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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
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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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St. George, Utah
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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275 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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105 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Statesboro, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

The food was good, but on the pricey side. Everything is homemade in the restaurant, including the tortilla shells, which is nice.

Thank staceyleemoore
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19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Most likely the best Mexican grill in St George. They have a full Mexican menu and know how to prepare for full flavor and value. You will not be disappointed here give it a try.

Thank Bill F
St. George, Utah
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

TERRIBLE EXPERIENCE...Normally I love Cafe Rio. It's one of my favorite places to go in St George. Today I ordered lunch for all our CNA'S and wanted it ready at 3:45 because the dinner and training started at 4. When I got to Cafe Rio, I had to wait for about 5 minutes for anyone to come talk to me... More 

Thank Mandygale
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403 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Can always count on good high quality ingredients and a great variety of options for a fair price....

Thank cannonater

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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?