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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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1011 Desperado Trl, Sisters, OR 97759-9580
11:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The service was amazing food was very distinctive and unique. Every time I go in to get Pollo Amalina "Which is his grandmas recipe" it taste the same every time I go! The Servers are very nice and humble but can be a kaotic place because of the lack of help. But the food is worth the chaos!

Thank Sergio R
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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

This is the best place I've ever been to. when I first sat down a server got to me pretty quickly and got me chips and salsa and water I love chips and salsa because it's kind of spicy but also had the vegetables in the salsa which tasted great. I then ordered a margarita and a cheese enchilada. this... More 

Thank Jimmy-Joe-Bob
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I sat near the fireplace inside and a waiter came very fast with a nice smile. I then got chips and salsa with water about 3 minutes later. The waiter checked on me frequently and I got my order as soon as I was ready. I ordered a pork enchilada, which was amazing and looked beautiful by the way, and... More 

Thank Billy J
Medford, Oregon
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 12 December 2016

Our Waiter was excellent, the food was poor. Not served hot...Five Pine Brewery had better mexican food. The last time we were here it was much better. Now, the Margarittas were excellent.

1 Thank Cr8terLake
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I eat here every time we come through Sisters. This restaurant is not for your standard "American Mexican" food lover. You will not find meals so buried in cheese that it does not matter what is underneath. No canned sauce either - all of the sauces are hand made from Mexican family recipes. That being said, it... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The Perfecta is just what the name implies - perfect margarita. Great balance of fresh muddled fruit and tequila. The food is fresh and made to order - no lard used BONUS! The cascabel salsa is hot and delicious.

Thank born2run51
Boise, Idaho
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 October 2016

We enjoyed our dinner at Rio, although the service was slow. Two servers were not adequate for the number of parties that were there. They did the best that they could, and the food was above average, but it was a long wait.

Thank Sarah J
N. California
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 September 2016

Had a wonderful meal here! The guacamole made at your table is wonderful! Had the tacos puerco verde, over the top good! Service was great, nice atmosphere. Also appreciated the Pacifico on tap.

Thank redwrydr
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158 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were staying next door at the 5 Pines; it smelled good so we tried it out. The service was slow and haphazard. The place wasn't very crowded, but it took a while for our waiter to come to our table and even longer for our food to arrive. I had enchiladas; they were nicely presented and good, but the... More 

1 Thank travelguy51_9
Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Rio in Madras is terrific. The one in Sisters is not. The service was ehhh - we had to remind the sever about our appetizer (guacamole) and by the time it was delivered our chips were mostly gone, but she did. notice and we ate most of it with forks. My chili relleno was not properly cooked - the... More 

3 Thank dfrancis350

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 Desperado Trl, Sisters, OR 97759-9580
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Central Oregon  >  Sisters
  • Phone Number: 541-549-6118

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?