Cafe Rio will be closed temporarily for the month of July. We apologize for the inconvenience. We’re taking this time to revamp our menu and kitchen, so please be patient as we try to bring 2020 something more exciting to the table!

TAKE OUT Orders Now Available

Wednesday – Sunday

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


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

  • Call (831) 688-8917   WEDNESDAY – SUNDAY ONLY   
  • Choose from any of the “To Go” items listed below (on this page)
  • Orders will be available for pick up between the hours of 1pm – 8:00pm
  • There will be a  Specials Each Night! Call for Details!


Please leave your name, number, the pick-up time, and place your order. 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

To Go Menu


Roasted Artichoke  $12
fire roasted, peperonata, balsamic reduction

Black and Blue Seared Ahi  $18
grilled sweet peppers, soy mustard sauce

Fried Calamari Appetizer $11
Fried with Kale, Tarter Sauce 

Ceviche  $14
Marinated fish, lime juice, avocado, cucumber, cilantro, tortilla chips

Traditional Clams  $18
Garlic, white wine, butter, lemon, oregano

Hummus  $9
Roasted garlic, tomato, whole garbanzo beans


House Salad $7
Organic Mixed Greens, Radish, Tomato, Bleu Cheese Crumble, Dijon Vinaigrette

Caesar Salad $9
Romaine Lettuce, Parmesan, Sourdough Croutons, Caesar Dressing

Shrimp Louie  $24
Eggs, avocado, calamata olives, cucumber, tomatoes, louie dressing

Bay Shrimp $2     Blue Cheese Crumbles $2   Seared Ahi  $16

Prawns  $8            Salmon   $16                             Chicken  $10



NY Steak $38
Demi glaze, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, seasonal Vegetable

Sand Dabs $24
Flat Grilled, Fried Capers, Lemon Beurre Blanc, Jasmine Rice, Seasonal Vegetables

Grilled Salmon $26
Sweet Thai Chili Ginger Sauce, Jasmine Rice, Seasonal Vegetables

Boneless Short Ribs  $26
Braised Vegetables, gorgonzola polenta

Linguini & Clams  $23

Toasted garlic, wine, oregano, butter, parmesan

Calamari Steak Dore $22 
Egg Battered, Flat Grilled, Lemon Beurre Blanc, Jasmine Rice, Seasonal Vegetables

Rio Cheeseburger  $19 
Avocado, Tomato, Lettuce, Grilled Onion, Apple Bacon, Steak Fries

Myers Lemon Risotto $20 (vegetarian)
Myers Lemons, Peas, Asparagus, Parmesan Cheese

SUNDAY SUPPER $18 (Meat Loaf)
NY Steak Meat Loaf, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans

Nightly Specials  Call for Details 

Dessert: All $10    Call for Availability

Key lime Pie       Raspberry Cheesecake     Banana Cheesecake   Chocolate Mouse Cake      Mud Pie  


Pizzas from our sister restaurant “Flats Bistro” available

Pepperoni $20
Fire roasted tomato sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni

Cheese $18
Fire roasted tomato sauce, mozzarella

Margherita $18
Fire roasted tomato sauce, fresh mozzarella and basil

SandDollar $20
Garlic pesto, chicken, bacon, red onion, mozzarella

Garden Fresh $20
Olive oil, feta cheese, arugula, tomatoes, (add chicken for $2.00)

Del Mar $20
Fire roasted tomato sauce, mozzarella, Italian sausage, pepperoni, red onion

Da Beach $20
Olive oil, chicken, bacon, red onion mozzarella, pear, gorgonzola, balsamic reduction

The Funguy $20
Fire roasted tomato sauce, mozzarella, assorted mushrooms

Spicy Sausage $20
Fire roasted tomato sauce, mozzarella, Italian sausage, chili flake, jalapenos


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**


Prosecco $10
Single glass serving

Pink Pussycat $12
Belvedere Pink Grapefruit Vodka, St. Germain, Fresh Grapefruit Juice

CC Ryder $10
Absolut Citron, Strawberry Puree, Lemonade

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

Uncle Dave’s IPA $9

Bottled Wine

Our whole Wine List is available. Please click on our wine page to see what we  have!
**Please Have Your ID Ready to Show for Pickup**

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