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Rio Grande Tex Mex Bar and Grill

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9 Wolborough Street | TQ12 1JR, Newton Abbot, England
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: New business, opened Sept 2011

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yummy

Visited this place about 3 times and 2 out of those I have had the garlic chicken hot pot with nachos on top, I could not fault it one bit. However receiving the order can be a bit slow sometimes but the taste of the food wins me over:)

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

I came here with a big group of friends. The restaurant was empty and yet the service was still very slow. It took an hour to cook the food and one person was serving us. They didn't ask if the food was okay or if we needed anything. The food was average- nothing special. Plates were cold and very small... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Me and my family went out here for my birthday meal excellent food excellent service, the taste of the food was amazing. :)

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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133 reviews 133 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

i love the rio grande because we always meet with friends at night. such friendly service and gorgeous food. the burgers are the best. i would highly recommend this restuarant

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Visited this place about 3 times and 2 out of those I have had the garlic chicken hot pot with nachos on top, I could not fault it one bit. However receiving the order can be a bit slow sometimes but the taste of the food wins me over:)

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Hertford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We arrived without booking but were show to a pleasant table. Great service. Staff very attentive and friendly. Food was great. Well presented and plenty of it. In fact too much as we both had starters too! The manage came over to make sure all was well and also brought us a complementary drink with the bill. A great evening... More 

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Devon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 via mobile

Visited here several times with big groups of us as well as just with my partner every time the food has been excellent! A couple of times food orders have been slightly wrong with the big groups however they dealt with the situation wonderfully changing the food and offering a drink free of charge! Excellent place to visit

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I know the area is starting to build a good reputation now, but this restaurant is probably the only reason i'd go in the evening. The food was very nice, portions werent amazing. I had a 6oz steak and it was the smallest ive ever had. However, it did taste nice. The only reason this isnt a 5 out of... More 

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Paignton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015 via mobile

Visited Rio Grande for a Valentines Lunch with my husband. Was pleasantly surprised as restaurant decorated with "valentine theme" tables. This was our 3rd visit and the food,ambience and service were as good as before.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Great food here and lots of it. You definitely get value for money and is very nice, have been many times and no complaints good atmosphere aswell

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

A little piece if Mexico in a Devon a town. Food was wonderful, service is great and if you tell them it is for something special they will make the extra effort. the menu is extensive and varied and they will accommodate changes, just ask or advise beforehand. There also a separate room for functions away from the main area,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Wolborough Street | TQ12 1JR, Newton Abbot, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Newton Abbot

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican

Description

New business, opened Sept 2011

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