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All 52 Dunoon Restaurants

Ristorante Italiano Rio

54-58 Argyll Street | Argyll Hotel, Dunoon PA23 7NE, Scotland
01369 702059
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Ranked #7 of 52 Restaurants in Dunoon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Had a superb meal for 11 on Sunday the 28th December. Great food enjoyed by all, (from Tapas to Pizza & Pasta, and even Scampi from the Hotel restaurant!) and for the quality of the food which was superbly delicious, the meal absolutely outstanding value. The atmosphere was great with attentive, but not in your face service. Everything was just... More 

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Ronny P, Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted to read your compliments of our food and service in trip advisor. We make every effort to ensure your expectations are exceeded and I sincerely appreciate you taking the time to share your personal experience and acknowledge our efforts. We certainly look forward to welcoming you back. Thanks Ronny More 

Dunoon, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Family & friends 12 in total lovely meal very good service and would recommend great not having stress of cooking on Christmas day and no washing up. Great value and good possibility of returning next Christmas.

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Ronny P, Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Dear Ms. Guest, I am delighted to read how much you enjoyed your meal in our Rio Restaurant. I am happy to learn that our service far exceeds your expectations. Once again, thank you for recommending our Restaurant. We certainly look forward to the opportunity to welcoming you back in the very near future. Thanks Ronny More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

Wow.... probably the best pasta I have ever tasted this side of Italy,the ambiance was superb, the staff were very attentive with excellent value for money, an absolute must if you are in Dunoon.

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Ronny P, Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guests thank you sincerely for a marvellous review! We are extremely happy you have enjoyed your meal and service. Such great reviews encourage us to keep going in providing the best service to our guests and thank you once again for sharing your positive experience in trip advisor. We certainly look forward to the opportunity to welcoming you back... More 

Scotland
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

My first visit to the Rio, It was a Club Christmas Dinner, for 20 of us, Service was first class, and staff very friendly, Just the right amount of time between courses, the food was pipping hot and well presented, and most enjoyable, certainly value for money. I would certainly eat here again

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Ronny P, Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, great to hear that you and your friends enjoyed your meal with us. It’s good to know that the effort we put into our menu and presentation is appreciated. we strive every day to ensure our guests have a wonderful meal and a marvelous time at our restaurant and it is extremely encouraging... More 

Livingston, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Enjoyed our Italian meal at this restaurant. Attentive staff, food was well presented and very good. Would recommend. Thanks to Ronny and the team.

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Ronny P, Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guests thank you sincerely for a marvellous review! We are extremely happy you have enjoyed your meal in Rio. Thank you so much for taking the time to share this with us. It really means a lot to me and to everyone on our staff. We all expect to welcome you back soon! Thanks Ronny More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

it was really great Christmas party we had lovely meal in Rio steak was so good with pepper sauce . Great staff. Ronny such a superb what a lovely smile . He did everything what he could do. Thanks ronny and your staff who made our night unforgettable

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Ronny P, Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you so much for your kind words, I am delighted to read such positive comments about our Rio and that we were able to surprise you! Such great reviews encourage us to keep going in providing the best service to our guests and thank you for sharing your positive experience on line. Yours sincerely Ronny More 

Murcia, Spain
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

we have enjoyed a few meals here. The staff are very helpful, polite and nothing seems too much trouble. The manager Ronnie is really great and the decor is lovely. The pre-theatre menu is amazing value and the wine list is excellent.

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Ronny P, Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank for your great review of our restaurant, we work really hard to serve the best food in a great environment and I am glad to see you those efforts pay off on your visit. And once again thank you for sharing your positive experience in trip advisor I hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back... More 

Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Just had a most enjoyable meal with first class service, we have used Rio before and have never been disappointed,really worth a try.

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Ronny P, Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for considering my restaurant as one of the best of all for your patronage and feedback. It is really rewarding when we are able to surprise our guests. Thank you again for your comments. We all expect to welcome you back soon! Kind Regards, Ronny More 

Dumfries, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We ate in the restaurant on 6 December to celebrate a birthday. The restaurant was expecting a big party so the Manager Ronnie kindly managed to arranged for us to have our meal a little earlier in the evening which was very kind. We had prawn kebab starters which were delicious and anti pasti and the mushroom starters. All great... More 

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Ronny P, Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review, great to hear that and you enjoyed your meal with us. We remember you and the day you visited. We tried our best to accommodate you. We hope this dinner made your birthday memorable and hope to see you soon in our restaurant. Kind regards, Ronny More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Excellent friendly service good choice. I particularly like the smoked salmon and prawn starter. Wide choice of food And wines. Good value.

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Ronny P, Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Glad to hear you have enjoyed you’re both your meal and the service, thank you for taking the time to leave us such a great review, look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Thanks Ronny More 

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Address: 54-58 Argyll Street | Argyll Hotel, Dunoon PA23 7NE, Scotland
Phone Number: 01369 702059
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Dunoon
Cuisine: Italian

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