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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: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: New business, opened Sept 2011

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  • 69
    Excellent
  • 33
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 16
    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
Sometimes it's about how issues are dealt with- excellent recovery

Visited on a Wednesday evening in a group of 10 for a birthday celebration. Service was good when ordering & drink refills were speedy(even when different cocktails were being requested) food came out within a reasonable time. There was an initial problem that a wrong meal was served, but this was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
JMK1962
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

Visited on a Wednesday evening in a group of 10 for a birthday celebration. Service was good when ordering & drink refills were speedy(even when different cocktails were being requested) food came out within a reasonable time. There was an initial problem that a wrong meal was served, but this was swiftly resolved. Everyone had great meals & were happy.... More 

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Newton Abbot, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I had some food on Monday bank holiday may with a group of us . We served by a man who was brilliant but the lady who also served that a different story the lady couldn't wait to get our drink order and was extremely rude to me when I said can I have a another and was rude so... More 

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Beccles
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I hate it when I go to Mexican restaurants and the food's disappointing (soggy wraps, microscopic portions for your fajitas...), but this place really impressed me. My wife and I celebrated her Birthday here and we both had really good portions of food, both of which were reasonable priced. We'll definitely be back.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

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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7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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67 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 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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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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55 reviews 55 reviews
22 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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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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