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RioMar FAQ « Rio Mar Seafood

RioMar FAQ

Where can I park?

Look for metered parking spaces along the streets near RioMar and the Fulton Parking Garage which can be accessed from Convention Center Blvd. We offer $10 valet parking on Friday and Saturday evenings.

What is the recommended attire?

Casual chic attire is suggested.  Although RioMar doesn’t enforce a dress code, we recommend dressing in a way that shows your appreciation for fine food and the company of your dining companions.

Do I need a reservation?

We recommend making a reservation through riomarseafood.com/reservations or on OpenTable.com. Reservations are especially encouraged on weekends.

What is your house wine?

With approximately 40 wines served by the glass, RioMar doesn’t have any one house wine. If you feel overwhelmed by our selection, your server will be happy to make recommendations.

Do you serve Mexican food?

Only in the sense that our cooking style draws on the traditions of Spanish and Latin America cuisine, which includes Mexican cuisine.

Definitions of Menu Words

  • BACALAO—Spanish for cod
  • CEVICHE—seafood marinated in lime juice. Served cold.
  • CHORIZO—a traditional spicy sausage
  • EMPANADA—a golden-brown, flaky pastry that encases a filling. Served hot.
  • ESCABECHE—a spicy, vinegary, vegetable relish
  • GAZPACHO—spicy vegetable soup, Spanish-style. Served cold.
  • ROMESCO—puréed sauce made of roasted chili peppers, almonds, and other ingredients
  • TAPAS—appetizer-sized dishes. Order several and share for a light meal.

Community Involvement

Over the years they’ve worked toward their goal of establishing the reputation and success of Rio- Mar, Co-Owners Miles Prescott and Nicolas Bazan III encountered many challenges. They continue to identify with the struggles of others and enjoy helping their community. The following are a few of the organizations with which RioMar is involved:

  • Azúcar Ball
  • Citymeals on Wheels
  • Make a Wish Foundation
  • Relief Spark
  • Share Our Strength



800 South Peters Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
504.525.FISH (3474)

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