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Cafe Rio

$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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15 S River Rd, St. George, UT 84790-2106
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All 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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Washington, Utah
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place was absolutely horrific. I went there for lunch, the line was only at half capacity, and I waited for 20 MINUTES. They weren't even short on staff; just incredibly slow. By the time I do get to order, I wait another 10 minutes to get to the end to pay for it. However, and the last 'station' where... More 

Thank Liv G
Clinton, Utah, USA
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food at all cafe rio's is always amazing. the service is fast and the food is fantastic. even if it looks busy, still go in because they are quick and the food is great. great location as it was across the street from our hotel

Thank Bryan G
Spokane, Washington
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103 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Café Rio has always been a family favorite. The St. George location is clean, fast and delicious. I love getting their smothered burritos with pork. So tasty!

Thank MahReeder
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

One of the best casual mexican food I have ever been. We went twice to try different dishes. Excellent. AND I am a picky eater :-)

Thank annainthesun
St. George, Utah
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Going down hill. Excess assembly line service style conducive to high employee turnover. They do try, but are inundated. Served in pie tins, which are, at best, lukewarm after waiting in line/cashier, and reaching your table. Success due to relative expediency, high seasoning (salt), and no tipping necessary.

Thank HRMZ
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281 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Traveling through St George and stop here and paid $39.25 for 4 tacos and 1 salad with two drinks. Have to admit the food was good and tasted fresh also the GUACAMOLE was excellent not a puree type. The meat is very limited in portion. The only problem is your family with bunch children this place will require two credit... More 

Thank Matusla
Salt Lake City, Utah
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

The food is Tex-Mex in flavor. Fresh tortillas being made as you watch. We ordered the Chile Verde burrito caliente style and the shredded chicken salad with the creamy dressing. Always good. Always busy at lunch and dinner time. You stand in line to order but it goes quickly . This is favorite lunch spot.

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112 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016 via mobile

I traveled here 9 mos ago and had this catered to our event. I'm back in town and had to stop in. Delicious as usual, and i ate way too much. Long wait in line and very loud atmosphere, but very delicious food!

Thank Pattie S
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

Always get the fire roasted chicken tacos, comes with cilantro lime rice, choice of beans, pico and choice of flour or wheat tortillas.

Thank Ooupsy
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Service was not very good. It was too loud and between their accent and mine they were not understanding my order very well. I can't eat onions and they only have tomatoes mixed with onions therefore I could not get that on my taco. I wound up with just meat and lettuce. If I wanted the green salsa there was... More 

Thank J T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 S River Rd, St. George, UT 84790-2106
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  St. George
  • Phone Number: 435-656-0200

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