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Fall Menu

KICK OFF FALL WITH SOME SOLID FINGER LICKING. Ribs are back at The Rio. Half racks are served up with a side of honey-chipotle BBQ sauce, and 5-Pepper Smashed Fingerling Potatoes, classic slaw, charro beans, and all the fixings. Wash it down with our Rocky Mountain Peach Sangria—a refreshing, bubbly combination of champagne, hibiscus-infused Maestro Dobel Diamante tequila, and…

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Summer Menu 2020

Come enjoy the Rio’s delicious new Summer menu items! We’ve reached peak summer with our famous Watermelon Marg and Esquite Lobster Taco. Rocky Ford watermelon and freshly grilled Olathe corn taste like they’re straight off the market stand. And a little lobster never hurt anyone. Put one in each hand before they’re gone for another…

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34 Years of Rio!

    Summer of 1986. The Challenger Space Shuttle disaster had rocked our nation earlier in the year. The Chernobyl Nuclear disaster left us wondering if we’d survive. Many of us were rocking mullets and mustaches. We were listening to Hungry Like a Wolf by Duran Duran. Yes, frightening and uncertain times.   And yet we…

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Letter from our CEO

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Salsa Nights at The Agave Room at Rio

For a fun start to the week, join us in The Agave Room at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant in Fort Collins for Salsa Dancing every Tuesday Night!   FoCo Salsa hosts “Salsa Night” in The Agave Room at Rio every Tuesday starting at 7:30 PM with an hour-long beginner-friendly salsa lesson, followed by a Salsa…

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Rio Blood Orange Margarita

Seasonal Blood Orange Menu

All five Rio Grande Mexican Restaurants will soon add a few special items featuring blood oranges while they are in season, from Feb. 4 – March 2, 2020. This year marks the sixth annual blood orange menu to include a Lobster Taco, Winter Citrus Salad, Citrus Churros and of cou rse, its famous Blood Orange Margarita…

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Closed for Lunch – Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Because of the expected snow storm – all Rio locations will be closed for LUNCH on Tuesday, November 26, 2019. Visit us for dinner! Thank you! Rio Management

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Mark Your Calendars for “Colorado Gives Day” on Dec. 10th

Colorado Gives Day is Tuesday, December 10th which happens to fall on Taco Tuesday! KRFC will be celebrating at the Fort Collins Rio for Taco Tuesday!! All day, the Fort Collins Rio will be donating 50% of all food and beverage sales to KRFC 88.9 FM Radio Fort Collins. So come on down from 5pm…

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National Taco Day at the Rio

At the Rio, we love tacos on Taco Tuesdays, National Taco Day and everyday! On Friday, October 4, we invite you to celebrate National Taco Day with our shareable, chef-inspired tacos including Baja fish, Tequila Shrimp, Grilled Steak, Cilantro Lime Chicken, Beer Braised Carnitas, and the featured taco of the month, Fried Cauliflower. The taco…

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