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Cafe Rio

Certificate of Excellence
Mexican, Southwestern
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1243 So. Sage Dr., Cedar City, UT
10:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Lake Wales, Florida
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75 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always enjoy going to Cafe Rio when in Cedar City. The food is excellent, the lemonade is Awesome! The sweet pork burrito...Wow! Military discount 👍!

Thank Evanesp
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

It's a go through the line ,design your own. It was quick and easy and the food was very good. Highly recommended.

Thank Paul P
Gresham, Oregon, United States
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109 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Big chain restaurant. Good food. Self-serve. Note the specials. Second visit. Usually avoid chains. Food plentiful and quick. No table service. Bus your own. Free drink refills. If you need food quick and don't want hamburgers or tacos, this may be your place. Skip the rewards program.

Thank Steve J
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We did have a 30 -35 minutes wait in line, but everyone in-line was positive. Lots of families going through. When we got to our order, it was filled quickly and accurately. The cashier suggested we use the Rio app to start adding food points. Thanks. There was a young man constantly sweeping and cleaning the restaurant. It was clean... More 

Thank David D
Salt Lake City, Utah
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

You know it's a chain, but it provides a reliable healthy (if you order right!) meal. Located in the Providence Center where there are a lot of reliable other chain stores to fit a traveler's as well as a local's needs.

Thank MsNats
Amity, Oregon
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stopped here while on vacation. The service was good, the food was really good, and the price was affordable. There were lots of options with the various entrees, so that was helpful with our varied tastes.

Thank Kathgip
St. George, Utah
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278 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We have been Cafe Rio a few times and found the service is decent but not this time. The ordering process was quite slow and tested my patience. The food was good but not great. The experience left me wishing, we had gone elsewhere for dinner.

Thank TeamFlounder
Cedar City, Utah
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105 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Another sorry meal at cafe rio. I ordered a grilled chicken burrito. I got a rice and black bean burrito. I haven't found 1 piece of chicken yet. You know I paid for it. I live here in cedar city and I will tell and show all of my clients here in town to quit going to your place. I... More 

Thank cedarcitydave
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

To be fair, we went there rather late in the evening. The group we went with raved about the food and voted to go there for dinner My husband and I thought it was OK but would not go out of our way to eat there again. What did bother me was that the place was a mess. The floor... More 

Thank Kathleen K
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39 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Since this is a chain restaurant, the food is normally going to be same. Either you like the food or you don't. 3 stars is because the new spicy pork is delicious. I writing about how filthy this place is. Everywhere I looked was dirty, from the tables, floors, windows, bathroom, outside patio....etc...etc. Saying all that, how bad is the... More 

Thank Monty G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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: 1243 So. Sage Dr., Cedar City, UT
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Cedar City

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?