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Cafe Rio

Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Southwestern, Spanish
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1939 E Baseline Rd Ste 105, Gilbert, AZ 85233-1548
+1 480-751-2000
11:00 - 20:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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Alberta, Canada
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260 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped in for our first ever visit during lunch time and although busy it was very quick for service. The first thing to notice is the freshly made tortillas. Then it was choiced, nice to see the freshness of everything and the fact that it hadn't been held to death in some steam table. Everything was very tasty and... More 

Thank BagelAlberta_Canada
Beaverton, Oregon
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170 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I have loved Cafe Rio since it opened in Utah and this location did not let me down. If you haven't ever tried Cafe Rio you should! If you already love it this is a good AZ location to visit. Warning - If you are used to using the punch card to get free meals be aware that these don't... More 

Thank slashby
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Two days ago I ordered a burrito. However, the tortilla was so soggy I emptied the contents. Food inside was good, but I didn't order a burrito without a tortilla. Tonight I ordered three different kinds of tacos. Yet again, the tortillas are all soggy and gross. Same, the contents inside were good, but I didn't order a tacos without... More 

Thank Obey L
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234 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Not only is that like the most yum delish choice you can make here, they have fresh horchata to drink, and they also give free kids cheese quesadillas to all who ask. Converting from stamp to app reward program soon. 10-12 stamps gets free plate.

Thank dr. joe g
Mesa, Arizona
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87 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

I had a coupon, so my husband and I decided to stop and see if what we had heard about Cafe Rio, was true. Oh Boy! Was it ever! While the line was long, it moved quickly and soon we were enjoying our Lunch. It was super.

Thank GrammaJo I
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Love their sweet pork - in a bowl, in a salad, in a burrito. Great enchilada style at no extra charge. The guacamole side isn't worth what they charge. The Horchata & Lemonades are quite good.

Thank William M
Salt Lake City, Utah
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584 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Crazy how this place doesn't change. The people the food everything was almost the same except I was in Arizona instead of Utah.

Thank Pixtonian
Mesa, Arizona
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

it has really good fresh Mexican food , every time we have went there we have liked everything we order generous portions I don't think you will be disappointed .

Thank Frank M
Southampton Parish, Bermuda
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159 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

My wife had the salmon taco served with cilantro rice and black beans - it was good but not spectacular - she now knows she prefers white fish in her taco. The sweet pork salad was delicious! There's not much in the way of service there - you pick your food items as you go through the line. Not an... More 

Thank William P
Mesa, Arizona
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108 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

This is our favorite Mexican restaurant. We love the fresh made while you watch tortillas. We have tried most all of their menu items. The fire grilled steak & the pork barbacoa is delicious.

Thank Patty M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Fast food, Southwestern, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1939 E Baseline Rd Ste 105, Gilbert, AZ 85233-1548
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Gilbert
  • Phone Number: +1 480-751-2000

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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?