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Cafe Rio

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900 10th Ave. South., Great Falls, MT
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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My son and I go on little "date lunches" here and really enjoy it! He has fun watching them make everything and gets a free cheese crisp (he's 3), which he likes. I've been there at lunch time when there's a long line (goes fast) and the employees play games with the customers, which just sends a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

My son and I go on little "date lunches" here and really enjoy it! He has fun watching them make everything and gets a free cheese crisp (he's 3), which he likes. I've been there at lunch time when there's a long line (goes fast) and the employees play games with the customers, which just sends a good vibe through... More 

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Moorhead
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

I highly recommend that you dine here. This place makes the fresh tortillas right in front of you. All of the food was extremely fresh and tasty. The staff where very fast and friendly. The atmosphere was not your normal restaurant at all and was unique and clean. This is a place I would frequent if I lived here. This... More 

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Calgary Ab
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Café Rio is the reason why we decide to drive 5 hours to Great Falls. Amazing food as always! Clean and nice atmosphere.

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Great Falls, Montana
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I love the freshness of the ingredients, and the positive attitude from the employees. They have the best chips and queso, and I always have the steak tacos. My only complaint is they have been out of the mint limeade the last 2 times we visited, and that's one of the main reasons I go.

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Great Falls, Montana
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Cafe Rio is a nice fast casual dining experience in Great Falls, MT. The tortillas are made fresh you can wach the folks make them as you stand in line waiting to order. They even give dough balls to the kids that are in line. The food is consistantly good, made fresh and to your order. The staff is friendly,... More 

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I stopped by to get a meal and I was met at the door by a lady that said they were closed. I looked at my phone and it said they had 40 mins before they were supposed to be closed... Not cool skipping out early.

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Lethbridge, Canada
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97 reviews 97 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I had heard great things about this restaurant. Well, WOW.. It is set up as a quick serve as the cook adds what you want. They cook the tortillas fresh as they are needed. It was hard to decide what to have. I tried the baked chicken burrito. Just super. You can make it as spicy as you want. Great... More 

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Helena, Montana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Recently had lunch at Cafe Rio based on the fact that it was rated number 6 on Trip Advisor. It wasn't what I expected, fast food order from a line like a Subway. The food was ok, but not what I was looking for.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Not much can beat the great tasting food of Cafe Rio! This food is so good the employees are so nice and the atmosphere is really great! You cannot go wrong by visiting Cafe Rio

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Cardston, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This was a good choice for lunch the portion for a salad was filling!! nice Mexican feel to the place !! Only complaint was some of the the staff were not that friendly this might make not want to return!!! customer service is really important to success of a restaurant!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 900 10th Ave. South., Great Falls, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Great Falls

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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