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Rio's Brazilian Cafe - CLOSED

408 N Pleasant Valley Rd, Austin, TX 78702-4839
+1 512-828-6617
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
14 Sep 2014
“An Austin MUST!!”
3 Aug 2014
“Surprisingly good at a great price”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Brazilian, Cafe, South American
408 N Pleasant Valley Rd, Austin, TX 78702-4839
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Reviewed 15 September 2014

I have been here twice the past month and both experiences were unique and one of a kind! The environment and food bring Brazil to you. This is the kind of place for adventuresome people that enjoy diving into culture and taking a moment to...More

Thank NPhelpsie
Reviewed 3 August 2014

We found this completely by accident. Juan In A Million was packed so we needed something close by and quick. Don't let the outside fool you, they really do a great job. The food was authentic and an outstanding value for the price. The Estrogonofe...More

Thank StealAway71
Reviewed 31 July 2014

I am from Brasil, and was looking forward for some brasilian treats. The place itself looks a bit run-down, and the neighborhood does not really help... The pão de queijo and the yucca fries were pretty good, but some plates shown on the online menu...More

Thank MartinRud
Reviewed 15 July 2014

We visited Brio's with another couple last Friday and everything was delightful!! We were looking for a light snack so ordered two sampling platters... one vegetarian and one beef (un puoco de todo) delicious pastries with beef and sweet potato and two wonderful sauces which...More

Thank livingood
Reviewed 13 February 2014

When we pulled up to this place we were skeptical because it was surrounded by deserted buildings and not the best neighborhood. It was painted all funky and even had a drive through. We had a $50 gift certificate and wondered how it could be...More

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 12 January 2014 via mobile

This was one of the three worst meals of my life. The facility itself is dirty beyond description and the staff has BO. I am not kidding. I had the milanesa and it was a soggy flavorless mess, but also badly burned. My wife, who...More

2  Thank Jim B
Reviewed 27 December 2013

The daughter of a friend recommended this restaurant for dinner on December 7, 2013. We bought our own rum and our waitress mixed us a great round of lime-based drinks that finished off the rum. Two in our party needed gluten-free meals and they were...More

Thank CaptainSPI
Reviewed 27 December 2013 via mobile

I liked the coffee and savory pastries and yucca fries. My Brazilian daughter in law tried to advise me on what I could order that was authentically Brazilian.

Thank ponyscenery
Reviewed 11 August 2013

Just tried this place for the first time & they really wowed us! The flavors are SO fresh - you can taste the freshness in every bite. The Pao de Queso (cheese bread) is amazing - have never seen it in different flavors before -...More

Thank AustinTikiGirl
Reviewed 19 June 2013

Went to Rio's Brazilian Cafe with a vegetarian visitor from India and folks from work. There was a good Brazilian dark beer. Our vegetarian friend found plenty of good food to eat. The courtyard outside was pleasant; they even welcomed people to bring their dogs....More

Thank jbdavis99
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Restaurant Details

Brazilian, Cafe, South American
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 408 N Pleasant Valley Rd, Austin, TX 78702-4839
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Austin
  • Phone Number: +1 512-828-6617
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