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Cafe Rio

Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
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610 S Colorado Blvd, Glendale, CO 80246-1503
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Today
10:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Alexandria, Virginia
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205 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Second rio I have been too and the service here was a little subpar. The food though was solid as always. My favorite Mexican casual spot. Fair prices and usually pretty quick.

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Thank Natsfan24
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

This was within walking distance of my hotel and the food was good. Nothing special but the portions were generous. I would eat there again.

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Thank trouble405
Indiana
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116 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Excellent burrito and steak tacos. Service was quick. Staff very friendly. Great for a quick lunch and not overpowering on flavor.

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Thank D W
Aurora, Colorado
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112 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Homemade tortillas to die for! Watch them made fresh right before your eyes. The grilled chicken breast is so tasty, as well as the hot Red sauce that I put on everything. LOVE this place because if I don't feel like making dinner after work, I stop in and everyone gets a healthy and delicious meal!

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Thank connie M
Chanhassen, Minnesota, United States
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

We eat here often when we are in Denver. The food is fresh and prepared while you wait. There are many choices and each one is designed to your taste. We love the tortilla soup. It is light and fresh and very tasty! The tortillas are made on the grill in front of you. The food preparers are very helpful... More 

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Thank Tom B
Garland, Texas
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2016

I'm visiting from Texas where everything is larger than life. The handmade tortilla was huge and delicious. Plenty of cheese and all the toppings you could possibly choose. A cross between Chipotle and your favorite Tia's home cooking. I ABSOLUTELY loved it. Lots of different meat options. Salad. Tacos. Wonderful!

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Thank Tammy C
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

To those of you looking for distinct Mexican flavors, don't stop here. Cumin, cilantro, and lime are too subtle to be enjoyed. The taste is ordinary American. But at least the quality is high.

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Thank Gene D
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Me and my wife have stopped here a few times on a Tuesday for their $5 lunch. The $5 offer is either a burrito, a couple of tacos, quesadilla or a salad (if I have it right). Drinks are extra. We've had the burrito and it is excellent. It comes with some salad. It was more than enough for each... More 

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Thank Philip L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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114 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2015

Great nachos and service. Staff were very friendly. The nachos with fire-grilled chicken we're excellent!!

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Thank amannva
Santa Clara, CA
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168 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2015

This is great for a quick bit. I had a wet burrito and found it very tasty and fresh. The prices are great!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Fast food, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 S Colorado Blvd, Glendale, CO 80246-1503
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Glendale

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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?