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Rio Rita Cafe y Cantina

Rio Rita Cafe y Cantina



Mild mannered coffee shop by day, swanky lounge by night. We are 4 blocks east of I-35, between Navasota and Attayac on Sixth Street. It was once an orquesta haven back in the day (1950s) and sometime in the early 70s, someone erected its sign, which the Chronicle duly calls a "wondrous bit of commercial psychedelia" and then they add, " This bit of commercial art stands the test of time. And it should. The original campaign was designed by pop art master and Yellow Submarine creator Peter Max."


Rio Rita Cafe y Cantina

1308 East 6th, Austin, TX 78702


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