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Rio Grande Tex Mex Bar and Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
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9 Wolborough Street | TQ12 1JR, Newton Abbot TQ12 1JR, England
01626330488
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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in today not sure what to expect but found the restaurant food to be excellent also service staff Darren and the girl from Hungary to be above average must be if I left a tip ,,,, would definitely go again when in town....

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Thank arrowrider
Rio G, Manager at Rio Grande Tex Mex Bar and Grill, responded to this review

Thank you for your review I will relay your praise onto Darren and Szabina. Here at Rio Grande we are always striving to deliver attentive service and delicious food. Look forward to seeing you again soon. Why not come down for two for ‘Juan’ cocktails- 3-6pm every day! More 

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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The service was great. Efficient staff and lovely atmosphere. Two of our table ordered spicy Mexican rice and it was so bland, flavourless and tasteless; clearly no thought was put into it. Also, I can understand that some meals or desserts may be frozen then defrosted to sell but my churros dessert was badly defrosted and really plasticy. I would... More 

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Isles of Scilly, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An unexpected first visit to Tex Mex! Great choice for vegetarians, though would have liked a bit more spice :-) Lovely restaurant and seating, great service, friendly and helpful staff. All in all, a great experience and we will most likely return next time we are on holiday in the area.

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Thank annawild76
Devon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

I have taken everyone from my parents to my friends here as I know there is something on the menu for everyone and we always have a good time.

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Thank CheeseLover1234
Exeter, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

We went here for a family and friends evening out and found it totally enjoyable. The Texmex menu catered for everyone, and the quality and quantity of the meals was excellent. The cheerful banter of the staff added to the atmosphere , as well as the themed décor . Good place for a quiet getaway or a party. Highly recommended... More 

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Thank Det126
Salcombe, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

A late afternoon visit on 12th September. Having missed lunch I needed something substantial - and got it. A perfectly cooked burger topped with bacon, chicken and cheese. Excellent, crispy chips and a delicious coleslaw. Only a handful of people in but the service was, nonetheless, a little slow. I had to search for the waiting staff to ask for... More 

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Thank Thronig
Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff & generous portions to say the least. Nice atmosphere & decor! Menu to suit everyone with a large or small appetite. Priced well, you will not leave feeling hungry!!!

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Thank Margaret R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Last day of holiday and thought we'd try Rio for our last meal as we'd been to Olive a few nights previous and loved the location of the two restaurants...will definitely come back to Rio when we visit next. Food was lovely and our waitress...Tess...couldnt do enough for us without being too 'in your face'...very attentive and service was excellent.

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Thank MyrtleOlive
Chudleigh, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Love it here, friendly service (although can take some time to get food), great cocktails and delicious food, been lots of times and never tried something that wasn't really nice

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Thank katiejayneS
Torquay, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

Went for lunch as a small party. Restaurant was empty service was ok, but calling a group of men and women "GUYS" is not the done thing to me (maybe that's me being petty but if you don't like something!!). Food was served after a short wait. I tried the crispy pork which was chunks of belly pork more fat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Wolborough Street | TQ12 1JR, Newton Abbot TQ12 1JR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Newton Abbot
  • Phone Number: 01626330488
Description
New business, opened Sept 2011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?