Due to the Covid-19 Virus our menu options are limited and temporary.

This is Our Temporary Menu

  Starting August 1, 2020




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

  • Call (831) 688-8917   CLOSED TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY 
  • Choose from any of the “To Go” items listed below (on this page)
  • Orders will be available for 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. IF YOU DO NOT HEAR FROM US, PLEASE CALL US BACK!

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

Take Out Cafe Rio Aptos

Our Menu For Takeout, Patio or Dine in Options

SUNDAY 9/20  Specials

Lemon Pepper Scallops $17

Ponzu, sesame oil, scallions, tobiko

Almond Crusted Pork Chop $26

Stuffed with apple and fennel, black bean plum sauce, creamy polenta, broccolini

Sole Dugléré $25

Roasted cherry tomatoes, lemon shallot brussels, creamy polenta

SPECIAL COCKTAIL  $11  Peach Daiquiri   |  $ 12  Butter Pecan Manhattan  


Raspberry Cheesecake  |  Mud Pie  |  Key lime Pie   |  Triple Layer Salted Caramel Chocolate Cake 



Tataki Seared Ahi Tuna  $19  
Seared Sesame Crusted Ahi, Pineapple Ponzu

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


House Salad $9
Organic Romaine Lettuce, Shaved Carrots & Cucumber with a  Dijon Vinaigrette

Panzanella Kale Caesar $15
Baby Kale, Parmesan, White Anchovies, Sourdough, 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 $9
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, Garlic mashed Potatoes, 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

Myers Lemon Risotto $22
Peas, Cherry Tomatoes, Asparagus, Lemongrass, Spinach

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

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 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 – Soquel $42

Chardonnay – Testa Rossa  $46

Pinot Gris – Torri Mor $42

Rose – Sofia $38

Pinot Noir – Bernardus $42

Zinfandel – Wild Thing $46

Cabernet – Martin Ranch $46

Cabernet – Mount Veeder $66

House Red or White $22

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