S.S. Dion is located at 520 Thames Street in Bristol. The beautifully decorated space seats 100 diners inside and another fifty outside, on a covered patio, overlooking Independence Park and providing a magnificent sunset view of Bristol Harbor. This family owned restaurant is named for owners Sue and Steve Dion, the Dionís three children also work in the restaurant. The restaurant has been operating since 1983. Steve tells us the hospitality business gets in your blood. Itís stressful but he loves coming to work each day. The secret to success is organization and preparation. S.S. Dion features Rhode Island cuisine, characterized by fresh fish with a Southern Italian influence. Sue has been at the helm in the kitchen since S.S. Dionís maiden voyage. She has created dishes paying homage to her family’s rich ethnic tradition, featuring homemade pastas and sauces. The signature dish of the restaurant is the Fresh Grilled Swordfish with your choice of seasonings. Options include; dill and shallot mustard sauce, lemon and garlic butter or olive oil, herbs and lemon. Other popular menu items include; Veal Saltimbocca, featuring scallopine sauteed with sage, mushrooms and marsala wine, finished with prosciutto and provolone cheese. Also, ìNantucket Styleî Scallops, fresh sea scallops lightly dusted with seasoned bread crumbs and baked with mushrooms, marsala wine and cheddar cheese. Be sure to leave room for a homemade dessert. Choices include a Flourless Chocolate Torte and Kentucky Pie, a warm chocolate chip cookie pie combined with Georgia Pecan Pie and served with vanilla ice cream.The restaurant has a full bar with many specialty drinks and a great selection of beer including many locally brewed craft beers. There is a nice list of wines available by the glass and bottle. They have a children’s menu and offer carry-out service. If you are looking for a great meal in a beautiful location, visit S.S. Dion today. Let Sue, Steve and their warm and friendly staff welcome you for a wonderful dining experience.
520 Thames St.
Bristol, PA 02809