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Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant

) #20 of 197 Restaurants in Greeley $$ - $$$ Mexican,
825 9th St, Greeley, CO 80631-1133
+1 970-304-9292
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Overview
  • Excellent30%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“queso” (7 reviews)
“tortillas” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
825 9th St, Greeley, CO 80631-1133
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1 - 10 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here over the Memorial Day weekend. Great food, service and atmosphere. What a find in downtown Greeley.

Thank capteasterly
Peter O, General Manager at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review. Come see us for our free concert's on Friday nights in the summer. Look up Friday Fests in Greeley:)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Better than average mexican food. Went here for the food and didn't know most people came here for the cheap drinks.More

Thank bschleiger
Peter O, General Manager at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear bschleiger, thank you for the review. Did you know all of our food is prepared multiple times per day. We are a totally from scratch kitchen. We pride our selves in offering wholesome food and drinks here. We never use lard or fillers of...More

Reviewed 9 March 2017

Stopped in for lunch one day since everyone tells me that the Rio Grande is the place to go. Interior is nice enough - Tex-Mex style. Nice menu. Service was okay, nothing special. Food was pretty well executed and imaginative. My problem was with VALUE....More

Thank Foodie47Colorado
Peter O, General Manager at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2017

Dear Foodie47, thank you for your review. And thank you for your business. We pride ourselves on our whole some food and totally from scratch kitchen. What does this mean to you? It means we use only non-GMO, steroid free, antibiotic free, locally sourced when...More

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

great strawberry mango margarita. this place really good enchiladas and tostadas. would go back again for sure!More

Thank Kathy A
Peter O, General Manager at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2017

Hello Kathy, Thank you for the review. Come try us this summer on a Friday night after work. We will have free concerts on the street and we will serve you a nice cold strawberry mango margarita on the 9th street plaza while you dance...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Food and service was terrific. Never without a drink and chips were filed before they were empty. Great atmosphere and very spacious. Did not feel crammed at our table.

Thank dsmigiel426
Peter O, General Manager at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you so much for the fantastic review. We take pride in offering a sanctuary for our guests. Come back for dinner some time. Especially when summer hits. Check out "Friday Fests" they are something to not be missed. Hope to see you again!

Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We used to go to Rio quite often. Then we had a baby and we just order it to go now. We like it a lot. I do believe they're a bit overpriced, but they have a few dishes that we really enjoy. The carnitas...More

Thank Anna D
Peter O, General Manager at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 February 2017

Anna, thank you for the review. Bring that little one in. Did you know that we are a totally from scratch kitchen, we even make our own tortillas. All of our food is locally sourced whenever possible, antibiotic free, and steroid free as well. No...More

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Always looking for something a little more authentic and this fit the bill. Salsa alone is a 5 star; everything else pretty good. Would stop here again when in town.More

Thank GormandizerAnnapolis
Peter O, General Manager at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2017

Thank you for stopping buy. We do hope to see you again. We run a totally made from scratch kitchen. Even our tortillas are made from in house. Try to make it out here for one of our free concerts this summer on the plaza....More

Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Rio is so popular you will always have to wait on Friday nights for a table. I t could be their signature margaritas that pack so much punch they limit you to three! It could be the best patio on Greeley in nice weather,...More

Thank Downtown80631
Peter O, General Manager at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Hello Downtown, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Indeed one of the many reasons why I work here is because we run a completely made from scratch kitchen. Even the ingredients are Hormone free, locally sourced and non-GMO. And yes the Margaritas are...More

Reviewed 24 December 2016

Great spot for a lunch, or afternoon Margarita. Can be a little loud, large, and caverness....ie: chilly, cold and boisterous. Summer's on the veranda are exceptional.More

Thank ColoradoCommish1
Peter O, General Manager at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2016

ColoradoCommish, Thank you for the nice review. Hope to meet you in person some day. Ask for me by name please. Did you know we also have over 65 different Tequila's? A couple of our Vault Tequilas can only be found here at the Rio:)...More

Reviewed 22 December 2016

I have been here twice now and enjoyed both meals. The menu selection is very large. Great burritos and other Mexican and Tex-Mex specialties. Nice atmosphere as well, the outdoor seating is great if the weather cooperates.More

Thank TammiV64
Peter O, General Manager at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2016

Tammi, be sure to stay in touch. This summer we will be doing our free concert's on the plaza every Friday Night, starting towards the end of May. We call it Friday Fest. Look it up on the Greeley Downtown Authority web site or simply...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 825 9th St, Greeley, CO 80631-1133
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Greeley
  • Phone Number: +1 970-304-9292
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