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Mexican, Brazilian, Peruvian, Latin, South American
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed December 25, 2019

Booked this place in July arrived in December to be told sorry only taking bookings for large parties So I had to find elsewhere to eat

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed September 10, 2019 via mobile

We highly recommend Rio. The churrasco steak was good as well as the tacos. They have a good wine list. Looks like it a nice spot for dancing also.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 7, 2019

After no food at anther estaurant we went in for supper. It was super good with great service. Good stop in downtown.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

Great place to have filling meal with some wonderful spicing and interesting combination of flavours. The restaurant also offers great cocktails and they are always ready to recommend anything for you due to your allergies or diet preferences. Just pay a visit and you will...definitely not be disappointed! :)More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed April 12, 2019

I had a bit of a mixture of vegan food when I visited - the broccoli taco, edamame beans and sweet potato fries but everything was delicious. Other vegan options include the veggie burger without the bun and there was another cauliflower something option on...the menu but I didn't fancy those. The person who I visited with had the cod and that was apparently great too. We had a discount code as we booked our holiday with secret escapes which I think gave us 15% off. Would definitely visit again.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 7, 2019 via mobile

Rio Reykjavik used to be my favorite place in Reykjavik. This time we went just me and my boyfriend and it was a completely different experience. First dissapointment was that they had changed the menu so no tostados on the menu, but ok the menu...still looked good. I ordered chicken taco and beef skewer and my boyfriend the beef main dish. The taco was great and the beef main dish was good but I had to return the beef skewers because it wasn’t eatable :/ The service was not good, which was the most surprising because usually it has been so outstandingly great. My 5* restaurant fell down to 2*, same expectations I have for a typical fast food place like serrano or subway. I guess I’m not going there again any time soon, if ever :(More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed April 1, 2019

We arrived at half past seven on a Saturday and the place was half full. It got really full around half past eight or so. We ordered six different tacos to share. All of them tasted wonderfully. Service was nice. Cocktails good. Prices on par...with restaurants in the area. Will go there again.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed March 28, 2019 via mobile

Went there for my birthday with my girlfriend and it was fantastic!! Very hard to find authentic mexican tacos in iceland and they were awesome there. I also got a surprise dessert for my birthday and it was the best Highly recommend!

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 28, 2019

One of my favourite restaurants in Reykjavik. Excellent steaks, burgers and tacos (I'm still working my way through the rest of the menu!).

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 24, 2019 via mobile

Stumbled across this restaurant while walking around the harbour, from the outside the building looks bland but inside the decor was nice, friendly staff and warm. The menu has a Mexican feel with a nice selection, we opted for a large selection of Tacos which...we all really enjoyed. They do a chefs special each day where the chef chooses a number of courses - each one being a surprise, as we had younger children it wasn’t appropriate but the table next to us did and they thoroughly enjoyed it.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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reba K
November 25, 2018|
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Response from Lasse P | Reviewed this property |
Hi Reba. Most of the dishes can be made glutenfree by your request. Instead of the flower tortilla used for taco you can have a corn tortilla for example. Just ask the waiters and they will be more than willing to help you
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Rio Reykjavik is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5