BUFFET MENUS

The Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant is the exclusive caterer for events in the Agave Room. We are a full-service facility featuring fresh and delicious Tex-Mex cuisine, along with a complete bar service, together with total event planning and execution. Our staff boasts many years in the catering and special event industry and share immense talent and experience.

Catering services are designed to fit all tastes and budgets.  From hors d’oeuvres to a hearty meal, the same attention to detail is given to flavor, temperature, texture and presentation.

 

Buffet packages include chips & salsa, iced tea.  Per person pricing does not include alcoholic beverages, tax, or 20% gratuity.

Food & beverage minimums apply.

Children under ten ~ $10 off buffet prices
Children under three are free

Please let us know of any vegetarian, gluten free or other dietary needs and we will  provide detailed information on options.

FAJITA BUFFET

$28 per person

INCLUDES: Grilled marinated skirt steak* and grilled chicken

ALSO SERVED WITH:  cheese & onion enchiladas, grilled peppers & onions, black beans, Spanish rice, guacamole, sour cream, jack & cheddar, pico de gallo, selection of salsas, house-made flour tortillas (corn tortillas upon request)

ADDITIONS:  Portabella & squash, featured fajita combos (ask manager for current offerings)  $3 per addition

Add:
guacamole  +$4 per person
chile con queso  +$3 per person
Rio salad  +$3 per person
caesar salad  +$3 per person
empanadas +$4 per person
quesadillas  +$4
 per person

BURRITO BAR

$21 per person

CHOOSE TWO:  Seasoned grilled steak*, cilantro-lime grilled chicken, or beer-braised carnitas

CHOOSE TWO SMOTHERING SAUCES:  green chile, spicy green chile, veggie green chile (V), mild ranchero (V), tomatillo (V)

ALSO SERVED WITH:  black beans, Spanish rice, sour cream, jack & cheddar, lettuce, tomato, house-made flour tortillas (corn tortillas upon request).

Add:
guacamole +$4 per person
chile con queso  +$3 per person
Rio salad  +$3 per person
caesar salad  +$3 per person
empanadas +$4 per person
quesadillas  +$4
 per person

ENHANCEMENTS

The following items are available to add to your selected buffet package, with per person pricing.

~ ENCHILADAS:
         Crab & Shrimp  6
         Chicken, Spinach, or
         Cheese & Onion 
4

~ SHRIMP SAUTÉ   6

~ GUACAMOLE  4

~ CHILE CON QUESO  3

~ RIO HOUSE or CAESAR SALAD*  3

~ SOUP (choice of green chile, tortilla, or black bean)  3

~ JALAPEÑO CAPS  2

~ QUESADILLAS    4

APPETIZER BAR

Chips, salsa, pico de gallo, sour cream included

HEAVY APPS
choose five – $21.50 per person

MEDIUM APPS
choose four – $19.50 per person

LIGHT APPS
choose three – $16.50 per person

GUACAMOLE

CHILE CON QUESO

SALSA TRIO (choice of 3)
        Smoky tomatillo salsa,
        Atómica salsa,
        Avocado salsa, 
        Classic green, 
        Salsa morita

JALAPEÑO CAPS

COMBO QUESADILLAS
       Steak*, chicken, and veggie

VEGGIE PLATTER W/
        POBLANO RANCH

RIO HOUSE SALAD
        Mixed greens, avocado,
        grape tomatoes, carrots,
        pepitas, cotija, tortilla strips

CAESAR SALAD
        Avocado, pickled onion,
        grape tomatoes, cotija

BUILD YOUR OWN STREET TACO
        CHOOSE ONE PROTEIN: 
        Carne asada*, chicken mole,
        beer-braised carnitas, or
        baja fish

SHRIMP DIABLA   +4
        Chilled peel-and-eat
        wild-caught shrimp,
        chile de árbol dipping
        sauce

    DRINK PACKAGES

    Per person pricing for open bar at level indicated.  Draft & wine offerings subject to seasonal change.

    PREMIUM BAR   32
    Our classic Rio Marg, Big Tex, plus a choice of the Rio’s signature margaritas, beer & wine

    CALL BAR   27
    Our classic Rio Marg, Big Tex, beer & wine

    CONSUMPTION BAR
    Pay for the drinks you and your guests order.  You may open it for the night, or cap it at your preferred amount.

    CASH BAR
    All guests are responsible for their own tab.

    TICKETS
    You decide how many drinks you want to host & the level of beer/wine/spirits to offer.

    DESSERT

    SOPAPILLAS  3
    house-made sopapillas w/ cinnamon & sugar, served w/ agave nectar & honey

    COCONUT FLAN  3
    rich custard dessert w/ caramel

    CHURROS  3
    served with two dipping sauces: Mexican chocolate and dulce de leche whipped cream

    The Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant is the exclusive caterer for events in the Agave Room. We are a full-service facility featuring fresh and delicious Tex-Mex cuisine, along with a complete bar service, together with total event planning and execution. Our staff boasts many years in the catering and special event industry and share immense talent and experience.

    Catering services are designed to fit all tastes and budgets.  From hors d’oeuvres to a hearty meal, the same attention to detail is given to flavor, temperature, texture and presentation.

    Buffet packages include chips & Rio classic salsa, iced tea. 
    Per person pricing does not include alcoholic beverages, tax, or 20% gratuity.

    Food & beverage minimums apply.

    Children five to twelve, half price.
    Children under five are free.

    Please let us know of any vegetarian, gluten free or other dietary needs and we will  provide detailed information on options.

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