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Cafe Rio

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62 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020-8193
801-572-3125
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10:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cafe Rio

A Utah hit! Everyone loves this place. My favorite is a shredded beef salad with creamy Cilantro dressing. The sweet pork is a local favorite. Fast and reliable

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 21, 2015
BeckyLL_13
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Love this place...such a good place to eat and socialize...never had any bad food ave the ambience is wonderful to have lunch or dinner. DON'T GO TO CLIFF HOUSE, PLACE SUCKS!!

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Thank Derek S
Salt Lake City, Utah
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

A Utah hit! Everyone loves this place. My favorite is a shredded beef salad with creamy Cilantro dressing. The sweet pork is a local favorite. Fast and reliable

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Thank BeckyLL_13
Utah
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263 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

I forgot how good this place is! Sadly, this place tends to be the last place on my list to go for a quick lunch because the parking lot is often full and I also expect a long line inside. That said, they know how to move a line! Today, I got the pork salad with the creamy house dressing--sooo... More 

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Thank Esteph55
Draper
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Café Rio is a Draper staple-unique Mexican/latin style foods-large portions. Salads are great & filling, Sweet Pork Barbacoa is my favorite--their Tortilla soup is also very good, but a little bit salty. Difficult parking at this location at lunch.

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Thank Greg J
Central Utah
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126 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

On Sunday, August 23, 2015, my wife and I had a lunch date at Cafe Rio on a gift card I had received. She and I have gone to Cafe Rio before, both together and separately, at various locations. The Draper location did not disappoint either of us, despite the crazy way to leave there on the surface streets. But,... More 

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Thank Brightpool
Pleasant Grove, Utah
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56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

As soon as I get off the plane in Salt Lake City, Utah when visiting your family I go straight to Café Rio. My whole family knows the drills and they are all prepared! NEVER have I had such Mexican food anywhere and I have eaten in Mexico City an all over the entire U.S. because Mexican is our FAVORITE... More 

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Thank Photographer801
Tucson, Arizona
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Very good atmosphere, family friendly, great food, staff was great and up beat. Will defiantly visit again when in the area!!

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Thank bobbyc178
Draper, Utah
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327 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Good "American" Mexican!!! This is our go to place when we don't feel like cooking and want some take-out. You can order on line and then pick up in a short time. Good tacos, burritos and salads. Hardly any spice so good for kids and those that can't stand the heat.

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Thank JACK M
Draper, Utah
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 538 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This is one of my family's favorites. We love the pork salad. Salmon tacos are great too. We also love the green house salad dressing - it makes everything great!

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Thank Doug B
Draper, Utah
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318 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

This is a very popular restaurant chain. The one in Draper is as good as any of the others. It is very loud at this restaurant. I do not like the feeling that I am hurried with my order and sometimes the people yell at you if you are not fast.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 62 E 12300 S, Draper, UT 84020-8193
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Wasatch Range  >  Draper
  • Phone Number: 801-572-3125

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
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?