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Cafe Rio

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Fast food
2250 N University Pkwy Ste 816, Provo, UT 84604-1500
+1 801-375-5133
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“pork salad” (7 reviews)
“tortillas” (9 reviews)
“burrito” (22 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2250 N University Pkwy Ste 816, Provo, UT 84604-1500
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

I enjoy most food at the Rio. I had the tamales which were the Thursday special. I was a little disappointed. They were a bit sweeter than I'm used to. The green chile sauce was good however. With the rice and beans, it's really more...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My wife and I made a stop here during our road trip, and we have always had good experiences with the Cafe Rio Franchise...but this restaurant was filthy! The majority of the tables were dirty, there was a pretty long line and half of all...More

Thank BpARJ
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I went on a Sunday because Cafe Rio is one of the few places open then. There was a crowd, but not a gigantic one. But the service was awful and the prep line was filthy. Servers were slopping ingredients onto the plates they were...More

Thank James F
Reviewed 4 July 2017

I think there is a secret sauce in the shredded pork burrito. Some say it is coca cola. No matter what it is, this place is terrific!

Thank reidarobison
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This place is always good! Fresh ingredients fresh tortillas and just darn good. We come here time a d again.

Thank Danny L
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Ok so being a Texan it is hard to find good Mexican food anywhere else in America. My exception is Cafe Rio! This place is the bomb. My only gripe is they keep expanding but nothing in San Antonio Texas! So here I am officially...More

Thank CocoKim
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We ate here twice at the recommendation of our children who attend a local college in Provo, Utah. This place is very popular. There were long lines. However, the food was wonderful and freshly prepared while you wait in line. There was also a good...More

Thank Craig P
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Cafe Rio has delicious food. The food is fresh and the service is good. The pork enchilada-style burritos and the key lime pie are a must.

Thank teeterst
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

After waiting 30+ minutes in line for a pork salad we got to the front to order and they rudely told us they were out of all of the pork. When I asked if there would be any more that night he said it wasn't...More

Thank Laney W
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Daughter took me here because everyone says its a must have. The food was fresh and tasty but the staff was rude. She told me they were out of the sweet pork when in reality she didn't want to walk to get it. Finally, she...More

Thank ContessaSC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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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