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1011 Desperado Trl, Sisters, OR 97759-9580
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Salem, Oregon
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

On a Saturday at lunch there was no one there. The bartender was all alone. We came in and then a big group came in. The poor gal had to really hustle. The margaritas were not good even though they were made with fresh fruit. The guacamole was delicious and so were our entrees. The decor was strange and the... More 

Thank HappyCouple38
Fulton, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

It was okay - not really up to our standards for Mexican food being from California. The margarita was great! The presentation was nice but both of our dishes were just okay. I did like their salsa. My husband said his chicken tasted like it had been microwaved. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful though which was nice and... More 

Thank Donnell H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Great service and food great people fun place full of great vibes great margaritas they're really attentive and make you feel right at home food was phenomenal i say if your diving by sisters and want great mexican food definitely make sure to check it out and stop by the owner is great as well as the whole staff! This... More 

Thank Kevin M
Redmond, Oregon
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

The one thing I did learn is that if you go there to grab dinner before a movie at the Sisters Movie House give it at least one hour to one and half hour time. I like that the ceiling looks like you're looking at the stars at night.

Thank Debi D
Seattle, Washington
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46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

On our way to Mt. Bachelor in Bend, we stopped at Sisters to get a bite to eat. We found RIO at the end of town and decided to eat there instead of driving all the way in to Bend. We were pleasantly surprised. Beautiful , great atmosphere and food was the BEST Mexican I have ever eaten. Everything was... More 

Thank Islandtraveler2307
Vancouver, Washington
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

I am so sorry that I took this much time to write my review. I knew I would write one as I stepped out the door. We loved this restaurant. The atmosphere was lovely. The staff were friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient. The reason I regret waiting this long is that the food was wonderful to one vegetarian and one meat... More 

Thank pazzarella
Redmond, Oregon
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

I like to cook Mexican food and have for years, and I really like the way that Rio comes up with very creative dishes that I sometimes like to emulate. Our party got four different dishes -- the special pork adobado taco plate, a shredded pork stuffed pasilla chile, red and green mole smothered chicken enchiladas, and the carne asada.... More 

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Portland Oregon
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157 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

Like the title says the menu looked great. However the two dishes we had were ok. My roasted pork mole dish was watery. The Cadillac margarita tasted like orange juice w decent tequila. For the price I would drive a bit farther to Bend for more selection at this price range.

Thank WestsideChuck
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

We loved this place, their recipes are inventive, include a lot of vegetables and even fruit, and used to be tasty. We noticed the service has gotten sketchy over time. Our last visit though will probably be the last. I was served spoiled meat, the waiter forgot our drinks and had to be reminded twice (seems no one tending the... More 

2 Thank Tropic_Bubbles
Salem, Oregon
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2016

Our group had a bad experience at Rio. The service was very poor, the food mediocre, and the staff was not friendly.

2 Thank Patrick M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
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: 541-549-6118

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