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Riviera Restaurant

5218 Doniphan Dr, El Paso, TX 79932-1574
+1 915-584-1542
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible18%
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“tacos” (9 reviews)
“red chile” (2 reviews)
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5218 Doniphan Dr, El Paso, TX 79932-1574
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

I have enjoyed dining here many times. It is also a wonderful experience. Their tacos are outstanding. The green chili enchiladas and green chili sauce are fabulous. Even the green chili cheeseburgers is fantastic. The chips and salsa are tasty.

Thank daddymo2
Reviewed 27 June 2017

They have the best tacos ever. Service is great. But if you are handicapped and need the restroom GOOD LUCK the restrooms need improvement. Other than that it is great place.

Reviewed 21 June 2017

Love their tacos and old green chile sauce/ Their salsa is very good/ prefer this over many mex places in town

Thank marthaElPaso_Tx
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend Caldo de res, caldillo & green chile cheeseburger. Good service too! Combination Mexican plate on lunch menu was enjoyed also.

Thank James M
Reviewed 29 April 2017

We had lunch and it was ok, not spectacular, ordering normal off the menu items. Place is clean service was outstanding Prices were average

Thank jshanson
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Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

We moved from El Paso to Houston 20 years ago. We stopped by yesterday and loved the food so much that we went back today. Caldillo and Chile Colorado were especially good. We had a different server each day and they were exceptional.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 April 2017

While traveling from out of town, we had a large group outing to the Riviera and it was great! The food was fabulous, the service was fantastic and the ambience is pretty typical. I strongly suggest it, and I love Mexican food.

Thank mikenmel123
Reviewed 7 February 2017

So often, on particular days, there are regulars at the "Riv" for breakfast. I see many familiar faces when I sit down and order the enchiladas (red, my preference) with an egg, straight up and looking at me. The pico de gallo is not better...More

Thank Wretch
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Customers beware!!!!! The food takes forever to come out! You end up eating several bowls of chips and salsa!! Service is very slow!! A burrito will cost you $8.00!! No rice and beans! Our dish also had a hair melted into the cheese!!! Better off...More

Thank 123gordo
Reviewed 27 September 2016

While traveling through El Paso we decided to abandon the interstate restaurants in favor of a local restaurant. While driving on Doniphan Drive, I noticed all the vehicles parked outside the Riviera. So, we stopped for lunch. The food and service were great. We tend...More

Thank osimajorusaf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5218 Doniphan Dr, El Paso, TX 79932-1574
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  El Paso
  • Phone Number: +1 915-584-1542
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