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USD 4 - USD 8
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South American, Mexican, Cafe
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Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
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Reviewed 1 November 2021

Found this little restaurant by accident and don't regret dining in. Great service, yummy food and good atmosphere. Close to the waterfront and playground. Right on the corner. Happily accommodate dining options

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 4 May 2021

Great location to sit and watch the autumn leaves fall whilst enjoying some churros or slice of cake washed down by a chili hot chocolate.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 12 March 2021 via mobile

Amazing service. Excellent food. So refreshing to have attentive, friendly service. Thank you very much!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 22 November 2020 via mobile

I have been totally new to South American food (a shame - I know) and I don’t know what I missed. In my Option this place is authentic, it seems it’s picked directly from somewhere in South America to Launceston. I was surround by Spanish...speaking guest (always a good sign!) and cactuses. The food was awesome, super fresh and tasty. I couldn’t have made a better choice to introduce myself to the world of Latin American food. Go and support this restaurant!More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 21 November 2020

What a find. Great food. Super service. Just a cool place to chill, eat & relax. Can't wait to go back. Our server knew exactly what to recommend and the food was terrific.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 26 May 2020 via mobile

Fantastic authentic food- family run- a taste of South America - super delicious cakes too Great location close to Gorge and park

Date of visit: May 2020
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TioRico, Owner at Tio Rico, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2020

Thank you for taking your time for the review. we really appreciate it and hope to see you soon, take care

Reviewed 24 January 2020 via mobile

Great variety of Latin American food and the best customer service!!! Every Friday night there’s a different speciality. Also, you can get dough to prepare arepas!!!

Date of visit: January 2020
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TioRico, Owner at Tio Rico, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2020
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Gracias Lorena

Reviewed 2 January 2020 via mobile

Call to see when paella will be ready, told 20 mins, arrive to no paella. Tried for over a month to get some. If owners cared about customers they would have what they advertise for sale. Not good business and blasé attitude. Won’t ever be...back. Lots of better places to spend my money and always can get what is advertised everywhere else we go.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 2 January 2020 via mobile

We’ve tried OVER a month to get Paella. Even called today “yes cooking now” Drive down - Not available!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 15 December 2019

a lovely surprise awaits you at this little cafe. Tio Rico specialise in Mexican and South American food but they focus mainly on breakfast and lunch. My sons and I had a delicious lunch of baked chicken burrito and chicken nachos. I like spice, it's...not added at cooking, however I had jalapenos added to my chicken nachos and also elected to try the hot spicy salsa on my nachos too. If you like spice, I recommend the hot spicy salsa, I suspect it's made in house, had a good kick and was delicious! My sons and I can hardly wait to go back for another lunch or maybe even dinner on a Friday night (apparently they open in the evening for just one night)More

Date of visit: December 2019
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TioRico, Owner at Tio Rico, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2020

Thank you Julia, very nice of you

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Tio Rico is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5