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Rigoni's Bistro

27 Leigh St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8231 5160
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“affogato” (7 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m. Hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
27 Leigh St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Rigoni's Bistro
1. Beautiful ambience
"We sat outside and enjoyed the nightlife in Leigh street."
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2. Always Impresses
"An impromptu after work dinner didn't disappoint"
Anthony W
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3. Great food & attentive service
"Food was delicious. Good wine list, not over priced"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

sous vide cooked food should never be tough but this place managed to do it. When we mentioned that to the waiter he said he would tell the chef at which point he disappeared and never came back. Another waiter brought the bill. Other dishes...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank 12sim345
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed May 14, 2018

Today I had a quick business lunch at Rigoni's and as always it was excellent. The service is spot on and they get that you need prompt service during a lunch time on a week day. I had the Calamari again which I have always...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank jdsamsara
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had booked a table but had to wait outside for several minutes to be seated. The waitress immediately informed us there was NO BREAD available! This was at 7.30 on a busy Friday night pre-Christmas. They must have known it was going to be...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Athelstone
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a really poor experience here. Service was so so slow. Waited ages for drinks to arrive. Even then the wine had to be asked for several times. Waited over an hour between starters and mains when they came out to apologise they had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank woopie111
Reviewed 1 week ago

Atmosphere: great sat near the door and there was slight breeze excellent.... Staff: very good attentive and knowledgeable Selection of food: Entree: CARPACCIO DI MANZO $18.90 black angus beef rump carpaccio with rocket, balsamic pearls, shaved pecorino & cured duck egg BRUSCHETTA DI FETA DI...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank cookshirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seems to be the place to be seen but food wise I was disappointed in what should have been great Italian food. I had a pasta ragu, well the few pieces of meat were under cooked and so rubbery and chewy I left them to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lorel1948
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For one of the supposedly “top” restaurants in Adelaide, we must have copped a “bad night”? 8 work colleagues took our partners out for a Xmas Dinner and of the people that ordered steak, 4 of them returned their steak to the kitchen for being...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank Damienwe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had dinner here with a friend and on a warm night managed to get a table streetside.The restaurant was very popoular.Also I asked could I have the spaghetti marinara as an entree isze when only a main size was lifted.Pleasingly the restaurant waqs OK...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a great meal here. The flavours were delicious and the staff were very friendly and helpful. It has a nice ambience too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 572raphaelr
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

overpriced with a menu that is very hard to understand. very few pasta options from an italian resturant. would not reccomend

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank GrandTour47738667730
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Questions & Answers
April 28, 2018|
Response from Tony B | Property representative |
Hi, I would love to hear more about your substandard experience. Can you please email me at the restaurant so we can discuss further? Kind Regards Tony Bailey Owner and director
March 5, 2017|
Response from ACH7 | Reviewed this property |
We also did have an issue with service, slow and forgetful, but when we shared with the manager it was quickly resolved!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$40
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Leigh St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8231 5160
  • E-mail
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