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Rio Grande

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160 Court St, Rm 4, Charleston, WV 25301-2102
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

My family stayed at Embassy Suites while passing through town. We arrived at dinner time after a long day of driving and everyone was hungry. Rio Grande was nearby and was decently rated. I'm glad someone put in a review that it was down an alley and a little difficult to find. That helped us to find it more quickly.... More 

Thank Jeff K
Charleston, WV
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

It is hard to find a bad Mexican restaurant, and Rio Grande is in with the relatively good food and service that we expect. I like the large chicken burrito. It is generously sized, and prepared very well. If Rio Grande is convenient, you should give it a try.

Thank HaveTimeWillTravel13
Charleston, West Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2016

I love mexican food. Rio is for sure the best around the charleston area! Good cheese dip is hard to find, and you can't just find it at any mexican place. At rio it is always the same and never dissappointing!

Thank pbare1158
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Nice atmosphere and affordable meal after helping my son and daughter in-law move furniture into their house.

Thank Flyfisherwv
Charleston, West Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

the menu is simple. the flavors are authentic Mexican. if you've eaten Mexican food in Texas or southern California - I have - you will appreciate the flavors and generous servings at Rio Grande. Their salsa is full of cilantro

Thank 73Connie7
Hurricane, West Virginia
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

I've been going to this restaurant for years. Rio always offers good Mexican food. Nothing exceptional but it is reasonable priced. The wait staff is always nice and you get good service. The issue I have is with the location. This part of town has gotten very sketchy. Parking is bad and the walk away from the mall is uncomfortable.... More 

Thank WildWonderfulWander
Edgecomb, Maine
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58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

I stop here every time I am in town. Authentic mexican food. Nothing fancy- and not a fancy place but the food it great!

Thank dakotamia
New York City, New York
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90 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Its down and alley which makes it a little to hard to find but that's part of the fun, a search for good food. We went in about 730 on a Sunday and i was a little nervous as we were the only guests, but i realized it was late for Charleston! We were quickly seated and the drink orders... More 

Thank Mark G
Pikesville, Maryland
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

This place in across the mall on a small side street. It is a decent size authentic Mexican restaurant. The margartias were good. The food was pretty good as well. Not the best but good. You get a nice portion for the prices. Quesadillas were awesome. And I loved the fresh chips. Didn't care too much for the salsa but... More 

Thank Teressa926
Toronto, Canada
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49 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Although the salsa was too spicy for my liking, the Camerones a la Mexicana without the special (hot) sauce was perfect! You could really tell how fresh the very large shrimp were mixed with the crisp green peppers and the sautéed onions.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Mexican, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Court St, Rm 4, Charleston, WV 25301-2102
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: 304-344-8616

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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?