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Cafe Rio

3025 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84109-2107
+1 801-463-7250
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“burrito” (42 reviews)
“salad” (48 reviews)
“barbacoa” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
PRICE
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LOCATION
3025 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84109-2107
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1 - 10 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

I very much enjoyed the BBQ pork burrito I had here during a quick tourist's lunch. The mood was festive behind the counter, and the noon-time line moved smoothly. The seating was adequate for the turnover, and this place worked very well. Highly recommend for...More

Thank ThomasChillicotheOh
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We love Cafe Rio - the fast casual Mexican offers reliably great food. Pick your protein and your type of entree, then select the types of salsa, etc you'd like. Local Tip: Call in your order - the lines are almost always long.

Thank Perthenia
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Cafe Rio is located in the old Rio Grande Museum building, one block west of Pioneer Park. The Cafe was sparsely populated on a Friday night since it's near a homeless shelter. The wait staff was very friendly and the food was excellent. I'd recommend...More

Thank BCofOC
Reviewed 15 August 2017

the food is great! i really like it, and got to see my whole meal being made. i would go back in a heartbeat.

Thank Diego B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I always feel good about eating at Cafe Rio. Fast, friendly staff, good price, delicious food that is actually good for you. Colorful chairs, clean tables, family friendly or great for a couples date. I've seen business meetings take place while I was eating my...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I happened by this Cafe Rio location recently, for a nostalgic moment. This was the first Cafe Rio I visited in Salt Lake many years ago when it first opened. My wife and I were enjoying a memory lane moment. This place still has a...More

Thank Stonecroft7
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Wow - Cafe Rio is everywhere now. We have eaten in Park City, SLC, Alpine (or near Alpine), Provo, etc. Still good but seems like the service and actual restaurants are getting a bit sloppy - tables not getting cleared or cleaned, trash on the...More

Thank Texcoug
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

Cafe Rio is a great Utah chain. The food is high quality and the sweet pork is honestly one of the best dishes I have had in any restaurant. The place is usually very crowded and there are waits, so be prepared. Try the Cafe...More

Thank Trav124fun
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

I visit SLC each summer for work and love trying out new restaurants. Cafe Rio didn't disappoint! There was a lot of locals there, but the line moves quickly. I had the fire roasted chicken quesadilla. Cooked to perfection and delicious! I can't wait to...More

Thank ScottyMac67
Reviewed 17 May 2017

If you love pulled pork quesadillas, this is the place to go to! It has been one of my favorite things to order since I was little, now I am almost off to college. 10/10 would recommend going here.

Thank Rachel C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3025 E 3300 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84109-2107
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-463-7250
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