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Riviera

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V.E. Estrada 707 y Ficus, Guayaquil +593, Ecuador
+593 4-288-3790
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12:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Good for:
Doing business

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  • 166
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Italian in Town

Riviera is part of the Slow Food movement, meaning careful attention to natural and endemic ingredients, high standards in the preparation of each dish and more important the pleasure of enjoying a good meal at the right pace. The restaurant has a convection oven where they prepare bread and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Omar J
via mobile
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

Riviera is part of the Slow Food movement, meaning careful attention to natural and endemic ingredients, high standards in the preparation of each dish and more important the pleasure of enjoying a good meal at the right pace. The restaurant has a convection oven where they prepare bread and pizzas in front of you. This is a real classic in... More 

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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64 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Eventhought The decoration and The laca of coziness doesn't make there Restaurant look good, It has One of The best Italian food in town, Its well Located and The bread They serve is really nice, no master why They have being for so Many year sin The market maintaining its standard, fullY recommended

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

I returned to La Riviera and decided to try something new, as expected everything was amazing. The plates are always exquisite, service is excellent, prices are high but totally worth it.

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Very good food but poor decoration and ambiance. Average service depending who is attending you. A very good italian pasta with ecuadorian seafood

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Good place for a nice night out. i've been 2x, once with a pair of friends - fancy service. And then again for a large party of over 20 where they handled the group well and gave us each individual checks which was super helpful for a group that size

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent restaurant, service upstanding, they import their wines, delicatessen directly from Italy. Always changing menu, with great surprises every time I go. Their Pizza also a must!! On tehir own brick oven. Must visit.

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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Classic Italian trattoria. Seafood and pasta are the best. There are many new Italian restaurants, nothing like Riviera, its a classic.

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11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015 via mobile

Touted as a landmark in Guayaquil, we visited the place and had a nice time. The food is good but nothind memorable. Staff is very professional and among the best I have seen in the city. The atmosphere quiet and imtimate. Wine lovers will appreciate their selection.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We both had different kinds of pastas, they were both bad. The bathroom lights go out while you're in there if you do not move. The chairs are not comfortable at all and everything was expensive. Also, they did not have half of the desserts. The only good thing was the service.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

The one I've visited was a new Riviera restaurant located at Samborondon Island. The food was excellent but the service was extremely slow and distracted. While they keep getting tracking of service try the one located at Guayaquil city center.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: V.E. Estrada 707 y Ficus, Guayaquil +593, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Guayas Province  >  Guayaquil
  • Phone Number: +593 4-288-3790

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:30 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?