Open for Dine in and Take out

Thursday thru Monday 3:00 – 8:00

Friday & Saturday 3:00 – 8:30

We are currently doing both Patio and Inside Dining

Space is limited

So Please Make a Reservation 



To place an order for pick up,
just give us a call!

  • Call (831) 688-8917   CLOSED TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY 
  • Choose from any of the items listed below (on this page)
  • For Take Orders  pick up between the hours of 4pm – 8:00pm  Friday & Saturday 4:00 – 8:30



Please leave your name, number, order and time of pick-up and we will call you back to confirm.


We thank you all for your business and hope you’re staying healthy!

Take Out Cafe Rio Aptos

Our Menu For Patio, Dine in, and Take out

Sunday Specials

Burrata Salad $16

butter lettuce, avocado, cherry tomatoes, pistachios, balsamic glaze

Hawaiian Ono $28

with avocado mango guacamole, plantains, herbed rice

Artichoke Ravioli $28

with ahi, salmon, prawns, lemon cream sauce

Lamb T-Bone $30

apple nut brown gravy, parsnip mash potatoes, brussel sprouts

SPECIAL COCKTAIL  $11 Hibiscus Salty Dog  |  $12 De La Cruz Margarita 
Mud Pie  |  Key Lime Pie |   Spiced Rum Butter Pecan Bundt Cake   | Raspberry Cheesecake | Coconut Cheesecake



B & B Ahi Tuna  $19  
Seared, Grilled Peppers and Onions, Soy Dijon Dipping Sauce

Fried Calamari  $11
Deep fried with Kale, Tarter and Cocktail Sauce 


House Salad $9
Organic Mixed Greens, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber with a  Dijon Vinaigrette

Traditional Caesar $15
Romaine Lettuce , Parmesan, White Anchovies, Croutons, Caesar Dressing

Poke Salad  $24
Sesame Seared Tuna, Avocado, Sunomono, Seaweed Salad, Micro Greens, fried soy beans, served on a bed of Arugula 

Salmon $12   |  Seared Ahi $13  |    Chicken Breast $10                           

Rio Chowder $11
White clam chowder


NY Steak $39
Veal Demi Glaze, Garlic mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetable

Sand Dabs $28
Lemon Caper Beurre Blanc, Herbed Jasmine Rice, Seasonal vegetables 

Pan Seared Salmon $28
Honey Glazed Garlic, Herbed Jasmine Rice, Seasonal Vegetables

Dijon Mushroom Chicken  $26
Dijon Cream Sauce, Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables

Calamari Dore  $22
Egg Battered, Flat Grilled, Garlic mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables

Seasonal Vegetable Risotto $22

Rio Cheeseburger  $18
Tomato, Lettuce, Cheddar and Onion served on a Hawaiian Bun, Fresh Cut Fries

(V) Grilled Portabella Mushroom Burger  $18
Swiss Cheese, Garlic Aioli, Red Onion Marinade on a Hawaiian bun, Fresh Cut Fries

Add To Any Burger for an addition Charge
Grilled Onion | Avocado | Sautéed Mushrooms | Applewood Bacon


Pizza  12″ 8 slices

Pizzas from our sister restaurant “Flats Bistro” available only Friday & Saturday until 7:00pm

Pepperoni $22
Fire roasted tomato sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni

Cheese $20
Fire roasted tomato sauce, mozzarella

Margherita $22
Fire roasted tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella and basil

SandDollar $22
Garlic pesto, chicken, bacon, red onion, mozzarella

Garden Fresh $22
Olive oil, feta cheese, arugula, tomatoes, (add chicken for $2.00)

Del Mar $22
Fire roasted tomato sauce, mozzarella, Italian sausage, pepperoni, red onion

Da Beach $22
Olive oil, chicken, bacon, red onion mozzarella, pear, gorgonzola, balsamic reduction

 Funguy $22
Fire roasted tomato sauce, mozzarella, assorted mushrooms

Spicy Sausage $22
Fire roasted tomato sauce, mozzarella, Italian sausage, chili flake, jalapeños


We have a full bar! As long as you order food with your drink, we can make any drinks you’d like To Go!

**Please Have Your ID Ready to Show for Pickup**


Mojito $12 Dbl $20
Bacardi rum, fresh mint, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, soda 

High Tide (our version of a Mai Tai)  Single $13 Dbl $24
Bacardi Rum, Pineapple Juice, Orange Juice, Housemade Mai Tai Mix, Bacardi 151, Myers Rum, Grendine 

CC Ryder $12 Dbl $20
Absolut Citron, Strawberry Puree, Lemonade

Rio Manhattan  Single $12 Dbl $20
Bulleit Rye, Antica Sweet Vermouth, Luxardo Cherry

Bottled Wine

Champagne – Gruet   $46

Sauvignon Blanc – Kim Crawford $36

Chardonnay – Testa Rossa  $46

Pinot Gris – Torri Mor $42

Rose – Sofia $38

Pinot Noir – Bernardus $42

Cabernet – Martin Ranch $46

Cabernet – Mount Veeder $66

House Red or White $22

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