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) #19 of 60 Restaurants in Bristol ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Seafood
520 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1933
+1 401-253-2884
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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17:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Seafood
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
520 Thames St, Bristol, RI 02809-1933
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I love sitting on the outside patio, with a harbor view, in the summer and inside with the fireplace and piano, in cooler weather. Great dinner for two specials, consistently good food. Prices, service, and seafood all really good.

Thank shamrockri1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a couple who were one of the first guests when this restaurant opened some 35+ years ago, it has fallen from our minds to visit. Recently this changed and we were very pleased to have "found" this excellent restaurant is still one of the...More

Thank Alfred S
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Perfect spot for an affair or just for dinner. Overlooks the water. Good food. Drinks were good and reasonable priced. Bar area outside are and back dining room.

Thank JCioc
Reviewed 23 May 2017

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...More

Thank Janehowlett
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
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...More

Thank Peter M
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
Reviewed 23 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...More

Thank dphenry33
Reviewed 15 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....More

Thank Matthew M
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...More

Thank kbbrsb
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Janice P
29 April 2017|
Response from SanRubio | Reviewed this property |
Hi Janice, I have been there just once for New Year's Eve and it is casual dress and no dancing. I don't know how is it in Summer High Season but more or less it will be the same but with more people. I hope to help you.
Janice P
29 April 2017|
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Response from SanRubio | Reviewed this property |
No it is a normal place
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, 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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