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116 Front St, Scituate, MA 02066-1318
+1 781-545-5881
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5:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Riva Restaurant is Italian/New American restaurant located in downtown...
Riva Restaurant is Italian/New American restaurant located in downtown scenic Scituate Harbor. Our dining is romantic & charming while our separate bar area is like a rustic beach bar. Enjoy our outdoor patio with live music all summer long!! Riva uses only fresh ingredients and offers excellent dinner specials 7 nights a week.
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  • 51
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  • 29
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh and delicious

Grabbed a few starters to share...eggplant rollatini and the grilled corn, tomato and shrimp bruchetta. Both were so fresh and delicious that I can't wait to go back and order them again. The new summer menu looks great so I look forward to trying other menu items as well.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
HuffmanLisa
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Scituate, Massachusetts
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Scituate, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Grabbed a few starters to share...eggplant rollatini and the grilled corn, tomato and shrimp bruchetta. Both were so fresh and delicious that I can't wait to go back and order them again. The new summer menu looks great so I look forward to trying other menu items as well.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Wow, this restaurant is awesome! There were 4 of us and we were all extremely satisfied. We had mussels which we shared, beautiful, & plump with chorizo, tomatoes, and a beautiful butter sauce. Did I mention the 2 large pieces of bread theyed served with the mussels. We also ordered Calamari which was soft and tender, they served it with... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We had a great outdoor brunch here the other day. Delicious food, great service and the blood orange mimosas were incredible!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Riva food never disappoints, they have great specials and adjust the menu seasonally but have incredible staples like chicken marsala, eggplant rollatini, and arrancini. the back bar is always a comfortable place to grab a quick bite and a drink and the front dining room if you are looking to linger a little longer. the bartenders and waitstaff here are... More 

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Randolph, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Riva epitomizes the idea of a quaint, seaside, New England restaurant. Think of comfort food, lively bar scene, and fine dining a stone's throw from the ocean and that is Riva. Appetizer portions are plentiful - the calamari was perfectly cooked, and the beef carpaccio with truffle oil was among the best i've had. The menu varies throughout the year,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I have visited Riva every time I make my way from the city to Scituate. I love the location, atmosphere and service. The back bar is always a good time on a Friday night. Their wine selection is spot on, eggplant rolatini app is enough to share and ending the night with an espresso martini is highly recommended by this... More 

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Scituate, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is our favorite restaurant around. Food is always top notch, fresh specials every night and always have catered to any dietary needs. Drinks are fantastic, service is always on point with friendly Bartenders and Servers. Outdoor patio is beautiful for an intimate date night or night out with the girls! Hands down the best restaurant in Scituate!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Riva has always been my favorite place in Scituate Harbor! The food is absolutely delicious and reasonably priced! The summer menu is a favorite of mine--fresh ingredients and creative ideas! The dining room atmosphere is a cozy place to catch up with family and friends and the waitstaff is incredible! The backbar and outdoor patio are the perfect place grab... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Even the locals in town eat at Riva for a fine dining experience. The menu has a great variety, including great salads and seafood. We will return for sure. Small restaurant you may want to make reservations in the busy season, summer.

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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Love the Arancini....salads....and veggie lasagna...their specials are great too! Its wonderful to sit outside on the patio in the summer!!

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Additional Information about Riva Restaurant

Address: 116 Front St, Scituate, MA 02066-1318
Phone Number: +1 781-545-5881
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Scituate
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisine: Italian, American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 116 Front St, Scituate, MA 02066-1318
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Scituate
  • Phone Number: +1 781-545-5881

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American

Description

Riva Restaurant is Italian/New American restaurant located in downtown scenic Scituate Harbor. Our dining is romantic & charming while our separate bar area is like a rustic beach bar. Enjoy our outdoor patio with live music all summer long!! Riva uses only fresh ingredients and offers excellent dinner specials 7 nights a week.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
5:00 pm - 1:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?