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“Quick, Fresh and Delicious” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Rio

Cafe Rio
Ranked #25 of 281 Restaurants in Manassas
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern, Fast Food
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Manassas, VA
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457 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Quick, Fresh and Delicious”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2013 via mobile

This place is close to home, so it's convenient to stop by and get dinner to go. They are always busy, so if you're in a big hurry, you might not want to stop here. The staff is very friendly and the line moves fairly quickly, if the person ordering knows exactly what they want, but since everything is made to order, you may have to be a little patient. It's worth the wait though. I'm hooked on the barbacoa burrito (get it enchilada style). It's very affordable and the portions are generous.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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  • English first
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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601 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
“We love Cafe Rio”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2013

We ordered a burrito and chicken nachos, there was enough food to feed all 3 of us. When we ordered the nachos the employees began to sing Nacho Nacho man.

Visited April 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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72 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Welcome Surprise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2013

It is not just another Mexican chain restaurant. The food is made to order and is full of great tastes. The restaurant is friendly and fast and always busy. The nachos are my favorite, especially with all the toppings. Recommended for families and singles.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank nibblet1
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Everything is divine!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 21, 2013

We were so excited when this opened up! Everything is so good, fresh, and made from scratch. You may have to wait in line to get your order but it is worth the wait. They give out free cheese tortillas with a strawberry for kids. Try it, you will LOVE it!

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Alissa M
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Love this place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013 via mobile

Beef tacos are my absolute favorite!! The lady at the register today Jan 31st is always very nice. If she isn't the manger, she should be. Love this place!!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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