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Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant - 30 Reviews - 1101 Walnut St, Boulder, CO - Mexican Restaurants Reviews - Phone (303) 444-3690

Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant

1101 Walnut St (at 11th Street)
Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 444-3690
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OK, so there's alot of differing opinions about the Rio. The truth- it is one of the best places in Boulder. Nowhere else can u go for the atmosphere, overall food quality and d...


The menu, the cooking, the presentation, the service are all purely mediocre. Nothing about the price makes up for utter lack of anything else especially appealing or striking ab...

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The BEST Margaritas I've ever had! 2/21/2006

What can I say, The margaritas at the Rio are sinfully delicious! I have tried to duplicate them at home and must say that mine are darn close! They serve a strawberry marg that is fantastic too, or for a not so sweet taste-- (Hate those headaches in the morning!) order a 'straw light'! The food could be better, but I have to say that the queso dip and home- made tortillas are awesome! You can order a side of 'atomic' which is a pepper mix to spice things up more if you want! YUM! more

Best Margs in Town! 11/7/2005

Hands down the best and most potent margaritas in Boulder! This place is always packed on the weekends and full of energy. Great food and excellent drinks make it a must try. more

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Excellent texmex and margs on the Pearl Street Mall 9/11/2004

The Rio is a staple of the Boulder Pearl Street Mall scene. The food is A+ texmex (nothing fancy - just good stuff). The atmosphere is casual - not to party, not to mellow. The service is fast and the margaritas are huge. more
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  • In Short
    The floors are concrete, but elegant chandeliers hang here and there. Tables--often sticky from the last group's margaritas--are hand-painted with Mexican folk designs. This...

  • 6/16/2006 Provided by Citysearch

Additional information

  • Hours:

    Sunday - Wednesday 11am -10pm Thursday - Saturday 11am-10:30pm
  • Payments:

    American Express, Discover, Master Card, Visa
  • Neighborhoods:

    Central Boulder, Downtown