Delicious, Authentic Mexican Food in Mobile, AL

¡Bienvenidos!

Welcome to Rio Mexican Restaurant, serving delicious Mexican food to the Mobile area. Here you’ll find authentic Mexican and Tex-Mex dishes, friendly service, and a fun atmosphere.

We take pride in serving the vibrant, authentic flavors of Mexico. Enjoy tacos, enchiladas, fajitas, quesadillas, burritos, and more… plus a full bar with classic margaritas and lots of great specialty drinks.

We are open for lunch and dinner every day. Dine in or order online!

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Rio Mexican Restaurant Menu

Lunch Specials
L1. Tacos Lunch
7.99
Two tacos (beef or shredded chicken), Served with rice and beans.
L1A. Street Tacos Lunch
9.99
Two street tacos, served with rice and beans.
L2. Speedy Gonzales Lunch
7.99
One taco (beef or shredded chicken), one cheese enchilada, served with rice and beans.
L3. Enchiladas Plate Lunch
7.99
Two beef or shredded chicken enchiladas, served with rice and beans.
L4. Burrito Special Lunch
7.99
Ground beef or shredded chicken, served with rice and beans. Add lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream for +$1.50.
L5. Fajita Quesadilla Lunch
9.49
Flour tortilla stuffed with grilled onions, bell peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms and your choice of meat (grilled chicken or steak), served with rice OR beans.
L6. Chimi Changa Lunch
8.99
Ground beef or shredded chicken chimi changa. Topped with cheese dip, served with rice and beans.
L7. Huevos con Chorizo Lunch
8.99
Three scrambled eggs with Mexican sausage, served with rice, beans and tortillas.
L8. Quesadilla Special Lunch
8.99
Flour tortilla filled with ground beef or shredded chicken, served with rice and beans. Choose grilled chicken or steak for +$2.00.
L9. Chile Poblano
8.99
Poblano pepper stuffed with cheese, deep-fried in egg batter, topped with red sauce, served with rice and beans.
L10. Lunch Fajitas
11.99
Grilled chicken or steak, bell peppers, tomatoes, onions, and mushrooms. Served with sour cream salad, rice and beans.
Appetizers
Queso Dip
4.50
Guacamole Dip
4.50
Ground Beef Dip
6.99
Bean Dip
5.99
Guacamole Fresco
7.99
Avocado, onions, jalapenos, tomatoes, cilantro and lime.
Cevice Tradicional
7.99
Shrimp marinated in lime juice with onions, tomatoes, cilantro, jalapeños, and avocado.
Chori-Queso
7.99
Mexican sausage topped with cheese sauce. Served with three flour tortillas.
Bandera Dip
7.49
Our tasty refried beans topped with cheese dip, cilantro, diced onions and diced tomatoes.
Rio's Appetizer
8.99
Shrimp quesadilla slices served with cheese dip.
Rio's Buffalo Wings
9.99
With Buffalo hot sauce. Add fries for $1.99
Nachos
Cheese Nachos
6.50
Bean Nachos
7.50
Ground Beef Nachos
8.99
Shredded Chicken Nachos
8.99
Beef, Chicken and Bean Nachos
9.99
Grilled Steak Nachos
10.99
Grilled Chicken Nachos
10.99
Grilled Shrimp Nachos
11.99
Fajita Style Steak or Chicken Nachos
11.99
Includes grilled onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, and bell peppers.
Fajita Style Shrimp Nachos
12.99
Includes grilled onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, and bell peppers.
Fajita Style Mariachi Nachos
14.99
Steak, chicken, chorizo and shrimp. Includes grilled onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, and bell peppers.
Salads
Taco Salad
8.99
Ground beef or shredded chicken topped with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream and guacamole, served inside a crispy flour tortilla bowl. Substitute grilled chicken or steak for +$3.00.
Fajita Taco Salad
10.99
Steak or chicken grilled with onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, bell peppers. Topped with cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream and guacamole. Served in a crispy flour tortilla bowl.
Guacamole Salad
4.99
A bed of lettuce topped with guacamole and tomatoes.
Fiesta Salad
6.99
Lettuce, tomatoes, pico de gallo, and avocados topped with your choice of shredded or melted cheese. Add grilled chicken for +$3.00.
Grilled Shrimp Salad
10.99
Grilled shrimp served over a bed of lettuce. Topped with avocado, pico de gallo, and shredded cheese.
Grilled Chicken Salad
9.99
Grilled chicken served on a bed of lettuce with grilled onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers. Topped with guacamole, pico de gallo, and shredded cheese.
Soups
Sopa de Tortilla (Tortilla Soup)
7.99
Chicken broth, shredded cheese, sour cream, and tortilla chips. Garnished with onion, cilantro and avocado. Add shredded chicken for $2.00.
Caldo de Pollo (Chicken Soup)
9.49
Delicious shredded chicken soup with rice, fresh avocado, pico de gallo, and lime. Served with your choice of flour or corn tortillas.
Caldo de Res (Beef Stew)
12.99
Soup with tender beef and mixed vegetables. Served with a side of rice, onions, fresh jalapeños, lime, and your choice of corn or flour tortillas.
Caldo de Camaron (Shrimp Soup)
12.99
Healthy Mexican shrimp soup cooked with vegetables. Served with white rice, onions, cilantro, lime, and your choice of flour or corn tortillas.
Menudo (Hangover Soup)
10.99
Traditional Mexican beef tripe soup. Served with lemon wedges, chopped onions, peppers, and corn tortillas.
Street Tacos
Asada (Steak) Street Taco
3.25
Pollo Asado (Grilled Chicken) Street Taco
3.25
Carnitas (Pork) Street Taco
3.25
Tripa (Fried Beef Intestine) Street Taco
3.25
Campechano (Steak & Chorizo) Street Taco
3.25
Chorizo (Mexican Sausage) Street Taco
3.25
Al Pastor (Sautéed Pork) Street Taco
3.25
Chicharron (Fried Pork Belly) Street Taco
3.25
Lengua (Beef Tongue) Street Taco
3.25
Barbacoa (Slow-Cooked Beef) Street Taco
3.25
Camaron (Shrimp) Street Taco
3.99
Pescado (Fish) Street Taco
3.99
Fajitas
Chicken Fajitas
Starting At 14.99

Fajitas for One $14.99 • Fajitas for Two $26.99
Steak Fajitas
Starting At 15.99

Fajitas for One $15.99 • Fajitas for Two $26.99
Shrimp Fajitas
Starting At 16.99

Fajitas for One $16.99 • Fajitas for Two $28.99
Fajitas Mixtas
Starting At 17.25
Grilled steak, chicken, and shrimp.
Fajitas for One $17.25 • Fajitas for Two $29.99
Alambres
15.99
Grilled steak or chicken cooked with bell peppers, onions, jalapenos, ham and bacon. Topped with cheese. Served with rice, beans and sour cream salad.
Burritos
“El Rey” Burrito
14.99
Grilled steak, chicken, shrimp, chorizo, bell pepper, onions and mushrooms. Topped with melted cheese, lettuce, sour cream and pico de gallo.
Burrito Traditional
Starting At 10.99
Stuffed with grilled chicken OR steak, rice, refried beans, sour cream and guacamole. Topped with shredded cheese and tomatillo sauce. Choose small, medium, or large size.
Small Burrito $10.99 • Medium Burrito $11.99 • Large Burrito $13.99
Burrito Ranchero
10.99
Your choice of steak or grilled chicken grilled along with bell pepper, tomatoes, mushrooms and onions. Topped with melted cheese, lettuce, sour cream and pico de gallo.
Burrito Supremo
8.99
Your choice of shredded chicken or ground beef, stuffed with rice and beans, topped with lettuce, tomatoes, shredded cheese, sour cream and red sauce.
Mexican Burrito
12.99
A flour tortilla filled with refried beans, rice, steak cooked in our spice guisado sauce and topped with cheese dip, onions, tomatoes, cilantro and avocados.
Rio’s Burrito
11.99
Stuffed with your choice of steak OR grilled chicken, French fries, cheddar cheese, pico de gallo and sour cream.
Del Mar
M1. Ceviche
7.99
Shrimp marinated in lime juice with onions, tomatoes, cilantro, jalapenos and avocado.
M2. Fish Tacos
13.99
Three corn or flour tortillas filled with tilapia, grilled onions and cilantro. Served with rice and beans.
M3. Shrimp Chimi Changa
13.99
Deep fried stuffed flour tortilla with grilled shrimp. Topped with cheese dip. Served with rice, beans and sour cream salad.
M4. Shrimp Enchiladas
12.99
Three cheese enchiladas topped with shrimp, onions, tomatoes, cilantro and cheese dip. Served with rice and beans.
M5. Del Mar Deluxe Plate
12.99
Grilled shrimp or grilled fish (or both +$2.00) topped with our delicious cream sauce. Served with rice OR beans and sour cream salad.
M6. Camarones a la Mexicana
13.99
Grilled shrimp topped with cheese dip and pico de gallo. Served with rice OR beans and sour cream salad.
M7. Coctel de Camarones
11.99
Cocktail shrimp mixed with avocado, pico de gallo and tasty red sauce (served cold).
M8. Mojarra
13.99
Whole tilapia fried and served with lettuce, tomatoes, avocado, onions, rice and beans.
M9. Shrimp Quesadilla Dinner
11.99
One grilled shrimp quesadilla, served with rice and beans.
D1. Enchiladas Mixtas Dinner
10.99
Four enchiladas - 1 beef, 1 chicken, 1 bean, and 1 cheese - made with your choice of corn or flour tortillas. Topped with red sauce, lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream.
D2. Enchiladas Verdes Dinner
10.99
Corn tortillas and your choice of shredded chicken or ground beef. Topped with green sauce and Mexican cream and cheese.
D3. Enchilada Dinner
10.99
Your choice of three shredded chicken or ground beef enchiladas. Topped with cheese and enchilada sauce. Served with rice and beans.
D4. Quesadilla Dinner
9.99
One shredded chicken or ground beef quesadilla. Served with rice and beans.
D5. Fajita Quesadillas Dinner
11.99
Your choice of chicken or steak, sautéed onions, tomatoes, mushrooms, and bell peppers stuffed in a cheese quesadilla. Served with lettuce, tomatoes, and sour cream.
D6. Poblano Relleno Dinner
12.99
A poblano pepper stuffed with your choice of steak or grilled chicken and cheese, deep-fried in egg batter then covered with red sauce. Served with rice and beans.
D7. Carnitas Dinner
12.99
Pork tips grilled with sautéed onions. Served with rice, beans, and tortillas.
D8. Flautas Dinner
10.99
Three crispy corn tortillas filled with your choice of shredded chicken or beef. Topped with Mexican cream and lettuce. Served with rice and beans.
D9. Pollo Deluxe Dinner
14.99
Grilled chicken breast and shrimp cooked with mushrooms and grilled onions. Topped with cheese dip. Served with rice and beans.
D10. Tamales Dinner
10.99
Two pork tamales topped with beans, queso fresco, cream and cilantro. Served with rice.
D11. Enchiladas Rancheras Dinner
11.99
Three cheese enchiladas topped with pork, grilled onions, mushrooms, tomatoes, bell peppers, and ranchero sauce. Served with rice and beans. Choose steak or grilled chicken for +$2.00.
D12. Chimi Changa Dinner
11.99
Deep-fried flour or corn tortilla stuffed with your choice of ground beef or shredded chicken (add $2.00 for grilled chicken or steak). Topped with cheese dip.
D13. Carne Asada Dinner
14.99
Ribeye steak topped with grilled onions. Served with chile toreado, rice, beans, and pico de gallo.
D14. Steak Ranchero Dinner
14.99
Grilled skirt steak topped with melted cheese and salsa ranchera. Served with rice, beans, lettuce, sour cream, diced tomatoes, and chile toreado.
D15. Pollo a la Mexicana Dinner
12.99
Grilled chicken breast topped with pico de gallo and cheese dip. Served with rice and beans.
D16. Reina Quesadilla Dinner
13.99
Two flour tortillas stuffed with cheese, grilled steak, chicken, shrimp, chorizo, sautéed onions, bell pepper, mushroom, and tomatoes. Topped with lettuce, diced tomatoes, and sour cream.
D17. Chile Colorado Dinner
12.99
Beef chunks cooked in a delicious mild chile sauce. Served with rice, beans, and tortillas.
D18. Tacos de Carne Asada Dinner
12.99
Three steak tacos made with your choice of flour or corn tortillas. Topped with onions and cilantro. Served with rice and beans.
Traditional Dishes
T1. Empanadas
10.99
Two homemade tortillas stuffed with your choice of cheese, shredded chicken, or ground beef. Served with rice or beans and sour cream salad.
T2. Chilaquiles
11.99
Crispy tortilla chips simmered with red sauce, grilled steak or grilled chicken, and topped with queso fresco and Mexican cream.
T3. Pollo con Mole
11.99
Our traditional homemade mole sauce on top of grilled chicken. Served with rice, beans, and tortillas.
T4. Mole Enchiladas
10.99
Three chicken enchiladas topped with mole sauce. Served with rice and beans.
T5. Guisado de Puerco
10.99
House favorite! Pork chunks covered with our delicious spicy guisado sauce. Served with rice, beans, and corn tortillas.
T6. Milanesa
12.99
Breaded steak topped with grilled onions. Served with rice, beans, and chile toreado.
T7. Mexican Pork Chops
12.99
Two pork chops topped with grilled onions, tomatoes, and jalapeños. Served with rice and beans.
Chicken on Rice
10.50
A bed of rice topped with grilled chicken and covered with cheese dip.
Tortas
Torta Traditional
10.99
Your choice of meat: steak, grilled chicken, carnitas, pastor, chorizo, lengua, or barbacoa.
Torta Campechana
11.99
Steak, chorizo, and grilled chicken.
Sopes
Sopes with Your Choice of Meat
Starting At 6.49
Choose steak, grilled chicken, carnitas, pastor, chorizo, lengua, or barbacoa.
Single $6.49 • Pair $11.99
Vegetarian
V1. Grilled Veggie Quesadilla
8.99
Flour tortilla stuffed with cheese, bell peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes and onions. Served with rice OR beans and a guacamole salad.
V2. Vegetarian Fajitas
12.99
Grilled bell peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, onions, cauliflower and broccoli. Served with rice, beans and a guacamole salad.
V3. Vegetarian Fiesta Taco Salad
8.49
Flour tortilla shell with beans and rice. Topped with lettuce, pico de gallo, sour cream, guacamole and shredded cheese.
V4. Vegetarian Fajita Taco Salad
9.49
Served on a taco shell with lettuce and spinach. Topped with grilled onions, broccoli, cauliflower, bell peppers, pico de gallo, shredded cheese and guacamole.
V5. Cheese Bean Burritos
8.49
Two burritos filled with beans. Topped with melted cheese and served with rice.
V6. Vegetarian Sampler
9.99
One Guacamole Taco, One Cheese Quesadilla and One Cheese Enchilada. Served with rice OR beans.
V7. Guacamole Tacos
8.49
Three soft or hard tacos topped with lettuce, pico de gallo and shredded cheese.
V8. Spinach Quesadilla
7.99
Flour tortilla stuffed with cheese and spinach, Served with rice OR beans, lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream.
Build Your Own Combination
Build Your Own Combination
11.99
Your choice of two items (filled with cheese, ground beef, or shredded chicken and two sides. Add cheese dip topping for $1.50 per item.
A La Carta
Tacos (Hard or Soft)
Starting At 2.99
Filled with ground beef or shredded chicken.
1 Taco $2.99 • 3 Tacos $8.49
Tacos (Hard or Soft)
Starting At 3.75
Filled with steak or grilled chicken.
1 Taco $3.75 • 3 Tacos $10.95
Enchiladas
Starting At 2.99

1 Enchilada $2.99 • 3 Enchiladas $8.49
Tamales
Starting At 3.29

1 Tamale $3.29 • 3 Tamales $9.49
Flautas
Starting At 2.99
Shredded beef or chicken.
1 Flauta $2.99 • 3 Flautas $8.49
Cheese Quesadillas
Starting At 3.99

1 Quesadilla $3.99 • 2 Quesadillas $7.49
Ground Beef or Shredded Chicken Quesadillas
Starting At 6.25

1 Quesadilla $6.25 • 2 Quesadillas $10.99
Steak or Grilled Chicken Quesadillas
Starting At 7.49

1 Quesadilla $7.49 • 2 Quesadillas $13.99
Shrimp Quesadillas
Starting At 8.99

1 Quesadilla $8.99 • 2 Quesadillas $15.99
Ground Beef or Shredded Chicken Burritos
Starting At 6.50

1 Burrito $6.50 • 2 Burritos $11.99
Steak or Grilled Chicken Burritos
Starting At 8.49

1 Burrito $8.49 • 2 Burritos $14.99
Chile Poblano
Starting At 5.99
Poblano pepper filled with cheese, dip-fried in our egg batter, then covered with red sauce.
1 Chile Poblano $5.99 • 2 Chile Poblanos $10.99
Ground Beef or Shredded Chicken Chimi-Changa
7.99
Steak or Grilled Chicken Chimi-Changa
8.99
Shrimp Chimi-Changa
9.99
Tostadas
Starting At 5.50

1 Tostada $5.50 • 2 Tostadas $10.00
Side Orders
Mexican Rice
2.25
Refried Beans
2.25
Black Beans
2.25
Refried Black Beans
2.25
Charro Beans
2.50
Picadillo de Chorizo
4.25
Diced Tomatoes
1.00
Avocado Slices
2.99
Lettuce
1.00
Cilantro
0.65
Diced Onions
0.65
Grilled Mushrooms
1.75
Grilled Onions
1.50
Grilled Bell Peppers
1.75
Sour Cream
0.95
Jalapenos Frescos
1.00
Jalapenos
1.00
Chiles Toreados (2)
1.25
French Fries
2.50
Tortillas (3)
1.25
Shredded Cheese
1.95
Guacamole Side (2 oz.)
2.00
Pico de Gallo
1.49
Cabbage Salad
2.50
Sour Cream Salad
2.50
Limes
0.75
Chips & Salsa To Go
Starting At 3.95

Regular $3.95 • Large (16 oz) $7.99
Cheese Dip To Go
Starting At 4.50

Regular $4.50 • Large (16 oz) $13.99
Niños
Kids' Meal #1
5.99
Taco, rice and beans.
Kids' Meal #2
5.99
Burrito, rice and beans.
Kids' Meal #3
5.99
Enchilada, rice and beans.
Kids' Meal #4
5.99
Mini quesadilla, rice and beans.
Kids' Meal #5
5.99
Chicken tenders, served with fries.
Kids' Meal #6
5.99
Cheeseburger, served with fries.
Kids' Meal #7
5.99
Hot dog, served with fries.
Kids' Meal #8
6.95
Shredded chicken on rice, topped with cheese dip.
Desserts
Chocolate Chimi Changa
6.99
Fried Ice Cream
5.99
Dulce de Leche Cheesecake
4.99
Churros
5.99
Churros with Ice Cream
6.99
Flan
4.99
Vanilla Ice Cream
1.99
Sopapillas
5.99
Beverages
Soft Drinks
2.50
Coke, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Sprite, Lemonade, Dr Pepper, Root Beer, or Strawberry Fanta.
Jarritos & Mexican Bottled Drinks
2.75
Mango, Lime, Pineapple, Manzanita, Mandarin, Strawberry, Tamarindo, Grapefruit, Sangria, or Mexican Coke.
Iced Tea
2.50
Sweet or unsweetened.
Coffee
1.99
Horchata
2.25
Milk
1.99
Chocolate Milk
1.99
Orange Juice
1.99
Apple Juice
1.99

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