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Rio Grandee

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305 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403
+1 859-985-0314
10:30 - 23:00
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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rio Grandee is a good local mexican spot. Service was quick and the dish was authentic. Bottled Beer and margaritas are available.

1 Thank Brianingr
Waterford, Michigan
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117 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stay in Berea everyone we drive to FL. The restaurant we would usually frequent closed its doors so we decided to try this restaurant. It was around 6:30pm when we arrived. It was not crowded. Their combination menu had several selections from which to choose at $7.99. I like enchiladas so I selected the entree that included two beef... More 

Thank padmill0906
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Great authentic Mexican food, fast service, fun, and margaritas. Excellent choice for lunch or dinner.

Thank Diane K
Lexington, Kentucky
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98 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The good; Fast service, clean and cheerful decor. No loud Mexican music blaring! The not so good; This has to be the BLANDEST Mexican food I've ever been served. runny beans... salsa came out of a can I am SURE! I ordered the luncheon tamale. I should have taken a picture if it. It was SO small, as to be... More 

1 Thank David M
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Title says it all...happy with my meal! Staff was friendly and plate was presented well. Very tasty.

Thank Tim H
Level Contributor
34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Best flavor in Berea. Very good salsa. Service is okay depending on your server. But overall very good place to eat close to home

Thank Pissed-A-Hole
Level Contributor
35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

When I have time or my friends want to walk up the hill to get food we usually stop here. Its a really chill environment and the food is very good. The employees are really nice and sweet to talk to.

Thank Feesa J
Jamestown, Kentucky
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2016

The service was well worth the amount that was paid for the food. I have to admit that the Margarita was served perfectly & the taste of the food reminded me of some of the homemade Mexican dinners I've made.

Thank matthewcape
Level Contributor
30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Have always found the food to be tasty, and hot, no matter what I order.. It is always clean, service is quick and respectful. Last item we ordered was their rib eye steak, very tender and good proportion

Thank Joyce S
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This is my all time favorite Mexican restaurant. Step out of your comfort zone and try something new. You will be pleasantly surprised 😊

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Chestnut St, Berea, KY 40403
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Berea
  • Phone Number: +1 859-985-0314

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