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1590 Deborah Rd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-1002
505-891-7218
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Description: Best Mexican Food in Arizona and New MexicoFor nearly two decades...
Best Mexican Food in Arizona and New MexicoFor nearly two decades Federico's Mexican Food has served the best-tasting, Angus carne asada to its ever-growing following in Arizona and New Mexico. Always committed to your absolute satisfaction - we invite you to try any of these specials.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
24 hr Mexican Food - overpriced, but, good!

Flies in the windows in the warm weather. Decent, if not overpriced, Mexican Food. Quick service. Has that side bar of free onions and carrots.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Doug P
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Rio Rancho, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here weekly- They have the best Tortas in town. This is authentic Mexican not New Mexican. They also have a great salsa bar

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Thank Michael P
Rio Rancho, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Flies in the windows in the warm weather. Decent, if not overpriced, Mexican Food. Quick service. Has that side bar of free onions and carrots.

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Thank Doug P
Canandaigua, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

I wanted to give this place a try based on Trip Advisor reviews, and also their menu claiming their chili relleno burrito being what gave them their start. I did the drive through because I had a busy day. You do have to wait a bit while they prepare your food, but wow!! First let me say, I grabbed a... More 

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Thank amethystgirl29
Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

If you're someone who makes a clear distinction between "New Mexican" and "Mexican" food, be forewarned that Federico's offers the latter. Their food is consistently good, but their condiments are what set them apart: the pico de gallo and guacamole, in particular, are excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Love, love, love the N.M Burrito if you go to the rio rancho location you must try,Its so delicious!!!

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Thank Estrellitass
Brandenburg, Kentucky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013 via mobile

I normally get breakfast here so I can't really speak intelligently about the rest of the menu. The breakfast burritos are amazing and I've never been disappointed. It's a good idea to call in your order if using the drive through since everything is cooked to order. Service is ok and with the more than fair prices it's totally worth... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

My husband loves their Menudo and picks some up to go on occasion. I didn't find a lot to be crazy about, but it's a great spot to pick up a quick bite to eat, and very inexpensive.

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Thank Lyn O
Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Don't ask for nachos they will give you chips with shredded cheese not melted. Ok flavors. Texture is scary. If they would speed drive thru up and slow down prep then things would fall into place. The price for food would be worth the wait. Crap food with a long side of exhaust, not worth the time in line. Don't... More 

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

Good fresh food. Quick service - coupons available online. Daily specials.

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Thank TheMotherLoad505
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2012

Maybe we ordered the wrong food (some kind of burrito that was horrible), but it was the type of food a monkey could make. Don't think I'll take a chance on this one again!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1590 Deborah Rd SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-1002
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Rio Rancho
  • Phone Number: 505-891-7218

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10

Description

Best Mexican Food in Arizona and New MexicoFor nearly two decades Federico's Mexican Food has served the best-tasting, Angus carne asada to its ever-growing following in Arizona and New Mexico. Always committed to your absolute satisfaction - we invite you to try any of these specials.

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