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Cafe Rio

Mexican, Southwestern
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15 S River Road, St. George, UT 84790
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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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Statesboro, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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382 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 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
Washington, Utah
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

I went with a friend. We both ordered the Chicken Tostada. There they will make it as you want it. The serving is very good sized. It is a very noisy place so talking is difficult.

Thank Treveler
Salt Lake City, UT
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184 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

I was in St. George for the night, and just wanted to salad it. I went around 9p.m. on a Friday night. The line was not long at all, but yet it still took a long time. They had a ton of staff working but somehow the line was not moving. There were about four people in the line for... More 

Thank Heather G
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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61 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

If you like Café Rio this will not disappoint. It is just of the freeway exit. The restaurant is clean and the service was good.

Thank Ray V
California, USA
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982 reviews
496 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

We ordered the cheese chesadilla with the fire burned chicken for an extra fee and it came in a large aluminum container the large tortilla was reheated and with very little cheese in the center. 60% of the tortilla had NO cheese at all. It came with a very small side of guacamole and sour cream. At $10 totally overpriced.... More 

Thank MeuterMedia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

Good food and tastes fresh. I notice in Utah that they don't have a salsa bar so that you could continue to go get more salsa for your chips. I fear this is because people take advantage of the salsa bar and over do it. That is the only thing I really missed while being at Cafe Rio. Most mexican... More 

Thank Allison K
Teasdale, Utah
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66 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Expanded size and fast service at this Mexican Grille restaurant. Cafeteria ordering / serving line gets you through this popular dining spot in a fairly fast time. Watch your food being prepared as you travel down the line - beginning with the fresh tortilla cooked at the head of the line. Delicious meals bring you back when you are in... More 

Thank larryj2012

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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
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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 Road, St. George, UT 84790
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  St. George
  • Phone Number: 435-656-0200

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