Legendary Rio Grande margs -- only three to a customer.
Legendary Rio Grande margs -- only three to a customer.
Mark Manger

Reader: I Can't Even Drink One Rio Grande Marg -- Three at Frisco's Altitude?

The homegrown Rio Grande chain just opened its first new location in almost ten years up in Summit County, at 182 Lusher Court in Frisco. It's the perfect spot to stop after a leaf-peeping excursion this weekend. Because the gold in the hills isn't just those aspen turning colors: There's also plenty of Cuervo Gold in the Rio's margs -- so much, in fact, that the restaurant has a three-drink limit.

See also: Rio Grande Rolls Out New Tequila Drinks -- but the Secret Three-Limit Marg Remains a Fave

The Rio Grande in Frisco is now open.
The Rio Grande in Frisco is now open.

And that should be more than enough in Frisco. Says Shari:

I can't even do one in Fort Collins! Three Rio Grande margaritas at that altitude? Holy schnockered cow.

Have you had a Rio marg? Have you had three in one sitting? What do you think of those drinks? And what's your favorite margarita in metro Denver?


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