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Cafe Rio

3025 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84109-2107
(801) 463-7250
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Ranked #95 of 1,207 Restaurants in Salt Lake City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Fri 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
Salt Lake City, Utah
Top Contributor
184 reviews 184 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

Everyone is crazy about this place. I get it. It is affordable and fresh. But the number of kids here can be crazy. The quality of the food is good, but it isn't the 'raves' that people give it. And I have NEVER been crazy about the service. Out of towners enjoy it. It is efficient. And I'll go back.... More

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Pleasanton, California
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257 reviews 257 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A good place to pick up (or dine-in) fresh Mexican food. Unless you go at a busy time, you can be in and out very quickly. Very flexible about sauces on the side.

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Sandy, Utah, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Great food, atmosphere is not the best, it's always noisy and there is usually screaming screaming kids in there! Better to get it and go

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Chandler, Arizona
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149 reviews 149 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

2nd time using Cafe Rio to cater lunch for a SLC client. Phone process is efficient and professional as is the follow up email and payment communication the day of delivery. The food arrives on time and is hot, fresh and visually pleasing. After having sampled most of their catering menu, I can say you can't really go wrong with... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is really popular with locals. Now open on Sundays. Salads are big enough to share. The Barbacoa is tasty - and unique (and sweet). Service is fast and friendly

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Leawood, Kansas
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171 reviews 171 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I'm not a big Mexican food lover but occasionally I'll tempt myself to try it again as I did last week when transferring through the Salt Lake City Airport. And I was glad I did. Cafe Rio is located in the food court between the C and D concourse next to McDonald's and a Greek take out restaurant. The line... More

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Lenexa Kansas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I've traveled many times over the years through the Salt Lake City, Utah airport and while you can get a great burger there at Smashburger and dark chocolate turtles at the Rocky Mountain Chocolate factory, for my money, the hands down best place to pick up a meal to sit down to or even take on your plane is Cafe... More

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Sandy, Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Supposedly Mexican food cooked by Hispanics. But not cooked in the traditional way.Long lines loud ,noise overpriced small portions.

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Collierville, Tennessee
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a large eat in and carry out restaurant. Food selection was a very good the food tasted great. the price is a little on the high side, but not out of line for the quality and quantity of food.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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26 reviews 26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

I despise Cafe Rio. Every item tastes like cilantro and lime. The lines are always ridiculously long at busy hours. The portions are huge and the place seems dirty and unsanitary to me. I think people who go to CR are fools

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Additional Information about Cafe Rio

Address: 3025 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84109-2107
Phone Number: (801) 463-7250
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
Open Hours:
Monday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 20

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