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All 176 Clifton Restaurants

La Riviera Trattoria

421 Piaget Ave, Ste 27, Clifton, NJ 07011
(973) 478-4181
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Ranked #8 of 176 Restaurants in Clifton
Price range: $18 - $25
Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations
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English first
New Jersey
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Went with my friends for a Girls Night Out and it did not disappoint. Casual atmosphere with crisp table linens, exceptional bread (important if you are from North Jersey), delicious pasta and fresh seafood. Never felt rushed, service was attentive but not overbearing. Only 5 miles from me and I've missed out all these years, but no longer. Can't wait... More 

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clifton
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Best food in clifton nj. Small, hidden gem. Food is fresh and they are so accommodating. Little highway storefront next to larger restaurant with almost the same name so be careful. Only accepts cash. No cc. Prepare to wait in weekends. Only about 10 tables but they do takeout so not to worry! Also has frozen entrees and daily specials!... More 

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Great Neck, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Excellent restaurant for people who eat gluten free and people who don't. I have Celiacs disease and it can often be anxiety provoking to go out to eat. The owner was really accommodating, super friendly and I wasn't worried about any cross contamination. If I lived closer, I'd go every weekend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I've known this place for 9 years. I find a consistent quality in this restaurant. Also one of the rare places you can find food for people with certain foods allergies. They recently added more parking space for patrons. It's pretty convenient to go there now.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is one of my favorite local spots. The food is consistently good and the service is generally good as well, although they sometimes do focus more on larger groups than couples. I definitely recommend coming here, as you won't be disappointed. AND they have gluten free meals, if one has dietary restrictions.

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Caledon, Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is the second time we've enjoyed a meal at this restaurant in Clifton, NJ, and both times we were extremely impressed. My husband and I enjoyed gluten-free veal dishes. Others with us had a ham/cheese/anchovy appetizer that they raved about. As a dessert fanatic, I can highly recommend the tartufo. It was likely the best tartufo I've ever had.... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We just left our NEW favorite restaurant. The gluten free dairy free veal parmigian was incredible. My wife's fish was perfect. Maria, who runs the restaurant with love and attention to detail is wonderful. If you have allergies and want the best Italian food around, here is where you need to go.

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Hawthorne, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

La Riviera Trattoria offers excellence all around. Its service, menu, pricing, and wines are all superb! And, for those who need gluten free menus, La Riviera Trattoria is the place to go. There is a designated gluten free kitchen as well as designated gluten free plates and silverware. There is absolutely zero cross contamination! So, for those of you that... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

La Riviera Trattoria is a popular restaurant, in my neighborhood city, Clifton, NJ. Frankly, I was a little disappointed. I have been to much better Italian Restaurants, in the area. For what they charge, I though the portion sizes, were not very generous. The food, was nothing outstanding, just OK. the service was also on the slow side. I don't... More 

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Lyndhurst, New Jersey
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47 reviews 47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

La Riviera promotes their GF food due to the owner's family membe'sr celiac. Nice thing is that the GF food is good (and I LOVE Italian food) but the rest of the family doesnt suffer because the rest of the (gluten-containing) menu is good too. This place is becoming a regular joint for us. Prices very moderate - for 2... More 

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Additional Information about La Riviera Trattoria

Address: 421 Piaget Ave, Ste 27, Clifton, NJ 07011
Phone Number: (973) 478-4181
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
Open Hours:
Sunday 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 18 - 25
Cuisine: Italian

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