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Cafe Rio

) #59 of 139 Restaurants in Manhattan Beach $ Mexican, , Latin
1800 Rosecrans Ave, Suite G, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3773
+1 424-456-3800
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tortillas” (7 reviews)
“barbacoa” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
1800 Rosecrans Ave, Suite G, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3773
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Really nice food. Simple, tasty and for me the most enjoyable Mexican food in the area. Try the Barbados tacos...or anything with instantly made tortillas...

Thank Stephane W
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

This place has fresh, affordable food. The same employees are always there and call us "Amigos." On Tuesdays, it's packed- it's a discount day. Love the quesadilla!

Thank Glamour_traveler
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This location was clean with great service. There Handmade flour Tortillas with the SWEET PORK BARBACOA makes the best tacos or burritos around.

Thank mn700vforce
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The Pork Burrito is great, best I had in long time. Very affordable, very nice staff. Will certainly come back

Thank neuffi09
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Cafe Rio is a great place for quick, delicious, Mexican food. The tortilla's are "hand made" right in front of you -- they are delicious. The staff is always friendly, helpful and courteous. The grilled steak and grilled chicken are excellent (a bit more $$...More

Thank Johnwiz
Reviewed 8 September 2016

This is affordable Mexican food at its best: I personally love the quesadilla with barbacoa here. The salad with barbacoa is also great. The tortillas are made fresh, on-site. The vibe is simple, clean and busy. Parking is easy.

Thank Traveler21century
Reviewed 7 August 2016

My first visit to Cafe Rio left me very impressed with the variety of meats and entree styles, including a vegetarian option. You order in line and the food is prepared and ready to go when you pay. Fast and friendly service considering the place...More

Reviewed 14 April 2016

We're big fans of "Tasty Tuesday" where salads, burritos and quesadillas are $5 (more for "premium" meats), and so we have been dining there every Tuesday now for the past several weeks. I was therefore pretty bummed that they all of a sudden increased the...More

Thank Leslie K
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Came here right away after my flight since I was told that Cafe Rio is amazing. Food was freshly prepared there and very good! You will not go hungry since they give you a lot of food. I had the burrito and actually had to...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 10 February 2016

The line is usually long on Taco Tuesday but it wasn't that bad when I arrived so I ordered. It is so loud and confusing when they move your food in their line of action. I figured out where they placed my burrito and placed...More

Thank barbosa5
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 Rosecrans Ave, Suite G, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3773
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Manhattan Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 424-456-3800
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