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El Rio Mexican Grill

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Mexican, Latin
4208 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24014
+1 540-685-4343
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“guacamole” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
4208 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24014
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We have seen this place whenever we stop at this shopping center but never came in for some reason. Stopped in to give it a try for lunch and were not disappointed. Quick friendly service and delicious food in a clean open atmosphere. Just brought...More

Thank greytkidsmom
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This is our second trip here and it was even better. The food was excellent and the service very good. The atmosphere was very good also. We will come back again!

Thank dsummer20
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Good Mexican food! The quanity and quality is excellent! Just wish they had one on my side of town. I do make the extra trip though for good mexican. It is better than any of the other Mexican restaurants I've tried like Rancho Viejo. I...More

Thank Penny L
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Lunch, Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4208 Franklin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24014
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: +1 540-685-4343
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