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Cafe Rio

Mexican, Southwestern
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2816 King Ave W, Billings, MT 59102-6432
+1 406-373-7000
10:30 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Belgrade, Montana
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150 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016 via mobile

They were very accommodating to my specific wants for my meal. Food was very delicious and portions were good sized. Friendly staff and nice atmosphere.

Thank LeethalBiker
Seattle, Washington
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100 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2016

Ok, here's the deal: I want to like this place. I really do, but their service just makes it impossible. I postponed reviewing it until I could give it a fair review based on multiple visits. I've now been here 4 times over the past year and have no choice but to report on what I've found. Their service is... More 

1 Thank onewickedb
Billings, Montana
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Tortillas made in front of you, large burritos, and a great taco salad, the staff has a special welcome for new customes so be sure to let them know your a new customer

Thank bobmccrea
Cody wyoming
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

We had been wanting to try this place every time we are up in billings but the Raking lot was small and no parking so we always went else where... Today we tried it! Delicious! Sweet pork burrito! Way too much food... Perfectly seasoned fresh and hot... Not too spicey but enough? Kid friendly, seating is odd, ordering Mir sorta... More 

Thank shellyneff
Stanley, ND
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2016

Thoroughly enjoyed the fast fresh Mexican food we ate at Cafe Rio and it's in a convenient location to where we stay when visiting Billings. I will definitely go back.

Thank pagepanther
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79 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

I tried chicken burritos and fish tacos. Reasonable price. home made bread, prepared in front, hot and tasty. Served with rice and kidney beans.

Thank Debasis B
Billings, Montana
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

We have gone for lunch and dinners- always have fresh food to choose from. Love that we can personalize the entre's.

Thank Jan W
Billings, Montana
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Excellent food diminished only by the experience. For someone that just recently visited for the first time there is nothing to miss. The food is the same, but for those who have frequented this establishment since it opened it definitely is not what it was the first year. Perhaps it is just the memory of what used to be that... More 

Thank Edward S
Saint Michael, Minnesota
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127 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Never have been here before.Make sure you tell them that they will help you out.I had sweet pork burrito.I had all the stuff put in except beans.(Was driving and not a lot of places to stop. Playing it safe)I enjoyed the taste and more food than I could eat.My wife had the steak and that also was Awesome.The place is... More 

Thank Menotknow
Billings, Montana
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133 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

I typically love the food here... Always full if flavor, healthy portions. I frequent it often (less often these days) because it's very close to my work. I have tried many things on the menu. I have carried out, stayed in and are, brought family and friends. But this is a management nightmare. I hope Corporate is watching. Firstly I... More 

1 Thank marci4tony

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2816 King Ave W, Billings, MT 59102-6432
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Billings
  • Phone Number: +1 406-373-7000
Newly opened

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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?