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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
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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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 6
    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
Wonderful

Stopped in based in trip advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. Food was fresh and wonderful. Had the eggplant rollatini and it was one of the best I have ever had. I ordered a cappuccino type cupcake for dessert and did not care for it. I just pushed it aside and did not complain about it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
carol b
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English first
Revere, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

I thought the daughter was very rude who sat people..the service was great and the food was ok..the red sauce was very salty and sweet.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Stopped in based in trip advisor reviews and we were not disappointed. Food was fresh and wonderful. Had the eggplant rollatini and it was one of the best I have ever had. I ordered a cappuccino type cupcake for dessert and did not care for it. I just pushed it aside and did not complain about it since it was... More 

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NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We attended a family repast today at La Riviera Trattoria. Every course was delicious and well-presented, from the excellent bread to the lovely array of desserts. Bread and salad, some kind of grilled ham and cheese appetizer, delicious bruschetta, creamy eggplant rollatini, chicken francais, veal parmesan were served family style. Almond cookies, biscotti, lovely cannoli, and ice cream, coffee, and... More 

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 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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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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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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 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 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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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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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 to $25
Cuisine: Italian

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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 to $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?