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“Not a bad plaice” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Rio Fish Restaurant

Rio Fish Restaurant
Pump Street, Brixham, England
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Ranked #52 of 89 Restaurants in Brixham
Cuisines: British
Description: http://www.brixham.com/eating-out/rio-fish-restaurant
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Description: http://www.brixham.com/eating-out/rio-fish-restaurant
Tamworth, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Not a bad plaice”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Fish (haddock) was a bit small and on the greasy side but tasted good. the chicken nuggets are great as well

Visited May 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Paignton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“WAS! the best but not even close now!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

Such a shame. The Rio was for all my years growing up in Brixham, the best fish and chip shop in the town. Unfortunately not anymore. Not even close. For a town like Brixham that is the BIGGEST fishing port in the country, you should expect nothing but the best fish and chips, Well if you want that DO NOT GO HERE! Poor, poor, poor, poor! Actually, AWFUL! A disgrace to Brixham and to fish and chips. Such a shame, especially when it was the best. You can always tell how good somewhere is by where the locals eat. And they certainly don't eat here anymore.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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73 reviews 73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“Lovely place but food and price not great”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Lovely staff but not the best fish and chips I have had unfortunately.. Sat in and it came to £18 for fish and chips twice and 1 drink each, really expensive and portions quite small. I saw this on fish town and really expected it to be great.. Most expensive fish and chips and they were just average at a push ..

  • Visited March 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Recommended by Torquay taxi driver”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

I am sure there are better looking fish and chip restaurants in Brixham, but our taxi driver in Torquay (a Brixham lad) said this was the best. Decor is dated but clean and the service was friendly. Fish was fresh and the batter was lovely. Chips could have been better, but overall the experience was good.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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178 reviews 178 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
“loved this last year,but.....”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

very dissapointed this visit, frozen chips and not the best cod either.
one bright spot was the little girl (Celine) who was waiting on the tables.
Well done celine, just hope the fish and chips get back to their usual standard.

Visited February 2013
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