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702 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3402
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Sun - Tue 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 4:30 pm - 12:00 am
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We were told Juicy Lucy was the best place in town but I have to say this place topped it. Not by much but just enough that I decided to write this review. My husband's tenderloin was like butter. My burger was amazing. The chef even grilled the bun and it was done to perfection. And the music was so... More 

1 Thank Cheryl V
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are regulars at The Riv. The cool thing about it is we can stop in for a drink (wine is their thing, but Travis makes a mean margarita), have a grown up dinner by ourselves, or bring the kids in. As a non-meat person, it's really refreshing to have several things to pick from, not just the token veggie... More 

1 Thank little_bco
Glenwood Springs, Colorado
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I felt it as soon as I walked in the door. A new energy, an enthusiasm and spark that was missing before. The new ownership have made a few changes in decor, big changes with the menu but the biggest change is in the vibe. The menu offers CHOICE. Its creative options take you from pure carnivore to vegan, good... More 

1 Thank TnBsMom
Homewood, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been customers of the Riviera for the last 25 years or more, and during that time we have known at least 3 owners. Colleen is gone since 2014; Next owner apparently came and went in 2015; latest owner has been there less than a month. We cannot figure out WHAT the owner and/or chef are TRYING to do,... More 

2 Thank midwestjim7
Travis O, Chef/Owner at Riviera, responded to this review

Hi Jim. We are sorry you didn't find what you were looking for. Our menu is posted outside and I regret that you were unable to pronounce some of the items. Google can help with that. The specials were listed on the giant chalkboard marked as House Specials. I'm sorry you weren't able to spot those. And, no, this isn't... More 

Grecia, Costa Rica
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We heard about this place at our hotel and trip advisor. They said it was a really good happy hour from 4-6:30. They were correct. The problems is that there is all kinds of construction going on right where they are located. Plenty of parking behind the Rivera. Friendly service, something from everyone. Wine , well drinks and appetizers only... More 

2 Thank Diane W
Travis O, Owner at Riviera, responded to this review

Thank you very much for coming in, Diane! We're constantly trying to make the new restaurant a better place. We appreciate your input! More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

We had a dinner for nine here on a Saturday night. The food was great. The place is pretty small but they take reservations. The servers are really pleasant. My only issue was that the room was pretty warm for an April night.

Thank Vivian S
Brussels, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Excellent choice of food paired with wines! Will dine here again any time! Food was mostly European with an American flair, the perfect combination

1 Thank philipperibonnet
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153 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

Their food was so fresh and their drinks range from classic to new inventions. I tried a few different drinks during happy hour and loved every one. My favorite dinner had to be the lamb. I can't think of a place I've ever been in the country that has had such a great portion of such an amazing piece of... More 

2 Thank Sarah M
Portsmouth NH
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I was visiting Glenwood Springs with a friend and was looking forward to going out for a nice dinner. The menu looked appealing on line. We were seated by a friendly young man at a table by the window and unfortunately there is some messy construction going on. Our server was an unfriendly woman who actually served my glass of... More 

1 Thank Suzan H
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

The room is a bit strange, loud, not real warm and inviting. Food, however, was very tasty, service prompt, not overly warm (like the room!)

Thank Bob Q

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $27
American, Soups, International, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
4:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 702 Grand Ave, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601-3402
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Glenwood Springs
  • Phone Number: 9709457692
Come join us at the Riviera Restaurant, a local's favorite. We feature fresh, eclectic cuisine. We do everything possible in house. We have a passion for food that we would love to share with you!

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