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Riondo's Ristorante

2328 Strand Ave, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1548
+1 409-621-9595
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“gnocchi” (11 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2328 Strand Ave, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1548
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Relax over dinner at one of the best restaurants on the Island. Everything was delicious and the service was excellent. We started with their Insalata Di Casa (mixed lettuces, roma tomatoes, onions, asiago cheese with house vinaigrette), Caesar Salad and house made bread. For our...More

Thank L P M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The wait staff was excellent. She was attentive and did a good job leading us on to two excellent meals. We had the gnocchi and pasta Primavera. Both were very good.

Thank bpj1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We choose to celebrate our anniversary at Riondo's. We arrived during Happy Hour and enjoyed a few appetizers and cocktails in the bar area prior to entering the dining room for dinner. Our bar server was very helpful but our dinner wait person was amazing...More

Thank Sunny B
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Wonderful atmosphere. Very romantic. We got the egg plant Parmesan with a side of linguini noodles. The pasta was fresh and the sauce was wonderful. The eggplant Parmesan was some of the best I have ever eaten. Very tasty. I got the penne with vodka...More

Thank Bill K
Reviewed 1 April 2018

After a visit to the Texas Seaport Museum, we found ourselves looking of a place to have a light lunch. Fortunately, we found Riondo's Ristorante in the Strand. We liked the decor and our waiter was helpful and efficient. We both ate the Italian Country...More

Thank Schlauberger1846
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Riondo's is a great restaurant on the Strand in Galveston. Great Service moderate prices, and a good selection. Many eat the pizza and I find it OK but prefer their menu items other than Pizza. When we are in Galveston and can't think of where...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We walked to this restaurant for an early dinner after seeing the reviews. The service was outstanding and very professional. The decor is beautiful, the food was very good and Riondo's would be wonderful for a special occasion.

Thank Kimberly1617
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and service! Loved starting with drinks and bruschetta-both were delicious. Would definitely return!

Thank Jamred
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We were starving and didn’t want to wait for our dinner reservations two hours later and decided to walk in to Riondo’s. So glad we did! Great food and service...the gnocchi and lobster ravioli was excellent. Highly recommend.

Thank Telisa S
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Went on a Saturday night over one of the Mardi Gras weekends. Had made a reservation for 6:30, but stopped in at 6 pm and was seated. We had purchased an online special for the Mardi Gras so we did not see the full menu....More

Thank tleeEvans
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John W
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
17 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
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
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2328 Strand Ave, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1548
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: +1 409-621-9595
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.
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