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Rigoni's Bistro

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27 Leigh St, Adelaide, South Australia 5000, Australia
+61 8 8231 5160
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 23:30
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Melbourne, Australia
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Evidently an Adelaide institution but an excellent way to slip into Adelaide for a series of meetings. Excellent food with the gnocchi special quite a treat. We had Dell'uva Montepulciano 2012 which was superb.

Thank John W
Vancouver, Canada
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81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Riogonis Bistro is set in one of the small lanes off the main street and the seats outside were busy when we arrived, however we were pleased to be seated without a wait. We were somewhat disappointed with our meal. Many of the "specials" were not available and even the gnocchi on their regular menu had to be made differently... More 

Thank westcoastcat
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went here as I had a rather plessent experience when I had been withfriends a few months ago. This time the restaurant was packed as it was a day before the start of test cricket. Long wait to order and the portions were so tiny it left me hungry after shelling out $44 for food. I did tell the waiter... More 

Thank Cwood59
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We ate at this place twice during a recent visit to Adelaide. We had breakfast one morning and enjoyed what we had, simple poached eggs and bacon, cooked as requested and a homemade museli and fruit. Coffee good, service a bit slow. Returned for dinner, but overall not as good, expensive for what we got. Shared entree of calamari good,... More 

Thank PierroTraveller
Adelaide, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have heard so much about this restaurant. On the front of the premises , est 1979, was proudly displayed . We had arrived at 7.30pm, the establishment was full, we were seated and handed the menu and immediately served us with table water, which was warm! Not a good start! We were a party of 6 and 3 of... More 

4 Thank pasclem
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rigoni's has been a favourite over the years for nice up market Italian. However this time around the experience was very disappointing. To start with, when we arrived the waiter made us wait whilst he talked to another waiter and then when he did see us told us quite rudely we didn't have a booking until I found it on... More 

1 Thank john n
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional nice Italian restaurant with great, wine and service downtown Adelaide. Went there twice in a week since it was so good!

Thank Sungam9
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best of Italian cooking presented by exquisite Australian service. The very best of both worlds. The service team were poetry in motion and an example to any restaurant! Wine list was brilliant too! I might come back!

Thank PercyV
Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked at short notice and extremely well looked after by excellent waiter who recommended the excellent seafood pasta dishes one being gluten free . He was also a great help in selecting wines by the glass even changing one I didn't like fre of charge .

Thank Worldtraveller1953
Adelaide, Australia
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for 8pm but had to wait to be seated be only Chad was allowed to seat tables. Service was very good, not to in your face but not forgotten about either. Loved how the regular diners get their name on the edge of the bar. Had scallops with cauliflower three ways for entree - delicious! Can I please have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 40
Italian, European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
07:00 - 23:30
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?