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Rio Mirage Cafe

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Mexican, Southwestern
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13863 W. Bell Road, Surprise, AZ 85374
623-9751527
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 88
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 27
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice lunches

Once my husband and I had lunch and the next time we treated my husbands cousin and his lady friend to lunch; both time were very positive experiences. Seated within a minute of our arrival; waiter to our table for our drink orders, chips and salsa provided and lunch was delivered in a very timely... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
NVSallyReno
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Surprise, Arizona
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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We considered this just so so Mexican food compared to our food in Houston. Server was lovely, friendly and prompt. However, the kitchen needs some help. Our enchiladas were overstuffed with chicken making them dry. Margarita huge and also so so. Cute and comfy decor,though

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Sun City West, Arizona
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Good food, good atmosphere, reasonable prices. Great place for adults and children friendly. Conveniently located from Bell Road, easy to find.

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Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

horrible place...big fat 0 (zero) never eat here...worst service ever!!! They sat us and no one came at all (for 15 minutes and restaurant was pretty much empty at noon) ...they sat 2 other groups and two waiters came right out...so we left but the whole time i was telling them we were their first and they ignored us...manager ingnored... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Fantastic. Food is served in large portions. The staff are friendly. There is a party atmosphere. I ordered what I thought was a small margarita, but to my surprise I received the Cadillac version of smooth delight. I enjoyed the music and the ambiance.

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Surprise, Arizona
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90 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Once my husband and I had lunch and the next time we treated my husbands cousin and his lady friend to lunch; both time were very positive experiences. Seated within a minute of our arrival; waiter to our table for our drink orders, chips and salsa provided and lunch was delivered in a very timely manner. Nice presentation, food was... More 

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Surprise, Arizona
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444 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Finally a good Mexican food place in our northwest valley that is consistent, nice décor, good size menu and fresh ingredients. Of course you start with the never ending warmed chips and salsa. They have many combo dinners, enchiladas, burritos, carnes, lots of nice blended flavors to choose from, mix and match, they serve it the way you want. Had... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I ordered the spinach enchiladas with chicken. There was almost no spinach and almost no chicken, just a pile of cheese, goo. In addition I was given no choice in beans, just fat refried beans and rice with no special features or flavor. The meal was totally bland and not pretty to look at. To improve they could stuff the... More 

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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Have frequented Rio Mirage in Surprise several times. The food is always great and the service usually is too. The one time it wasn't, management made up for it by comping half our meal

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Surprise
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Hearty Mexican food. Usual fare, but well prepared. Plenty to eat. Friendly staff. Fast and efficient.

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Sun City West, Arizona
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Authentic regional experience; close to home. As always the food was good and service for our larger group courteous and prompt.

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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
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Mexican, 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?