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747 N. Val Vista Dr. #110,

Gilbert AZ 85234


(480) 539-4491

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Mexican Restaurant Serving Mesa * Family Owned and Operated



If you are looking for a Mexican restaurant in the Chandler or Mesa area that serves authentic Mexican food, look no further than Rio Rico Mexican Grill! We are located at E Guadalupe Road and N Val Vista Drive in Gilbert and it is worth the short drive from Chandler or Mesa.

Our Mexican restaurant was opened in 2005 by Maria and Juan Ruiz, and their son Mario. Our commitment then and still holds true today, is to provide our valued customers from Chandler, Mesa and throughout the East Valley with fresh, homemade authentic Mexican food.

We believe that Mexican food should be made and served fresh which provides a tastier and richer flavor for all of your favorite Mexican food dishes.

Mexican Food Favorites for Mesa and Chandler Customers


We continue to offer our Mesa, Chandler and other valued customers a casual environment where you can relax for lunch or dinner, or enjoy our outdoor covered patio for margaritas or desserts. The choice is yours, and with our extensive menu of authentic Mexican food, you will find plenty to choose from!

  • Soft drinks, domestic and Mexican beer, wine, margaritas and well drinks
  • Appetizers including nachos, guacamole dip, taquitos & quesadillas
  • Combination plates, house specialties and seafood entrees
  • Side orders and a la carte selections
  • Affordable kids’ meals – Mexican food as well as grilled cheese
  • Desserts, including traditional flan, deep fried ice cream, churros and sopapillas

Mexican Food Restaurant with Family-Friendly Atmosphere


Our Chandler and Mesa area guests continue to give our Mexican restaurant very positive reviews. It is comforting to know that our priorities for fresh authentic Mexican food, a family-friendly atmosphere, and a casual and comfortable environment have made a difference.

“Jaclyn M. - We have been looking for a great Mexican food restaurant for a while now, after months of driving by and living across the street, we decided to try Rio Rico, so glad we did because we LOVED it!! The service was quick and friendly, the food was delicious and taste like home made food. Very family friendly, we brought our 10 months old son and felt like family :) We will be going back, again and again!!”

“Kathy J. - The best Mexican food. We love the salads and their unique dressing. I would recommend them to anyone! The atmosphere and customer service are fantastic!”

The next time you are driving around Chandler, Mesa or Gilbert in search of a great Mexican restaurant, stop by Rio Rico Mexican Grill. You won’t be disappointed!