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Rio Rancho Cafe

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Junction Highway,, Ingram, TX
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Ingram, Texas
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we have eaten there the food was good. We have tried various items on the menu at various times of the day and also had had their daily specials. Never been disappointed.

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Thank etetexas
Little Rock, Arkansas
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148 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant, truthfully, is not consistent. It might be good one visit and just so, so on your next trip. I've eaten here dozens of times. Usually reluctantly. So for what it's worth, Dine At Your Own Risk...

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Thank Goodlollipop75
Ingram, Texas
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Rio Ranch Cafe is a very popular place. Service, food, ambiance are all wonderful. Consistently great food, and lots of it. Always good daily specials. Don't miss this local gem. They also have one in Harper, TX as well.

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Thank Susan E
Ingram, Texas
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294 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

At one time, I would have given this restaurant 5 stars, but in the last year or so, they've had a lot of turnover in the kitchen. Had breakfast there this week, though, and it was excellent.

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Thank Debbie L
Kerrville, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Always great food. Packed during lunch. Salads beyond great. Same with hamburgers, chicken, breakfast and BBQ.

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Thank Debiandbenny
Harper, Texas
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110 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

Had the Asian Salad, which was tasty and had a nice size piece of grilled chicken. Order the dressing on the side so not to have the salad drenched.

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Thank ctb2
Ingram, Texas
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

If you are looking for a place that is rated good by the locals this is it. Not fancy but friendly and a local favorite. Everything on the menu is good.

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Thank Susan J
Magnolia texas
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

This was our second time to go to the Rio Rancho Cafe. Don't remember much from first visit but we did come back... Well we will NEVER go back again. We arrived about 12:25 on a Tuesday losts of empty tables however, they are all dirty with food and dishes. A waitress finally comes over to clean table, and tells... More 

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Thank Lneubaum
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125 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2014

This restaurant consistently delivers fresh, delicious meals. I was sorely tempted to order the Chicken Enchilada Special, but my waistline knew that I would be just as satisfied if I ordered one of their many salads, with the dressing on the side. I had the Grilled Chicken Avocado Salad that was loaded with fresh, crisp spinach, hard-boiled eggs, tomatoes, cucumbers... More 

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Thank Kathleen C
Lower Rio Grande Valley, TX
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2013

We had dinner here with friends. The service is the best. Fast and efficient. The food was very good. Home-style, not fancy, but well prepared and delicious.

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Thank kelliepoodle

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Junction Highway,, Ingram, TX
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Ingram
Description
Quite new, but really good food.

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