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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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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good Mexican food at reasonable prices and they're open late

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2013
Darin K
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 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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Brandenburg, Kentucky
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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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Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

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

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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118 reviews 118 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
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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Southwest
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

The fish tacos are great too! We like to visit the drive through as they are always open.

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Lancaster, Ohio
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192 reviews 192 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2011

Federico's will fill you up, fast and at amazingly low prices. Nothing fancy here but who cares? Order one of the extensive choices of burritos, breakfast or otherwise, and get ready for a two-handed culinary workout. I've managed to polish them off, but not often. The menu is large. The portions are large. No wonder it's a local favorite.

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Naples, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2010

Huge portions of great tasting food. Each plate is better than the last and they do not scrimp and it is ALL good. The opened a new one closer to my house on Juan Tabo so thank you!

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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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