Rio Grande Grill

417 W Van Buren Ave.
Harlingen, TX 78550

Phone: (956) 423-1817
Hours: Tues-Thur 11-3, F 11-3 & 7-10, Sat 11-3
Facebook: www.facebook.com/GRILLrio

Opened 2013 under current ownership
Pitmaster Daniel Wright
Method Mesquite in an offset smoker

TMBBQ Rating: 4.0

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Cheeseburger and a few tamales allies tiring brisket all delicious
doug_wallace @ Longoria’s BBQ, 2014-09-29 17:28:33
Outstanding ribs sausage and brisket
Todd David @ La Barbecue, 2014-09-28 23:12:16
Ribs are the bomb today
Todd David @ John Mueller Meat Co., 2014-09-28 16:30:35
Smoker is dialed in and the brisket is awesome!
James Welsh @ Back Forty Smokehouse, 2014-09-28 01:24:14
Loaded potato love there sausage good folks
doug_wallace @ Fred’s Bar-B-Q, 2014-09-27 03:58:53
My favorite place to stop coming into and leaving Austin. Had the pork chop; perfectly done and moist. Big enough to feed 2 people. Added some fatty brisket and jalapeño sausage; every bite was heavenly. Usually get their potato salad (one of the best in Texas) but opted for jalapeño Mac n Cheese and was not disappointed. Cooper's is arguably the best Q outside of Austin metroplex.
Rahul Yaratha @ Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que, 2014-09-26 16:21:02
Sausage sandwich and a bolo sandwich both outstanding !
doug_wallace @ Longoria’s BBQ, 2014-09-25 22:59:20
Sausage sandwich and a bolo sandwich both outstanding !
doug_wallace @ Longoria’s BBQ, 2014-09-25 22:59:20
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December 23, 2013

For a small joint, there are plenty of cooks in this kitchen. Daniel Wright is the pitmaster, his wife Stefania Trimboli-Wright is the chef, her sous chef is Roque Luis Peña, and they even have a pastry chef – Drew Mann. They all have their specialty, but as a group they’ve pumped some energy back into the Rio Grande Grill. They took over from a previous owner back in January of this year and quickly made…