REDLANDS, October 14, 2010 -- Coming this November and early December, Cafe Rio Mexican Grill, the popular Utah-based restaurant company specializing in traditional flavors and recipes of the Southwest, is opening store number 35 and 36 in Lakewood and Redlands, California respectively, introducing a new customer base to the best Mexican restaurant menu in the nation. The company, headed by president and CEO Bob Nilsen and his team, has opened five locations in California over the past year in Lake Forest, Manhattan Beach, Costa Mesa, Tustin, and Oxnard. With the two new store openings, Cafe Rio Mexican Grill is quickly expanding in the California market with its crowd-pleasing Mexican restaurant menu.

The new locations are sure to celebrate their official grand openings with the same Ribbon Cutting Ceremony preformed on the opening day of each Cafe Rio Mexican Grill location.

Cafe Rio Mexican Grill, Inc.:
Cafe Rio Mexican Grill, Inc., headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, is one of the leading quick casual restaurants specializing in a fresh Mexican restaurant menu. The company currently operates 34 restaurants in Utah, Nevada, Idaho, California, Colorado, Arizona and by the end of 2011, the Washington D.C. area. Cafe Rio Mexican Grill's primary business is serving its customers the highest quality meals with the freshest ingredients both through the restaurant locations and catering business. Cafe Rio Mexican Grill's web address is

If you would like more information on this topic or to schedule an interview or appearance with CEO Bob Nilsen, please contact, Cafe Rio Media Representative: Jennifer Burns 310-993-9494 or