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Rio Grandee

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305 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403
(859) 985-0314
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Atmosphere

I ate there by myself. I felt comfortable. The atmosphere was peaceful. The food was plentiful and very good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
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Berea, Kentucky
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Berea, Kentucky
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I ate there by myself. I felt comfortable. The atmosphere was peaceful. The food was plentiful and very good.

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Berea, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Rio Grandee is housed in a former Hardee's building, we locals refer to it as "The Mexican Hardee's." The staff is friendly, there is always a daily special, the food is well prepared and quickly served.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Rio Grande is very close to Berea College campus. As a college student, it is one of the best eating options for me because of the distance. I really like the customer service. Expect them to talk to you in Spanish sometimes, which is always nice if you know the language. The menu and prices are decent. They always serve... More 

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Maysville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

I love to eat at Mexican restaurants and was pleasantly surprised by what this small business had to offer. I ordered the Burrito California and split it with my friend. I was very glad I split it with her because the portion size was so large. I loved it and will definitely come back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Being away from home has made me realize how much I miss my mothers 5 star Mexican food cuisine. Since there is not many options on campus, Rio Grande or as we call it Mexican Hardee's, is as close as it gets. There really is no special food choice that stands out, but I am content to have a restaurant... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The place is good , service is cool , a Mexican environment ,,,their rice is so delicious , It is a quiet place as well , but no wifi !!

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Berea, Kentucky, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Greasy, full of cheese and beens, covered in thick cream and a serving size you could call a meal for a day or two. This is your classic Mexican food reinvented for a american audience - its not good, its not bad, its just food and a lot of it. Its a nice fatty meal once or twice a year... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Ate here at the recommendations of a family member who had eaten here before. The restaurant looks like a fast food place which had been repossessed. The food, however, was beautifully presented. Each one of the party of 5 had different dishes and each dish was more than adequately sized and each person enjoyed what they had ordered. Being from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I often come here when we want to eat out since it's close to campus, having good service, good food and affordable price. I like to eat in the patio because it feels so good with the breeze. My favorite food here is the special fajitas with both chicken and steak in it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I was too full that day so I just ordered a guakamole salad. It tasted fantastic! The home-made salsa is great too. My friend order taco, and he thought it was not so good. The portion is pretty big! Good service

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Additional Information about Rio Grandee

Address: 305 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403
Phone Number: (859) 985-0314
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Berea
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 305 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Berea
  • Phone Number: (859) 985-0314

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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