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El Bajio Mexican Grill

3760 9th St, Riverside, CA 92501-3618
+1 951-786-9573
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average0%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
9 May 2017
“Fresh authentic Mexican!”
26 Jun 2017
“Slow, hot, and maybe not so worth it...”
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3760 9th St, Riverside, CA 92501-3618
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Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I ate here for a lunch in downtown Riverside, after she had completed jury duty. The first thing we noticed on this hot (102°) day was the absence of viable air conditioning. We waited well over 45 minutes for our order, and...More

Thank jwrightstuff
Reviewed 9 May 2017

In my recent trip to California, I was strongly encouraged by a local to visit El Bajio; the gentleman could not say enough good things about the restaurant – and quite frankly, his description of the food had me drooling! The next morning, I drove...More

Thank steffiego14
Reviewed 25 April 2016

El Bajio is unassuming, and small, but big on flavor and quality of food. They will make what you want, how you want it! Super fresh, and tasty. Chips and salsa are also excellent. Enjoy!

Thank 1socalgirl
Reviewed 8 December 2015 via mobile

In Riverside for a conference and wanted a local spot for lunch. Had planned to go to the sushi next door but this caught my eye. This is a real hole in the wall kind of place. Three employees while I was there. I had...More

Thank Weatherford_Wanderer
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Great place for lunch in downtown Riverside. I had two wonderful tacos, salmon and a shrimp, both of which were very fresh and delicious. They also have a chip and salsa bar, with very tasty sauces. I would happily eat here again!

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 10 July 2014

I recently visited this eatery while on jury duty. Very busy during lunch, but consider that there are a limited number of restaurants immediately near the court house on a limited lunch break. The menu was a pretty standard one and is as good as...More

1  Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

Best Mexican food in town, especially burritos and taco salads. Lunch is the best time to go. Yummy.

1  Thank Audashous
Reviewed 7 August 2011

Although right next door to City Hall, El Bajio is still just a family-run, very laid back casual restaurant. Catering to mainly a walk-in, downtown crowd, the place is simply furnished and the salsa bar is do-it-yourself. All the delicious menu items are prepared very...More

1  Thank MonkeyOnTheWing
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  • Address: 3760 9th St, Riverside, CA 92501-3618
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside
  • Phone Number: +1 951-786-9573
El Bajio Mexican Grill is a tiny but friendly restaurant right next door to City Hall. Excellent for take out back to the office. Mom and Pop (and all the family) operated. Very good salsa bar and daily specials. Not much parking, but ideal for foot traffic. This facility should be on TripAdvisor. Phone is (951) 786-9573 but there is no website.
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