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Rio Station

3505 Route 9 S, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1637
+1 609-889-2000
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (45 reviews)
“prime rib” (17 reviews)
“wings” (11 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 23:00All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3505 Route 9 S, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1637
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After a long day at the beach, we decided on dinner outside of the busy area of Wildwood. We saw Rio Station and thought it looked very quaint from the road, so we decided to eat there. We were seated quickly, and the decor was...More

Thank Mommyof3luvs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second year eating here and once again food was excellent! My husband is not a big seafood eater loved the mussel appetizer! Everyone loved their meals and the staff was excellent! Excellent dining experience!

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When they say the crabcakes are world famous, you must try them! The wait for a table was 15 minutes and it was past noon, so we chose the bar. The bartender recommended that I get the crabcakes sandwich broiled. Lots of meat, very little...More

Thank Lilabeth P
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

From first glance, Rio Station looks like a winner. Good parking, attractive outdoor seating, friendly host/hostess, classic restaurant decor, pleather booths, four-tops, and lots of tables. I was pleasantly surprised how big and open it was. The big problem with Rio Station is the menu....More

Thank Aimee H
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Stopped here on our way to the beach. Really delicious food. Good drinks. Friendly staff will make you feel welcome. Lots of parking. Conveniently located on Route 9. Clean and inviting. Reasonable prices. Family friendly. Lots of seating.

Thank denmiller2003
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

My mother, daughter and I had an amazing experience at Rio Station. The hosts were great seated us in a timely fashion. Margarita's were wonderful! We had the crab appetizer and the daily fish special my mother absolutely loved. Our server Marissa was awesome my...More

Thank Miabia5
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Food was average at best Crab cake not very good Salad uninspiring Marissa the waitress was attentive

Thank NittanyLion70
Reviewed 21 June 2017

On a hot day we stopped for wings and a beer. Delicious as always. Our waitress, the now fabulous Marissa, cautioned us to save room for dessert. Creme Brulee Rice Pudding. We ate as many wings as we could when she returned and asked about...More

Thank Luvrat
Reviewed 18 June 2017

My wife and I were back to the Rio Station for dinner,on Thurday nite for there Prime-Rib,and French onion soup,and Chicken Parm dinner.Kevin the Chef and his Dream Team in the Kitchen put out a perfect meal for us,,,from soup to nuts.Our server Francis was...More

Thank OutsiderCapeMayNJ
Reviewed 14 June 2017

My wife and I stopped here for dinner this week and we were pleasantly surprised. The service was truly excellent and the food surprisingly good. We wood not hesitate to return

Thank flyfisherman46715
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19 September 2016|
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Response from Richard G | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about the Prime Rib but you can see the other answers above!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3505 Route 9 S, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1637
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Rio Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 609-889-2000
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