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42b Marine Parade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
(03) 9537 2224
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Ranked #42 of 181 Restaurants in St Kilda
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Melbourne, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

A small group of us ate here in early January on a lovely warm summer's day. The service was friendly and efficient and I thought that the meals and the drinks were reasonably priced. The food was good but I thought the menu lacked a little imagination. All in all I'd definitely go back and of course the views across... More 

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melbourne
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Emma is in charge of weddings/events at Riva and she is an absolute gem. She made the whole experience so easy - and therefore thoroughly enjoyable! The day turned out exactly how we wanted it and it had a lot to do with the way in which Emma helped organise it. The food was delicious, the room was beautiful and... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Riva is a wonderful venue for a few drinks, looking out over the ocean. It seems to be a popular venue for wedding parties. We dined here and I thought the food was good until I got to the end of my main course. The dining area inside is more formal inside and unfortunately, one of the male waiters appeared... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

I ate here on a Thursday night and had a perfectly cooked steak. Not many chefs in restaurants can cook a 'medium' steak perfectly well and the chef nailed it. They have a reasonable wine selection and the food that myself and my companion had was really nice. They have a diverse menu. The sunset view was exceptional from the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Melbourne summer evenings with views over the bay don't get much better than this. Drinks to start. Then a leisurely dinner of good quality ingredients, a decent wine list. All to be enjoyed as the sun sets, the sky darkens and the coastal lights outline the bay. Fair value and ambiance.

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Melbourne
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59 reviews 59 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We've been to Riva a few times now and its' always busy. We've sat outside in the sun as well as inside when it was a bit squally outside. Food was simple and nice and priced appropriately. Service was good. Service was good. After a hearty meal its nice to have a stroll along the esplanade towards Brighton beach or... More 

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melbourne
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Four of us went for dinner, so we had an opportunity to try a lot of what was on the menu. We started with oyster bloody mary shooters (lovely). Then we moved onto a tasting plates (The Asian) and a sharing plate (pork & prawn gyozas cooked in sesame oil with a soy dipping sauce house made duck spring rolls,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Well done RIVA! We had such a great time there! I felt like on holiday, their deck with combination of chill out music is awesome! Furthermore, prices of drinks or food are not bad neither. Anyway, last time we visited Riva, I had just their Caesar salad, which was good but next time I have to try the burgers! What's... More 

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Cape Town
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

A wedding is always a happy celebration and having it at Riva was the cherry on top. Emma (the event director) and her entire team were superb. Cheerful efficiency is the Aussie way and they certainly performed. The venue overlooking the marina was perfect, the food sublime (I shall treasure the memory of that pannacotta for a long time!), and... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

15 minutes drive to the beautiful seashores of Melbourne, we had an evening at the Riva St. Kilde. Food was splendid - salmon or steak, both are superb. On top of all we received such a warm and efficient service, we felt at home. Thank you Lindie Wiese for making this evening extra special.

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Additional Information about Riva St. Kilda

Address: 42b Marine Parade, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9537 2224
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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