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Dorsoduro 1473 | Zattere - San Basilio, 30123 Venice, Italy (Dorsoduro)
+39 041 522 7621
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Ranked #5 of 1,191 Restaurants in Venice
Price range: $62 - $149
Cuisines: Italian, Continental, Pasta, Wine Bar, Chowder
Neighborhood: Dorsoduro
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: NOT FOR FAST FOODERS!!! From July 29th until August 28th Kitchen open from 7PM to 11.00PM Closed on Monday.
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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

I was looking forward to eating here after reading all the reviews but I'm sorry to say that we had a disappointing experience. We had booked a table in advance and were shown to a table at the entrance to the dining area, not a very pleasant location. We asked for another table and were ushered to an inner room... More

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102 reviews 102 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

impeccable service at this lovely restaurant , easy to find and very good cooking , not the very best in town , but reliable. The charming owner makes an appearance during your meal , the whole experience is romantic and special. Fresh fish is unveiled before you order , hard to resist . Two downsides - if they are not... More

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Sarasota, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Superlatives all around. The location and view was astounding, the service was impeccable and the food was melt-in-your-mouth delicious. By far the best burrata (soft cow mozzarella) on the planet. Main course was a special lobster concoction for two --- exceptional. This restaurant met every expectation and then some. A world class dining experience. Perfect honeymoon splurge.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

It's refreshing to see that in a tourist hive like Venice, places like this fine dining establishment still exist. I'm going to keep this short and sweet as I could go on all night: Service = right on point. Welcoming, knowledgeable, attentive etc Place = Small, cosy, romantic. Food = Creative, Michelin star standard These guys really know what they're... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This was a very special find, away from the tourist trail that hit all the right notes. Great service, great team from the restaurant owner all the way through the staff made our meal special. The atmosphere is refined and the very real sense is that they "want you to return" rather than most other restaurant in the centre of... More

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Newport, RI
18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

This place is excellent. The food, service, and atmosphere here are all world class. We sat outside relatively late in the evening. Our server was outstanding. I would mention his name if I knew it, but he had an encyclopedic knowledge of the wine list, detailed the specials and any questions on the menu perfectly, and was extremely attentive without... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Having eaten in many fine restaurants around the world, we weren't expecting to be wowed, but we were. This is an exceptional dining experience with a truly committed team of food 'artists'. We took our 12 and 15 year old daughters who ate every scrap of the delicious food. A lovely selection of wines from the region complemented the dining... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

So we decided to go here on our first night in Venice after reading the reviews on TripAdvisor. It was an interesting experience to say the least. The staff was attentive. The owner is a character and truly loves what he does. The food was very good, but, for the money, I can't say it was among the best meals... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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112 reviews 112 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Had a nice meal here with very nice service and an excellent meal. My wife had a very nice ravioli with mushrooms and the sea bass which was cooked to perfection while I had a salad and a fegato venetian which was liver with polenta. Very nice. The wine was excellent and total cost of the meal was about $160.... More

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Quebec City, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We decided to try Riviera as it was my birthday and the last night of our stay in Italy. We were warmly welcomed by the owner and the service was excellent and attentive throughout the entire meal. We very much enjoyed our antipasti, tuna for me and a scallop-based dish for my husband. We followed with gnocchi and then moved... More

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Additional Information about Riviera

Address: Dorsoduro 1473 | Zattere - San Basilio, 30123 Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 522 7621
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Dorsoduro
Average Prices: USD 62 - 149
Cuisine: Italian, Continental, Pasta, Wine Bar, Chowder

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