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Cafe Rio

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Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
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1205 W Highway 40, Vernal, UT 84078-2981
+1 435-781-8100
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10:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank Christopher P
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4 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Rebecca Stiles C
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank SaRene B
Boulder, CO, USA
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99 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This was my first experience at a Cafe Rio, and I was very impressed. The food was very fresh (especially the nice hot tortillas), and the pricing is reasonable.

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Thank 3dvizwiz
Layton, Utah
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295 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

We came here with family who live in the area. I was happy that we didn't have a problem with service like on our previous visit. They were rolling out the new Green Chili Pork and they gave us a sample. It was good, but I still prefer the sweet. The dining room could have been better serviced and they... More 

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Thank Go2theZoo
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We were looking for some fresh Mex, like a Chipotle, after weeks of travel eating pizza, burgers and pasta, when we found this place. The menu was extensive and confounded us at first (waaaay bigger than Chipotle's); the kitchen was messy and chaotic; the main cook who asked all the questions was practically indecipherable; they were out of salmon; but... More 

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Thank zenasbee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Staff really work at keeping the lines down - they offered suggestions for meal combinations and were adaptable for children's food.

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Thank Darryl H
Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Quick and fresh with full flavors. A bit loud but otherwise enjoyable. Loved the pulled pork with mild sauce.

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Thank Nancy K
Murray, Utah
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108 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This property meets or exceeds the standard of the Cafe Rio brand. Larger than most Cafe Rio's seating areas the quality of the food is excellent.

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Thank KJBarnes0826
Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Consistently delicious food, lots of menu and topping options. Friendly and helpful staff. The fancier drink options (like the lemonades abs juices) were empty and staff did not refill since it was a Sunday evening. That's my only complaint, otherwise I would've given a higher rating.

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Thank Jennifer A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?