We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Riben Restauran

Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
ul.Kosta Abrashev bb, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
Improve this listing
Add hours for Riben Restauran and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 23 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 7
    Excellent
  • 5
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Oh no!

The food was okay but nothing special. The service was okay until I didn't ask for the bill and I waited for 20 minutes. They don't have a lot of choices on the menu and it's very very expensive for what you get! 😒

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 14, 2015
Gligor A
Add Photo Write a Review

23 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Level Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The food was okay but nothing special. The service was okay until I didn't ask for the bill and I waited for 20 minutes. They don't have a lot of choices on the menu and it's very very expensive for what you get! 😒

Was this review helpful? Yes
Woodridge, Illinois, United States
Level Contributor
15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Service was awful and food was worse. You would think we would have known better and avoided the empty restaurant...there are so many places in town that are better. Avoid Riben.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Not sure why the bad reviews as I really enjoyed dining here. The waiter couldn't do enough,very friendly but not too much. I had the fish soup which I have to say was the best I had here, with Nice, big chunks of fish. Make sure to add the garlic sauce ( absolutely divine!)though as otherwise I found it a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bracknell, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Really surprised by the poor reviews. We ate here twice and the food was delicious both times along with friendly service and a great location. The menu is picture driven which to me is pretty useful. The place looks out over the lake. In response to the guy who ordered a 1kg trout... Ohrid trout can be caught from the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I ate here twice during my stay. The first time I just had some ice cream, but having seen the menu and because the staff were very friendly, I went back the next day for a meal. I had the fish soup, which was very tasty. The staff were very helpful and chatty without being intrusive. Service was quick and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bologna
Level Contributor
124 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

this restaurant is the classic touristic restaurant in the main square but I was very hungry and did not want to look any further . The menu has pictures like all the touristic places. I have to say that the food was not bad at all. I took grilled squids and they were delicious. And it was cheap as well

Was this review helpful? Yes
Varazdin
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Admittedly, I ordered the trout without checking the price and was shocked to find it was € 40 /kg. The trout was overcooked and v dry. Served with tinned veg! I later learned I had ordered Ochrid trout, an almost extinct fish which is described as a 'fossil' of the Lake. Conservationists want to impose a ban on catching it... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We chose to eat at this restaurant as it seemed busy and is located very close to the water at the port. Service was slow, we had to ask twice for menus. We ordered orange juice, and that came out at room temperature with no ice provided. The food took 30 minutes to arrive (which by the strandards there is... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
United States
Level Contributor
91 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This restaurant was a huge disappointment. It's in a great location and we expected so much more but the service was non-existent and the quality of the food was below acceptable. It's also very expensive. With so many good choices in Ohrid, I would skip this restaurant.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sofia, Bulgaria
Level Contributor
40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

After leaving the hotel I had a couple of hours to kill during lunch time and my friend and I got the fish soup, seafood salad and skopsko. The fish soup was one of the best I have tried in a long time, we really enjoyed it and the seafood salad was very tasty as well. The only glitch was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Riben Restauran also viewed

Ohrid, Southwestern Region
Ohrid, Southwestern Region
 
Ohrid, Southwestern Region
Ohrid, Southwestern Region
 

Been to Riben Restauran? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: ul.Kosta Abrashev bb, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Republic of Macedonia  >  Southwestern Region  >  Ohrid

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Riben Restauran staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?