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Coco Rio Restaurant
Price range: US$1 - US$40
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Serving exceptional fresh cuisine and offering a wonderful atmostphere of tropical magic. A beautiful restaurant with a very high standard of friendly service. Enjoying excelent repeat custom and constantly growing clientele from a gaining a fabulous reputation. Enjoy a romantic evening or a great party.Coco Rio also caters for private fuctions and weddings up to 100 guests.
Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

Went there on a half price steak night and - brace yourself for this - didn't go for the steak. Took a massive risk on a chicken, spinach and sweet potato curry. And, sweet baby Jesus, it was actually incredible! This is now one of my favourite places. I'd encourage anyone who enjoys good food to go there. You won't regret it.

2  Thank Simon A
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Reviewed 2 August 2014

We went for a half price steak night on a Wednesday. This has to be Southampton's best kept secret, tucked away in a back street, you wouldn't know it was there, stunning tropical feel where Capetown meets Rio....

Starters were deep fried chilli squid, really tasty, and a red snapper and prawn patty, expected fish cakes and out came this really lovely pasty full of fishy flavour and cooked to a bronze perfection.

Cocktails at 2 for a tenner were flowing...

This restaurant does half price steaks Monday and Wednesday and Frankly I would have paid full price for the 35 day lazy aged steaks that came to the table, we had rib-eye, sirloins and fillet steak all cooked exceptionally well. The Gumbo was full of chicken and mussels. The bobotjie looked and smelt really nice, no one went hungry! Hold onto your chef!

The ladies front of house are the best we've experienced in a long while. Really interested, caring and genuinely chatty, but not over powering. In control and everything just happened as it should. Lovely ladies.

Not too sure where the kangaroo rumps fit into the proposition, plenty more African meat available now locally.

An oasis in Southampton and for sure we'll be back, you should try and find it!

2  Thank Goodfoodknight
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

Amazing food, best steak I've had in a long time, which was served by excellent staff- very attentive. They do really good cocktails which were 2 for £10! We had a great evening, there was a really good atmosphere. We will definatley be coming back! Thank you Coco Rio.

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1  Thank Jackiejennings
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

I was fortunate to attend a networking event at Coco Rio late yesterday afternoon - before the restaurant evening diners poured in. It is light and airy and a very practical space for our needs/use. Our host Debbie is fabulous and attentive (she missed nothing!!) and with her support staff we were well cared for. They served us some delicious tropical cocktail creations. I am looking forward to going there for one of their famous steaks in the very near future!!

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Thank Sue H
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Reviewed 25 July 2014

I was at a business function here last night for the Venus awards and the service, food and atmosphere were fantastic. This is a little hidden Gem. We will be back for dinner one day very soon.

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Thank Tara H
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