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** NOTE: We have new information today on this story about ANOTHER new Mexican restaurant coming to Centerville:
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The new Cross Pointe restaurant fills space that has not had a full-time tenant in nearly three years. It is located between Play It Again Sports and Great Miami Outfitters in space that previously housed Nonnie Waller’s Parlor, which shut its doors in October 2015.
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The Rancheros Cocina Mexicana menu includes fajitas, chimichangas, enchiladas, burritos and other Mexican specialties, including the Jalisco Special: Sauteed shrimp, chicken or steak in red sauce served with zucchini, mushrooms, tomatoes, onions and rice, topped with cheese.
The new restaurant has an extensive tequila selection, has nine beer taps and also serves wine.
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Cross Pointe’s Rancheros Cocina Mexicana seats about 180 and employs 14, Magana said. It is open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. For more information about Rancheros Cocina Mexicana, call (937) 262-7505.
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The related El Rancho Grande chain operates seven Dayton-area restaurants and another seven in greater Cincinnati. In 2017, the regional chain opened a new location on West Dorothy Lane in Kettering, in space that previously housed an Applebee’s restaurant. And it subsequently opened a new restaurant at 7375 Old Troy Pike (Ohio 202) in Huber Heights . That opening, however, was accompanied by the closing of the El Rancho Grande that had operated for 12 years nearby on Poe Avenue in Vandalia.
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