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Riondo's Ristorante

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings

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Chef Choice Street Tacos ~ Cilantro Dressing ~ Spanish Rice
Chicken Cannelloni's A La Panna
Chicken Ziti Antonio ~ Asparagus ~ Mushrooms ~ Basil ~ Tomatoes
Grilled Chicken ~ Spiral Zucchini Pasta ~ Veggies ~ EVOO
Substitute Shrimp $4
Grilled Chicken ~ Bianco Sauce ~ Linguine
Shrimp Po'Boy ~ Sweet Potato Fries
Housemade Cheese Raviolis ~ Pomodoro Sauce or Bianco Sauce
Fresh Gulf Fried Shrimp ~ Parmesan Fries
Grilled or Blackened Salmon ~ Sauteed Veggies ~ EVOO
Blackened Chicken Sandwich ~ Arugula ~ Tomatoes ~ Aioli ~ Sweet Potato Fries
Happy Hours: (Available in Bar and Patio Only) Sunday ~ Friday From 3pm ~ 7pm
Baby Caprese
Fried Ravioli
RR Meatballs
Fried RR Mozz
Mini Pizzetta
Fruit & Cheese Plate
Domestic Beer
Imported Beer
$2 Off Any Wine BTG
Chef Rico prepares fresh pasta, bread, mozzarella cheese and stocks daily. Restaurant is located in the oldest bank building in Texas. Also was one of the first insurance buildings in the country. Riondos Ristorante was named "Best New" restaurant in Galveston County 2015. We offer an exceptional wine list and a full bar. We have a private room for Rehearsal Dinners and Business functions.
US$8 - US$38
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Riondo’s presents itself as a fine Italian restaurant with nice furnishings, serving staff with vest and ties, and elaborate Italian dishes. It just seems out of place in the middle of a tourist walk where most people are in shorts and T shirts. Kids are...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ok lot of things happening. Tuesday night not even half full restaurant. Setting scene. We had appetizer bells mushrooms filled with crab great, ordered roasted beet salad next. Do you remember that commercial “ where’s the beef” well where is the beet applies here even...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank zenabee
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good. The waiter was good. The chocolate martini was outstanding. It is a nice quiet place where you can enjoy a conversation.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ExWaitress1975
Reviewed 7 February 2019 via mobile

We went on Sunday after church and we were seated right away. The atmosphere is beautiful and I couldn’t take my eyes off of the back wall with the glass jars that change colors! We choose our meals. I got chicken and my husband the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank mkdarlal
Reviewed 2 February 2019

Two couples made an adventure into the normally high-priced ambiance of Riondo's during restaurant week. for $13 we got two courses. The oyster soup[ was my choice and it was SUPER! The salads looked good too. I ordered the grilled chicken breast and got the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank John2Mary
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Had dinner here with my family on a recent trip to the city. The food was very good and the service was pretty good as well. The menu was pretty extensive so there was something to eat for everyone.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 728russellf
Reviewed 26 December 2018

You can’t expect good Italian food from a Salvadoran chef. If we had know, we would have not made reservation here. We are all cooks and foodies and Italian . Five of us dined in Christmas Eve. The meatballs were pretty good, the sauce with...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

We visited for Saturday night dinner. I ordered the Shrimp Cabonara, I requested extra sauce and it arrive very dry. The taste was good, but very dry. My boyfriend ordered Veal Marsala and it was ok as well. We ordered the garlic bread and we...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Louise H
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

Absolutely perfect for our anniversary dinner. Service and food was wonderful! Ambiance was warm and festive with the holidays so near. The waitress overheard us softly say “happy anniversary” to each other and she later surprised us with two glasses of champagne and the most...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pezell
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Enjoyed first class service from Josh to celebrate my honey's birthday. Lots of good menu items to choose from. Enjoyed a tasty pizza and scallops with risotto. Enjoyed the birthday deserts too. Nice location and first class operation.

Date of visit: November 2018
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9 February 2017|
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Response from TomandDonna122 | Reviewed this property |
Blackened scallops are on their dinner menu currently, but you can check out their menu online on their website for other dishes you might be interested in.
Diane H
16 September 2016|
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Response from Don M | Property representative |
Gluten free beer, GF Chicken & kale raviolis, GF pasta & GF pizza dough
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