Cafe Rio Mexican Grill opened their first San Diego location at 3309 Rosecrans St. on January 17, 2018. Known for their fresh made from scratch meals, Cafe Rio continues to grow within the state. San Diego marks their 15th Southern California location and115th nationally in 12 states across the country.
The popular restaurant is incredibly passionate about supporting their communities and donated $2,500 to the San Diego Unified School district. The funds will help support low income students with free lunches, as well as other school programs.
Cafe Rio offers a Military Monday program giving a 50% discount to service men and women when they show valid ID. A 25% discount is offered the rest of the week.
Cafe Rio has received many accolades over the years with their strong commitment to making every meal from scratch, all day, every day in each one of their restaurants. Cafe Rio has built a reputation for serving delicious Mexican cuisine, using only the freshest ingredients, in their made-to-order meals. They take pride in adhering to a strict “no freezer and no microwave” policy in each restaurant. Cafe Rio’s extensive cooking processes, including rolling freshly made dough for each tortilla, squeezing over a thousand limes a day and cooking their secret sauces for hours, truly sets them apart from their competition. Every restaurant highlights an open, marketplace style kitchen that brings the “behind the scenes” action to full view for their guests.
Over the years, the company has won hundreds of awards, including the coveted title “#1 Mexican restaurant in the Nation” by the prestigious Sandelman & Associates for eight consecutive years. FastCasual.com recently selected Cafe Rio Mexican Grill as one of the top brands in its annual list of Top 100 Movers and Shakers.
Cafe Rio Mexican Grill, Inc., is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah and has been serving its loyal customers fresh Mexican food since 1997. Their menu is inspired by the traditional Mexican cooking found in the Rio Grande region of Northern Mexico, Southern Texas, and New Mexico. Cafe Rio specializes in serving its customers the highest-quality, made from scratch Mexican meals using only the freshest ingredients. For more information, visit: www.CafeRio.com.