00pm
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Phone number
(912) 292-1656
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Juan Manuel Rodriguez
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Cross street
W. Jones St.
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Public transit
Chatham Area Transit
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Takeout, Wine
What 219 People Are Saying
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Savannah
13 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Always a good meal at affordable price.

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Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and great service! Went on a Friday night and to my surprise they had a great jazz band, which made the experience that much better!! Everything was delish but garlic bread at the beginning, the tostones and the mayo-ketchup were amazing!!!!

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OT
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Out of town trip and found this gem!! Stop by and enjoy an amazing meal

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SG
Columbus
6 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This is this best Cuban restaurant I have dined in over 77 years!

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Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and wonderful service.

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New York Area
93 reviews
Dined on August 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food is always fantastic. We had broiled, grilled and fried grouper#19 and one had shrimp in garlic wine sauce. The yellow rice and black beans were yummy as were the plantains and the flan. Plus the live music was great. A wonderful night!

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Savannah
22 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is great. Service was A++++. Food was outstanding and drinks were great. Music was too loud so I would recommend going before group starts. We will return.

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NS
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

Great Cuban and Venezualan fair. Reasonable prices and live Jazz 6:30-9:30 on Friday and Saturdays. Will definitely add it to my list of cool spots in Savannah as a local.

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Savannah
18 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always amazing food, atmosphere and service. Some of the finest food and drink you’ll find in Savannah. And great live Jazz too. Awesome place!

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ED
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Wonderful food and great atmosphere.

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New York Area
93 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As usual, the food was delicious. They had a great band planning and we had a very fun evening.

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ED
Atlanta
12 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great for lunch or supper. Wonderful and fresh food, great flavor.

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AA
Charleston
5 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Good Cuban and Carribean food, nice music, nice atmosphere, speedy service !

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

It was very good. Parking situation is not good on MLK. I will be back.

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Sacramento
10 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great drinks, food and live jazz with friendly wait staff

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VI
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Loved the restaurant. Relaxed feel. Good food. Will define you be back.

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RH
Savannah
3 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food. Price is great for food

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Savannah
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food, service and jazz!! Will definitely be back!

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Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined on July 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The food was lovely are real Cuban feel.
We even watch the World Cup there love this place and will be back !!

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New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 30, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

It was a good dinner. Live music was the best part of it. it is always fun to taste new varieties!

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EL
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food, excellent service, good value, great music...what more could you want in a restaurant.

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Dallas
1 review
Dined on June 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Live jazz combo, great food, very friendly staff. Overall, a great time.

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New York Area
93 reviews
Dined on June 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Warmly greeted and seated. Ordered 3 different entrees and they were all delicious. The sangria is really great too. And the sides are yummy! We always enjoy this place

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Savannah
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Father’s Day dinner with our son and daughter-in-law.

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New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

Music was great. Food was good. Interesting menu. Service was a bit hectic. Had to wait for our reservation on a Saturday night.

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KP
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was wonderful, start to finish. Fun, delicious, fast, superior service! Live jazz was a great touch, too.

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C
Savannah
13 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Rancho Alegre is one of my favorite restaurants in Savannah. Food is outstanding, with delicious vegan options. The atmosphere and service are always great.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was great - the food, the drinks and the music! Highly recommended.

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EG
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

My wife and I enjoyed this restaurant. The jazz band was great. Food was good but a little overpriced to us. Compared to similar restaurants we've tried. Still a great date night idea. We'll visit again

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SH
Cincinnati
3 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

THE BEST Cuban food I've ever had! The staff were friendly and recognized us on our second trip back--gave us a warm welcome. Each time we were there, they had two fabulous bands playing. We're from out of town... but if we lived in Savannah, Rancho Alegre would be our go-to weekly restaurant for date nights.

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Cincinnati
2 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great time and amazing food with live music!

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

Food was quite disappointing, there was not very much to each plate that we ordered. All it was was rice and beans with a scoop shredded beef, .They also forgot to provide us with one of our sides until the check came.

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M
Orlando
18 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

We really enjoyed our night out. The food was good and the jazz made it a nice night for us. Thank you for helping to accommodate our schedule too!

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New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our number 1 choice to host dinner for relatives coming in for our daughter's SCAD graduation. Living in Miami they know their Cuban cuisine and they LOVED Rancho Allegre. We've been dining at RA since we first stumbled upon it Freshman year in 2014. Every visit to Savannah we make RA one of our stops. The chicken soup is out of this world. Staff was so very kind in accommodating our large group. And no one seemed to mind when my daughter and I enjoyed dancing to the live music. We had a great celebratory evening at RA. So very glad we opted to go there on this occasion. Thanks Rancho staff!

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SG
1 review
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The high light of my 10 hour drive from Baltimore, MD.

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JC
Orlando
2 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 3

A Cuban restauran with a Jazz live music? No señor. You need to have a real Cuban environment. Plus real Cuban food. The food was good but missing key Cuban dishes. If you can’t find Cuban or Puerto Rican musicians the least you should have is a Latin music station.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

perfect! delicious vegetarian options, classy jazz, delightful atmosphere

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Palm Springs
26 reviews
Dined on May 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Went back twice the food was so good. Live music was far too loud for the space but it was fun just the same.

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Atlanta
1 review
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Great Cuban food- very authentic

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Savannah
14 reviews
Dined on May 13, 2018
Overall 1food 4service 1ambience 4

Didn't actually get to eat because they did not honor my Open Table reservation, and when I got to the restaurant with a confirmed reservation, they said it would be a 30 to 40 minute wait. When I mentioned I had a reservation, the person just shrug and said, there's nothing I can do! - and that was not the first time this has happened to me -

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