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Cafe Rio Blanco - CLOSED

148 Laurens Street, Aiken, SC
+1 803-643-7075
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
15 Apr 2014
“Good place, but no longer exists”
15 Apr 2014
“Gone”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Caribbean, Cuban
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LOCATION
148 Laurens Street, Aiken, SC
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed April 15, 2014

Good food, run by a nice family, but it exists only in memory. Casualty of the times. Too bad. It lent some nice diversity to the town's offerings.

Thank Bruce C
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Cafe Rio Blanco went out of business some time in the spring of 2013 after several years of struggling to keep the doors open. (The review form wouldn't let me enter a visit date prior to May 2013.) There wasn't a lot of atmosphere but...More

Thank Doug W
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Closed even though food was very good the market was limited and the economy in the dumps. Too bad, it was the only really Cuban restaurant in town.

1  Thank Frank J
Reviewed June 2, 2013

This restaurant has permanently closed and is for rent as of 30 May 2013. I'm not sure how to report that on here.

5  Thank CadetTraveler
Reviewed May 3, 2013

We decided to check this place out on a Friday night because we had heard some good things about it. We got the yuca fries (incredible with the dipping sauce), cuban sandwiches, and i got the white bean soup. When I tasted that soup, it...More

Thank Wazzy22
Reviewed April 28, 2013

Wow what a surprise. Not only was everything really good, but not pricey either. Great for lunch. We got the White Wine Chicken with sides, and mango shake and cafe con leche. They have Paella night on Saturday. Definitely coming back at another time for...More

Thank Barbara0414
Reviewed April 9, 2013

In Aiken for the Masters, and picked up the review for this restaurant from trip advisor before we left Australia. What a fantastic meal, don't get a lot of Cuban in Australia and what a shame because the food was sensational. Great service even though...More

Thank Ian K
Reviewed March 11, 2013

I call this a "hole in the wall" but I mean that in a very positive way. Some of the best meals I've had have been in little "hole in the wall" places. The food here was very tasty and the folks very friendly. Casual,...More

Thank mcpulsfort
Reviewed December 28, 2012

Very tasty food, and nice folks. I'd like to see them serve white meat with the chicken. The beans and rice, and the plantains are very good. The table service is kind of different. You order at the counter, then sit down, and they bring...More

1  Thank ltcajh
Reviewed November 20, 2012

Of all places, I never thought that I would turn into a Cuban food lover....in AIKEN, SC. The best part about this place is that it is small, simple, friendly and ggoooooodd!!! I will be in Aiken tomorrow for Thanksgiving and this place is on...More

Thank Facundo T
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 148 Laurens Street, Aiken, SC
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Aiken
  • Phone Number: +1 803-643-7075
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