Cafe Rio Mexican Grill

Top 500 Chains

Cafe Rio Mexican Grill

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Specializing in fare inspired by Mexico’s Rio Grande region, Southern Texas and New Mexico

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The menu is influenced by Southern Texas, New Mexico and Mexico’s Rio Grande region

Even before you're sure what you're seeing, the restaurant Habana Outpost, in the Fort Greene section of Brooklyn, has already hijacked your senses.

The Mexican category overall saw sales increase by 0.9% to $18 billion and units by 4.1%, to 12,656.

Anne Quatrano and her husband, Clifford Harrison, are the chef-owners of two of Atlanta’s top-rated restaurants—the white-tablecloth Bacchanalia and the more casual Floataway Café—both dedicated to transforming fresh, local ingredients into contemporary American fare.