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Rio Mirage Cafe

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13863 W. Bell Road, Surprise, AZ 85374
623-9751527
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 85
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent Value

Place was crowded so that was a good sign. Had tortilla soup - large portion and very tasty. Fried had a steak salad which she pronounced as excellent - lots of grilled steak. Only criticism was the very small glass of wine and poor refills on the water. Otherwise worth it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
Becker1
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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182 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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90 reviews 90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Place was crowded so that was a good sign. Had tortilla soup - large portion and very tasty. Fried had a steak salad which she pronounced as excellent - lots of grilled steak. Only criticism was the very small glass of wine and poor refills on the water. Otherwise worth it.

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Surprise, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

their liquor drinks are all top notch drinks not just the margaritas but I always enjoy the Pina colada.

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Surprise, Arizona, United States
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband & I went there this past Sun as it was our 15th Wedding Anniversary & my 17th yr of sobriety. Our waiter was Ruben & he was so busy & so fast. They kept us in chips & salsa which is so good. The food is so delicious! They gave us fried ice cream to split between the... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

There is nothing bad to say about this place. It has a small and cozy bar area and plenty of seating in the main dining area. Great margarita's and yummy food.

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Sacramento, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We went to Rio Mirage with my sister, niece, and her three children. Our waiter was CJ, and he was an excellent waiter. Everyone liked their meals and the food was fresh and flavorful.

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Chalmette, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Rio Mirage Café has become one of our favorite places in Surprise to eat. We try to arrange our Wednesday schedule so that we can take advantage of their Margarita special. The frozen Margaritas are awesome; just make sure you limit yourself if you’re driving because they do have a little kick. My wife and I split the chicken fajitas... More 

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Peoria, Arizona
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

If you are looking for quality Mexican food try the Rio Mirage Cafe in Surprise. Good location with ample parking and easy access off Bell Rd. Menu provides plentiful choices full of flavor to satisfy most taste buds. Portions are also plentiful one should not leave hungry. Staff works hard to insure you have a good experience and memory of... More 

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Phoenix, Az.
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

In all the times we have eaten there we have never had a bad meal. they have a new Rio Mirage in Bell Road in Surprise but it is not as good as the original on on Grand Ave.

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Sun City West, Arizona
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I prefer the original place in El Mirage. The newer one is in Surprise and I have not eaten there. Took 2 friends from Seattle to lunch and we all enjoyed the Chili Rellenos the best! I like that they have Mariachi music on Friday nights....very popular place...gets very crowded on the weekend evenings. Worth the wait.

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Sun City West, Arizona
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230 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We and some friends dined last night at The Rio Mirage in Surprise. All of us were very happy with the meals we ordered and were served. We were seated immediately when we entered their front door. They took our drink order and showed up with it pretty quickly. We then placed our food order and it again was quickly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13863 W. Bell Road, Surprise, AZ 85374
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Surprise
  • Phone Number: 623-9751527

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
  • Cuisine: Southwestern
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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