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Cafe Rio

1240 Irvine Blvd, Tustin, CA 92780-3531
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good51%
  • Average12%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
30 Mar 2017
“Really Enjoy Cafe Rio”
22 Mar 2017
“love cafe rio”
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10:30 - 22:00All hours
1240 Irvine Blvd, Tustin, CA 92780-3531
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Very fresh, large salads. Homemade tortillas are the best. The food is prepared as you watch. Very clean and friendly counter service. Try it😀

Thank 911jackie
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

so glad i dont have to wait until i am in utah or las vegas anymore to enjoy some cafe rio. we stop in everytime we are un the area and have a standing order to pick up some take out for friends back in...More

Thank pete c
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Some friends took me to this place for the first time.You wait in line to order your food at the counter and it is similar to Chipotle or Piology but better. you tell them what you want and what you want on it. The prices...More

Thank Ed P
Reviewed 24 April 2015

Great quality, good quantity, decent price. The meal comes in an easy to-go aluminum pan, no waiting for boxes or bags.

Thank Nan P
Reviewed 6 March 2015

We love Café Rio for Taco Tuesday. Their chicken tacos are all white meat and the tortillas are hand-made. This is a great place for casual dining or take-out.

Thank Dyanne2014
Reviewed 14 September 2014

This restaurant is average for Mexican food. It is hit or miss. The food is not consistent. I am a chili con queso fan and I have had it at Café Rio thick and creamy and other times, running and not fit to eat. The...More

Thank Calitripgirl
Reviewed 23 October 2012

We absolutely love this restaurant and were pleased to find one in California. We usually eat at the cafe rios in Utah when we visit. On a recent trip to LA we ate here. Food is fresh and tastes amazing. I realize that personal food...More

Thank Brad J
Reviewed 12 July 2011

As a relatively new Mexican restaurant in Tustin, my wife and I were anxious to give it a try. What a disappointment! Although there is plenty of parking in the generous lot adjoining the restaurant, there were also plenty of seating in the mostly empty...More

Thank Fatbird1
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1240 Irvine Blvd, Tustin, CA 92780-3531
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Tustin
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