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Cafe Rio

Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
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2250 N University Pkwy Ste 816, Provo, UT 84604-1500
+1 801-375-5133
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10:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

As anyone who has visited Utah and been here, they are probably addicted by now. I have family come in from out of state and the first thing they want to do is go here. I absolutely love the Salads and Burritos. The meat is delicious. I prefer the shredded chicken, but most are obsessed with their sweet pork.

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Thank Nicole C
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I was at work and my homie didn't get to the point of the story so I told him to hurry or Horchata hell up. Good food a little pricey.

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Thank Grant I
Las Vegas, Nevada
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48 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We love Cafe Rio. We like that we will get the same quality food at this location as we do at the one in Las Vegas.

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Thank Jan B
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
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190 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Have been to this location as well as the one at the airport and it is ALWAYS great. The food is so fresh, and you can customize anything and everything... on a side note also love their fresh drinks like their mint lemonade... so much better than soda!!! Great friendly service as well...

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Thank Sean F
Mobile, Alabama
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

My daughter and I visited here after hearing a ton of rave reviews from friends about it being the best place ever. I guess maybe they hyped it up way too much because I was expecting more favorable food that would be making me wish for more, but that was not the case, and I've definitely had MUCH better Mexican.... More 

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Thank saibot0001
Provo, Utah
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Cafe Rio has a delicious menu of fresh Mexican food. All food is made to order as you go through the line. No frills, just excellent food. A local favorite place to eat!

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Thank Larraine N
Bakersfield, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

its like a burrito on steroids, I had a wet burrito with red sauce a my wife had shrimp tacos and loved that they were made with hand fresh tortillas awesome food. we will be back!

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Thank Grifffs
Provo, Utah
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I usually enjoy Cafe Rio but this one in particular was extremely busy and the customer service was not very good maybe it's because it's a college town I don't know but compared to other cafeterias this one is not on par I would recommend eating somewhere else as there are many options in the area

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Thank Jared H
Junction City, OR
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43 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great Mexican food. Lots of choices. Lines moved quickly. Staff friendly. Restaurant clean. Within walking distance of our hotel

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Thank Susieqnurse
Las Vegas, Nevada
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196 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Normally love Café Rio tonight was a disappointment the chips were greasy and limp my beans were cold the employees were inattentive and the restaurant was dirty they were out of caffeine free Diet Coke as well

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Thank Edward M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2250 N University Pkwy Ste 816, Provo, UT 84604-1500
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Provo
  • Phone Number: +1 801-375-5133

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