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La Riviera Restaurant

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3700 South Texas Avenue, Bryan, TX 77803 (North Avenue)
+1 979-846-5913
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Philadelphia, Tennessee
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Weather it is for a special brunch or just a good dinner out - this place always serves up great food in a nice dining atmosphere.

Thank MF S
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is solid for a white table cloth restaurant at a reasonable price point but the execution was very weak. First impressions upon entry could so easily be fixed. No sense of arrival. Why would you be folding napkins in the reception area. Female staff member was untrained and clueless. Owner needs to focus on experience not just food.... More 

Thank Randy B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I highly recommend La Riviera. The food was delicious & the service was great!! Crab cakes were oh so good as well as the filet mignon & salmon. We topped off the evening with a strawberry & passion fruit tart.....yummy!!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
College Station, TX
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

The food is fresh and delicious. I have tried many items on the menu but a must is the shrimp. It is lightly fried with a sauce that is the best I've ever tasted. It comes with several roasted veggies and cream potatoes. The seafood crepes are fantastic as well. Scrumptious desserts are a must! Great lunch or dinner!

Thank Sherry P
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200 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2016

I stumbled upon La Riviera while looking for another lunchtime restaurant, and I am certainly glad I did! Since they had only been open for around fifteen minutes when I arrived, I was the only diner for a short period and thus received immediate and friendly service. I opted for the Southwest Chicken lunch, which included two small chicken breasts... More 

Thank Anthony A
College Station, Texas
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This restaurant is one of our favorites. The food is excellent at very good prices. It is never crowded. Can't understand why more people haven't found it.

Thank Henrietta H
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

The people are friendly, atmosphere is quiet and nice. Food is fabulous! It is very upscale but not stuffy. I have had the steaks and salmon - all cooked to perfection. Waitstaff is attentive. One of my favorite places to eat. Nice enough for a special occasion but you are welcomed just the same after a hot football game.

Thank Rdcarson
Navasota, Texas
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150 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

This restaurant is quite honestly in a rather unfortunate location, tucked into a strip mall it looks rather ordinary from the outside and has the unfortunate addition of the word bakery in its name so you do not realize it is actually a very nice fine dining restaurant unless you research first. Everything I ordered was delicious and the prices... More 

Thank Susanlove942
Bryan, Texas
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129 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Good choices and pretty good Italian food. Good spot for dinner with a group, birthday, anniversary, etc.

Thank Larry A
Williamsburg, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

Disorganized. Possibly understaffed or staff in need of training. Two thirds of our table's meals were delivered. The missing plate was blamed on the kitchen with a promise the chef would personally deliver it. Didn't happen. Plate arrived after other diners finished their meals. No chef. No manager offering his apology (although we were informed he was seated at another... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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: +1 979-846-5913

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