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Cafe Rio

Festival way, Waldorf, MD
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good49%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (6 reviews)
“tortillas” (7 reviews)
“pork” (2 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
Festival way, Waldorf, MD
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 5 August 2017

No queso and no tamales-give me a break it was a special for tamales. Enchiladas was NOT good choice an burrito was lacking meat.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We ate here shortly after it opened in Waldorf. Found it quite disappointing. A few years have passed, so we tried again. And their on-line menu is inviting. But our visit revealed it is still a poor attempt at Mexican food. Beans and rice were...More

Thank phd842
Reviewed 26 June 2017

I like this place and the drinks are great but the burritos are still lacking...need to add more inside the burrito. A bit pricey too...would prefer Moe's Monday where you get a drink and chips for less than just the burrito at Cafe Rio.

Thank Linpt41
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We got the special which was coconut shrimp tacos-so flavorful and plenty. The drinks were interesting and I had a few favorites...the lime with mint was so refreshing and yummy and there was something else with milk and cinnamon which was soooooo good. I will...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 16 April 2017

If you want Good Eats, this is the Place to be the food is amazing. the staff is great, Love the place.

Thank jano842000
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

After reading rave reviews, decided to give a try. It was just ok. I Like chipotle much better. The freshly grilled tortilla on bottom of salad was good. My salad leaves I could have used as burrito shells. C'mon, chop it up a little Rio!...More

Thank Heidi H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The food it good, it is something in between Chilis and Taco Bell. The place it is clean and the food is fresh. So if you want to eat fast and clean without the need to wait for servers, this is the place.

Thank Blueadriano
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very good food and plenty to choose from the menu. The food portions are larger than the prices, so you always get what you want. Food is really good and specials daily.

Thank Dee H
Reviewed 2 February 2017

My fav is still Moe's but this is a good alternative...not many extras like onions, tomatoes, olives, chips for free but still good food. Just don't get the pork unless you like really sweet meat...was not what I expected especially since I wanted hot sauce-shredded...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I prefer Cafe Rio to Chipotle if I want something quick for lunch. I have been here quite a few times and the service is great! Staff is so friendly and accommodating every time I visit this location.

Thank Sillyrai
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Latoya R
2 October 2016|
Response from Newton255 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't know they offered salmon. What days are you referring to where they do?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Festival way, Waldorf, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Waldorf
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