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El Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant

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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service

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LUNCH SPECIALTIES
Monday-Friday 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM; Saturday-Sunday 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Asado
Delicious Mexican-style hot sauce pork with rice, beans, and tortillas.
8.79
Casa Fiesta Deluxe
California mixed vegetable plate topped with cheese dip and grilled chicken. Served with rice and tortillas.
8.79
Taco Salad Fajitas
A crisp flour tortilla with chicken or beef, onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, lettuce, sour cream, and cheese.
8.79
Taco Salad
A crisp flour tortilla with melted cheese sauce, seasoned ground beef, or tender chunks of chicken, tomatoes, cheese, sour cream.
7.79
Quesadilla Fajita Grande
Steak or Chicken grilled with bell peppers, onions, and tomato in a large flour tortilla, with rice and beans.
8.34
Pollo Bandido
Slices of grilled chicken topped with cheese dip. Served with rice and refried beans.
8.79
L# 1 T
Two crisp corn tortillas stuffed with your choice of fillings with Lettuce, cheese, rice, and beans.
7.49
Quesadilla Rellena
A flour tortilla stuffed with chicken or beef, and cheese. Grilled to perfection and served with rice and beans.
7.79
Burrito Grande
A large flour tortilla filled with seasoned ground beef and beans or tender chunks of chicken topped with lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, and cheese. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
8.79
Grilled Quesailla
Garnished with lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream.
Lunch6.59
Dinner8.79
APPETIZERS
Beef & Bean Nachos
Plenty of crispy tortilla chips topped with our delicious beef and beans
8.79
Beef Nachos
Tortilla chips topped with sizzlin' beef and lots of cheese.
7.99
Nachos & Beans
6.24
Nachos
5.75
Cheese Quesadilla
A flour tortilla grilled and stuffed with plenty of cheese.
4.49
Chicken or Beef6.99
Cheese Dip
Creamy and delicious! This is the good stuff.
4.89
Guacamole
One word says it all, "Avocado"
4.89
Bean Dip
3.75
Tossed Salad
3.49
Guacamole Salad
3.99
EL RIO GRANDE SPECIALTIES
T-Bone Steak Tampiqueña
A thick and juicy T-bone steak served with Mexican rice, refried beans, salad, and tortillas.
19.78
T-Bone Steak Ranchero
A tender T-bone topped with our hot ranchero sauce and served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and tortillas.
19.78
T-Bone Mexicano
Our delicious T-bone steak smothered with cooked onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and flour tortillas.
19.78
Pollo Monterey
A tender a juicy boneless chicken breast delicately seasoned with fresh marinade sauce, grilled to perfection, and topped with sautéed onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, bell peppers, and cheese sauce. Served with rice, refried beans, and choice of corn or flour tortillas.
10.49
Chile Colorado
Chunks of tender beef, smothered with red chili sauce. Served with Mexican rice, refried beans, and flour tortillas.
11.99
Tacos Carne Asada
Three flour tortillas stuffed with thin-sliced carne asada steak, pico de gallo, hot sauce, and beans.
11.99
Carne Asada
A perfectly seasoned, thin-sliced steak served with Mexican rice, refried beans, tomatoes, onions, and sliced avocados.
13.99
Taquitos Mexicanos
Four rolled corn tortillas stuffed with beef or chicken, fried crispy and served with lettuce, guacamole, salad, and sour cream.
10.99
Pollo a La Plancha
Grilled chicken breast and shrimp with peppers, onions, and cheese served with rice and salad.
12.59
Nachos Supremos
Cheese nachos topped with beef, chicken, and beans. Covered with lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream.
10.99
SEAFOOD
Camarones Al Mojo De Ajo
Succulent shrimp laced with garlic and grilled to perfection. Served on a bed of Mexican rice and lettuce.
13.99
Camarones a La Diablo
Grilled shrimp smothered with our hot sauce. Served over Mexican rice with a side of lettuce.
13.99
Shrimp a La Mexicana
Shrimp grilled with onions, tomatoes, and jalapeño peppers. Served on a bed of Mexican rice and lettuce on the side.
13.99
Grilled Shrimp
Served with lettuce, bell peppers, onions, tomatoes, Mexican rice, and refried beans.
13.99
FAJITA FAVORITES
Especialidad Rio Grande
Beef, chorizo, shrimp, chicken, and carne asada served with sautéed onions and bell peppers. Includes lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, pico de gallo, Mexican rice, refried beans, and corn or flour tortillas.
For One14.99
For Two26.99
Beef, Chicken, or Mixed Fajitas
We use our own special recipe to cook tender strips of marinated chicken breast or beef skirt steak with sautéed onions and bell peppers. Served with lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, pico de gallo, Mexican rice, refried beans, and corn or flour tortillas.
For One13.99
For Two25.99
Shrimp Fajitas
Succulent shrimp cooked with sautéed onions, bell peppers, and tomatoes. Served with lettuce, guacamole, sour cream, pico de gallo, Mexican rice, refried beans, and corn or flour tortillas.
16.99
Fajita Nachos
Crisp tortilla chips piled high with your choice of chicken or beef, onions, bell peppers, and tomatoes. Served with Mexican rice and refreid beans.
10.99
Fajita Hawaina
Marinated tender strips of beef, chicken, shrimp, and chorizo cooked with sautéed onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, and pineapple. Served with refried beans and rice, salad, and flour tortillas.
14.99
BURRITOS
Burritos Deluxe
Two flour tortillas wrapped around chicken breast with a touch of beans, then topped with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream.
10.99
Burrito Grande
A large flour tortilla filled with seasoned ground beef and beans or tender pieces of chicken, topped with lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, and cheese. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
10.99
Burrito Special
One beef burrito with sauce, topped with cheese, lettuce, and sour cream.
7.99
Burrito Carne Asada
A flour tortilla stuffed with tender and juicy steak strips, topped with cheese, lettuce, and sour cream. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
10.99
Guadalajara
One chicken burrito and one chicken enchilada topped with lettuce, sour cream, pico de gallo, and guacamole
9.99
Arroz Con Pollo
Sautéed chicken with onions, bell pepper, and tomatoes, smothered with cheese sauce. Served with rice, lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, and sour cream.
10.99
DINNER COMBINATIONS
Chile Relleno, Taco, Mexican Rice, and Refried Beans
10.99
Burrito, Enchilada, Mexican Rice, and Refried Beans
10.99
Tostada, Taco, Mexican Rice, and Refried Beans
10.99
Two Tacos, Enchilada, and Chili Con Queso
10.99
Two Beef Enchiladas, Mexican Rice, and Refried Beans
10.99
Beef Enchilada, Taco, Mexican Rice, and Refried Beans
10.99
Enchilada, Chile Relleno, Mexican Rice, and Refried Beans
10.99
Enchilada, Tamale, Mexican Rice, and Refried Beans
10.99
Beef Burrito, Enchilada, and a Tamale
10.99
Two Beef Tacos, Mexican Rice, and Refried Beans
10.99
ENCHILADAS
Enchiladas Suizas
Four fresh corn tortillas filled with marinated breast of chicken and cheese sauce. Smothered with our own tomatillo sauce and sour cream.
10.99
Enchiladas Supremas
Four stuffed corn tortillas - one beef, one chicken, one cheese, and one bean. Covered with enchilada sauce, cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream.
10.99
Enchiladas Rancheros
Three cheese enchiladas topped with strips of chicken breast, cooked with tomatoes, onions, and bell peppers. Served with lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream.
10.99
Three Amigos
The perfect trio! One cheese enchilada with red sauce, one beef enchilada with chili sauce, and one chicken enchilada with cheese sauce.
9.99
CHIMICHANGAS
Chimichanga Combination
A chimichanga filled with your choice of chicken or beef, topped with cheese sauce, one chile relleno, and one taco. Served with Mexican rice.
12.99
Chimichanga
A stuffed flour tortilla with your choice of tender beef or spicy chicken, deep=fried 'til crisp and golden. Topped with cheese sauce, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
10.99
Shrimp Chimichanga
A flour tortilla stuffed with succulent shrimp, deep-fried and topped with cheese sauce, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, and pico de gallo. Served with Mexican rice and refried beans.
11.49
VEGETARIAN COMBINATIONS
Chalupa, Cheese Enchilada, and Refried Beans
7.99
Bean Enchilada, Chile Relleno, and a Bean Burrito
8.99
Bean Burrito, Cheese Enchilada, and a Bean Tostada
8.99
Bean Burrito, Quesadilla, and a Chalupa
8.99
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband loves Mexican and as it was his night to choose, we tried El Rio Grande. It was crowded on a Friday night and they sat us at a table that had been bused, but not cleaned, foot bits on table and seat. We...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank BriardM0m
Reviewed September 13, 2019

Service has improved and now they have outdoor seating! never tried that though. my lunch fajitas lasted for 3 days!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank stefancb14
Reviewed September 6, 2019

The amount of food for the price, hands down best around. Take out always correct. Enough food for 2 sittings(depending on what you get). Recommend it all day long.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Rob G
Reviewed August 29, 2019

I have been going to Rio Grande for many years. It is always good and they give you a lot of food. The staff is friendly. If you want Mexican around Newport, This is the place to go!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank tomas417
Reviewed July 27, 2019

All three of us ordered different things for lunch and none of us could finish our meals. As a matter of fact, we took the leftovers home for supper and still didn't finish it all because we were still full from lunch. Highly recommend this...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank gregmills2018
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

If you haven't been to this Rio's you are truly missing out. Friendly staff, great food as always and bottomless drinks it seems. Has been one of our families favs for a long time. Will surely return again and again.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank jmale2389
Reviewed March 11, 2019

We had no problems getting in at lunch time. Food came pretty quickly and service was so-so. We've eaten at this location for many years and feel that it's coming back around.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank stefancb14
Reviewed December 27, 2018

Meh food, super dry chicken. ripped me off, charged me two-three extra dollars per plate on a to-go order. When I called and asked they told me there was no online menu, or online prices. Which is untrue because I USED to eat there weekly....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MrCastroLives
Reviewed December 5, 2018

VERY DISAPPOINTED!! This is the inside of my Grande Burrito that cost $8.99. No flavor, looks like Alpo inside. My Order was Al Carted and not the Lunch Special as ordered so the price increased. Ordered Extra Queso and was charged $3 for a 1.5"...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Valarie_Orr
Reviewed September 4, 2018

A couple of friends told us about El Rio Grande in Newport so we decided to try it out. The bottom line is that there are probably four Mexican restaurants equal to or better than El Rio Grande. The atmosphere was nice, the Margaritas were...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank KFCincy26
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If you call ahead they will set you up for number of people! They do this alot for birthdays and etc.
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