We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Simply and Abundantly Amazing Food”
Review of Rio Grande - CLOSED

No photo provided
Got a photo?
Add it.
Rio Grande
Restaurant details
Minnesota
Level Contributor
47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Simply and Abundantly Amazing Food”
Reviewed 25 June 2012

My family and I were in Salmon Arm this weekend for the Dragon Boat Festival. When I found out that there was an authentic Mexican restaurant in town, I jumped at the chance to try it, as it's been a long time for this Colorado transplant having some good Mexican food. We were so amazed with the food that we ate there both nights of our visit, and brought 8 of my dragon boat team members with us the second night! Everyone raved at the complexity and depth of flavours of the food. The smell of roasted spices when you walk in the door is intoxicating. The chicken mole and carne asada--true tests of a good quality Mexican establishement--were spot on and addictive. My kids were licking their plates and I was seriously close to ordering another entree just to try more of what this amazing chef could produce.

In addition to the mole and asada, try the seafood soup--abundant in plump and juicy scallops, mussels and other seafood delights in a deep spicy broth that compliments, rather than overpowers the tastes of the seafood.

The deep fried banana dessert was something that I will dream about and will have to come back for again. If you're looking for bland, cheesy, Tex-Mex fare don't go here. If you want fresh, authentic, hand-made food from a Mexican chef, run here and get a table, then spend a few hours and satisfy your cravings.

  • Visited June 2012
    • Value
    • Atmosphere
    • Service
    • Food
Helpful?
1 Thank BohoMinnesota
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

2 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    1
    1
    0
    0
    0
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first

Travellers who viewed Rio Grande also viewed

Salmon Arm, British Columbia
Salmon Arm, British Columbia
 
Salmon Arm, British Columbia
Salmon Arm, British Columbia
 

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing