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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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Scotland, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Food was first class and staff were very friendly and very attentive, very busy when we were leaving.

Thank carol f
Bridlington, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We tried tapas for the first time and the food was first class. The service was ok with the waiters very attentive but once desert had been served they lost interest in us, we asked for the bill when we finally caught their eye? But they carried on serving other customers and we got our bill 15 minutes later. But... More 

Thank SuzymoDo
Largs, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here as we're staying at the Argyll Hotel. Everyone seemed to wait a long time for their food, including us. Coukdnt6 work out why. When it arrived, food was plentiful and good. But service too slow.

Thank klette0147
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were extremely friendly and helpful and the food was as good as any Italian meal I've eaten anywhere throughout the UK or the Med!! Ate here two nights in a row ,would recommend this restaurant to anyone .If in this area again will make this my restaurant of first choice ,,,Excellent!!

Thank Chris S
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although the table we got for our dinner was a bit cramped, we spend a nice evening at the Rio. The food was reasonably priced and tasty, although the pizza was a bit more american style than Italian in our opinion. Still it was freshly done, and tasty. The lasagna was tasty, too. What's really worth a recommendation were the... More 

Thank Sirion80
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent place for a special night out, a bit expensive but well worth it food is fresh and freshly cooked

Thank Betty H
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restraunt was quite busy couldn't fault the meal my husband had mussels to start then fillet steak with grilled prawns it looked lovely he said "it was", the steak was cooked perfect. I had manchego cheese from the tapas with a lovely fresh salad and olives that was very nice, my main was linguine with mussels again very nice... More 

Thank Ellen K
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food good and choice on set menu fair and good value , food that we also witnessed going to other tables also looked lovely staff were polite and helpful

Thank paulinePerth
Manager R, General Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Many thanks fortaking the time to writing a review.Really pleased to hear that you enjoyed your meal in Rio and we look forward to welcoming you back to Dunoon very soon Ian More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal here on sat night Was a busy service with a hen night in but service was swift and attentive We had the tapas menu which was fresh and well prepared Excellent value for money Would recommend for couples and families alike

Thank Colinwi
Manager R, General Manager at Ristorante Italiano Rio, responded to this review

Many thanks for taking the time to writing a review. Look forward to welcoming you back to Rio very soon. More 

Ayr, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner, sirloin steak badly cooked, veg cold, asked for potatoes got a half baked potato which was cold, my partner had chicken cold on outside and had obviously been in microwave. Service was terrible, would definitely not recommend this place, give it a miss. Ended up at chipshop for something decent to eat.

Thank Alexander G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Argyll Street | The Argyll Hotel, Dunoon PA23 7NE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Cowal Peninsula  >  Dunoon
  • Phone Number: 01369 702059

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?