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Tio's Tacos

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Mission Inn Blvd., Riverside, CA 92501-3252
+1 951-788-0230
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (23 reviews)
“fruit drinks” (3 reviews)
“torte” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Mission Inn Blvd., Riverside, CA 92501-3252
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Reviewed yesterday

Tio's is a destination. The food is good. But the environment and actual space is the draw. This place is a mecca of recycling bliss.

Thank peripatetictexan_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

The entire place is decorated from thing out of the trash. As strange as that sounds it is a must see! Unique! Imaginative

Thank suzansuz4sure
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We nt here after seeing some of the reviews and it was across from our hotel. We did not enjoy the food and we thought the quality was not to our taste. We are from Houston and have several great taco places and Tios just...More

Thank Glen S
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Reasonably priced and quick Mexican food in an unusual setting. The owner & artist, has decorated his no-frills Mexican cantina inside and outside in recycled and found objects. Tasty food worth seeking out if you are in Riverside.

1  Thank Publius-DC
Reviewed August 12, 2017 via mobile

Yes, the food is authentic, and yes the atmosphere is unique, but you have GOT to try their amazing agua frescas! My fave is the mango, full of puréed and chopped mangos, it's almost like sipping cold fruit soup! This is definitely beyond flavored waters!...More

Thank Lissannie
Reviewed August 9, 2017

This place is worth visiting for the sculptures and weird yard art alone! You can go in the parking lot gate to the right of the restaurant and see all the yard art. Do wander around the back to see everything out there, there are...More

Thank Dromomaniac
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Unfortunately, for me, I just discovered this eclectic restaurant. It was a Very Pleasant surprise! The food was delicious! They also have a large seafood selection! You MUST have one of their fresh fruit drinks. They have a very large selection and everyone really liked...More

Thank Debbie R
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Amazing sculptures in the parking lot and around the restaurant. The owner has made amazing sculptures out of junk. Around palm trees 40ft high. Very impressive. Didn't have tacos so cant comment on them but the juices were very tasty. Worth a stop and wander...More

Thank TheGatesClan
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

This is a really interesting place! If you haven't been there, by all means, put it on your list of places to see and eat at. The food is great! The place is a Riverside attraction. You'll see why! Spoiler alert: look at how it's...More

Thank Theresa H
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Tio's Taco's had some of the best taco's I've ever had! Great customer service and affordable prices. Not to mention all the amazing art. Everywhere you look and every time you go you find something new you hadn't seen the last time!

Thank KylieN532
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mission Inn Blvd., Riverside, CA 92501-3252
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-788-0230
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