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El Rio Mexican Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, Latin
4208 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24014-5258
+1 540-685-4343
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible21%
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Mexican, Latin
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4208 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24014-5258
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

My wife ordered chicken caesar salads for the family for dinner. I have no idea why a mexican place would have caesar salads on the menu but I figured I would try it. As far as I was concerned, the dressing was very salty, and...More

Thank Dennis C
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Place my order to go the 2daily special went to the car to drop off bag, came back and said to the cashier I want the burrito with chicken. He said no beef, no I look at the menu with​ you​ it said chicken. He...More

Thank Gloria G
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

This is the second time I've had an issue with getting a to go order and I cannot believe the lack of customer service. They got the order wrong, I was trying to explain what I actually had when I got home and got hung...More

Thank Christina C
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I have tried this place five times now and every time they get my order wrong. The food is good, but I would prefer the food that I ordered.

Thank Alissa W
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Nice place, friendly service. The food is average, typical Mexican dishes. The chips and salsa are good. I'm a native Texan, my standards are high for TexMex. Overall, nice place worthily of the price.

Thank Flyby0161
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my enchiladas and the rice and beans. The beer was huge and tasted like it came from a clean tap. My children's meals were good too. The kids fries were not, but the Mexican portions of the meals were great tasting. The...More

Thank Christopher D
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Very impressed! Im from Fresno, CA where 50% of our population was Mexican. Obviously we had amazing Mexican food. I went to El Rio today for the first time and got three soft tacos with chips and salsa. So that's all I can review at...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 23 May 2017

We stopped for lunch and seemed to have hit a lull in the Grill. Our service was sort of haphazard..various people coming to the table and requests being handled slowly. I asked for guacamole and it arrived after my dinner...I consider it a dip, not...More

Thank mbabe58
Reviewed 27 October 2016

While on a motorcycle trip my husband and I were looking for a place to have dinner in Roanoke. We turned into a shopping center looking for a place to eat, and happened upon this Mexican restaurant. El Rio is beautifully decorated inside. The menu...More

Thank mntarfuso
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

If you want good Mexican food for an excellent price, come here. $2 margaritas on Mondays, and $3 on most other days. They have $1 tacos on Tuesdays, and $7 Arroz con pollo on Sundays. Good atmosphere with a nice staff. I've become a regular...More

Thank hdef33
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  • Address: 4208 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24014-5258
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-685-4343
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