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“Great location - Bad service”
1 of 5 bubbles Review of Rio Grande

Rio Grande
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Ranked #1,603 of 2,614 Restaurants in Seville
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
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Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Paris, France
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“Great location - Bad service”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2013

We only went there for drinks. The location is great, in front of the Guadalquivir, nice music. The waiter was unable to bring us a menu of drinks. When we ordered cocktails such as Mojitos or Caipirinhas, he said he couldn't do that. When we asked for a bottle of Cava, he simply said it would cost us 100 euros ??!!! When we asked for a simple capuccino, we were told it was impossible to make. In the end, we just ordered soft drinks. The only reason we stayed was for the location.

  • Visited October 2013
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“Very Good Paella”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

Clean and quite formal restaurant with panoramic view on the river. We had an exceptional Seafood Paella, freshly cooked and very tasty with different seafood: this plate was enough to be satisfied. Sangria, water and a good dessert to complete and paid 30€ each.

  • Visited September 2013
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“Stay away”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 9, 2013

We should have known from reading the other reviews but after our concierge suggested it, we thought we would give it a try.

The decor feels like your walking into a retirement home. While the views are nice, you are totally glassed in. The food was quite expensive compared to other nice places we have tried and and the food was just plain bland. My fiancé ordered ordered prawns and they were served unseasoned, not even a lemon wedge and totally stank. Your better off finding another spot and go for a walk on the river if your looking for views.

  • Visited June 2013
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Melbourne, Australia
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“There are better places in Seville”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2013

We thought a restaurant with a view from Triana across the river to Seville would be an ideal way to spend a quiet evening after a stroll around Triana. We arrived to find the window tables either occupied or reserved and were given a table to the back of the Dining Room which then remained mostly empty for the whole evening. The reserved tables remained empty at out departure near 11.00. That was slightly frustrating since the view here is a major feature.

The food was no better than average, the service was unfriendly and unhelpful and the experience far from that discussed in two guide books we had with us. Furthermore the price was high. Compare the stale approach of this well established restaurant with the youthful exuberance of Mechela, also in Seville, and I know which offers the more exciting experience and the better value.

  • Visited May 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Pretentious and overpriced for average food.”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2013

I don't mind paying a little more than standard for food as long as it is good quality and comes with good service. The food in this instance was average, not bad BUT most definitely not worth the 22 or so Euro per dish paid. The service was less than average. I don't know whether it was the fact we were two young girls, but they made it pretty obvious we were out of place at this restaurant. We did not receive anywhere near the same level of service the tables around us were receiving. We had to flag down the waiter at every occasion for drink, food and bill. Even had to keep filling up our own water (none of the other restaurant patrons had to do). On a good note the view was beautiful, but so many restaurants on offer in Seville I would avoid this one.

  • Visited April 2013
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