We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Rio Station

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
3505 Route 9 S, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1637
+1 609-889-2000
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good24%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (46 reviews)
“prime rib” (17 reviews)
“wings” (11 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3505 Route 9 S, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1637
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (241)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 240 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably our favorite vacation restaurant. Well worth the drive up from Cape May. Second time here did not disappoint. Fantastically prepared and served meal. Delicious entries and sides. The Artichoke & Spinach dip and Chef's specials were perfectly prepared and flavorful. Server was prompt and...More

Thank kahunaPA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The third time was not a charm and will probably be the last time for us. DO NOT ORDER STEAK HERE. THE COOK HAS NO CLUE HOW TO COOK ONE!! This is the second time my fiance ordered a steak for his dinner. The first...More

Thank Laurie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love this place ! They started doing breakfast a while back. Had brunch there today. Had a Bloody Mary . It was a little on the spicy side but I drank the whole thing, That's a big complement . Hey even have a loyalty...More

Thank Ugghhh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When they say Famous Crab cakes they do mean it ! They are tasty and full of lump crab. On the flip side .... We also had the half sandwich and half sour too . That wasn't all so good. It was a half of...More

Thank Philip S
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

After a long day at the beach, we decided on dinner outside of the busy area of Wildwood. We saw Rio Station and thought it looked very quaint from the road, so we decided to eat there. We were seated quickly, and the decor was...More

Thank Mommyof3luvs
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This was our second year eating here and once again food was excellent! My husband is not a big seafood eater loved the mussel appetizer! Everyone loved their meals and the staff was excellent! Excellent dining experience!

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

When they say the crabcakes are world famous, you must try them! The wait for a table was 15 minutes and it was past noon, so we chose the bar. The bartender recommended that I get the crabcakes sandwich broiled. Lots of meat, very little...More

Thank Lilabeth P
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

From first glance, Rio Station looks like a winner. Good parking, attractive outdoor seating, friendly host/hostess, classic restaurant decor, pleather booths, four-tops, and lots of tables. I was pleasantly surprised how big and open it was. The big problem with Rio Station is the menu....More

Thank Aimee H
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Stopped here on our way to the beach. Really delicious food. Good drinks. Friendly staff will make you feel welcome. Lots of parking. Conveniently located on Route 9. Clean and inviting. Reasonable prices. Family friendly. Lots of seating.

Thank denmiller2003
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

My mother, daughter and I had an amazing experience at Rio Station. The hosts were great seated us in a timely fashion. Margarita's were wonderful! We had the crab appetizer and the daily fish special my mother absolutely loved. Our server Marissa was awesome my...More

Thank Miabia5
Nearby Restaurants
83 reviews
.16 km away
Wawa Food Market
62 reviews
.18 km away
Dos Amigos
80 reviews
.61 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hawk Haven Vineyard and Winery
349 reviews
1.34 km away
Jersey Shore Alpacas
297 reviews
3.80 km away
Escape May Escape Room
15 reviews
.51 km away
Cape May Brewing Company
354 reviews
3.53 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
18 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 12 answers
Response from Richard G | Reviewed this property |
Don't know about the Prime Rib but you can see the other answers above!
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3505 Route 9 S, Rio Grande, NJ 08242-1637
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Rio Grande
  • Phone Number: +1 609-889-2000
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing