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Compadres Rio Grille

) #76 of 214 Restaurants in Napa $$ - $$$ Mexican, ,
505 Lincoln Ave, Napa, CA 94558-3610
+1 707-253-1111
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“tacos” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
505 Lincoln Ave, Napa, CA 94558-3610
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just picked this place while riding by looking to eat for dinner. Meals were plenty of food. Wife had beef tacos and I had a chicken burrito each plate had mexican rice and salad. Prices are comparable to what i pay in Saint Augustine. Food...More

Thank Bill G
WongRamirez, Owner at Compadres Rio Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice review. I hope that the next time you are in you will try some of our specialty/original items, which I think are very special! I hope that you enjoyed your stay in The Valley.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Don't waste your $'s, I had lunch today, I wanted a salad, server suggested a Caesar salad, I received a large salad that had no resemblance to a Caesar, lots of lettuce, a spicy dressing, some white shreds that in a previous life might have...More

Thank Jerroldw1
WongRamirez, Owner at Compadres Rio Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your recent visit to Compadres Rio Grille. I am very sorry that you did not enjoy your food and beverage experience, but I wish that you had asked for a manager so that we would have had a chance to make things right....More

Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We have been enjoying Compadres for years...good Margaritas...river patio...reggae music...but today noticed a hefty raise in prices since our last visit and the good food quality just doesn't match the high prices...for the same prices there are better options...

Thank Matt R. D
Reviewed 30 June 2017

WE have been dining for over 15 years at this wonderful place. Our last visit was a beautiful evening along the Napa River under the oak trees on their porch. Although very crowded, we were supplied with drinks and chips while we waited! The menu...More

Thank Travel_bug0707
WongRamirez, Owner at Compadres Rio Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2017

Thank you for your very excellent review of Compadres, and for over 15 years of dining with us. If you are looking for vegetarian, we do have a Vegetarian Tostada - black beans between two baked flour tortillas topped with our Mexican salad mix and...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to go for margaritas, a seat along the river and a casual meal with friends. The food is OK - just nothing special or out of the ordinary. Tried the shrimp this time and it was good. Service is geared to being quick...More

Thank JeevesBertie
WongRamirez, Owner at Compadres Rio Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Thank you for stopping by Compadres. We think that our On-The-River location makes us the most unique dining and partying location in The Valley. I am curious, what would make our food "special or out of the ordinary"? I really have not seen most of...More

Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Location was convenient as I was staying across the street at the riverpointe napa valley. You get a 10% discount on your check during lunch. The restaurant itself is very nice and has outdoor seating but the food is a little lacking. The portions were...More

Thank zed100at
WongRamirez, Owner at Compadres Rio Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2017

Thank you for your recent visit. I am sorry to hear that our salsa was not to your liking, but it is a recipe that we have used for over 40 years. By the amount of usage, I think that most guests really enjoy. I...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

The food was very good. The salsa had a unique flavor that was very good. I liked the combination of cheese enchiladas and chille rellenos were good unique flavor so. Well worth visitingMore

Thank Pete B
WongRamirez, Owner at Compadres Rio Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2017

Hola, Pete: Thank you for the very nice review. Our food does have a unique flavor...glad that you picked up on that. That is why we have so many very loyal locals guests who are here daily or several times a week - it is...More

Reviewed 6 April 2017

Food and service is excellent. Portions of food is huge and good value for money. The place has a nice interior and seating inside and outside. Very popular with locals. Kid friendly place. Carnitas and fajitas is what I ordered. Worth the visit when you...More

Thank habibtiliz
WongRamirez, Owner at Compadres Rio Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Thank you for your 5-Star rating of Compadres Rio Grille in Napa. We hope that you had a wondserful stay in The Valley, and that you will visit again us again when you are in the area. Those outside patios are particularly great when the...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

My husband and I had lunch and drinks at Compadres since it was conveniently located across the street from where we were staying. I had some excellent chicken tortilla soup, and my husband had a vegetarian tostada that he loved. Nice place with a patio...More

Thank pdsmitten
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Good portions, fast service. Tasty margaritas and a couple of beers on tap made for a good meal. The flavors in all the dishes were pretty god. Salads are huge good for sharing.

Thank buch20142014
WongRamirez, Owner at Compadres Rio Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2017

Thank you for your review of Compadres Rio Grille...your comments are right on! We hope to see you again when you are in the area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 26
Mexican, Southwestern, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 505 Lincoln Ave, Napa, CA 94558-3610
    (Silverado Trail and Soscol)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Napa Valley  >  Napa
  • Phone Number: +1 707-253-1111
  • E-mail
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