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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 - 09:00
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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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Edmonton
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place, we make a point of visiting every two to three weeks. Have not had a bad meal. Thier burritos and enchiladas meals are my favorite. The sides of rice, beans and cheese are delicious. Portions are large and I have yet to finish an entire meal. Only negative is I found the Fajitas a little bland. And... More 

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Thank Daryl N
Wenatche
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Don't miss 99 cents margaritas on Mondays! We went there 2 times, had fun. Good margaritas for the dinner's price plus 99 cents. Needs to go early to get table without waiting. They have another restaurant on Bell Road which serves 99 cents Margaritas on Wednesdays. We liked the food quality in this restaurant better.

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Reno, Nevada
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133 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Every time we visit family in Surprise we dine here at least once. Love, love, love the food! Never been disapointed. Great drinks too. Staff are attentive and knowledgeable. Best Mexican food in the area!

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Thank VivienneR811
Glendale, Arizona
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A friend and I went for lunch earlier this week. It had been several years since I had been here. I had the grilled shrimp tacos and I'm ready to go back for more. The staff is very friendly and efficient. We sat quite a while afterward chatting and no on made us feel uncomfortable. I wish it was closer... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a group of 12 this place was perfect for authentic Mexican food. If us Canadians believe it's the best place, it's a must go! Making reservations was simple, food was plentiful, 99 cent Margaritas is an awesome deal and the service was excellent. They offer $2 margaritas as your wait for a table but are 99 cents when you... More 

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Thank 2MichelleS5
Vancouver
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79 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Best Mexican restaurant ever, their food is delicious and plentiful, their margaritas are awesome (especially on 99 cent Mondays) and the staff are top rate. Would definitely recommend on your travels.

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Thank Ricky&Vicky
Idaho Falls, Idaho
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Food was excellent and waitress was very friendly, will definitely go back. Their margaritas made the noght.

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Thank cybernara
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

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 1 December 2016

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
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

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

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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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?