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RIO Washingtonian Center

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Great food - Copper Canyon

The food and service at the Copper Canyon restaurant is excellent, I love the atmosphere and mood... read more

Reviewed March 12, 2019
Steve H
Lots of activities

Rio is very convenient for us since we live in the Gaithersburg area my 4 years old she like riding... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
adham a
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RIO Washingtonian Center is a lakefront shopping, dining and entertainment experience for the whole family, located just off of I-270 in Gaithersburg, MD.
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231 Rio Blvd, Gaithersburg, MD 20878-7312
+1 301-203-4184
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All reviews paddle boats movie theater copper canyon walking path nice lake great place to walk merry go round lots of restaurants ducks and geese great area window shop after a long day seafood grab a bite to eat entertainment center man made lake main street
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In the old days, this area had a country club, pond, ballroom and not much else. The country club and ballroom are no longer there, all having been replaced by a street-level shopping mall, Marriott Hotel and several restaurants. The pond still exists. The path...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Henry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There’s a small playground, a carousel, and a very mini mall with several restaurants and a cinema. Otherwise, not a lot of action. The pond is nice. We spent about an hour there which was plenty.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed March 12, 2019

The food and service at the Copper Canyon restaurant is excellent, I love the atmosphere and mood lighting, the bar has an excellent choice of Beers, spirits and cocktails.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Steve H
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Rio is very convenient for us since we live in the Gaithersburg area my 4 years old she like riding on the choochoo train

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank adham a
Reviewed February 12, 2019

We have been visiting the Rio Washingtonian Center for years and love that the center is constantly evolving, with many top notch restaurants and retail establishments. On a recent visit, we were pleasantly surprises that the AMC Theatre is now a Dine-in-Theatre, with great options...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ken K
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Quiet, nice area to visit. Quiet hotels, nice movie theatre, nice places to walk, variety of shopping and fun places to eat! Have come here many times on business and leisure and always have a nice time.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank N916DLracheld
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

The Washingtonian Center is a very nice shopping center with some great restaurants, a movie theater, and more. They have a parking garage and street parking as well. Some of the best restaurants in town are here, many of which are not national chains, so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Bowmanator22
Reviewed January 4, 2019

I always enjoy visiting the RIO Washingtonian Center in Gaithersburg. I enjoy the shopping, movie theatre, and trendy restaurants. Plus there is a modern fitness center with tons of machines and free weights to work out. The mood in the area is always tranquil and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jazsacher
Reviewed December 27, 2018

My friend invited me to see a movie and do some late Christmas shopping here. Parking was difficult when we arrived for our 11:00 am movie, got to park at the 4th level of the garage. We were informed that the 11:00 a.m. movie was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed December 11, 2018

The Rio has grown and improved considerably over the years and it is becoming a great place to visit all year round. The lake provides an excellent walking route that is safe and manageable. There is a children's playground and a carousel that runs on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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