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Rio Grande Cafe

€€ - €€€Mexican
270 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1104
+1 801-364-3302
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible3%
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“carnitas” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
270 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1104
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So happy that the Rio Grande Cafe is still serving classic and delicious Mexican food in a fun environment! I love the chips, guacamole and burritos. The servers are friendly and the margaritas good.

Thank Diane V
Reviewed 8 August 2017

went for dinner because it was close to hotel, should have used ubereats or pizza hut, would have been better choices. Had Chicken fajitas. Chicken was dry. Sat outside, flies everywhere, and the stench of the homeless shelter filled the air. You can do better...More

Thank itravelalot666
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Good bar and bar tender but the food is average. Prices are average too. Not a good area of town but not unsafe in daylite hours. Many vagrants in the area panhandling but not aggressive.

Thank glenn S
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful wait staff, creative mixologist, and great food! We shared a pizza and delicious salad after savoring grilled goat cheese with heirloom tomatoes and Brussels sprouts not to forget bacon chunks😜Very happy and recommend it

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great atmosphere in the old train station. Yummy food. Try to Taco Loco, fish tacos or steak tacos. The Chili Verde is excellent. Just changed hands, but same great menu.

Thank 2travel4now
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Ill first say Rio Grande is in a sketchy part of town, but don't let that stop you. They have secure safe parking. Ive gone dozens of times and never felt unsafe at all. Now on to the best part, the food is amazing! The...More

Thank Asphaltman
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Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Within view of the front door is literally a pile of homeless humans camping outside. Dirty, drunk, people said crude things to my 10 year old daughter as we walked passed them on the sidewalk. As a single mom traveling with two kids under the...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We have been coming here for many years. Food is consistently good at a reasonable prices with friendly service. It is now under new management and we were concerned about changes but the menu had not changed much and they kept their prices reasonable and...More

Thank OnBreadInCooking
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Back in 1981, I found a great Mexican Restaurant near downtown Salt Lake City called Rio Grande Cafe. Situated just west of downtown, in the renovated Rio Grande train station, RGC served real authentic Mexican fare. After moving out of state and relocating back to...More

Thank PhilJohnsen
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Great food and excellent service! Would eat there again when visiting SLC. Give it a try you will like it.

Thank Peggy H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 270 S Rio Grande St, Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1104
  • Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Salt Lake City
  • Phone Number: +1 801-364-3302
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