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Let me take you to RIO – An adventure to thrill your taste buds

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Delectable, delicious bursts of flavor that leaves your taste buds craving for more; Rio is an ice cream like no other.

For those of you who are new to Colombo and taking their first exciting tour of Sri Lanka, Rio is a special local Ice cream that originates from the north – Jaffna.  It is an Ice Cream like no other that simply oozes of creamy richness and explodes a vibrant array of flavors from the very first taste.Due to its captivating array of flavors and quality service, Rio has become somewhat of a legend in Sri Lanka. A must have,a star in anyone’s wish list,a taste worth experiencing!

Based at 448 Point Pedro Road next to the famous Nallur Temple, the Rio Ice Cream parlor attracts customers of all ages from the time it opens its doors in the morning until the late hours of the night.
The service is commendable and one always receives a warm smile in greeting. The only confusion one could ever experience at Rio’s is in deciding which mouthwatering flavor to taste first. The flavors range from chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, fruit & nut, mango, pineapple and blueberry. These can be ordered as single cones or tubs filled with a mixture of different flavors.
The ice cream toppings are a creative mixture of nuts, wafers, jelly cubes and even a colorful array of smarties! 

Rio ice cream also earns special recognition for their exciting sundae specials that comes with the unspokenguarantee of being able to satisfy even the most daring sweet tooth. The Mega Special and the Rio Special are in their own rights a heavenly combination of rich creamy flavor that redefines the meaning of ice cream.

Well into its 41 successful years of creating unique flavors of ice cream, Rio has now expanded by ways of a small outlet in Negambo and to two mobile ice cream trucks on the Marine Drive in Wellawatte, Colombo 6.

Another noteworthy fact about Rio’s ice Cream parlor in Jaffna is their deliciously spicy rolls that come steamy off the oven fresh and hot to the delight of the spice lover. Filled with a generous quantity of stuffing and fried to a crispy golden brown texture, these rolls are as famous as its sweet counter parts, the ice creams.

So be it sweet or spicy lover, Rio is not a place one should be overlooking! Mark it in the itineraries, diaries, travel plans, wish lists and bucket lists. Make your next dessert culinary adventure at Rio’s ice Cream parlor!

Written by tinika for colomboguide.net © ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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