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Rio Picante - CLOSED

203 W 2nd St, Accross From The Aquarium, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1028
+1 423-386-5170
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good16%
  • Average13%
  • Poor23%
  • Terrible32%
22 Jun 2013
“Closed.”
26 Aug 2012
“Watch out tourists”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Mexican, American
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203 W 2nd St, Accross From The Aquarium, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1028
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Reviewed 22 June 2013 via mobile

Restaurant closed. Real estate sign by front door. Review must be 100 characters eh? Here's some more now.

Thank CULatorGator
Reviewed 26 August 2012

Rio Picante is average food honestly. It is convenient, which is about all that I can offer in this review. If you are in town and want to grab lunch - be sure to ask for a lunch menu. For all of you who are...More

Thank ronabelle
Reviewed 1 August 2012

My wife and I had lunch here because it was across the street from the aquarium we had just finished visiting, it was broilingly hot, and we didn't feel like exploring the neighborhood. Since TripAdvisor has a minimum word count, I'll try to be a...More

Thank LKTravelerboy
Reviewed 28 June 2012

Poor quality food, poorly presented and the service was apalling. The meal was not tasty, and felt more like a microwaved ready meal. Staff too busy with their own conversations to serve, My server had an inability to explain certain items on the menu! The...More

Thank Jessep666
Reviewed 29 May 2012

Wish we would have read the reviews before we went - this place was BAD! We stayed downtown and had already eaten at a couple of the other restaurants (which were very good) and decided we would try this mexican place after looking up the...More

Thank travllgrl
Reviewed 20 May 2012

Angela was the perfect waitress. The wine was good and reasonable. (Out of the norm for s Mexican restaurant). It was very clean.

Thank Ginger B
Reviewed 9 May 2012

Visited Chattanooga for our 23 Wedding Anniversary. Searched out a Mexican Restaurant on Cinco De Mayo. BIG MISTAKE choosing Rio Picante! The hostess was NOT friendly at all. The manager didn't have enough staff on hand even though it was Cinco De Mayo...customers came up...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Loved the location and staff were wonderful but the fajitas were so over seasoned with pepper, way too strong

Thank beanieweanie
Reviewed 3 April 2012

Ate at Rio Picante last week while in Chattanooga on business. Excellent happy hour with buy one get one margaritas. I also enjoyed the huge balcony (save for the smokers) that overlooked the aquarium. I got a chicken burrito. The top of it was covered...More

Thank AdamT
Reviewed 22 February 2012

The chips dip, cheese dip and guamola was great service was good but the shrimp and the steak for the dinners was not good

Thank BrendaF63
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  • Address: 203 W 2nd St, Accross From The Aquarium, Chattanooga, TN 37402-1028
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Chattanooga
  • Phone Number: +1 423-386-5170
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