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“Great Pizza!”
Review of Cafe Rio

Cafe Rio
Ranked #7 of 90 Restaurants in Ruidoso
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $35
Cuisines: Pizza
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Description: All of Café Rio’s offerings are made from scratch.Our recipes have been accumulated through years of professional cooking and employ the highest quality ingredients obtainable.We welcome both questions and comments on the origins and ingredients of our preparations.We hope you feel at home and we look forward to your return visit.-The Management and Staff at Café Rio
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Pizza was tasty and they offered different types of pizza rather than the run of the mill pizzerias. Service was good and the place had a atmosphere of it's own. Will definitely be going back.

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

They take the thin crust pizza you would find in Italy, but put a sufficient amount of toppings on it like you would find in the United States. So, it results in a tasty pizza. It is cooked fresh after you order, so be prepared to wait awhile for it.

For parking, it's easiest to go behind the restaurant; there's not much parking along the main street. Make sure you bring cash, since I believe they don't accept credit cards.

It was a little warm in the restaurant, although we were there during probably the hottest time of the year for this location. It didn't seem like there was any air conditioning, but I don't think Ruidoso is hot for very long anyway.

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Reviewed August 20, 2013

We went here on a Monday night and it was almost empty. The place doesn't look all that clean but we knew not to expect much in terms of atmosphere. We both ordered pizza by the slice. We could watch the guy throwing the dough so we knew the pizza would be fresh. When the slices arrived, I was totally prepared to be disappointed; they were DRIPPING in grease. However, once I got some of the grease off with napkins, the pizza was actually very good and the crust was great. The loud rock music was a bit much for my mom so we didn't linger. The menu is a little strange, with some interesting items that don't seem to go with pizza, like jambalaya. Not sure if we would return to dine in, but possibly would pick up a order to go.

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Reviewed August 17, 2013

I had a horrible experience the service was awful they sat us down after 30 min after waiting they forgot to put in order people after us where eating before and checking out...the place was extremely hot humid uncomfortable & crowded . Had no clean plates waitress never came back check with us had no refill...what else can can I say it was AWFUL,,,, I ll never go there again..,,

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Reviewed August 16, 2013

This is a hole in the wall with all the ambiance that you would expect. The service is good and the pizza is exceptional. True hand tossed pizza to privide a thin, crispy crust with all fresh ingrediants. Well worth a little bit of a wait.

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Thank bsu2106
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