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Rio Ranch Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Cafe
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Maybe we caught them on a bad night, because my husband and I were not impressed. I had enchiladas and he had the yankee tacos. I would rate the food as average, but the prices and service were quite good. Maybe we should have gone...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DilleauxL
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped in here for lunch just to try the advertised special of the day. This place has a daily special and on the day of my visit it was catfish. My meal was very tasty and there was a generous amount of food on my...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank A3601DCrobertb
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped at Rio Ranch Cafe based on TripAdvisor reviews, and were not disappointed. Excellent food and service. Don’t be put off by the building facade, it is worth the trip.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kathie F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything is homemade and fresh. Crisp salads. Good assortment of side dishes. Blackboard specials and homemade desserts. Well worth the drive from Kerrville.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank advseth
Reviewed December 8, 2018

We stopped in here for lunch and were very surprised at the menu. They had EVERYTHING. Full entrees, burgers, sandwiches, Mexican food, Texas homestyle choices. Amazingly broad menu. We went with the Philly cheese steak and the fish tacos. They were both excellent. The fish...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PamRoad
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Whether you are eating breakfast, lunch or dinner, Rio Ranch is the place to be. One of our favorites is the Blackened Salmon Salad. The daily specials are very tasty. Service is good and friendly.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Nancy M
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Had lunch here last Saturday. On advise of relatives, I ordered the large CFS... it was terrific! I had a CFS at a little restaurant touting the "Best Chicken Fried Steak in the World!" the day before while driving to Kerrville. It was good but...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank R H
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Stopped for our first visit and had breakfast for lunch...good choice! Huge portions left us more than full and eager to come back for other menu items and specials.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank billsharp2017
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Dined here for supper and chose the chicken fried steak. Nice at home feeling and friendly wait staff. Good time and good food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ed B
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Waitstaff is sincere. Food was exciting. Atmosphere is homey, welcoming. There open use of brisket is a draw to the most hardened, local crowd.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank William F
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