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Italian, Pizza
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely lovely from start to finish . Considering that they had only been open a week for outdoor dining . Service was great as was the food . There were a few awkward people that made everyone uncomfortable . Our experience was great . Keep...up the good work “Riina’s “More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We felt we had to submit a review after both reading and experiencing a totally and completely uncalled for review on trip advisor,. We have returned here to carlingford for 3 years and every time have eaten at Riinas,which is really an authentic Italian restaurant,...including staff,from both Sicily and Napoli. The reviewer,anoymouse883,who we were sitting beside, should be ashamed to have written a review without even eating food. No cash and no card machine working in restaurant was the issue, nothing else. I can only say to Riinas,keep doing what you do Brilliant,and highly recommended little restaurant.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

terrible hospitality. I would call this place "Too-many-unnecessary-rules- Diner". I and my friend could not have just a cup of coffee. You have to buy food here, otherwise you are not welcome!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Too many rules in non-Italian "restaurant": - Cash only - Pay for food in advance - Not serving drinks without purchase of food Coffee is the worst I've tasted, probably one of them cheap instant coffees you can buy in a PoundLand stores.. Service was...horrible, owners are rude and probably never been in Italy to run a non-Italian "restaurant" Avoid!!!More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat down at riinas for an outdoor dining lunch. Firstly there was FAR too many tables in their outside area. Practically on top of one another which is unexceptable in these times. Secondly all the tables around me were either complaining about the service, the...fact they have no card machine, or the wait for food/drink. I witnessed a staff member slam two bottles of beer on the table beside me and went off in a rude manner when the couple requested glasses? Icing on the cake was a family known to staff ( hugs from staff when they arrived) landed and practically swarmed the whole seating area, refused to wait til the table was cleared and the staff did nothing but let them envade the space. I got up and left, told the staff member I did not feel safe and the risk of Covid was clearly not on top of their agenda. I have given a two star review as I had lunch here once before on a quiet day and the food was lovely but never again.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 10 September 2020 via mobile

Went to carlingford to stay for a couple of nights,booked into riinas on Tuesday night,the food was fantastic,just really fresh and full of flavour,would certainly come back just to eat there.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 12 August 2020 via mobile

Yesterday was my 1st trip to Riina's how have I never been before. Every thing was amazing. The fabulous staff that took so much time to chat and giggle with us. The amazing food best I've had in a long time. I had the aranchini...balls possibly the best I've ever had. The pizzas were to die for. You no its good when you book to go back before you leave. If I could give more than 5* I would. Will be telling all my friends. XxXMore

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 11 August 2020

Absolutely amazing!!!! I went with my 3 sisters tonight and we were absolutely delighted with every element of our meal and service. I can not wait to come back to Riians's for the fabulous food and fantastic staff. I am fussy when it comes to...Restaurants but this restaurant was perfect, i will be recommending to all my friends!More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 9 August 2020

The food was lovely but some of the staff really ruined the experience. They had no card machine so we said no problem we’ll get cash. When we came back one of the female staff members was very unfriendly and shouted at us for leaving...the restaurant to get money. She also shouted at us for coming back into the restaurant without permission. When I told her I wasn’t happy with the way she was acting she got very aggressive and towered over me while I was sitting down. Won’t be going back anytime soon.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 30 July 2020 via mobile

Had a lovely family meal here for 10 and we all loved it! Very friendly staff and the food was delicious!

Date of visit: July 2020
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sharon b
17 July 2020|
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Response from 668AustinBeirne | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes they can take sit ins as afar as I am Aware.
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29 September 2018|
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Response from frances1808 | Reviewed this property |
I think 9 on weekdays , possibly 9.30 on weekends x
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Frequently Asked Questions about Riina's Italian

Yes, Riina's Italian offers takeaway services.

Yes, Riina's Italian offers delivery services.

Riina's Italian is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4