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El Rio Grande
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Ranked #1,236 of 14,130 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $35
Cuisines: American, Southwestern, Mexican
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: 3rd Avenue
Description: Great Tex-Mex restaurant featuring the best margaritas in New York City as voted by City Search. Authentic Mexican cuisine with a flare for grilled fish. *Please note: Reservations are not available for outdoor seating. Thank you.
Reviewed December 16, 2012 via mobile

We visited this place based on the previous reviews and I felt that it lives up to them perfectly. We went at around 6.30pm on a Saturday and waited 5-10 minutes for a table to become available. We both had a 10 USD Margarita, shared the complimentary chips and dips etc and had a good sizes main which all in all left us satisfied for 65 USD excl tip. It was quite noisy when we were there, the staff were efficient and attentive. I thought the meat was good quality and everything on my plate tastes the way I would expect it to. This was a 10 minute walk from our hotel and I would confidently recommend it to someone who wants a Margarita and some reasonable Mexican food.

Thank RyoukouNingen
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Reviewed December 3, 2012

service here was very good,food was a little disappointing kind of bland really which surprised us both thats about all i can say really.

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Thank nitrate31
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Reviewed November 25, 2012

We have been here two times, once for lunch..early. We were one of the only two tables. This time for dinner on a Saturday, we were lucky to get a table without reservations. Nice location, try the JALABERRY ( jalapeneo infused teaquila and strawberries etc.). Family liked the mexican fare, we had the guacamole made at the table.

Thank xtremeplanner
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Reviewed November 23, 2012

When we got there, even before we ordered, they gave us a plate of nacho chips, salsa and assorted extras for free. The water was frequently re-filled and there was almost no waiting both for the food and the waiters. The food was amazingly good.

Thank Nina A
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Reviewed November 16, 2012

Killer Margaritas, super friendly staff and great food make this a must visit place --our favorite when the Mexican urge strikes

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Thank Jester70
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