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Riviera Restaurant

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75 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
707-579-2682
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 0
    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
We got lucky and arrived without a reservation. We had a wonderful meal and enjoyed the Italian decor.

We had the lasagna and it was terrific, with a large serving too. Delicious meat sauce. The Caesar's salad and two kinds of bread were excellent. Ask for oil and vinegar to spread on your bread. Decor is Italian, and includes colorful cycling jerseys from the owner's personal collection. Prices... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
BillWeave
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Forsyth, Georgia
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85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Forsyth, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We had the lasagna and it was terrific, with a large serving too. Delicious meat sauce. The Caesar's salad and two kinds of bread were excellent. Ask for oil and vinegar to spread on your bread. Decor is Italian, and includes colorful cycling jerseys from the owner's personal collection. Prices were very reasonable and wait staff very attentive. Linen tablecloths... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Not sure what happened but they weren't on their game today. We stopped in for lunch because of the reviews and were very disappointed. We had the lunch chicken salad and the brick chicken. The salad presentation was nice but the chicken was very dry and overcooked. The brick chicken was drowning in greasy oily sauce which was needed as... More 

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Windsor, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I found this restaurant because we were going to the movies and it was on the way. I'm glad I found it. I've been coming back ever since. The service is wonderful. Food is fresh. I decided I wanted to celebrate my birthday lunch here and I'm glad we came. I had the Limoncello sorbet and it was fabulous. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Bustling place with great Italian food and service. Highly recommend. Would certainly go there again should I be in the area.

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Santa Rosa, California, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Riviera's is my go-to lunch spot in Santa Rosa. I've never had a bad meal nor experience. Their pasta dishes are fresh, genuine and delightful....my favorite is the Carbonara. Enjoy!

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california
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Great food and place to meet for lunch meeting. Introduced this location to two locals. Ordered the Antipasto plate for starters, nice presentation and great flavors. Enjoyed the Ceasar Salad with Grilled Shrimp (cooked perfectly). Everyone enjoyed their meal and meeting was positive.

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Santa Rosa
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134 reviews 134 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Riviera is in our neighborhood, just about, and is our go-to place. I've often reviewed it, and am here to say the salmon is first rate, the vegetables are always yummy, the service is excellent, the Italian wines are always wroth a taste-- and the desserts are better than ever. I often have had the creme brulee, and love it.... More 

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Napa Valley, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

we went with friends, and came from Napa. Food was good but felt a little bit pricey. Service was excellent and if you lived in the area would go again. Corkage at $10 was a bargain compared to Napa prices. Would not get the lasagna as it didn't resemble anything I'd seen before. Tiramisu was tops. My spaghetti w/ shrimp... More 

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Hilo, Hawaii
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

First a warm welcome, then you notice the noise level is up - people are talking and having fun. Next come the flavor - wonderful. My wife enjoyed the seafood risotto while I slowly consumed the lamb shank. Oh almost forgot about the delicious steamed clam appetizer- another flavorful dish. Finished the night with lava cake. Our waiter was informative... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We went to this restaurant for lunch based on great trip advisor ratings and wow, were they accurate! This was one of the best meals, lunch OR dinner, on a two week trip. I had the scallop salad with fennel (three large grilled scallops) perfectly seasoned and my husband had arugula salad and polenta with wild mushrooms. Nice, good sized... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 75 Montgomery Drive, Santa Rosa, CA 95404
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sonoma County  >  Santa Rosa
  • Phone Number: 707-579-2682

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?