Cafe Rio Aptos

Aptos — Santa Cruz — Capitola


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Enjoy Fine Dining at Cafe Rio

Cafe Rio is a restaurant that has delighted customers for many years. Known for their fresh seafood, and delicious steaks, they will also wet your whistle with their tasty cocktail menu and full bar. You'll always find a friendly local crowd at Cafe Rio, that come to enjoy the consistency and quality that Cafe Rio delivers. Come join us for dinner, lunch, or just drinks. You can even bring your four legged friend and enjoy our open patio. We can't wait to see you at the original Cafe Rio in Aptos, California.

Restaurant Hours - Serving Dinner

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
Closed
Wednesday
5:00pm - Close
Thursday
5:00pm - Close
Friday
5:00pm - Close
Saturday
5:00pm - Close
Sunday
5:00pm - Close

Patio Hours - Appetizers and Cocktails

Wednesday - Sunday
3 PM - Close
• Our patio is dog friendly

Just steps from the sand and waves of Rio Del Mar Beach are the tantalizing tastes of Cafe Rio. Known for it’s amazing sunsets and breathtaking views, the fantastic food and exceptional service are the hallmark of Cafe Rio.

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3 days ago

Cafe Rio Aptos

Tonight's Specials:

Seafood pasta with 4 cheese ravioli, red snapper, ahi, prawns, kale, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes and served with a pesto cream sauce.

Hawaiian Swordfish with Jasmine rice, tomato lentil goulash, and a spinach and kale pesto.

2 slices of tiramisu left!!
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6 days ago

Cafe Rio Aptos

Tonight's Specials:

Seared Hawaiian Opah with a papaya, avocado, red onion & cilantro fruit salsa. Served with jasmine rice, grilled asparagus and a tomato lentil goulash.

Three-Cheese Ravioli with red snapper, clams, scallops & jumbo prawns. Served with kale, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, and a tomato cream sauce.

Homemade tiramisu.
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7 days ago

Cafe Rio Aptos

Official Specials for tonight!

Seared Hawaiian Opah with a papaya, avocado, red onion & cilantro fruit salsa. Served with forbidden rice, and grilled asparagus.

Mushroom Ravioli with red snapper, halibut, scallops & jumbo prawns. Served with spinach, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, kale and a pesto cream sauce.

An amazing WTFudge triple layer chocolate cake with chocolate/caramel ganache and pecans.

Homemade tiramisu.
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1 week ago

Cafe Rio Aptos

Tonight's Specials:

Mushroom Ravioli with Langoustine, red snapper, jumbo prawns, artichoke hearts, spinach, mushrooms, cherry tomatoes and sauteed with a pesto cream sauce.

A Parmesan and panko encrusted Halibut filet served on a bed of jasmine rice and slow cooked Samafina (similar to ratatouille).

Nana's Tiramisu
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1 week ago

Cafe Rio Aptos

Cafe Rio is looking for a busser. We are open 3pm-9pm Wed-Sunday. Flexible scheduling is available and training will be provided. Please reach out to us if you are interested.
Michael or Jeanne (831) 688-8917
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