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Cafe Rio

2816 King Ave W, Billings, MT 59102-6432
+1 406-373-7000
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
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“tortillas” (12 reviews)
“burrito” (12 reviews)
“tacos” (10 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Fast food, Vegetarian Friendly
2816 King Ave W, Billings, MT 59102-6432
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here two days in a row from out of town. I was thoroughly impressed with the portion sizes on the burritos! The steak was quality meat too! The queso and chips were worth every penny! You get large portions which is why the prices...More

Thank southerntrucker
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We were looking for Mexican and found Cafe Rio on our way back to the hotel from Scheels. The beer selection was awesome and the frozen Margarita was just what i needed on a hot afternoon. Highly recommended.

Thank toonminer
Reviewed 7 October 2017

When traveling we like to try local places but we got in late and were hungry so we went for somewhere we recognized and we weren't disappointed. In fact, it was so good we went back again during our stay in Billings. The food is...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Cafe rio is seriously one of my favorite places to eat in town so I hate writing this! But I figured I'd give other people a heads up. Don't bother online ordering! My food sat done and waiting for 15 minutes before I was able...More

Thank sld606
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I love that this restaurant offers to build my meal in front of me with whatever options I choose. There are choices for those who count carbs, fat, or gluten. The food is delicious. They also offer a multitude of beverage options.

Thank Julie S
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I love Cafe Rio and this location is by far the best I have ever been to. Always friendly service and delicious food.

Thank ChrisCgeo
Reviewed 17 August 2017

The offerings here are very similar to Chipotle but the pork flavor is very different - kind of sweet and not at all spicy. The chicken that isn't fire-rubbed is very plain. The salsa was good. Portions are smaller than Chipotle and prices are higher.

Thank Pdxgirl2015
Reviewed 23 July 2017

If you like to order your Mexican food like you are in a cafeteria, if you like to be confused as to how you want your food made, if you are not sure what you just ordered, this restaurant is for you. It is nothing...More

Thank Murphydd
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Our kids in UT got us hooked on Cafe Rio. We were thrilled to find one in Billings. We are assured of really good food, helpful happy staff and a clean restaurant. We make a trip to Billings every month and a Cafe Rio stop...More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Always love Cafe Rio, everything I've had is great and the staff is nice, efficient, and helpful. Just be aware that during the lunch and dinner rushes you'll have tk wait awhile in line before getting your food.

Thank Nathalie W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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