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Rio Ice Cream

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Late Night, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Sorry, accidentally wrote my review for Rio Ice Cream above.... didn't eat at that establishment. We stopped here to eat as it was recommended by friends... and we were not disappointed... just overindulged :)

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nilufer D
Reviewed 3 days ago

Terrific ice-cream heaven. Very quick service, wide range of sundaes and flavours. Well worth a special visit to Jaffna

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cedric H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must do stop over in this city. The flavours are not that varied but the ice cream is really nice and creamy. Prices too are very reasonable. Staff should be upskilled in English to serve the visitors. Known to get really busy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RHM63
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yummy ice cream.. Loved the flavours. Went there twice. Must try if you are in Jaffna 4 mins away from Nallur kovil.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vasula N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us visited and it is a very nice place. The ice cream was very nice and creamy and all the members in the group enjoyed it very much.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SuranjaniW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had just had a sensational lunch at Mangoes which is around the corner. As we were walking home we walked past this place! Suddenly had a need for an ice cream sundae and that need was filled at Rio’s. 2 Sundaes came to just...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Platinum_Backpacker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, great prices and a huge range of ice cream. The toilets were very clean. This is next to the temple so be sure to make a stop here after.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Detritus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one of the famous place in jaffna is Rio Ice cream .specially local tourist . you can taste .very delicious variety .

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jayanthe D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ( 6 adults 2 kids 2 infants ) came on 23/12 . It’s sooo messed up no cues all crowding around the cashier and the service counter . At least there ought to be a board displaying ice creams and prices so that people...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank anjaleef
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge ice-cream parlour with hundreds of people. Great fun and don't ignore the one savoury dish which is their vegetable rolls. A couple of these hot, crunchy delights followed by an ice-cream is high living indeed and may set you back at least £1.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RICHARD G
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Piumi_san
June 21, 2015|
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Response from Panduka J | Reviewed this property |
i have visited both locations and find that the taste and quality are similar. The hot weather during the day in Jaffna makes it more 'wanting'.
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