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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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1011 Desperado Trl, Sisters, OR 97759-9580
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They were very understaffed the night we had dinner. We had been there before and thought the food was very good. Not so good this last time. Watery salsa. Very slow service.

Thank Cathy S
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were very friendly and helpful with making vegan selections, and tamarind taquila shots! Not your usual mexican food restaurant. Camarones la Presa was outstanding in a tomatillo cream sauce.

Thank SalemShellic
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39 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic restaurant!! Easy to eat gluten free. We have been staying just out of sisters for the last two months and feel like this place hasn't been discovered. It's hands down awesome!!! Skip over the brewery and eat here instead.

Thank Bryan P
2 reviews
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

After a tough winter it was nice to sit atound the beautiful fire pit at Rio Great atmosphere as always Roberto and crew keep the good food and drinks the best

Thank Jim S
Hood River, Oregon
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101 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Needed some real food on a Sunday night in Sisters. They had already started to roll up the sidewalks in downtown. We had noticed Rio earlier in the day, decided to try it out as options were running out. Great food and service, extensive menu. Very knowledgeable about Gluten Free is a big plus. Don't hesitate, this is well worth... More 

Thank Paul L
Bend, Oregon
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017

We stopped in Rio with some friends on our way to a concert in Sisters. The fact that there was only one table occupied on a Friday evening should have given us a clue, but in my opinion it is hard to mess up Mexican food, especially when staying with something basic like tacos and enchiladas, which is what we... More 

2 Thank Bender2014
Bend, Oregon
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53 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed March 11, 2017

We have driven past Rio on multiple occasions but have never eaten there until last night. My wife and I went to Rio with a couple of friends; Three Creeks Brewing was full so we tried Rio. I guess that we should have taken it as a sign that when we arrived, we were the only customers in the dining... More 

2 Thank KindaNastyTraveler
Lafayette, Oregon
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 21, 2017

We tried to eat here since it was on lodge site however, a cook dressed man seated us on a TINY table. We asked for drinks and said it would be a while since they were very short staffed in the kitchen, she was helping him. We said that would be fine to wait, however he came back saying they... More 

1 Thank micaylamax12
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

This is the best meal I ever had where recommended the osso bucco which in my opinion should not be in the Mexican menu that meat Fall Apart the flavors are intense never tried anything like this friendly service beautiful location incredible

Thank Matias B
2 reviews
Reviewed February 15, 2017

Hands down the best meal in a long time . Personalized service friendly good drinks nice atmosphere you can find better mexican food around central oregon great flavors

Thank Nicholas G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 Desperado Trl, Sisters, OR 97759-9580
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Central Oregon  >  Sisters
  • Phone Number: 5415494752

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