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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Really good brisket and ribs. Very crowded at lunch, so come early.
Jeffrey Parker @ Miller’s Smokehouse, 2015-09-04 17:21:37
Had the three meat combo brisket bolo and sausage all were good not very big portions for 16.89 but was generally pleased with everything
douglas78@aol.com @ Texas Pit BBQ, 2015-09-04 01:20:56
Good brisket, sausage was ok
David Monasmith @ Inman's Ranch House Bar-B-Que, 2015-09-03 23:48:02
Glad they finally got the "TM" besid their name! Very well deserved . Brisket is outstanding!
kyle craven @ The Slow Bone Barbeque, 2015-09-03 17:18:19
Glad they finally got the "TM" besid their name! Very well deserved . Brisket is outstanding!
kyle craven @ The Slow Bone Barbeque, 2015-09-03 17:18:18
I do enjoy this place. Too late for rib.
Ted hindes @ Opie’s Barbecue, 2015-09-02 18:59:07
Brisket, & Sausage Plate not to bad. Got in and out in a reasonable time.
Larry Simpson @ Donn’s BBQ, 2015-09-02 17:21:56
Beef ribs are way to go! Sliced brisket was great... Maybe a little over seasoned for my liking. BBQ sauce is no good. Stay away from chopped beef
kyle craven @ Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que, 2015-09-02 16:36:20
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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…