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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 187
    Excellent
  • 71
    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
Great Italian in the heart of the City

What a great dinner. Riviera is a classic Italian restaurant with great food and service. We had a starter that I featured grilled seafood, shrimp, pulpo, clams, etc. my main course was fantastic - lobster risotto.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

What a great dinner. Riviera is a classic Italian restaurant with great food and service. We had a starter that I featured grilled seafood, shrimp, pulpo, clams, etc. my main course was fantastic - lobster risotto.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Fresh home made pasta, delicious apperitives, classical dishes, and an italian ambience inside, the decoration and the private room set in you at a mediterran place in Italy. Vesubio is my favorite dish, tiramisú the best in town, also a great varíety of fresh breads are offered. Simply a great experience with finest selection of wine and great food. A... More 

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Santa Elena, Ecuador
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Europeans living in Ecuador we rate Riviera as a very safe bet for a good and pleasant dinner. One of our favorite places when eating out in Guayaquil. Even their sparkling water is worth mentioning!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

A very romantic place to enjoy with the ones you love, attention is great, and food is superb, definetely one of the best italian places that I've been to,

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Went there for a business lunch a couple of days ago. It has a nice ambient and decor, it is an Italian restaurant with a Touch of Guayaquil. I ordered something that was not on the Menu, Grilled Langostinos with Sautéed Potatoes, It was just Delicious!!!! They were grilled to perfection, with a nice butter and garlic sauce with a... More 

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

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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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 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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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
  • Price Range: $ $
  • 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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?