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Rio Balsas Taqueria

1495 Dahlonega Hwy, Cumming, GA 30040-4544
+1 678-456-8368
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
1495 Dahlonega Hwy, Cumming, GA 30040-4544
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Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

So we just had dinner here tonight for the first time, and the food is not good. I ordered the chicken nachos, and they were cold, over cooked, and tasteless. My husband ordered a burrito, and he said it wasn't great either. I gave this...More

Thank Mis4
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

This is my third visit and I have had a different dish each time...Excellent!!! Good family restaurant, great margaritas! The food has always been excellent!

Thank William P
Reviewed 15 July 2017

One of my best friend's favorite restaurants, and always a sure fire success! I keep trying to order things OTHER than the shrimp tacos, but inevitably change my mind. The lightness of the batter, the crunch of the slaw, and that sauce...it's simply the perfect...More

Thank GABeth
Reviewed 26 April 2017

A big surprise to us....we recommend the lunch chicken fajitas with mixed vegetables....very healthy and delicious! We actually order without the beans, rice and salad but ask for extra vegetables....broccoli, carrots, yellow and green squash, red and green peppers, onions with a mild seasoning that...More

Thank Shearon H
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Went there for a business luncheon, never having tried this place before, but reviews looked good and it was convenient for everyone. Our food servicer was very attentive and the food very tasty. I had the Shrimp and Grits, with the sauce on the side,...More

Thank Amy T
Reviewed 7 April 2017

First off, to the lady who wrote that the place smelled like cockroaches.....how does one know what cockroaches smell like? I guess it takes one to know one, as the saying goes. I called before i placed my to-go order and asked if they had...More

2  Thank Jennifer F
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I walked in was seated and told my husband let's go due to the smell of cockroaches.The server then came to the table with chips n salsa then we decided to stay. Salsa and chips were the only pleasant tasting item we had. All other...More

Thank Tenae W
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

We ate there twice last week and loved each time. The food is full of flavor and the personal service is great!! Owner is the cook too!!!

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I've eaten at Rio Balsas many times. It's hard to give an honest review if you've only been once or twice. I have tried the appetizers, and almost all the entrees. The Guacamole is AMAZING. Very Fresh ingredients! The tinga, skirt steak, and chicken burritos...More

1  Thank David M
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Cumming. The food has ALWAYS been excellent and the Waitstaff has always been super helpful and patient. We have tried many of their entrees (all winners) and the Chicken Soup is always good for whatever ails you!

1  Thank GBMROD
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Natalie J
3 February 2017|
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Response from GBMROD | Reviewed this property |
yes, good margaritas!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1495 Dahlonega Hwy, Cumming, GA 30040-4544
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Cumming
  • Phone Number: +1 678-456-8368
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