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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, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: New business, opened Sept 2011

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yummy!

Nice food, lovely atmosphere when busy. Food prices seem to be creeping up everytime i visit, which is a shame. Hope they keep up the good work though, always welcoming staff and although food takes a long time to come out with bigger parties staff cope well. Tequila tequila!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
Joanwinnie90
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Nice setting, good choice of food on the menu, always seem in a hurry to remove your plate even when you havnt finished eating.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Nice food, lovely atmosphere when busy. Food prices seem to be creeping up everytime i visit, which is a shame. Hope they keep up the good work though, always welcoming staff and although food takes a long time to come out with bigger parties staff cope well. Tequila tequila!

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Beccles
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My wife and I had our evening meal at Rio Grande. It was our second visit and like before, thought it was perfect. The food is tasty and fiendishly filling! Great staff, great food!

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Had a visit to the Rio Grande as we had heard about it from others and decided to give it a try. We were one of the first in as it was just lunch time. we had drinks to start and although it took a while to be served the meals it was probably down to the amount of staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

We hadn't booked and our visit was a last minute thought. Having driven 20 miles we were disappointed to learn they were fully booked but we're accommodating enough to let us eat at the tables outside, and luckily enough it was a lovely summer evening. The service was good and the meals well prepared and good value. The steak I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We went with a large group, and a couple of the orders were very wrong, but rather than offer a replacement the staff tried to fob us off with what they had brought out. The staff were polite however, and the food that was correct was good, although you could tell that the cheaper items in the dish were plentiful,... More 

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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

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

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  • 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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