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“Awesome find in St. Cloud!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Rio Grill - CLOSED

Rio Grill
Cuisines: Brazilian, South American
Restaurant details
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Level Contributor
30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Awesome find in St. Cloud!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2013

Great find in St. Cloud! The food was delicious! Small unassuming restaurant with a nice couple running it! Went for brunch and they have traditional omelet and egg dishes as well as pancakes, waffles, etc... (coffee was real good!) However, the Brazilian food was the best part! Loved the Yucca, Feijoada, and steak. Seriously... cannot wait to try this for lunch and dinner!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank gmdavila4713
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  • English first
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English first
St. Cloud, mn
Level Contributor
64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Great Feijoada!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

I have eaten there on several occassions over the past year with my Brazilain wife. I have also eaten feijoada in Brazil on many occassions along with moqueca and other Brazilian dishes, so I know how it is supposed to look and taste. This is the real deal, real Brazilian food in St. Cloud. Who would have ever thought it possible?

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank leecheater
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Minnesota
Level Contributor
95 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“delicious”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2012

They have a variety of interesting foods that you can't get elsewhere in the area. The owner is from Brazil and does all of the cooking, and you can taste the love in the food. I strongly suggest that you try the muqueca (sp?) as it is spectacular! It is a white fish in a tomatoey coconut milk type of sauce with onions and peppers, served with rice and garlic toast on the side. I can't get enough.

Visited December 2012
Helpful?
Thank FoderickE
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Alexandria, Minnesota
Level Contributor
150 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
“Food flavors and fun in surprising location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2012

Rio Grill is located in a small area in a small strip mall, but flavors and flair our big. The menu has Brazilian and American Food and definitely interesting combinations. Our table of five had five thumbs up for dinners served. Service variable, the waiter we had as we arrived was attentive and fun she was plenty versed in menu and food preparation, replaced by inattentive and distracted waiter who seemed he was not interested in restaurant or service. I would recommend for great food, to break the same old same old.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank TravelerMinnesota
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