El Rio Grande

Mexican, Bar
$ $
160 E 38th St (btwn Lexington & 3rd Ave)
New York, NY 10016
(212) 867-0922
12:00pm - 9:30pm
12:00pm - 10:00pm
12:00pm - 10:00pm
12:00pm - 11:00pm
12:00pm - 11:00pm
12:00pm - 11:00pm
12:00pm - 9:30pm



  • Steak nachos, blue caraco margaritas and great bartenders!
  • What happens at rio stays at rio
  • They put roofies in the margaritas - enjoy!
  • The spicy guac prepared tableside is ridic amazing. Do yourself a favor. So. Good.
  • Get the guac. Immediately.
  • try and walk after two margaritas
  • One of our favorite Thursday Happy Hour spots when it's warm out. The outdoor patio gets very crowded, but it's always a great scene. The margaritas are strong, so be careful if having more than one!
  • Awful service. Very strict About seating outside. Probably better to not go with a huge group. We constantly got yelled at for being in the way, but there was nowhere else to stand
  • Margaritas 20 minutes after rapture must be in VIP section of purgatory
  • The steak nachos. Absolutely!
  • Big Mexican restaurant in the city prices weren't bad considering we are in midtown. They had a decent happy hour. The food & portions were good. Outside dining & service was good. Drinks were strong!
  • Guava is a grainy fruit!!!!
  • The place is fantastic and the bartenders are the best. Margaritas are off the hook
  • Get the guacamole!
  • Texas girl gives 2 thumbs up!This place is just too delicious. Great food and margaritas!
  • Margaritas will knock you on your ass. Drink half as many as you would anywhere else.
  • The best margaritas!!!
  • The margaritas tastes especially artificial
  • guac guac guac I always get the guacamole from here. Expensive drinks and normally crowded but great outdoor space.
  • Expensive happy hour but frozen margaritas on an outdoor patio in Murray hill is great in the summer

Nearby places

560 3rd Ave (at E 37th St)
181 Lexington Ave (at E 31st St)
303 Lexington Ave (btwn E 37th & E 38th St)