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Rio Ice Cream

448A Point Pedro Rd, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
+94 21 2 227224
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (241 reviews)
“sundae” (35 reviews)
“fruit” (15 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
448A Point Pedro Rd, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
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1 - 10 of 383 reviews

Reviewed 1 week 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Nalin N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ice cream located in center of Jaffna. Ice cream is real ice cream ( not iced flavoured water :) ), and you get cashews on it. Great place for ice cream.

Thank Ivan K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rio Ice Cream offers you one of the best choices of ice cream in this part of the country. There is no another place like Rio in other parts of Sri Lanka except Colombo. Many varieties to select and ice cream is tasty and creamy....More

Thank Kandytraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Famous brand for ice cream in jaffna located in the vicinity of Nallur kovil..branches in wellawatta (colombo) & cargills square in jaffna town. can have delecious ice cream for reasonable price.

Thank Malith D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Famous Rio ice cream having lots of choices to select. This place history gone to couples of decades. With ice cream you can have some vegetarian snacks and traditional Jaffna sweets. Bit crowded place open from 9 am to 22 PM. My favorite one is...More

Thank Udarahema
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there a week ago and it was fully packed.In this restaurent first you have to pay and show the bill then they will bring the ice cream or juice.They are speciality on ice cream,sherbat and falooda.

Thank arulsatch
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I had the tastiest ice cream here....❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ ❤ normal price. Creamy yummy 😋 ice cream. They have several flavours of ice cream. I love blueberry flavour most. We stayed in jaffna 5th & 6th. We went to rio both days.. I think...More

Thank Chathu J
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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
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
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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