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Welcome to Rio Azul Mexican Bar & Grill, the Best of Mexico in the heart of Palm Springs. Chef Ernesto's family-Inspired award winning authentic Mexican cuisine is handcrafted with the best ingredients and served in a vibrant space to enhance your dining experience. You'll be charmed by the colorful and deliciously vibrant atmosphere and wowed by the culinary creation of Chef Ernesto's cuisine. It is a magical combination of delicious fresh and flavorful ingredients with a philosophy of slow food preparation where everything is made to order. As a result you have a dining experience that excites and delights your senses. The place to be for Mexican food where food speaks to your palate. Voted “Best Mexican Restaurant and Best Margarita by Palm Springs Life Readers!

Desert Divas Drag Brunch, hosted by Vanity Halston every Sunday…..longest running Drag Brunch in the desert. Hosted by Vanity Halston, doors open at 11 AM, show at Noon.

Beginning July 10th the restaurant will be closed Monday & Tuesday through September. Open Monday - Thursday 5-9 PM; Friday-Saturday 11 AM - 10 PM; Sundays 11 AM - 9 PM. (they serve lunch Friday – Sunday) Rio Azul Mexican Bar and Grill offers Happy Hour Monday - Thursday 5 - 7 PM | Friday - Sunday 2-6 PM.

We take reservations by calling the restaurant or on Open Table through our website.