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Rio Mambo

Certificate of Excellence
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Mexican, Southwestern
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6407 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76001-6795
+1 817-465-3122
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Arlington, Texas
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96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last visit, had our first-ever service issue. Alas, that was months ago and service still seems to be a problem. Arrived to a near-empty patio for Sunday lunch, dining solo. Despite the lack of patrons, it still took more than 10 minutes for someone to greet me. Chips and salsa arrived, followed 2 minutes later by the server. Service was... More 

Thank Sarge56
Ottawa, Canada
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77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Having just arrived in Dallas, we stopped for something to eat at Rio Mambo. None of us had ever visited this restaurant before, but it's exterior appearance was very nice, and drew us in. We enjoyed our food in a quiet area. We all had something different, I had the flautas. Another friend had the brisket and raved about it.... More 

Thank DorothyB99
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I have been going to this location for about 6-months and over that course of time the quality of the food and the presentation has gone down. I give them an average rating, but with a little work, they certainly could move into the above average category.

1 Thank Chuck N
Argyle, Texas
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85 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is one of my go to places for business lunches. Food is very good and the service is good, and you can have a nice lunch for a small group at a reasonable price and you get served in a reasonable amount of time.

Thank cassyg99
Grapevine, Texas
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Meet up with some friends for a Happy Hour and some dinner. Margarita special was a nice surprise and they were good. We had chicken tacos, beef tacos, Chili Rellino and chimachangas. The food was a good quality for the price. Randal our server was very outgoing and was able to answer all our questions. He was right there to... More 

Thank Mark3205
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The pineapple salsa on the brisket nachos was awesome. Would eat these again. On Friday night there was also salsa dancing. Great service.

Thank Deborah D
Texarkana, Texas
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

Had a great grilled plate to share. Sat on the Patio for dinner. Lots cooler than at the Ballpark. Been there before, will go back.

Thank Velcro365
Fort Worth, Texas
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing time! Food and music gras great. Mambeilini was good too. Services by Moranda was fantastic very attentive. Manager was visible at all times.

Thank SheliCG
Arlington, Texas
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We love Rio Mambo!! Always fresh food!! Good variety on menu, good margaritas. The service has always been good too. Prices are competitive. Great Tex-mex!

Thank sallyag2015
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Our Dinner Club went here two weeks ago( 12 of us). Great food, service, and atmosphere. We liked it so much that we went again last week for snacks and happy hour. Excellent!

Thank welovecozumel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6407 S Cooper St, Arlington, TX 76001-6795
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 817-465-3122

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