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Cafe Rio

Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Spanish
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1939 E Baseline Rd Ste 105, Gilbert, AZ 85233-1548
+1 480-751-2000
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Mesa, Arizona
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went with my husband, sister and brother-in-law and the food was just okay. My husband and sister had the tostada, I had the sweet pork tamale and my brother-in-law had the burrito. My tamale had way to much dough and little pork. My husband, sister and brother-in-law said their food was okay but probably would not go back.

Thank Princessdjwm
Mesa, Arizona
Level Contributor
260 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food. Lousy service. Did an online order to save time and I finally received my food an hour after the pick-up time. The best they could so was say "Oh, Sorry!"

Thank Wayne S
Mesa, Arizona
Level Contributor
13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick service and great fresh food. The burrito bowl was so good. My husband had the grilled chicken salad and said it was really good. I didn't care for their quacamole and their salsa was too spicy for me although my husband liked it.

Thank Caazsherry
Mesa, Arizona
Level Contributor
89 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

I like the burrito bowl and of course with a tortilla on the side. They make their own tortillas onsite so you won't be sorry. The only down fall is I wish they'd give you more guacamole as Chipotle does. They do charge extra, but only give a spoon full.

Thank Dng85
Prince George, Canada
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50 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Really enjoyed the food here, and the service was fantastic! The staff was very willing to answer questions regarding the food, and didn't make me feel stupid for not knowing what things were. Everything tasted wonderful, fresh and well prepared. Highly recommended!

Thank judyupnorth
Alberta, Canada
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271 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for our first ever visit during lunch time and although busy it was very quick for service. The first thing to notice is the freshly made tortillas. Then it was choiced, nice to see the freshness of everything and the fact that it hadn't been held to death in some steam table. Everything was very tasty and... More 

Thank BagelAlberta_Canada
Beaverton, Oregon
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172 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

I have loved Cafe Rio since it opened in Utah and this location did not let me down. If you haven't ever tried Cafe Rio you should! If you already love it this is a good AZ location to visit. Warning - If you are used to using the punch card to get free meals be aware that these don't... More 

Thank slashby
1 review
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Two days ago I ordered a burrito. However, the tortilla was so soggy I emptied the contents. Food inside was good, but I didn't order a burrito without a tortilla. Tonight I ordered three different kinds of tacos. Yet again, the tortillas are all soggy and gross. Same, the contents inside were good, but I didn't order a tacos without... More 

Thank Obey L
Level Contributor
234 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Not only is that like the most yum delish choice you can make here, they have fresh horchata to drink, and they also give free kids cheese quesadillas to all who ask. Converting from stamp to app reward program soon. 10-12 stamps gets free plate.

Thank dr. joe g
Mesa, Arizona
Level Contributor
87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

I had a coupon, so my husband and I decided to stop and see if what we had heard about Cafe Rio, was true. Oh Boy! Was it ever! While the line was long, it moved quickly and soon we were enjoying our Lunch. It was super.

Thank GrammaJo I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1939 E Baseline Rd Ste 105, Gilbert, AZ 85233-1548
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Gilbert
  • Phone Number: +1 480-751-2000

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?