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Ristorante Italiano Rio

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Argyll Street | The Argyll Hotel, Dunoon PA23 7NE, Scotland
+44 1369 702059
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Glasgow
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Early quick lunch I was the only one in. Spag Bog was worst I've ever had. Two mouthfuls enough. Even the parmasan that I had to ask for couldn't make up the flavour. Tasted liked tinned tomatos. Couldn't taste meat and the whole swam in water. When I told them what I thought there was no offer of refund. This... More 

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Scotland
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107 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good pre-theatre deal on two courses, somewhat limited choice but food was OK. Not authentic Italian by any means but does the job. Staff were helpful, if a bit unsure of the cuisine. Clean cafe type environment. Would use again

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Thank CraigiefortScotland
South Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Meal lovely. Staff friendly n attentive. Only complaint wine not chilled n bot beer warm, not good for the auld stomachm . Mentioned it to staff but fell on deaf ears !!!!!1

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Thank magsayrshire11
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always go to rio when back home food as ever awesome had the filleto diane amazing great service from edwardo &staff looking forward to next time

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Thank Campbellnd1
Barrie, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My cousin and I were hungry after a busy day of traveling and exploring. We were pleasantly surprised to find Rio and were served a good meal. There were lots of options and we had a wonderful meal that completely satisfied our wants and needs! I had the Scaloppina di Limone and it was delicious. I believe my cousin had... More 

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Thank CanadianJane1957
Scotland
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We have used Rio in Dunoon over the years and it is one of the few restaurants you can depend on for consistent excellence. The staff are brilliant and nothing is to much trouble headed up by the very professional Maitre d' Eduard. Over this guy makes dining a fun experience

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Thank BarnacleScotland
Blantyre, Scotland, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Ate here lots over the years. Sometimes a hit, sometimes a miss When its good, its great (food wise) Wine is cold and food it hoy

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Thank Nadia M
Perth, Australia
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful food served here with friendly staff. We walked in and rolled out such a good feed in a clean and pretty restaurant.

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Thank GillB1966
Chapelhall, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Came here with family for a meal & it was delicious the staff were very friendly & attentive too would definitely recommend

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Thank leighanneagnew76
Wigan, Lancs.
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

...go to an Italian restaurant. To be accurate, though, The Rio in Dunoon would suit most tastes with tapas & steaks also on offer. The restaurant itself is light, airy and modern, a pleasant place to sit. The toilets, too, were immaculate, as good as any I've seen anywhere. As for the food, like I said, if you want to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Argyll Street | The Argyll Hotel, Dunoon PA23 7NE, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Argyll and Bute  >  Cowal Peninsula  >  Dunoon
  • Phone Number: +44 1369 702059

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?