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Rio Ice Cream

448A Point Pedro Rd, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
+94 21 2 227224
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sundae” (36 reviews)
“ice cream” (248 reviews)
“cheese rolls” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Vegetarian Friendly
448A Point Pedro Rd, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 389 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Rio for icecream later in the evening, great icecream, lots of unusual choices. A bit confusing who to order, you order and pay the one cashier who passes the order to the scoopers who then bring it to your table (keep the...More

Thank Edward H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Rio was recommended by a Sri Lankan friend and didn't disappoint. It's not Häagen Vas but there is a great choice of ice cream sundaes and milkshakes or juice drinks. Also we noted others eating savoury snacks. As we entered the power went out but...More

Thank Tom T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

ull get lost when u try to choose what ice cream u want to buy!!!!! the place is damn crowded at night so better is to have a take away!! try out the new blueberry ice cream !!

Thank samudya a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After sightseeing all day what better why to finish with an ice cream at Rio's, loads of choice, quick service and even though it was busy you were not rushed to vacate your table

Thank Nigel C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When in Jaffna you have to try the famous Rio Ice Cream. Near the center and open late for Sri Lanka. It was a nice night time treat.

Thank KarenInSF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great fun having an ice cream with jelly here. The place was full of schoolchildren, a local institution.

Thank fairtrader
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A real treat with so much choice we had difficulty deciding which to try. We recommend Chocolate or tutti frutti

Thank Fishysea
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent, value for money and good service friendly and attentive staff,good choice convenient location

Thank Nalin N
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

A busy busy place but excellent ice creams, Chinese rolls and other typical Jaffna sweets. A must visit place if you are an ice cream fan and in Jaffna. Friendly and good service and always full with customers. The open view of them making the...More

Thank Rohpro
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

The ice cream was really nice and the place is also central and easy to find. However they can do much more in terms on cleanliness as the place is always packed with people. The service is also not that great

Thank Sanje G
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Questions & Answers
21 June 2015|
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Response from Panduka J | Reviewed this property |
i have visited both locations and find that the taste and quality are similar. The hot weather during the day in Jaffna makes it more 'wanting'.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 448A Point Pedro Rd, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
  • Location: Asia  >  Sri Lanka  >  Northern Province  >  Jaffna
  • Phone Number: +94 21 2 227224
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