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Riviera Restaurant

) #473 of 1,313 Restaurants in El Paso $$ - $$$ Mexican
5218 Doniphan Dr, El Paso, TX 79932-1574
+1 915-584-1542
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible19%
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5218 Doniphan Dr, El Paso, TX 79932-1574
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Reviewed yesterday 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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 10 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 17 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
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Mexican food consistently good. Great salsa, green chile&cheese souce. I loved friendly and good service :)

Thank kivircikgurme
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this restaurant since I was a child and it was a little "hole in the wall". I live in Denver now and go whenever I get back to El Paso. This last visit the food was so so and the...More

Thank Hachitaeqs
Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Waiter forgot appetizer for water and forgot coffee food was OK but not the best don't recommend this restraunt to anyone manager made excuses for waiters horrible service

Thank Jack A
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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
Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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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