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Rio Sol Portuguese Restaurant

13 Orwell Drive | Three Rivers, Vereeniging 1929, South Africa
+27 16 423 3333
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“prawns” (15 reviews)
“seafood” (10 reviews)
“creme brulee” (4 reviews)
Closes in 23 min
6:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Portuguese, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
13 Orwell Drive | Three Rivers, Vereeniging 1929, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The food was very nice and the service was excellent. Bit noisy for a romantic dinner but we still had a lovely evening!

Thank conradl793
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A firm family favourite. Went here the first time on my mu first dinner with my on laws to be back in 1999. The restaurant has moved venue a couple of times with its current location providing secure parking. The wine list is extensive and...More

Thank George D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rio Sol is tops! We eat there nearly every Saturday! The food is always delicious and tonight's prawns were exceptional. We ate their birthday special 10 prawns + chips, or rice, veggies or salad for R69. A bargain! The managers Monique and team are hands...More

Thank Elna B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

It's their 20th anniversary and that alone must be an indication of happy customers. Prompt service, no long delays awaiting your freshly and well pre-paired food. We enjoyed the prawns special (running for the month of September). Kids eat free before 17:00. Not noisy as...More

Thank MalindaVC
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We wanted to share in the birthday celebrations and enjoyed the prawn special. Food was good and service quick. I just think that drinks (including cocktails) are slightly expensive.

Thank misfsnewco
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Food was average. Cocktails were pricey. Our kids complained about the ribs and pizza. I would rather have paid for quality.

1  Thank Monique T
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this restaurant, enough secure parking. Venue has outside and indoor seating. Food selection is varied, prices are good. Quality of dishes are great. Sevice is excellent. Open and clean. Can recommend this without hesitation.

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Food was average and portions very small for price charged. The stuffed calamari was tough and somewhat tasteless and the prices was more fine dining prices for a ordinary open family type restaurant lacking atmosphere.Service was good.

Thank magdanie
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Relaxed atmoshere in a family restaurant wich offers a menu with a very large variety of choices of meat, fish, seafood and pizza. Good variey of starters and dessetrs as well. The managent is very friendly and helpfull and the service is good.

Thank k0siem
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Prices very competitive and portions sufficient, great quality. A place to visit in the Vaal. Staff on the ball and very efficient.

Thank Sarel V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Orwell Drive | Three Rivers, Vereeniging 1929, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Vereeniging
  • Phone Number: +27 16 423 3333
  • E-mail
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