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El Rio Grande - 45 Reviews - 160 E 38th St A, New York, NY - Restaurants Reviews - Phone (212) 867-0922

El Rio Grande

160 E 38th St A
New York, NY 10016
(212) 867-0922
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This is by far one of my favorite mexican food spots in Manhattan. I am from Texas (land of Tex-Mex), and I haven't found chile con queso this authentic anywhere else in the city....


We waited over an hour for a table after being told it would take 30 minutes. If the host would have made a better effort to reset tables after people left, the wait time would ha...

strong Margaritas 8/18/2005

This is a place where you go to get wasted for a cheap price. They make great and VERY strong margaritas so be careful of how much you can really handle. I was half way through my first melon margarita before I looked around the room and realized I was already tipsy. They also have great food served in the large open area outside when it’s nice out. It's tough to resist the terrific free chips and salsa but then again it could be all the liquor talking. more
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  • In Short
    In the summer, hordes of after-work drinkers pack the patio of this Tex-Mex restaurant, which is housed on the second floor of an office building. In winter, tables are crammed...

  • 1/19/2006 Provided by Citysearch

Additional information

  • Hours:

    Sat-Thu: 12pm-10pm, Fri: 11:30am-10pm
  • Payments:

    American Express, Discover, Master Card, Visa, Diner's Club
  • Neighborhoods:

    Midtown, Murray Hill