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Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant

34 Carothers Rd, Newport, KY 41071-2416
+1 859-292-8750
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
34 Carothers Rd, Newport, KY 41071-2416
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is the best. There is not another mexican food place in the area that compares to the price and serving size. AWESOME!

Thank classfamily1
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Like 90% of the Mexican restaurants in the U.S. this one serves the typical Tex-Mex fare i.e. tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, etc. Generous portions of tasty food.

Thank Bobby M
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Service is always quick and accurate here, and the food quality is above average. They have an excellent but not overwhelming menu, delicious bean queso dip, a special spicy salsa, and portions that will not leave you hungry.

Thank Patrick Y
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Fast friendly mexican restaurant. Great prices, large portions, quick service. Full bar available. Parking easy..leave room for desert.

Thank OkGal5150
Reviewed 24 August 2016

From my mind the best Mexican by far that i have had! Service is always great . The food is always exceptional and the portions are huge. They know how to manage and service their customers and it shows why they stay busy all the...More

Thank rickcovey50
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Large portions, fast service, great staff, well spiced food. Great for Mexican lovers. Has the flavor of a San Antonio Mexican place.

Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 24 June 2016

Stopped here for a quick lunch before heading to a nearby store. The menu selections were numerous, especially for the luncheon specials. The service was prompt as was the delivery of our food, which was preceded by a very sizable bowl of salsa and chips....More

Thank Sub-Sailor-634B
Reviewed 21 May 2016

If you like Mexican food, you will like this place. The food is always good and there is alot to choose from.

Thank Michael P C
Reviewed 14 September 2015

My fiancee and I decided to give this restaurant a whirl, since it's near our place and we always eat at the same Mexican restaurant in Florence, KY - Acapulco. (Which kicks butt!) The decision turned out to be a bad one. The positives: we...More

Thank Matt B
Reviewed 12 September 2015

i know they are busy on friday nights but tonight was ridiculous.our 30 minute wait turned into 50 minutes because the pager quit working.so after watching several couples get seated before us even though they came in way after us,we had to ask to be...More

Thank Nancy G
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do you take reservatrions
18 December 2016|
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Response from rickcovey50 | Reviewed this property |
If you call ahead they will set you up for number of people! They do this alot for birthdays and etc.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 Carothers Rd, Newport, KY 41071-2416
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 859-292-8750
  • E-mail