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Cafe Rio

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Fast food
139 N State St, Orem, UT 84057-5509
+1 801-822-5700
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“tostada” (5 reviews)
“pork” (8 reviews)
“tortillas” (6 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
$$ - $$$
139 N State St, Orem, UT 84057-5509
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've had a lot of authentic Mexican food. Cooked by native Hispanics in their homes. This is not authentic Mexican food, but it is excellent "Tex-Mex".

Thank 406timothyr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always enjoy walking into Cafe Rio. We just ordered a gift card but the staff was courteous and helpful. Glad to have this restaurant so close.

Thank Ron B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We have eaten at this Cafe Rio location over 30 times spanning the past 5 years. We've come to expect the same great food, service, cleanliness, and pricing, without a long wait..... and have never been disappointed. Simply put, they do it right - and...More

Thank Curtis T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Truly FRESH fast food--everything (including the tortillas) is made right in front of you! I don't know that it's particularly authentic, but CAFE RIO is exceptionally *delicious.* Every time my parents come out to visit, we make sure we grab lunch here. It's become a...More

Thank Jonathan R
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Cafe Rio has always been one of my favorites but, my last couple visits have been disappointing. The food is decent, drink stand is a mess, and they are always running low on Horchata and Specialty Lemonades. The tables and seating area were also very...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Always good food and large portions. This time in we had Yolanda's Tamales, which included two sweet pork barbacoa with shredded cheese, sauce, rice, beans, romaine lettuce and Pico de Gallo - plus a drink. It's so much I have to share it with my...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We have eaten at Cafe Rio in multiple locations and always love the good food, yummy. This experience was no different, great food. We did have a very large order to fill and we found one order missing when we got home. Our fault for...More

Thank Kurt C
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We eat here frequently. The place seems to be making some improvements over the last few times we visited, when the staff was rather inconsiderate and the food wasn't up to its normal delicious standards. We ordered the sweet pork burritos, enchilada style, with black...More

Thank MakeMineMocha
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

From out of town, and always eat here every time we visit. Food is amazing and always consistent. Lines are always long, place a cult like following that I don't quite understand.

Thank Vance V
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I'm a chipotle fan, but I have to say the steak salad was huge and the items on it were tasty. I only ate half and saved the other half for later. The seasoning on the steak wasn't my favorite and the price on the...More

Thank sutrotower
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 15
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 N State St, Orem, UT 84057-5509
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Orem
  • Phone Number: +1 801-822-5700
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