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Wang dun Road, Suzhou, China
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Great steak and service

Ravi serves great Wagyu steak, served on wooden plater. The staff brought us a box with different knifes, each knife had it's own story. Desert was prepared on our table with the cook showing his skills. Great experience.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Deurne, The Netherlands
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Deurne, The Netherlands
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ravi serves great Wagyu steak, served on wooden plater. The staff brought us a box with different knifes, each knife had it's own story. Desert was prepared on our table with the cook showing his skills. Great experience.

Thank LuckyLuke040
Shanghai Region, China
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121 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went after I heard a lot of friends say it is best for steak in town. Had to wait very long, even though the place was not fully occupied and the seats we got were not really nice, but offered a chance to watch the staff, which for this place and what it is trying to be is not professional... More 

Thank traveleatsee
Suzhou, China
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

I enjoyed every course! From the Nicoise salad to the lobster bisque. The seared scallops to the perfectly cooked sirloin steak and a wonderful piece of cheesecake with blueberry topping. It was all cooked perfectly, it was all delicious! I will return again and again!

Thank dbradcoleman
Shanghai, China
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

extremly pricey, we order 5 appetizers, 3 of them not available.... the seafood tower looks great, the only downfold is the clams and lobster were off... the smell horrible, when talk to the manager, the explanation was "this is the seafood in china" ???? we been there in the past and honestly, the level has drop tremendously.... its like a... More 

Thank mark r
Vancouver, Canada
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102 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Visited with 10 people. Amazing starters and steaks. Service a bit hap hazard with long delays and many miscommunications. Expect to pay $100 for a steak and a waitress that speaks limited English. It won't matter.

Thank F C
Suzhou, China
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48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We were a party of six on a Friday evening. The restaurant was quite full (we made a reservation based on past experiences). All of us have been to Riva a couple of times of the last 3 years. The service was friendly as usual. Our waitress was doing a good job. The food was delicious (we had the seafood-tower... More 

Thank basinger_de
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We have been to the Riva many times, it was never perfect, but the steak was that excellent, that it compensates a lot. Today it was quite different: We wanted to order the seafood tower for four - out, only available for two (at 7.10 pm). Additionally we ordered the Tiger prawns, the seafood soup and the bruschetta. The seafood... More 

Thank Thomas C
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Riva is the absolute go-to place for steak. They have a top of the line selection of steak cuts, and even some alternatives for the not-so-steaky types. Wine list is crazy deep since they are catering to all of the Intercontinental as well. It's expensive ... all Western food in China is expensive. However, we lived in Suzhou and went... More 

Thank Chris L
Suzhou, China
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 via mobile

Even though I like most westerners enjoy living in China, and am frequently enjoying all great cuisines available here, sometimes I just want to have a break from it all. Dining at Riva definitely gives you the feeling of not being in any country in particular, but of being at an excellent steak house. Even though I don't eat meat,... More 

Thank Tabitha T
Nanjing, China
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

First time visit. No doubt, the restuarant is located in a very nice hotel, Intercontinential Suzhou. The interior decor is very nice and well suited for fine dining. The steak are absolutely done nicely (raw, medium-rare, medium, well done all possibe) and you can add on all the side sauces, side dishes as you want. The wine selection is great.... More 

Thank yihleong

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wang dun Road, Suzhou, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Suzhou
  • Phone Number: 0512-62858888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse


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