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V.E. Estrada 707 y Ficus, Guayaquil +593, Ecuador
+593 4-288-3790
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 12:00 am
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place for a lunch or dinner, I met the owner Luigi from Italy, I have been there over 20 times in the past 10 years Excellent pizza, pasta and sea food, good wine selection and good service

Thank 814domenicom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are so many restaurants in Guayaquil , but this was by far the best ! We decided to visit this restaurant because we wanted to try Seafood, they also offer a great variety of Italian Food. First time we tried Sea food and the last time Italian food. The food was very tasty and fresh. The people are so... More 

Thank Kelly R
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very great place to eat something from Italy when you are in Guayaquil. Very kind service personal and as courtesy from the house you get a delicious fresh baked pizza bred, just for that I would return. I ate a piece of meet with mushroom sauce, can't remember the name of it but it was very delicious and well... More 

Thank Tom C
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Guayaquil, Ecuador
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

So far i love Italian food and find a good one hasnt been a nice task. All toughts this place is wonderful! Lovely, pretty lovel italian food, very good pasta... Food for your stomach, food for your soul!

Thank Carlos C
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Riviera has excellent meat. For a lunch we ordered lomo with champignons and was just perfect. Also the meat carpaccio as appetizer was really good. This is an Italian restaurant that you should try being in Guayaquil

Thank Flavio d
Woodside, California
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Seven of us ate dinner here based on Tripadvisor recommendations. We ordered the seafood platter for five adults and separate dinners for two children. It was perhaps the best seafood platter I've ever enjoyed. My only complaint is that it was not big enough, given the hungry American eaters we were dealing with. So, we ordered some additional dinners. We... More 

Thank timj9112014
New York City, New York
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70 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

A local brought us here as a treat and a treat it was. Delicious seafood and pizza. Very attentive staff. Decent wine selection.

Thank lisabinnyc
Guayaquil, Ecuador
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

They have been established in Guayaquil for nearly 30 years. Definitively the best Italian restaurant in town. Warm and inviting atmosphere, very cozy. Excellent seafood dishes as well. When in town, Gino, it's owner, is always around saying hello to guests. Riviera has also recently opened a restaurant in Samborondon which is worth visiting as well. Fish lovers, ask for... More 

Thank Juan Carlos S
Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Great atmosphere and exceptional quality food. Highly recommended. Prices are a bit high for Ecuador, but it is worth every penny!

Thank Maria J
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Although prices are a bit steep, the quality makes up for it. Owners champion quality, traditional Italian fare and slow eating.

Thank Gustavo S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $20
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
12:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: V.E. Estrada 707 y Ficus, Guayaquil +593, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Guayas Province  >  Guayaquil
  • Phone Number: +593 4-288-3790

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?