About El Rio Mexican Restaurant

You can find El Rio Restaurant and Cantina nestled in a quaint little town called Copperhill, Tennessee. El Rio is different from many others restaurants in the area by the distinctive dining spaces. They serve top-quality, healthy Mexican food, their creativity with three favorite flavors; sweet, sour, & spicy, ensures a delicious savory "a fiesta for your mouth." dish every time.

The menu items come from old family recipes, ranging from traditional enchiladas, nachos, and burritos to more rare exquisite dishes like, Pollo Loco, Chicken Palapa, Lomo De Puerco, and Steak Ranchero. Make sure you save room for dessert! El Rio offers fantastic traditional flan with cajeta (Mexican caramel).Sopapilla Is a flour tortilla, deep fried, topped with honey butter & cinnamon served with ice cream just to mention a few.

People stop in by the thousands via Copperhills Scenic Railways during the season and must love our food because we seem to see the same familiar faces each year.