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Riva

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Creskih kapetana 13, Cres, Croatia
+385 51 571 107
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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2 reviews
Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food and fresh sea food but not be treated as nice as local people. Outsiders or travelers don't have usual treatment compared to locals

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Thank Lijie W
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Reviewed August 23, 2015 via mobile

Quick service and local owened restaurant. Very fresh scampi with nice side dishes. The owner recommended us also the restaurant Bucaleta for the next day. It was perfect, Thank you very much!

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1 Thank Gregory S
Wexford, Ireland
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Reviewed July 28, 2015

we spent one night in Cres, whilst sailing. it was difficult to see the difference between the different restaurants in the town , whilst browsing. We picked this restaurant as the seafood looked and we were hungry and tired. The seafood was good, we shared some starters and we had fish for main course, it didn't disappoint. Service was generally... More 

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Thank RedLirac
Belgrade, Serbia
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56 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great sea food... one of best ever... Lobster with pasta, scrimps, cold sea food, soup, fish, wine... all very tasty and moderate Very pricey (with wine and other drinks, can set you 100EUR back per person) Service is ok, but not super good, especially for the price one pays Book a table a day ahead to get better spot

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Thank Jelichica
Rijeka, Croatia
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed July 6, 2015

Riva is famous for its seafood and rightfully so - if this review was based solely on the quality of food, they would get five stars. However... We were there for dinner with a company of people who are regular guests and who know the owner very well. That did not decrease his usual rudeness, quite the opposite. For example,... More 

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Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

We took seafood starter recommended by the host and we said that we will decide about main dish later. After we got first meal nobody approach table for long time. We waited and waited. Finally we loose our appetite for main meal and ask for pancakes. Then the waiters said that we will have to wait for a long time?!... More 

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1 Thank Drraggan
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
1 review
Reviewed October 27, 2014

the best organised dinner for 100 guests. Perfect service and taste. Highly recommend for sailing groups

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Thank Pajo_iBoat
Tel Aviv, Israel
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

We ate here and ordered some calamari and spaghetti with mussels. Both dishes were tasty and reasonably priced. The only downside was the service that was not top notch.

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1 Thank TheHolden
Zagreb, Croatia
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Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

Excellent cold mixed sea food salad, 1 portion is enough (for 2 people). Excellent grilled scampi, right from the sea. Excellent black risotto with cuttle fish and scampi! Excellent red house wine. Very friendly staff and reasonable prices.

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Thank harvardblonde
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed August 2, 2014

A group of 8 of us visited Riva for lunch on a beautiful sunny day in July. Most of us ordered the squid or Sea Bass. The squid was tender and the Sea Bass moist. Even better was the fabulous ambiance and outlook onto the water front. Staff were friendly and didn't mind at all when lunch continued well into... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Croatian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Creskih kapetana 13, Cres, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Primorje-Gorski Kotar County  >  Kvarner Bay Islands  >  Cres Island  >  Cres
  • Phone Number: +385 51 571 107

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?