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The Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant Celebrates Turning 33 on June 15

The Rio features drink specials for their 33rd anniversary on June 15th. From 12:33 p.m. to 3:33 p.m. customers can get $3.33 Classic Margs (all varieties) and $1.33 Rolling Rock bottles at all locations. Why Rolling Rock? See here. In 1986, Rio founder and owner, Pat McGaughran, opened the Rio in Old Town, Fort Collins,…

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What It Takes To Be Tequila: The Spirit of the Rio

As you know, we’re big fans of tequila – the spirit itself and the city in Mexico. Every year, we take our MargMob winners to Tequila, Mexico for a few days to learn all about the spirit of the Rio. We’ve been visiting and inspired by this Mexican city for well over 30 years and…

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MargMob: Customer Loyalty Program at the Rio

Did you know that Rio has a loyalty rewards program? It’s called MargMob, and you get a free Classic Rio margarita when you sign up! Every dollar spent earns you 1 point. And for every 150 points, enjoy a free Classic Rio marg! How it Works You can sign up for our loyalty program on…

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It’s Todo de Mayo!

And ANY reason is a good reason to celebrate. Given the brutal winter we all just had, just celebrating Cinco de Mayo isn’t going to cut it this year. Spring is finally here. Flowers are popping. The Rio patio is in full effect. Yes, there are tons of holidays and events happening in May. Ahem…

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Herradura Tequila Tasting

  Join us this Tuesday, April 30th, for a free Herradura Tequila Tasting from 6.30-8pm! RSVP by calling the Denver Rio at 303-623-5432. We are suggesting a $5 donation to the Denver Rescue Mission! To learn more, check out our Facebook event.

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Barrel-Aged Tequila at The Rio

We all know that Tequila is the Spirit of the Rio, but did you know that your favorite Tex-Mex spot also ages its own tequila?  We sat down with Paul Sisson, the Bar Manager at the Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant in Fort Collins, to ask him all about the barrel-aged Tequila at Rio and beyond.  …

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2019 Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant Boulder Renovation

BOULDER GRAND RE-OPENING PARTY!

Wednesday, April 17th from 6p-9p Join us for a killer party in Boulder! Back in action like never before, our location at 1101 Walnut Street is fully renovated and we are ready to celebrate with you! From a living breathing wall to a brand spanking new bar that’s just as alive, no detail has been…

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Types of Tequila at the Rio

We all know tequila is a necessity when it comes to creating Colorado’s best margarita, but as “the Spirit of the Rio” it is so much more to us than just a margarita ingredient. The Rio carries over 60 different tequilas — all hand-selected and tested by the leadership team (it’s a tough job). Our…

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Great Plates of Downtown Fort Collins

  March 1st – 14th We’re firm believers in supporting our local community – we donate to local charities, buy from local producers, and host fundraisers – which is why we LOVE participating in Great Plates of Downtown! Great Plates is a celebration of the Downtown dining community and highlights restaurants offering $25 dinner specials….

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National Margarita Day

Every Day is Margarita Day at Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant! Who doesn’t love a good margarita? Friday, February 22nd is one of our favorite days of the year, National Margarita Day! We’ve been known to have some damn good margs over the years (eh hem, voted Best Margarita by Boulder Weekly for 13 years and…

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