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“Dinner by the water - Bristol RI”
Review of S S DION

S S DION
Ranked #24 of 84 Restaurants in Bristol
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Rhode Island
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Dinner by the water - Bristol RI”
Reviewed July 23, 2014

My wife surprised me and took me here for dinner. She had never been either. The view from the dinning area is great. (You can sit outdoors if you like as well). Service was very good and not rushed. Menu was extensive, leaning more towards sea food (to be expected given the location). Our meals were prepared as we liked, food was very good, portion size as also perfect. Desert menu looked really nice but we were stuffed !! Casual dress, casual atmosphere. We will be back!

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank BeachPete
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English first
The Villages, Florida
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Expectations”
Reviewed May 29, 2014

Heard praises so we had "great expectations". We were not disappointed. The service was very good and the food excellent. The owner even stopped by to see how all went. I would most certainly recommend this restaurant.

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank cpbis
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Milford, CT
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great view, average food”
Reviewed April 21, 2014

We visited the restaurant after sunset, but we could tell the view would have been spectacular. Unfortunately, the food was not. I ordered swordfish, which was inexplicably fishy smelling. My husband had a steak which was OK but nothing special. The glasses of wine were tiny. We are definitely not fine dining food snobs, but were disappointed with both the food and the ambiance, which was reminiscent of a cafeteria.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Vickifa
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Pensacola, Florida
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146 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“A solid choice for a good meal”
Reviewed March 1, 2014

We are always pleased to have dinner here. The food is very, very good. Servers are super friendly. Atmosphere is cozy. Had dinner with friends the other night and they were really surprised and satisfied. Prices are reasonable. Right across from the bay with outside dining in season. We try to eat here 3-4 times a year.

  • Visited February 2014
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1 Thank wayne l
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Bristol, Rhode Island
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Horrible”
Reviewed August 17, 2013

Don't go there. They treat you horribly & take their customers for granted. Go to Quito's, Redlefsen's or Agave which are all in the same area. Not to mention Roberto's, Aidan's, Persimmon & Lobster Pot among others. Bristol, RI is a beautiful town and SS Dion does not deserve your business there.

  • Visited August 2013
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3 Thank P P
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