Cafe Rio Mexican Grill, home of the original Sweet Pork Barbacoa, announced the grand opening of a new Arizona location this summer, coming to the Johnson Ranch community in San Tan Valley on June 10. The first Cafe Rio Mexican Grill opened in 1997 in Southern Utah, and since then, people have not been able to get enough of the customizable and craveable made to order eats created from Cafe Rio’s chef-inspired Mexican recipes.

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The Cafe Rio Mexican Grill in San Tan Valley will be located in the Johnson Ranch community on 611 E Hunt Highway and is scheduled to open on Friday, June 10. Cafe Rio will be celebrating the store opening that Friday and Saturday with exciting games including Plinko and corn hole, where attendees can participate to win a variety of prizes, as many as 100 winners could receive a free meal! Plus, Cafe Rio will be offering chips and their award-winning Pico de Gallo for $1.99. Attendees can also learn about additional reward opportunities via the mobile app. The grand opening celebration will kick off at 10:30am through 3:30pm daily.

“We’re thrilled to be bringing our fresh food, made fresh to more people in Arizona,” commented Steve Vaughan, CEO of Cafe Rio Mexican Grill. “The residents of Johnson Ranch in San Tan Valley are going to be excited to try our award-winning, flavor-packed, made from scratch recipes.”

Each of the two new locations will feature Cafe Rio fan favorites like the sweet pork burrito, Enchilada Style, and the fire-grilled chicken salad with creamy tomatillo dressing, in addition to a full menu of chef-inspired burritos, salads, tacos, enchiladas, quesadillas, and more. All dishes are fully customizable, so plan to bring the whole family along, because there’s surely a favorite for everyone.

The Cafe Rio mobile app is available for fans to order their favorites and get rewarded for having great taste, earning valuable points on every food and beverage purchase. After signing up, users will receive a $5 credit in their account and receive a $10 reward for every 100 points earned. Just download, sign in, scan, earn and repeat to earn free meals!

Cafe Rio Mexican Grill – Johnson Ranch

Grand Opening Celebration June 10 – 11, 2022, 10:30am – 3:30pm Daily

Location: 611 E Hunt Highway, San Tan Valley, AZ 85143