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Rio Mirage Cafe Y Cantina

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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12245 W Santa FE Dr, El Mirage, AZ 85335 (Formerly Rio Mirage Cape Y Cantina)
+1 623-583-7708
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Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue 11:00 - 09:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Not only is the food good, but so are the margaritas. Especially on Mondays when they are just 99 cents! We go for lunch because there is too much for us to eat for dinner. Lunch is just $6.99. We prefer this location over the one on Bell Ave.

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Thank Dwight N
El Mirage, Arizona
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They have a Sunday Brunch with both American and Mexican dishes. The brunch is worth the trip as it is tasty and plentiful. Dinner is Mexican fair with the emphasis on being authentic.

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Thank Bernie Kathy B
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

superb salsa & chips to pig out on first. great margaritas! real cheese good ingredients. very enjoyable meal mid range prices..

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Thank Keith S
Phoenix, Arizona
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tasty, flavorful Mexican food in a very nice Mexican setting with Mexican music as background music. Wait staff were pleasant and efficient. The chimi was very large and delicious. A pleasant experience!

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Thank Linda M
Surprise, Arizona
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77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There was a group of 12 people enjoying the 99 cent margaritas and Mexican dinners. Margaritas were excellent and should have been priced higher for the quality. The Mexican food was excellent and a great variety was available. I thoroughly enjoyed the beef fajitas.

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Thank Jan_Nelson_Surprise
Surprise, Arizona
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

My husband and I were craving Mexican food, so we went here...very disapointed. the food was blah, needed seasoning or something? Staff, was not very friendly I will not go there again..

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Thank Unhappee123
Surprise, Arizona
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We did try it one time and very disappointed very expensive and slow service bla bla bla bla bla I don't have any,more to say that was bad .

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Thank G-D A
Surprise, United States
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

great food and atmosphere. Wait staff were excellent. had a family get together there and were able to visit without lots of backgound noise.

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Thank Carolyn T
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Every time I get to the West Valley, I stop here. Friendly staff, great food, exceptional Margaritas. It's a little hard to find, but it's worth it once you get here. The parking lot is much smaller than it should be, and there can be a wait. The bar is only three or four seats, but there is room to... More 

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Thank Barry B
Surprise, Arizona
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Average service with average food, just OK. Maybe due to lack of restaurants in area people visit? Very hard to find.

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Thank azjd17

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 09:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12245 W Santa FE Dr, El Mirage, AZ 85335 (Formerly Rio Mirage Cape Y Cantina)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  El Mirage
  • Phone Number: +1 623-583-7708

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