Cantina Rio At Santa Ana Star A Fiesta of Flavor
54 Jemez Canyon Dam Rd
    Bernalillo, Nm 87004
(505) 771-7153
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Cantina Rio gives you that fiesta of flavor you crave. Our menu includes American classics, New Mexican favorites and mouth-watering desserts that complete every meal. Sip on a hand-crafted cocktail or any of our carefully selected beer or wine. Soak in the eclectic and relaxed atmosphere, plus you can enjoy Happy Hour seven days a week. Cantina Rio will give you a reason to keep coming back!

9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

American, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Mexican, Southwestern

Dining Style

Casual Dining









Happy Hour


Outdoor Seating


Take Out





Served all day!


A fresh blend of avocado, jalapeno, onion, tomato & fresh lime juice
Chile Con Queso
A melty mixture of queso & fresh jalapenos
Green Chile Strips
New Mexico's favorite pepper, breaded & deep fried • served with ranch dressing
Cantina Nachos
Choose from Grilled Chicken or Grilled Steak
Fresh corn tortilla chips smothered in melted cheese, queso, guacamole, jalapenos, sour cream & salsa
Carne Asada Fries
Crispy fries smothered in melted cheese, queso, grilled steak, guacamole & sour cream

Soups & Salads

Green Chile Stew
Tender braised pork with roasted green chile & potatoes
Tender braised pork with onions & red chile
Cantina Garden Salad
Chopped romaine topped with garden vegetables
Chicken Caesar Salad
Romaine hearts, parmesan, croutons & grilled chicken
Taco Salad
Four tortilla bowl filled with chopped lettuce, refried beans, cheese, corn & grilled steak

Burgers & Sandwiches

Served with Fries
Mushroom Swiss Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken breast, bacon, swiss, mushrooms & onions on a brioche bun
Green Chile Bacon Cheeseburger
1/2 lb. beef patty, cheddar, smoked bacon & roasted green chile on a brioche bun
Cheese Burger
1/2 lb. beef patty & cheddar on a brioche bun
Cantina Jack Burger
1/2 lb. beef patty, pepperjack, fried green chile & pico de gallo on a brioche bun
Club Sandwich
Turkey, ham, bacon, avocado & cheddar double stacked on toasted sourdough
Classic Cheesesteak Sandwich
Thinly sliced beef grilled with onions, peppers & provolone on a hoagie roll
Steak Sandwich
Sliced New York steak with grilled onions & mushrooms on a hoagie roll

Cantina Rio Specialties

Grilled New York Steak & Enchiladas
Seasoned New York steak, two cheese enchiladas, red or green chile, refried beans & rice
Grilled Chicken or Grilled Steak Upgrade to Diablo Shrimp|Add $3
Sizzling with bell peppers, onions, shredded cheese, guacamole, sour cream, salsa, tortillas, refried beans & rice
Jumbo Burrito
Ground Beef, Grilled Chicken or Grilled Steak
Stuffed with refried beans, rice & cheese • Smothered with red or green chile, onions, cilantro & cotija
Huevos Racheros
2 eggs any style, corn tortillas, papas, refried beans & red or green chile
Indian Taco
Frybread topped with seasoned ground beef, chili beans, lettuce, shredded cheese & tomato
Shrimp & Sausage Pasta
Grilled shrimp & spicy sausage, sauteed with garlic & mushrooms in a rich cream sauce • Served with garlic bread
Jumbo Quesadilla
Ground Beef, Grilled Chicken or Grilled Steak Upgrade to Diablo Shrimp|Add $3
Served with refried beans & rice
Rolled Enchiladas
Ground Beef, Grilled Chicken or Grilled Steak Upgrade to Diablo Shrimp|Add $3
Served with refried beans & rice
Taco Trio Plates
Soft Flour, Corn or Crispy Shell
Served with refried beans & rice


New York Cheesecake
Rich cheesecake on a classic graham cracker crust • With macerated strawberries
Triple Chocolate Cake
Three layers of chocolate cake, chocolate ganache & chocolate mousse • With raspberry sauce
Fresh Fruit Cobbler
Ask your server for this season's flavor