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$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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1011 Desperado Trl, Sisters, OR 97759-9580
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

I wouldn't eat here again, but the food was palatable. It was just boring food. The restaurant had nothing to recommend it except that you could easily walk here from Five Pine Lodge. Neither my companion or I would dine here again.

Thank cbg52
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Very different, fresh, creative, every time I go the staff is very attentive so the drinks are huge made with fresh fruit. Chef Roberto created a fun and taste full menu. The patio is very pleasant with a beautiful fireplace.

Thank jeremy s
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94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

So good to have Mexican that isn't completely Americanized. Their salsa had a wonderful bounty of cilantro and the chips were a rich sweet corn base, served warm and crisp. Never having been here before, we both decided to roll the dice on a Buritto made with steak, and served in a fresh Tomalito sauce. OMG...delish! It comes with beans... More 

1 Thank Kevin T
Ellensburg, Washington
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We ate outside on the deck -- wonderful night and excellent food and service. Wonderful place to celebrate.

1 Thank Audrey D
Forest Grove, Oregon
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86 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

My husband and I decided to go here on our first night of vacation (Tuesday) after reading TripAdvisor.com. I've never heard of the place because it is located in the Five Pine Lodge & Conference Center area on the edge of Sisters. When we entered the restaurant the music is hopping but not a lot of customers. Well that's because... More 

Thank MJ_EBs007
Sisters, Oregon
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

Service poor, food realy good, margaritas good staff seemed disinterested in their Job Place was empty at lunch time bad sign lights out

Thank MaryAnne and Ja... M
Eugene, OR
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134 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

After a morning hike, we had a desire to have Mexican food. We stopped here because someones' ap said this was a good place to eat. We got there at 1:30 and the place was deserted. We were seated indoors. There were two young women who came in after us and were seated outdoors, but I worry about a place... More 

1 Thank ltorgy
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

I went to Rio with my family and they loved it. I ordered the mole which was really good. The owner was really nice. She checked up on us every 5 minutes. We were sitting outside were there is a fireplace and it looked awesome. The decor was really nice, the plates were amazing! The service was excellent. I'm definitely... More 

Thank Jessica V
Salem, Oregon
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

On a Saturday at lunch there was no one there. The bartender was all alone. We came in and then a big group came in. The poor gal had to really hustle. The margaritas were not good even though they were made with fresh fruit. The guacamole was delicious and so were our entrees. The decor was strange and the... More 

Thank HappyCouple38
Fulton, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

It was okay - not really up to our standards for Mexican food being from California. The margarita was great! The presentation was nice but both of our dishes were just okay. I did like their salsa. My husband said his chicken tasted like it had been microwaved. Our waitress was very friendly and helpful though which was nice and... More 

Thank Donnell H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 Desperado Trl, Sisters, OR 97759-9580
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Central Oregon  >  Sisters
  • Phone Number: 541-549-6118

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?