Enjoy complimentary fresh tortilla chips with house made salsa with Dine-In only. (Chips & Salsa sold separately for Carry-Out Orders)
Fried Appetizer Platter
$10Three of each: Buffalo wings, stuffed jalapeños, chicken strips and cheese sticks. With ranch for dipping.
Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños
$5Mild jalapeños stuffed with cheddar cheese, breaded and deep fried. Served with sour cream.
$9Grilled flour tortillas stuffed with cheese, green chiles, tomatoes, chives and your choice of spicy chicken or spicy beef. Served with salsa and guacamole on the side.Shrimp +$11
$7Fresh tortilla chips topped with spicy beef, HOT green sauce, melted cheese, lettuce and tomatoes.
$8.50Fresh tostadas topped with spicy beef or spicy chicken, queso, green onions, jalapeños, black olives, tomatoes, guacamole, and sour cream.
$11Grilled flour tortillas, sauteed shrimp, cheese, green chiles, tomatoes and green onions. Served with salsa and guacamole on the side.
Blue Corn Chicken Taquitos (3)
$5Seasoned chicken hand-rolled in blue corn tortillas served with salsa and guacamole.
Soups & Salads
Fat-Free Raspberry Vinaigrette ∙ Thousand Island ∙ Ranch ∙ Bleu Cheese ∙ Low-Cal Italian ∙ Honey Mustard ∙ Oil & Vinegar ∙ Pepper's House - Chipotle Ranch
Spicy BBQ Shrimp Salad
$10.50Sauteed garlic shrimp with roasted corn, onions and bell peppers tossed in BBQ sauce atop a bed of mixed greens and confetti tortilla strips. Topped with pico de gallo with ranch dressing.
Fajita chicken, grilled onions and bell peppers served on mixed greens with shredded jack and cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, salsa and guacamole surrounded by crisp tortilla strips.Chicken $9.50Steak $10.50Shrimp $11.50
Served with Dinner Salad or Homemade Soup, Chile Corn Bread or Rolls, and choice of Baked Potato, Southwest Veggies, Steamed Veggies, Fries, or Rice & Beans.
Add 3 Golden Fried Shrimp for $5
Prime Rib Special
Slow Roasted Prime Rib served with au jus.Regular Cut 8 oz. $16Large Cut 12 oz. $21Colossal Cut 16 oz. $26
Chopped Steak Au Poivre
$13Fresh 8 oz hamburger patty smothered with our creamy Cognac sauce with crushed peppercorns and fresh mushrooms.
Citrus Salsa Ribeye
$21Our hand-cut 12 oz choice ribeye basted and topped with our warm citrus salsa. Spicy jalapeño blends with sweet pineapple to create outrageous flavor.
Steak Au Poivre
Choice filet smothered with our creamy Cognac sauce with crushed peppercorns and fresh mushrooms.6 oz. $1912 oz. $28
Hand-cut aged ribeye, charbroiled to your liking.
(Larger cuts available upon request)Thick 12 oz. cut $19.50Ladies Petite 7 oz. cut $14
All Items below served with Dinner Salad or Homemade Soup, Chile Corn Bread or Rolls, and choice of Baked Potato, Southwest Veggies, Steamed Veggies, Fries, or Rice & Beans.
Add 3 Golden Fried Shrimp for $5
$13Tender seasoned catfish, green chiles, baby corn, wrapped in corn husk, charbroiled, and served with salsa.
Raspberry Chipotle Chicken
$10Charbroiled skinless chicken breast basted with homemade spicy Fat-Free raspberry chipotle sauce.
$12Charbroiled boneless skinless chicken breast topped with mild or HOT green sauce, green chile, green onions, and shredded cheese.
Baby Back Ribs
Mesquite smoked with traditional Roe Family mild BBQ sauce or Peppers spicy BBQ sauce. Served with dinner salad or homemade soup, chile corn bread or rolls, and choice of baked potato, southwest veggies, fries or rice & beans.Half Rack $14Full Rack $19Add 3 Golden Fried Shrimp for +$5
New Mexico BBQ Bowl
$9Choice of warm grilled chicken or fresh 8 oz burger patty, charbroiled to order with roasted corn medley, smothered with spicy BBQ sauce and served over Spanish-style rice. Topped with corn tortilla strips and pico de gallo. Served with a warm flour tortilla.
Rio Steak Bowl
$9Marinated steak strips with grilled mushrooms, onions and bell peppers. Topped with cheese and tortilla strips. Served over Spanish-style rice.
Add a Relleno to Any Fresh Mex Entrée $3.25
Chile Relleno Combinations
A beer-battered stuffed green chile smothered in HOT or mild green sauce & shredded cheese.
Served alongside... 7 oz. Ribeye Steak $1612 oz. Ribeye Steak $21Verde Chicken $13.50
Double Barrel Burrito
One beef and one chicken burrito smothered in mild green, HOT green or red enchilada sauce, topped with shredded cheese, lettuce and tomato.Served with rice and beans. $11.50Single Burrito $9
New Mexico-Style Enchiladas
$7.50Substitute Blue Corn Tortillas $0.75Steak $11.50Beef or Chicken $9
Cheese Stuffed Rellenos
$9Two beer battered rellenos topped with HOT or mild green sauce and served with rice, beans, cheese, lettuce, diced tomatoes and a flour tortilla.
Fresh Mex Platter
$10A rolled chicken enchilada, rolled beef enchilada, rolled cheese enchilada smothered in mild green, HOT green or red enchilada sauce, and a soft beef taco served with rice & beans.
Stuffed with choice of chicken, beef or garlic butter shrimp, Spanish-style rice, fresh pico degallo, roasted corn medley and shredded cheese. Deep-fried and topped with mild green, HOTgreen or red enchilada sauce. Served with beans, lettuce and tomato.Beef or Chicken $9.50Shrimp $11.50
Smothered Indian Fry Bread
$9Spicy beef and beans with your choice of red, mild green or HOT green sauce, cheese, sour cream, lettuce and tomato on top of tasty fried bread. Served with rice and beans.
A Southwest Favorite! Marinated steak, chicken or shrimp with grilled onions and bell peppers. Served with warm flour tortillas, shredded cheese, guacamole, pico de gallo, sour cream, lettuce, tomatoes, rice and beans.Steak and/or Chicken $12Shrimp $11Combination Steak, Chicken & Shrimp $14
Burgers & Sandwiches
All burgers are made with fresh 1/2 lb. seasoned all-beef patties, a charbroiled chicken breast or vegetarian garden burger.
Served with seasoned fries and garnished with lettuce, tomato, onion and pickle spear.
Low-Carb Option: No bun and a garden salad instead of fries. Substitute Gluten-Free Bread 50¢ per slice
$8.50Add Jack, Cheddar or Hot Pepper Cheese +$0.75add Jack, Cheddar Cheese Hot Pepper Cheese add Jack, Cheddar or Hot Pepper Cheese +$-3.25
$9.25Basted with a southwest tropical sauce and topped with jack cheese and warm citrus salsa.
Buffalo Chicken Fried Steak
$9Chicken fried steak doused in spicy buffalo sauce, topped with hot pepper cheese and served on a toasted french roll with a side of blue cheese, lettuce, tomato and red onions.
Fire-Roasted Green Chile Burger
$9.75Topped with monterey jack cheese and roasted chopped Chaves County-grown hot green chile. Served on a jalapeño bun with a side of our hot green chile sauce.
El Rio Trio Cheeseburger
$9.25Basted with a spicy chipotle, white wine, cilantro marinade and topped with a trio of hot pepper, cheddar and jack cheese.
$8.75No bun. Topped with queso sauce and green onions. Served with rice and beans, or fries and a flour tortilla.
$12A tender 7 oz. choice ribeye. Served on a toasted french roll with garlic mayo, lettuce, tomatoes and red onions.Add green chile and cheese +$1.25
Calling All Kids
(Kids 10 & Under, Seniors add $2)
Iced Tea or Soft Drink included with all kid's entrées. (Add Cherry to Any soft drink for $0.35 *Substitute Milk for $0.50)
Choose your side: French Fries, Carrot Sticks or Fruit (Add Side Salad $2)