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Riondo's Ristorante

2328 Strand Ave, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1548
+1 409-621-9595
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2328 Strand Ave, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1548
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed happy hour drinks and appetizers at the bar. There is a good selection of wine and the large serving of fried calamari was a great bargain. The other appetizer selections looked interesting as well and we will have to sample them on a...More

Thank sheila s
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Celebrated our 3rd anniversary here Friday night. Lainey was our server, who was very attentive, great attitude. This restaurant made us feel very special without an extravagant price tag. Bread was served. We had the Penne al la Vodka with Grilled chicken & the Lasagna....More

Thank jcraig10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner last night.swordfish on a bed of wilted spinach with lump crab was out this world.our waitress was a delight service was spot on! Floor manager brought my wife a wonderful dessert when she heard it was her...More

Thank john c
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I celebrated our 35th wedding anniversary at Riondo's last night. We had a wonderful time. When I made the reservation I was asked if this was a special occasion. While I have mentioned special occasions when making a reservation, I don't ever...More

Thank Jan M
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

Several friends decided to meet for Sunday brunch on the island. We had been to Riondo's before for a wine tasting and wanted to try their brunch. Several had the chef's specials and others had the meals from the brunch menu. The food was fresh...More

Thank cal4361
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Great space, with equally great food, drinks and service. I highly recommend Riondo's for cocktails, a light bite (great happy hour specials) or for a full meal. The old vault (both doors are still present, but a wall was taken out) is great for small...More

Thank Jovan M
Reviewed July 13, 2018

My sister and I visited Riondo’s for dinner and truly enjoyed the food and atmosphere. The restaurant decoration features a fun “Christmas tree” created from wine bottles and sparkling with lights. We ordered carpaccio followed by white bean soup and lasagna. The food was delicious...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Our party of eight adults and five kids had lunch there earlier this week. Of all the meals we’ve had in Galveston this trip, that one was my least favorite. My lunch portion of lasagna tasted fine, but at $15 with no salad or side,...More

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Delightful atmosphere and delicious food. As a local it is one of my favorite places to eat. The Ravioli and Pannacotta are to die for! Great place for a romantic date

Thank Rebecca S
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

What can I say but it felt like family. They showed us the full dining experience. With a great vino selection. Ask about chef specials and tip him. Hes worth every dime!! The servers amazing and very knowledgeable. Foods to DIEEE for!!! Beautiful!!

Thank kingcapo0314
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John W
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
Special occasions, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
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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