The Rio is Downtown Greeley's destination for seriously good Mexican food and legendary margaritas – for lunch, dinner, happy hour, anytime you need that escape from the everyday. We make everything better with fresh, local, wholesome ingredients like 100-percent certified Angus steak burritos. And there’s nothing better than refreshing your spirit by kicking back with a Rio marg!


825 9th Street
Greeley, CO 80631

Main: 970-304-9292
Peter Osterfelt, General Manager


  • Sun - Mon: 11am - 9pm
  • Tues - Weds:  11am - 10pm
  • Thu - Sat:  11am - midnight
  • Happy Hour: Mon - Fri, 3 - 6p
  • Late Night Happy Hour: Thur, 9p - midnight
  • Brunch: Sat + Sun, 11a - 4p
  • CLOSED June 18th for The Rio Three-O Block Party in Fort Collins! JOIN US!  Click HERE for more details on our 30th Anniversary!


Contact the Manager on Duty


For reservations, please call the restaurant at 970-304-9292.


Don't have time to dine-in or pick up a to-go order? We've got you covered! Now offering convenient delivery via our partner OrderUp.


  • Happy Hour (Mon - Fri, 3-6p):  $1 off Classic Rio Margs, Big Tex Margs, Ricky’s.  $3 drafts, Tecate Cans, shots of Cuervo Cinge.  $1 off small plates menu.  $3 tacos.

  • Thursday Late Night Happy Hour (Thu, 9p - midnight):  $4 Classic Rio Margs.  $4 Half Quesadillas.  $2 Cuervo shots.

  • The Rio Gives Back - The Greeley Rio will donate 10% of sales each Monday to Sierra's Race Against Meningitis!  Join us every Monday starting May 2nd through June 13th.  After 30 years, we owe it to our community for our success!

  • Party like it's 1986 - The inception of the Rio started on June 15th, 1986, and we are having a THROWBACK PARTY! Join us on Wednesday, June 15th to Party like it's 1986.  Enjoy a throwback menu (with 1986 prices), and more!  Save the date and check back later for more info.

  • The Rio Three-O Block Party!  Join us on Saturday, June 18th at the Fort Collins Rio to celebrate our 30th birthday! All other Rio locations will be closed and celebrating in FoCo - Live Music, Memories, and Margs.  For more information, click HERE.

Private Parties:

The Greeley Rio’s Veracruz Room provides the perfect location for all your special occasions. And when you add in some seriously good Mexican food, fun, and margaritas, your event will definitely be one to remember. With room for up to 80 guests, the Veracruz Room is ideal for meetings, receptions, and a variety of other events. We can also accommodate parties larger than 80 guests upon special request.

For  information or to book a private event, please contact:

Peter Osterfelt

Jayro Villalobos

Main: 970-304-9292