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Cafe Rio

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Fast food
1205 W Highway 40, Vernal, UT 84078-2981
+1 435-781-8100
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“burrito” (20 reviews)
“pork” (9 reviews)
“salad” (17 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
$$ - $$$
1205 W Highway 40, Vernal, UT 84078-2981
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11 - 20 of 138 reviews

Reviewed 16 May 2017

I would not eat there ever again. Cold atmosphere. Staff seemed bored. Didn't use corn tortillas. The meat was not flavorful. The price was ok but again the two tacos I had were a disappointment.

Thank cybersue2017
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We eat here every time we come to Vernal.we love the food and the staff is very friendly. This time though the place was a mess. All the tables and chairs were caked with food and garbage and the floors were disgusting.

2  Thank brandikjo
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This is the first time I have ever had a bad meal from a cafe rio. Maybe they were having an off night? I overheard another customer complaining while we were there. The meat on my salad was weird. It seemed like they had two...More

Thank lindsb79
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I have eaten at several Cafe Rio's and the food is quality but not true Mexican food. It was perfect for a quick bite and was across the street from the hotel. Overall, the food is good; especially the tres leches!

Thank oconnortslc
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We were disappointed with this restaurant. The food was not good. Some of the employees were not friendly. I would not eat here again.

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Love the food here. The pork burrito is the best. I also enjoy the shrimp taco's. Always busy but pretty fast service.

Thank zbestbiker
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

This is a must stop for us when we are in town. Try the chicken tortilla soup or a salad! We always get the chips and salsa for our family get together's. Always service with a smile and very friendly. Personally we have never had...More

Thank Trevor H
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Went on a nice date. My wife wanted to eat at Cafe Rio. We both really enjoy anything they have with the Pork meat. Always leave with a full belly and enjoy the atmosphere in the place.

Thank Christopher P
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Cafe Rio gets a lot of hype and a lot of love from people. It really is just a bland boring place. Staff was pretty rude and had to beg for more guacamole for my vege burrito. Price was too high for the product.

Thank Rebecca Stiles C
Reviewed 14 October 2016

The food was great, the service was fast and the stagg was very friendly which was a nice change of pace for dining out!

Thank SaRene B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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: 1205 W Highway 40, Vernal, UT 84078-2981
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Vernal
  • Phone Number: +1 435-781-8100
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