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Cafe Rio

1800 Rosecrans Ave, Suite G, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266-3773
+1 424-456-3800
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good20%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tortillas” (6 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 1 week ago

I eat here a couple of times a month. For a "fast food" restaurant the food is tasty and nutritious. Reasonably priced for what you receive. They have the best loyalty rewards program, cellphone app, of all the loyalty programs I belong to> Download the...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place for lunch! Make sure to get the burrito enchilada style. One of my favorite places to eat for lunch.

Thank Jason S
Reviewed 26 July 2017

My office weekly brings in lunch from Cafe Rio. I almost always order the pork Barbacoa tostada with the lime dressing; it is addictive. The dishes are plentiful and delicious and everyone in the office always looks forward to Cafe Rio lunch day.

Thank Michael J
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 26 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

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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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