Cafe Rio Vegan Menu

Cafe Rio Mexican Grill or simply known as Cafe Rio is an American fast-casual restaurant chain that offers authentic Tex-Mex inspired cuisines. Their menu is composed of a wide variety of Tex-Mex favorites like Burrito, Salad, Enchiladas, Tacos, Tostada, Quesdallia, and Nachos. While many Tex-Mex cuisines are customizable to cater to many specialized diets, can Tex-Mex cuisines at Cafe Rio cater to the vegan diet as well?

According to the ingredients list provided on their website, there are 3 vegan options at Cafe Rio that do not contain animal products as well as a few additional items that can be made vegan with some omissions and adjustments.

Vegans who are dining at Cafe Rio should strictly avoid the 12-inch and 6-inch tortillas, meats, cheese, butter, sour cream, horchata, rice, and creamy tomatillo dressing. So, what can you order at Cafe Rio? Luckily, Cafe Rio offers a create your own salad, tostada taco, and enchilada so you can still customize your food to fit your diet and calorie allowance.

Cafe Rio's tostada shell, 6-inch corn tortilla, vegetables, beans, salsas, chips, and guacamole are all vegan-friendly ingredients. However, keep in mind that not all Cafe Rio chains offer the same vegan ingredients so it's best to ask your server before ordering.

If you are in the mood for a customized vegan taco, you can select the 6-inch Corn Tortilla, Beans, Lime Wedge, Cabbage, Cilantro, and Guacamole. Salad is always an excellent option for many diets. For a vegan salad at Cafe Rio, we recommend the Vegetarian Salad with no cheese or butter with cilantro lime vinaigrette.

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