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La Riviera Restaurant

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3700 South Texas Avenue, Bryan, TX 77803 (North Avenue)
Yes. stops right in the parking lot.
979-846-5913
Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 19
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and peace!

The food is excellent--my favorite item: shrimp enchiladas. Waitstaff knowledgeable and friendly. Not inexpensive but well worth the price. My visits have always found the place quiet and dignified. La Riviera is probably my favorite B/CS restaurant.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
faustina1
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Texas
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English first
Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

The food is excellent--my favorite item: shrimp enchiladas. Waitstaff knowledgeable and friendly. Not inexpensive but well worth the price. My visits have always found the place quiet and dignified. La Riviera is probably my favorite B/CS restaurant.

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Houston,Tx
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52 reviews 52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This restaurant was such a pleasant surprise. I went there because I had a gift cert that was about to expire. Wish I had gone sooner. The food , ambiance and wine list were incredible. I started with Oysters Rockefeller and then had the beef tenderloins and would put this dish up against any 4 star reassurance in Houston. Brandon... More 

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128 reviews 128 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Unpretentious location in a strip mall on the main drag (Texas Avenue) near the Bryan-College Station border. However inside is a well decorated, quiet, upscale restaurant with good service. Good menu selection. Nice wine list. Everybody in our party of four enjoyed the food. The crab/seafood cake appetizer was delicious. The fried shrimp was fresh and very tasteful. They also... More 

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washington, dc
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This was my first visit to La Riviera. I was somewhat surprised to find it nestled in the middle of a strip mall on the highway but I was immediately impressed by the presentation. The entrance was open and spacious with large scale artworks dominating the atmosphere. Handsomely displayed wine selections were accented by carefully chosen lighting. Gracious staff members... More 

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Hatfield, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

There is a nice range of food on the ample but not extensive menu, which is not really French as the title of the restaurant might imply. I greatly enjoyed the roasted Muscovy duck. Service was prompt and efficient, and there was a good selection of wines. The tables are well spaced out and there is a very pleasant open... More 

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Magnolia, Texas
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113 reviews 113 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Have been to La Riviera many times for lunch and have never been disappointed. The lunch menu is not extensive but offers a surprising variety of high quality options at very reasonable prices. Service is consistently very good. The dining area used for lunch is relatively small, but not cramped, and sufficiently quiet to facilitate conversation. Great place for a... More 

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Bryan, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Chef Alfonso Gonzalez consistently delivers high quality dishes at reasonable prices and accompanied by a good selection of beverages. Meat dishes were succulent with great flavor variations. One can even enjoy dinner sitting outside facing a parking lot. A rare treat in this part of Texas.

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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I found this restaurant while searching for places to eat in the Bryan/College Station area and was originally attracted by a free drink coupon on their website and very reasonable prices. Then, I came across a Groupon offer and decided to try it out. That was the best decision we made!! we ate here on a Tuesday, so it was... More 

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Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Located on Texas Avenue in a strip mall in the middle of Bryan/College Station, this is a great alternative to the more well known tourist destinations. The food and service are excellent. It is fine dining without fine dining prices. To be a strip center joint, it has a nice quiet atmosphere suitable for special occasions, but not a gaggle... More 

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Bryan, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We have eaten here quite a few times. It has always been a nice place to celebrate special occasions, ie, birthdays, anniversaries, Valentines, etc. We have watched it evolve from a high priced restaurant (think Christopher's & Republic) to a more moderately priced establishment (such as Madden's, Cenare, & Lemon Wedge) The menu has changed since the last time we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3700 South Texas Avenue, Bryan, TX 77803
    (North Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Yes. stops right in the parking lot.
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Bryan
  • Phone Number: 979-846-5913

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 20

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?