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221 SE 5th St, Madras, OR 97741-1603
+1 541-475-0424
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“guacamole” (33 reviews)
“enchiladas” (27 reviews)
“mango” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
221 SE 5th St, Madras, OR 97741-1603
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was absolutely one of the best meals we have ever had. My husband rated it as better than his local hangout back home. The vege pasilla was art. The fish tacos rivaled by none and the salsa, couldn’t put our finger on what it...More

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Driving through we decided to try it. Had carnitas quesidillas and shrimp flautas. Both very good. Nice sized portiins reasonably priced. Great selection of mexican draft beers. Definiteky will stop here again!

Thank jcnmac
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

My expectations where not that big given the location. Honestly this was exceptional... food was amazing presentation was over the top service was great and the prices was very very reasonable... even compared to larger cities this was really good someplace I would come back...

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Rio is a great place to have a meal with a friend. The food is beautiful as well as delicious and the servers as so friendly and attentive.

Thank twanat1
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

I live near Portland OR. I come to Madras any chance I get to eat at The Rio...unfortunately it’s not as often as I would like. Starts with great salsa and chips. The guacamole is prepared at your table and perfectly seasoned. My personal favorite...More

Thank magdasilva
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I love their shrimp avocado rollup that is an appetizer. Many people get it for an entree and extremely filling. This is a happy place and a favorite for many folks

Thank jaypoo
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Absolutely amazing. From the service to the food, 5 stars all the way. What a great asset to a quiet town. Must have the guacamole at the table and the lime margarita! Sitting outside under lights is the best!

Thank wildmermaid74
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

The chips were cold and old tasting. The service a little slow. The dinner food ok but overpriced for what it is. I did enjoy the variety of margaritas.

Thank heatherlL3917OE
Reviewed 23 December 2017

Hidden gem in Madras, normally a place we just whiz through on our way from Portland to Bend. Intimate and friendly, simple interior. But the food is amazing. This is not your usual "americanized" mexican food. It's the real deal! The enchiladas were to die...More

Thank TallScotty
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Great little spot in Madras. Service is friendly and attentive. The food is delicious! Guacamole at the table w all fresh ingredients. The 7 pepper mole is amazing! Will stop on our way thru every time!

Thank CRB42
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Robin M
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Response from Seabreeze48 | Reviewed this property |
They do prepare take-out.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 SE 5th St, Madras, OR 97741-1603
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Central Oregon  >  Madras
  • Phone Number: +1 541-475-0424
New restaurant in little Madras serving fresh, gourmet Mexican and tantalizing margaritas. The food is unusual, beautifully presented and the owner is a gem. Cost is very reasonable. Meals are quite large (enough for 2).
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