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“Sweet Pork, Baby!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Cafe Rio

Cafe Rio
Ranked #7 of 24 Restaurants in Glendale
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Denver, Colorado
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159 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Sweet Pork, Baby!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

This isn't your typically Mexican place so don't expect that. It's great food though. Typically doesn't take too long to get your food; you walk through cafeteria style. I love the salad with sweet pork but they also have burritos, enchiladas, tacos and more. The portions are great. I am a pretty big guy and I can barely finish the salad. I recommend trying this if you want a different twist on casual Mexican food.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Denver
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Nice place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2013

Loved the food, nice place for some Mexican food. Salsa is tasty and hot! Atmosphere is nice. Cute furniture

Visited May 2013
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Jackson, TN
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Hot and Fresh!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2012 via mobile

On a cold night in November, the food at Cafe Rio was hot and the ingredients fresh. The homemade tortillas were excellent. Thumbs up!

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Thank CastleM
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Indianapolis
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Fast Food Mexican,”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2012

The food and service at Cafe Rio was great. The restaurant is located on the 1st level of the Hilton Garden. I got the salmon fish tacos and they were great.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Calvin N
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Phoenix
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great Fresh Food- HOMEMADE TORTILLAS!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

Great fast casual service with well prepared Tex Mex food. The barbacoa was fun to try-- it is sweeter than I liked- but as I had never tried barbacoa anywhere, I have no idea if this is how it should be.

The grilled chicken tacos were excellent-- I love watching them make the tasty homemade tortillas.

Service is fast and friendly. They all work as team and seem to be having fun, which is nice.

Visited August 2012
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Thank TALLGIRL7
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