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520 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1933
+1 401-253-2884
17:00 - 21:00
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Bristol, Rhode Island
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great restaurant where the food is always, consistently great! They have a "dinner for two" with a bottle of wine which is a great deal. The chicken gorgonzola is my favorite and my husband loves anything with clams or scallops. Great bar too!

Thank Janehowlett
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

I have been there the last New Year's Eve. I had such a wonderful time with my family. The food excelent and the people there so kind. I defenily will go again.

Thank SanRubio
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner dinner on Saturday night. We didn't make a reservation and it was around 7pm. The restaurant was completely full! The tall handsome host at the door completely took care of us, he said give me 10 min and you will have one of the best seats in the house. He directed us to the bar showed us... More 

Thank Peter M
Argyle, Texas
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538 reviews
294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 322 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We came for the "Dinner for Two" offered on Tues., Wed., and Thurs. It's a wonderful deal. Our food was good and very generous, and our server couldn't have been any nicer.

Thank ILoveTexas
Level Contributor
24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My wife and I went to SS Dion's on 8/20/2016. It was a Saturday night and Bristol was very busy, we arrived around 7pm and were seated immediately with an outside table, which we requested because it was a beautiful night. Eddie was our waiter and he did an excellent job from start to finish. We started with Spanish style... More 

Thank dphenry33
Rochester, New York
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101 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

My wife and I have eaten many times at Dion's when we lived in Bristol and on the occasions we have returned. It is a restaurant that seems to be in the classic "Cape" seaside tradition with comfortable seating for accommodating small or large parties. Additionally, there is outdoor seating facing the harbor - a delight in the warmer weather... More 

Thank Matthew M
Albany, New York
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We ate there on a Saturday night outside on the patio. The setting was lovely. The service was prompt and friendly. My husband had a sangria bowl (we walked there), which was large and delicious. Happy I did not have to carry him home! The ice tea was standard. The stuffed mushroom caps appetizers were stuffed with a minced seafood,... More 

Thank kbbrsb
Bristol, Rhode Island
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136 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We had not eaten at this place for several years. It is a "staple" of places for locals. We have now been here 2 times in the last couple of months. Both times we were pleasantly surprised with the food...it was very good. The Service both times was excellent. While they specialize in seafood, there are some interesting entrees that... More 

Thank Pa55w
Rhode Island
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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Went to S S Dion recently for dinner. Quite a few specials, but three of our group chose the same item - Swordfish Caprese. It was excellent! We have eaten there several times and food has been consistently good. Atmosphere is OK, nothing special, but extensive menu and good service make this a good choice in Bristol

Thank marymcgol
Rhode Island
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Haven't been to the SS Dion in years, but wanted an uncomplicated dinner with some kind of view. It was a beautiful spring evening in Bristol and the restaurant's picture windows onto the harbor fit the bill. The dinner for two specials featured a wide range of choices and the portions were more than we could finish - not typical... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
American, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1933
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +1 401-253-2884

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