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Ristorante Italiano Rio

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Argyll Street | The Argyll Hotel, Dunoon PA23 7NE, Scotland
01369 702059
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 160
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious food, great value for money, lovely surroundings and excellent service.

We had delicious food, friendly atmosphere and the service was excellent. The prices were very good. Would definitely return.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
Pavremcml
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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271 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

We had delicious food, friendly atmosphere and the service was excellent. The prices were very good. Would definitely return.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your feedback on Trip advisor about Rio Restaurant it’s being great to see you have enjoyed our products and service. We as team always make sure our guest have great dining experience. Thank you again for your kind comments and patronage. We look forward to serving you again soon. Thanks Ronny More 

Essex
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This is my fave place in Dunoon. With a menu this huge, how can you go wrong. Everything is fresh tasty and hot, with good service. It does get busy at peak times so you should book. I've had a few issues with takeaways with the order being wrong but with a sit down meal I have always been over... More 

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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 restaurant 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. Look forward to seeing you... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Was there with family and for two course meal for our large group took two and half hours. Food although nice they managed to mix up meals and we had to swap two steaks around. Several groups came in after us and all had meals before us

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

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for sharing your impression of your visit in Rio. After reading your review I realize we fell well short on your expectations, for this I offer no excuses but my sincerest apologies. I do hope you reconsider when planning another visit in Rio as I am confident that we are very capable... More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I booked a table for 20 in the Rio. We came in at 7 people came in after us and were served and fed before our order was taken. My 2 year old was hungry and grumpy as 2 year olds can be but due to the fact we had to wait so long to get served she was starving!... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ronny P, Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It’s very disappointing to receive a comment like this. We work hard to offer good food and friendly service, and will investigate the concerns you have raised. I hope you will give us another chance in the future. Thanks Ronny More 

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Hi been there with few of my friends and the meal is really very nice. We enjoyed to fullest. We will return soon.. Thanks for the lovely time.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the positive comments. It’s always encouraging when customers acknowledge the good work of our team. We look forward to seeing you again soon.’ Thanks Ronny More 

Dunoon, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

All that I can say that it is cheap. It's OK but not the experience that you want. Still if you want a relatively inexpensive meal it is OK.

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

Dear Guest, Thanks for alerting us to this. We work hard to offer good food and friendly service, and I’m sorry that we didn’t meet your expectations. I hope you will give us another chance in the near future. Ronny More 

Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

We had a meal there to celebrate our son's Birthday. This is a very comfortable restaurant with pleasant welcoming staff. Out meals were well presented and reasonably priced. Would certainly go again.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ronny P, Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you sincerely for a marvellous review! We are extremely happy you have enjoyed your meal in our Restaurant. Such a 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 thanks Ronny More 

Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have spent many birthdays of my own and friends here, the food is lovely especially the muscles and chocolate cake. Staff are amazing make you feel nothing is too much trouble

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

Dear customer Thank you for your honest review of Rio. I am really pleased that you found our food such a high quality we as team always make sure our guest have great dining experience. Looking forward to welcome back, in due course of time. Thanks Ronny More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

nice food in nice restaurant. This is part of Argyll Hotel which is a lovely modern place. Nice lounge to sit and have a drink befoe eating in this restaurant

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for being our valued customers. We are grateful for the pleasure of serving you and meeting your printing needs. We hope to have the pleasure of looking after you again in the near future Thank Ronny More 

Chester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Great food in a modern and stylish atmosphere . Romantic place to eat Attentive service in relaxed environment . We celebrated our anniversary here and it was amazing . Perfect steaks and wine . But their pizzas looked great with loads of choice .

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ronny P, Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Dear Guest, ‘Thank you very much for the positive comments. It’s always encouraging when customers acknowledge the good work of our team. We look forward to seeing you again soon.’ Thanks Ronny More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Argyll Street | The Argyll Hotel, Dunoon PA23 7NE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Dunoon
  • Phone Number: 01369 702059

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

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