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Riviera

Dorsoduro 1473 | Zattere - San Basilio, 30123 Venice, Italy (Dorsoduro)
+39 041 522 7621
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Ranked #8 of 1,204 restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $121
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Neighborhood: Dorsoduro
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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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

We had excellent service for our large group (11), the recommendations of the waiter were good, most of us had the sea bass baked in salt for the main dish, surly one of the best ways to prepare fish. All ingredients are locally sourced and selected by the chef. The location is slightly off the main tourists paths and being... More

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Greenlawn, New York
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

We had a delicious meal at Riviera during our stay in Venice. The staff was very attentive and polite. They treated us as if we were special. They gave us excellent recommendations as to wine and food choices . The atmosphere was lovely. We sat outside with a great view of the canal. I would highly recommend this restaurant to... More

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Prescott, Arizona, Usa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW

The menu and service at this restaurant were impeccable. The marinato appetizer (apparently a signature dish) was to die for, and the sea bass for two was great. The only negative was that this restaurant is very pricey, even for its quality.

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Danbury, Connecticut, United States
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31 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I picked this restaurant because of trip advisor and our Venice tour guide also mentioned it the day we arrived. The owner/manager is exceptional with his service and attention. The food was unusual and different. My husband and i enjoyed it but my teenage daughters, not so much. Great place for adults. The location is also beautiful which is right... More

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Little Rock, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

This was the first meal my wife and I had on our two-week, multi-city Italian vacation, and it ended up being one of our best. We made reservations and got a table perfectly situated on the water. Every member of the wait staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Like many other reviewers, we had the salt-crusted sea bass, but why... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We loved our experience at Riviera. It was raining when we arrived, so we could only sit inside. I thought this might spoil the experience slightly (I had seen the wonderful photos of tables by the canal) but it was a fabulous restaurant experience! The staff were incredibly helpful and the service was fantastic. The owner explained all the specials... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed our dinner at Riviera. Attention to detail was obvious, food was outstanding. Owner/Manager was very pleasant and we enjoyed our meal. The Sea Bass in salt caste was excellently prepared and view and service were great. Would highly recommend for high end yet not snooty dining.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My girlfriend an I were fortunate enough to have a meal at Ristorante Riveira in June of 2014. It was a special night because it was the night I chose to propose. We had reservations and were seated by Alberto who attended to us for the entire evening and made the evening more memorable than I ever could have hoped... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Stunning place with waterside tables. Owner personally introduced himself and seems that he stands upon his restaurant quality with maximum passion. Recommended sea bass was best fish we ever have tried. Stuff is extremely nice and professional, also helped me with one very special request. Thanks a lot! Do not go with budget. It's worth every penny! Will definately visit... More

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Dolgellau, Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Stunning waterside setting, helpful attentive staff and amazing food. Would definately recommend the fish carpaccio and seabass baked in salt, amazing!

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