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Rio Ice Cream

448A Point Pedro Rd, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
+94 21 2 227224
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ice cream” (324 reviews)
“sundae” (44 reviews)
“fruit” (17 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
448A Point Pedro Rd, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a must do stop over in this city. The flavours are not that varied but the ice cream is really nice and creamy. Prices too are very reasonable. Staff should be upskilled in English to serve the visitors. Known to get really busy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank RHM63
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yummy ice cream.. Loved the flavours. Went there twice. Must try if you are in Jaffna 4 mins away from Nallur kovil.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Vasula N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us visited and it is a very nice place. The ice cream was very nice and creamy and all the members in the group enjoyed it very much.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SuranjaniW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had just had a sensational lunch at Mangoes which is around the corner. As we were walking home we walked past this place! Suddenly had a need for an ice cream sundae and that need was filled at Rio’s. 2 Sundaes came to just...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Platinum_Backpacker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, great prices and a huge range of ice cream. The toilets were very clean. This is next to the temple so be sure to make a stop here after.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Detritus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

one of the famous place in jaffna is Rio Ice cream .specially local tourist . you can taste .very delicious variety .

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jayanthe D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ( 6 adults 2 kids 2 infants ) came on 23/12 . It’s sooo messed up no cues all crowding around the cashier and the service counter . At least there ought to be a board displaying ice creams and prices so that people...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank anjaleef
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge ice-cream parlour with hundreds of people. Great fun and don't ignore the one savoury dish which is their vegetable rolls. A couple of these hot, crunchy delights followed by an ice-cream is high living indeed and may set you back at least £1.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Generous size and flavors to satisfy everyone. Easy access and parking. Plenty of space inside and outside.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lahiru_russell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There are lots of varities to choose from and the price is affordable. Ice creams are presented in a eye catching way and the taste is superb

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nipunir2018
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, 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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