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All 48 Vernal Restaurants

Cafe Rio

1205 West Highway 40, Vernal, UT
435-781-8100
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English first
Albuquerque, New Mexico, Usa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

After traveling about 300 miles and being a little tired, we were looking for a nice sit-down restaurant that might not be too expensive. We were not familiar with the Cafe Rio concept and were dismayed when we walked in and found that we needed to stand in line and converse with the staff about our food choices. We also... More

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Better than Chipotle with a wider choices, good fresh food and sauces. It is casual restaurant. They move people through quickly.

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Fayetteville
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I wasn't totally impressed with Cafe Rio. It is similar to Chipotle, but with different flavors. My friend and I shared a veggie burrito, and also got chips and guacamole. The guac was very good, and they gave us a huge pile of chips, which were also good. The burrito came slathered in sauce (I chose the mole sauce) which... More

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Utah
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This was the least busy Cafe Rio that I have ever visited. The food is the same but there was no line an almost no one seated.

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This place is similar in concept to Chipotle, but that doesn't do it justice at all. The food is many times better, and the menu is much more original. Love it.

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Vernal, Utah
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Quick, inexpensive, lots of food, close to hotels. A little loud. Dine in, patio, or takeout. They add a lot of rice, so I request less, no problem.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

This is a place you go up to the counter and give your order. The staff cooks what you order, then you can choose your sides if you want any then you pay for it and go find a place to sit. It is a basic family place to eat that will not break your budget. They have lots of... More

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Santa Cruz, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

One thing i hate about leaving our home in Santa Cruz, CA is the lack of good, quality greens and veggies. More often than not, when ordering a salad on the road, you get white lettuce and hard, pale tomatoes. Our bodies were so pleased that we choose this spot for dinner while in Vernal!! The place reminded me of... More

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los lunas, new mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Fast and tasty. We were hungry and wanted something spicy. We had the Taco Salad and a Beef burrito then made the mistake of ordering a quesadilla too. Oh too much food! Any of their meals could easily be shared. The price was very reasonable too.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel. Our taco and enchilada choices (both w/beans and rice) were filling and good. Portions were large. We think we got good value for the money and feel good in recommending it to others.

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