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Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant

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914 4th Ave, Huntington, WV 25701-1409
+1 304-522-3010
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 10:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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West Virginia
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I would put this restaurant among the top 2-3 Mexican restaurants in Huntington area. They have recently remodeled and it makes for a better atmosphere. I've been going here for years and never disappointed.

Thank SafetyGuy33
Huntington, West Virginia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Unless you're going for 99 cent shots go somewhere else. I have been several times and have almost always wished I'd gone somewhere else. The wait staff is not good, the men are creepy and though the bartender makes good drinks she is very unprofessional and rude. The food is no better than the 20 other Mexican restaurants in town,... More 

1 Thank AnyssaMurphy
Milton, West Virginia
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57 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

This is a nice place with really good food. It is very reasonably priced also. They have specials throughout the week......For example, Saturday's special is ANY combination dinner is only $3.99. This is a good restaurant for a family on a budget.

Thank Bart-Sarah D
Huntington, West Virginia
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80 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016

Nothing special here but it is one of the longer-lasting Mexican franchises in the city. Very inexpensive to eat (without alcohol a family of 4 can get out the door for $25 or less after tip). Good service and decent Mexican food.

Thank Allison F
Proctorville, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This is by far the worst Mexican restaurant in Huntington. The food is not well seasoned and doesn't even have cilantro in the Pico. I have tried it a couple of times using coupons. Wasn't worth the savings.

Thank Carol S
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

Food was cooked in old oil. They used a cheap kind of rice. The portion of vegetables they gave was very small. The broccoli had discoloration. They gave 2 laughably small pieces of tilapia. They gave one small bowl of salsa for the chips. We had to ask for another one for three people. They never even offered to refill... More 

1 Thank qzk
Huntington, West Virginia
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99 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2014

DISGUSTING! This place is gross. The 4th Avenue location was in trouble a few years ago after making a bunch of people sick. They also got in trouble when inspectors came in and found they were stirring food with a stick found in the alley behind the restaurant. My personal experiences: Once eating with my girlfriend we got the fajitas.... More 

Thank Jesse T
Huntington, West Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2014

I have been to rio grande several times the food is very good and the server are very prompt and they are very friendly the margitas are great the price is a good price for the food you get.the atmostsphere is good .

Thank Everett V
Huntington, West Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2013

The food was very good although they need to be careful to not cross contaminate when preparing vegetarian dishes. Also the refried beans were a little too mushy and there is too little lighting in all of the booths excepting the middle. However, for the price the rest of the food was fairly good.

Thank Byrdy77
Hinton, Canada
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72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2012

There are a number of locations in the area, and they are all good. Nice, friendly folks, quick service, great coupons, and low prices anyway. It's almost embarrassing, they are so reasonably priced, and for such well-prepared food. Very dependable, Mexican grub, nothing fancy.

Thank Donald V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 10:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 914 4th Ave, Huntington, WV 25701-1409
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Huntington
  • Phone Number: +1 304-522-3010

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