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Riva Restaurant Bar & Lounge

$$$$
French, International, Bistro
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quai Paul Leger | Face à l'embarcadère, 74500 Evian-les-Bains, France
04 50 84 60 30
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  • 25
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  • 11
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice place

With all the review I saw here, I was not sure to go there .. But it was really great, all the people there are very kind and helpful. Ok, we wait a little bit to much for the food but ... the atmosphere is perfect and for sure somehting you cannot find in the other restaurants around.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 15, 2015
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Lecco, Italy
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Food is delicious. Loved the decor too. Attentive and friendly service. A bit pricey but correct for the quality. Definitely recommend it

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Neuchâtel
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

With all the review I saw here, I was not sure to go there .. But it was really great, all the people there are very kind and helpful. Ok, we wait a little bit to much for the food but ... the atmosphere is perfect and for sure somehting you cannot find in the other restaurants around.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Its a perfect place for gourmand and gourmet people. Just find it to be in the wrong location. Evian has no young generation coming for food, so the atmosphere is missing compared to the one in Dubai...

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Geneva, Switzerland
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Pretentious décor, barely-trained staff, and expensive menu with strange unappetising items on it. The green salad was OK but dressing tasted bottled. The chicken breast was inedible (overcooked and tasteless). The bean soup was disgusting, with crunchy undercooked white beans soaked in grease. Don't go there! Lots of local places are just a few minutes' walk away!

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Thonon-les-Bains, France
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I had dinner at Riva last week, I loved the modern ambiance, especially the couch by the chimney where we seated. Good service, beautiful plates and surprising flavours without being too extreme. The catalan coca appetizer was a delight and the lamb's sauce with thyme, dates summer vegetables and sesame was supreme. Worth a try!

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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30 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

If you stay at the Hilton, don't go any further, enjoy food "at home" :) Price comparable to quality and kind service and attention can not be bought.

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Douglas, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The Hilton in Evian is an excellent place to stay, but I'm afraid that the food in its restaurant is very average. Rather unusually there is no access from the hotel lobby, you have to go outside and round the corner to the restaurant entrance. The staff were friendly - no criticism there - but the food was rather disappointing;... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I ate their twice during my stay in Evian and had one fairly good and one rather bad food experience - avoid the vegetarian tortellini if you can, it contains very little vegetables (surprising for a vegetarian dish!) and was very bland. My wife was very satisfied with her food (especially the grilled sea bass), though. The view over the... More 

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Niwot, Colorado
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258 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Average Hotel Restaurant with uninspiring service, The food is not bad, but also not great. Prices are too high and not in line with the quality of the establishment. It works if you stay in the Hotel and don't feel like going into town. There is no direct access from the Hotel to the restaurant. It is located below the... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 329 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Despite the negative remarks of the previous reviewers (who probably eat every evening in a five star restaurant), we decided to stay and eat in our hotel restaurant after a long trip. We had decided no to try the other Lebanese restaurant as we did not quite see its place in this context. The RIVA is below the Hilton hotel,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: quai Paul Leger | Face à l'embarcadère, 74500 Evian-les-Bains, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Haute-Savoie  >  Evian-les-Bains
  • Phone Number: 04 50 84 60 30

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 23 - 74
  • Price Range: $ $ $ $
  • Cuisine: French, International, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business

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