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El Rio Mexican Restaurant - CLOSED

2828 Avenue Of The Giants, Phillipsville, CA 95559
+1 707-943-1930
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good36%
  • Average30%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible13%
2 Apr 2017
“Okay Mexican in an area where you don't have much choice”
11 Sep 2014
“Worth the effort to travel to.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, American, Vegetarian Friendly
2828 Avenue Of The Giants, Phillipsville, CA 95559
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Went there for dinner. Waitress was really lovely. Free tortilla chips and salsa as appetizer is nice gesture. Food was mediocre but eatable. At least the salad things were fresh. Big bar attached with slightly rowdy guys in it.

Thank Sophia-Mireen
Reviewed 11 September 2014

Food was buffet style for group of almost 40. Specially prepared for the group. Excellent carnitas and enchiladas. Everything provided very good

Thank ramblingrose1
Reviewed 30 August 2014

It was everything i would expect from a small town restaurant. I thought the food was very good. The service was average. We ate outside on the patio, inside looked a little too dark. Very friendly waitress. Our food came very quick. I don't really...More

Thank D V
Reviewed 16 August 2014

We were staying in Myers Flat during our stay to see the Humboldt Redwoods. We'd been out all day (actually, we'd driven up to Eureka) and got back to the area too late to get dinner in the next town over (Miranda). We were on...More

Thank Nicole H
Reviewed 10 August 2014

I have to admit that we did not have high hopes about this place but the reviews here seemed mostly good. We drove by and missed the place once, doubled back and went inside. The server did not seem that excited about our being there...More

Thank Michagain64
Reviewed 22 July 2014

This is rustic and roomy place in tiny town of Phillipsville, on Avenue of the Giants. Don't try to get in and out in a hurry; when we go there, we often phone in our order so we don't have to sit for 40 minutes....More

Thank Sonne E
Reviewed 21 December 2013

The food and service were great. We ate there 2 nights in a row and all the food was awesome. Chile Relleno was my fav but we also had enchiladas, tacos and a few other items. Margaritas are out of this world...on the rocks

Thank LeesaVareyAwesome
Reviewed 5 October 2013

This is a Mexican Restaurant in an odd setting. The building, set among the redwoods, looks like it should be an old-school classic inn restaurant...the insides are all done in redwood. Nevertheless, this Mexican restaurant has great food. Service was great...and the margaritas were delicious!

Thank Rogerdob
Reviewed 2 September 2013

I have eaten here three times, once each of the past 3 August trips to the Redwoods. The food is average Mexican, the prices are a little high (perhaps because they are isolated and either can charge more because of no competition or because of...More

Thank Hiddenshutter
Reviewed 25 August 2013

We ate in a Sunday night because the local (and highly rated) restaurant was closed. Actually we were pleasantly surprised, particularly with the food which was fresh and tasty. The place wasn't busy when we ate (a large group walked in just as we were...More

Thank Meercat_chipmunk
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  • Address: 2828 Avenue Of The Giants, Phillipsville, CA 95559
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Humboldt County  >  Phillipsville
  • Phone Number: +1 707-943-1930
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