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Riondo's Ristorante

2328 Strand Ave, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1548
+1 409-621-9595
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“gnocchi” (12 reviews)
“bread” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2328 Strand Ave, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1548
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here with my family on a recent trip to the city. The food was very good and the service was pretty good as well. The menu was pretty extensive so there was something to eat for everyone.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 728russellf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can’t expect good Italian food from a Salvadoran chef. If we had know, we would have not made reservation here. We are all cooks and foodies and Italian . Five of us dined in Christmas Eve. The meatballs were pretty good, the sauce with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank 2zocean
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for Saturday night dinner. I ordered the Shrimp Cabonara, I requested extra sauce and it arrive very dry. The taste was good, but very dry. My boyfriend ordered Veal Marsala and it was ok as well. We ordered the garlic bread and we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Louise H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely perfect for our anniversary dinner. Service and food was wonderful! Ambiance was warm and festive with the holidays so near. The waitress overheard us softly say “happy anniversary” to each other and she later surprised us with two glasses of champagne and the most...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pezell
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Enjoyed first class service from Josh to celebrate my honey's birthday. Lots of good menu items to choose from. Enjoyed a tasty pizza and scallops with risotto. Enjoyed the birthday deserts too. Nice location and first class operation.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ronvoyage
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

We loved this restaurant. The food was delicious, the service fantastic and the atmosphere was great. We were staying at the Tremont House and wanted someplace close where we did not have to drive. The menu had many gluten free options but the waiter explained...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BVD5
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to eat in Galveston. From brunch to dinner, it is all delicious! It is never crowded and the wait staff is amazing. I almost hate to review it and give our secret away!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank aljenleo
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

From the decor to the management and to the food and wine, just superb. Set in the town of Galveston in a beautiful historic building is this superb restuarant! Owner Don and his team make it happen! Chef Rico absolutely passionate about what he creates,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank V5451ZXjanel
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I shared the bruschetta, she had the lasagna and I had the spinach gnocchi. All was delicious. My wife said it was the best lasagna she has had. I highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RobertS14033
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

We came based on reviews and it was as good as the reviews! I didn’t eat much of my dish because it was a bit salty with the prosciutto, but it wasn’t any fault of theirs. She came back with the bill a few minutes...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank beckym0112
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Questions & Answers
February 8, 2017|
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Response from TomandDonna122 | Reviewed this property |
Blackened scallops are on their dinner menu currently, but you can check out their menu online on their website for other dishes you might be interested in.
Diane H
September 16, 2016|
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Response from Don M | Property representative |
Gluten free beer, GF Chicken & kale raviolis, GF pasta & GF pizza dough
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $38
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2328 Strand Ave, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1548
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-621-9595
Chef Rico prepares fresh pasta, bread, mozzarella cheese and stocks daily. Restaurant is located in the oldest bank building in Texas. Also was one of the first insurance buildings in the country. Riondos Ristorante was named "Best New" restaurant in Galveston County 2015. We offer an exceptional wine list and a full bar. We have a private room for Rehearsal Dinners and Business functions.
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