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La Riviera Trattoria

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421 Piaget Ave, Ste 27, Clifton, NJ 07011
(973) 478-4181
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4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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

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Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Flavorful and delicious

I reserved a section of the restaurant for a family function and was very pleased with the results. The wait staff was attentive and all the guests raved about the quality of the food. Having visited numerous times since then with my immediate family and professional colleagues, I remain... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
ebmomNewJersey
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New Jersey
Good for:
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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66 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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New Jersey
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I reserved a section of the restaurant for a family function and was very pleased with the results. The wait staff was attentive and all the guests raved about the quality of the food. Having visited numerous times since then with my immediate family and professional colleagues, I remain extremely satisfied with the overall dining experience.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Excellent food and service. Elegant but not stuffy atmosphere. I've been there with small and large groups, and everyone has been very happy. Absolutely fantastic for the gluten-free/Celiac diners, with a separate menu, very knowledgeable staff, and bread at the table!! (Advance notice is advised.) They were also very attentive to the vegans at our table. It's a little bit... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

We had a fantastic dinner with an impeccable service and an excellent sommelier who advised us about the right wine according to our choices in the menu . Probably among the top restaurants in Clifton.

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New Jersey
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
21 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 via mobile

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 via mobile

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
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 421 Piaget Ave, Ste 27, Clifton, NJ 07011
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Clifton
  • Phone Number: (973) 478-4181

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?