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Hot Tamales

$$ - $$$Mexican,
1520 Rio Rancho Dr SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-1010
+1 505-962-0123
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“tamales” (26 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1520 Rio Rancho Dr SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-1010
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Reviewed April 8, 2018

Great Mexican restaurant that is a favorite of police and fire fighters. Order the chicken enchiladas with green chile and "light up" the toilet seat!!

Thank Mickey6448
Reviewed April 8, 2018

I thought everything was going to be very hot but everything had great flavor and not real spicy .Will be returning.

Thank Q2287WSlindab
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the better New Mexican restaurants we have encountered in the Albuquerque area. We both had combination plates. The chicken enchiladas, tacos, tamales and chile rellenos were freshly prepared and served piping hot. The restaurant is clean and service is attentive. Only...More

Thank Philip B
Reviewed April 8, 2018

Went here for breakfast this morning. Hubby had the Santa Fe Omelette and loved every bite! I had the Huevos Rio Rancho's and it was super good! Had both green and red chile! Sopapillas were excellent, salsa was average. We will be back.

Thank keithflow
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

The Santa Fe omelette had tasty chili and cheese along with large chunks of pork and peppers. The service was excellent this morning and the restaurant was very clean and has a festive atmosphere.

Thank Jack H
Reviewed April 4, 2018

The restaurant is clean and the food is good. We haven't had anything that wasn't worth ordering again. The Fajita Salad is my personal favorite.

Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Wonderful Mexican food. Every meal I've devoured has been excellent. I love the Huevos Rancheros for breakfast smothered in green chili.

Thank Mary M
Reviewed March 16, 2018

When we walked in and saw the locals, we knew that we'd made a good choice. I had the stacked tortillas and my wife had shrimp tacos which happened to be the day's special. Both were very good. We also liked that we got whole...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Maybe the best in the state! Their green chili is SO good!! My families favorite is the green chili chicken casserole. I love the chicken stuffed sopapillas. Service is great and we go back frequently!

Thank Peggy R
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Great food and great service. I had the chili rellano with green chili that was delicious. Great service too!

Thank Stephanie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1520 Rio Rancho Dr SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124-1010
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Rio Rancho
  • Phone Number: +1 505-962-0123
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