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S S DION

520 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1933
401-253-2884
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Ranked #25 of 76 Restaurants in Bristol
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Bristol, Rhode Island
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

I love this place; there is nothing better than sitting on the deck watching the sun go down while eating, chatting and sipping a drink. In Winter time you can sit near the log fire and enjoy a few relaxing hours in a lovely setting overlooking the bay. The service is always top class and friendly and the food is... More

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Portsmouth, RI
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We have been visiting this restaurant once a week for many years. Weekday specials with a bottle of wine are a great value. Food, service, atmosphere are all very good. Same owner and cook for many years.

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Rhode Island
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

My wife surprised me and took me here for dinner. She had never been either. The view from the dinning area is great. (You can sit outdoors if you like as well). Service was very good and not rushed. Menu was extensive, leaning more towards sea food (to be expected given the location). Our meals were prepared as we liked,... More

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The Villages, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Heard praises so we had "great expectations". We were not disappointed. The service was very good and the food excellent. The owner even stopped by to see how all went. I would most certainly recommend this restaurant.

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Milford, CT
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We visited the restaurant after sunset, but we could tell the view would have been spectacular. Unfortunately, the food was not. I ordered swordfish, which was inexplicably fishy smelling. My husband had a steak which was OK but nothing special. The glasses of wine were tiny. We are definitely not fine dining food snobs, but were disappointed with both the... More

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Providence, RI
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We are always pleased to have dinner here. The food is very, very good. Servers are super friendly. Atmosphere is cozy. Had dinner with friends the other night and they were really surprised and satisfied. Prices are reasonable. Right across from the bay with outside dining in season. We try to eat here 3-4 times a year.

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Don't go there. They treat you horribly & take their customers for granted. Go to Quito's, Redlefsen's or Agave which are all in the same area. Not to mention Roberto's, Aidan's, Persimmon & Lobster Pot among others. Bristol, RI is a beautiful town and SS Dion does not deserve your business there.

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East Providence, Rhode Island
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

I went to this restaurant on the recommendation of friends and was not disappointed. I had a difficult time choosing from the many lobster specials or the regular menu. I shared an appetizer of calamari and they were perfectly fried. The batter was light and the calamari themselves were tender, not chewy at all. My entree was the fried scallops... More

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Bristol, Rhode Island
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

A VERY nice, quaint restaurant with terrific views of the sunset overlooking Bristol Harbor. The scallops, shrimp, and swordfish are not to be missed! I highly recommend this place. You won't be sorry!

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Providence, Rhode Island, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

The place was cute with a beautiful view. I ordered fried clams. Since eating these for over40years I was quite surprised they bellies were watery. I mentioned this tithe very nice waitress , she brought them back to the cook who assured her that they were cooked.So I tried one more . Before I put it in my mouth I... More

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