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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
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 25
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  • 16
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW 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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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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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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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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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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Address: 9 Wolborough Street | TQ12 1JR, Newton Abbot, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Newton Abbot
Cuisine: Mexican

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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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