Rio City Cafe

3.0 stars 3.0 out of 5 5 ratings
$$$Gluten Free Menu, Dessert, Restaurant

1110 Front St, Sacramento, CA 95814 Directions

(916) 442-8226
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    3 rating
    May 21, 2017

    They have gluten free options marked on the menu. Mostly salads, food is ok, staff don't seem knowledgeable and service is pretty poor. Nice view though but it's really noisy.

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    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    October 25, 2015

    In the past Rio City was a good GF choice. However things have changed. Our waiter was rushed and never even offered to get drinks. We had a question on an item marked GF "friendly" for the chef. Our waiter told us he wasn't going to ask because the "chef wouldn't know." The waiter was clearly annoyed and then just walked away to help another table. That was really poor form for a guy who never even offered a drink... It felt rushed and the waiter made us feel like we were taking up his valuable time. The food was good, although overshadowed by the service. We are hoping that all ends well, but the risk will likely steer us away.

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    1 rating Not celiac friendly
    February 19, 2015

    UPDATE: NO LONGER OFFERING GLUTEN-FREE FOOD. Only "gluten-sensitive". PREVIOUS REVIEW: I had the salmon and it was perfectly cooked. My non-celiac's Caesar salad looked very fresh, and the gluten-free dessert called something like "coffee and donuts" was absolutely yummy (and we did not mind that it was a tiny portion because it was such a high quality dessert). The espresso I had here is the best I have found so far in this area. I wish they were open before 10am because I'd like to have my morning coffee here!

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    5 rating
    July 03, 2012

    Dine in a relaxing atmosphere by the river. Excellent gluten free and non menu choices. The gluten free shortbread with lemon curd is a winning dessert appreciated by all.

Gluten-Free Features

  • Dessert
  • Gluten Free Menu


  • Restaurant
11 am - 9 pm
11 am - 9 pm
11 am - 9 pm
11 am - 9 pm
11 am - 10 pm
10 am - 10 pm
10 am - 9 pm

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