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Riondo's Ristorante

2328 Strand Ave, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1548
+1 409-621-9595
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“gnocchi” (12 reviews)
“bread” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2328 Strand Ave, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550-1548
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Thank ronvoyage
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We loved this restaurant. The food was delicious, the service fantastic and the atmosphere was great. We were staying at the Tremont House and wanted someplace close where we did not have to drive. The menu had many gluten free options but the waiter explained...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BVD5
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of our favorite places to eat in Galveston. From brunch to dinner, it is all delicious! It is never crowded and the wait staff is amazing. I almost hate to review it and give our secret away!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank aljenleo
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

From the decor to the management and to the food and wine, just superb. Set in the town of Galveston in a beautiful historic building is this superb restuarant! Owner Don and his team make it happen! Chef Rico absolutely passionate about what he creates,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank V5451ZXjanel
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

My wife and I shared the bruschetta, she had the lasagna and I had the spinach gnocchi. All was delicious. My wife said it was the best lasagna she has had. I highly recommend.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RobertS14033
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We came based on reviews and it was as good as the reviews! I didn’t eat much of my dish because it was a bit salty with the prosciutto, but it wasn’t any fault of theirs. She came back with the bill a few minutes...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank beckym0112
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is consistently outstanding. Great food and friendly service. Pretty historic setting too. One of our favorite places in the area.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Edward C
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed an amazing brunch here. The service was great. I recommend the Crab Benedict Sardu. This dish is incredible!!!! And with $3 mimosas how can you go wrong? It’s the perfect place for brunch in my book. Can’t wait to go...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TaraMasonEsq
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We enjoyed happy hour drinks and appetizers at the bar. There is a good selection of wine and the large serving of fried calamari was a great bargain. The other appetizer selections looked interesting as well and we will have to sample them on a...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sheila s
Reviewed 19 September 2018 via mobile

Celebrated our 3rd anniversary here Friday night. Lainey was our server, who was very attentive, great attitude. This restaurant made us feel very special without an extravagant price tag. Bread was served. We had the Penne al la Vodka with Grilled chicken & the Lasagna....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jcraig10
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Questions & Answers
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$38
Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, 有泊車位, 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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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