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“Outstanding food and service!”
Review of Riviera Grill

Riviera Grill
Ranked #29 of 156 Restaurants in Nuevo Vallarta
Price range: $6 - $20
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Mexican
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Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: The Riviera Grill restaurant offers a fun, lively garden atmosphere in the heart of Nuevo Vallarta in Riviera Nayarit.We are located just 3 minutes from Paradise Plaza and within walking distance of all of Nuevo Vallarta's hotels and resorts including Playa Royale, Marival, Grand Velas and Dreams and we are a short taxi ride from Mayan Palace and Flamingos. We are just across from Luma and Ocean Terrace.Choose your spot - sit at the Onyx Bar or sit at a table in our beautiful garden restaurant.You'll love our Contemporary Mexican and Mediterranean Cuisine including Pasta, Mediterranean Seafood Soup, Enchiladas and Chili Rellanos (like you've never had them before!), Tequila Shrimp and Daily Fresh Fish.The Onyx Bar features an international selection of spirits and wine and over 20 different Tequila's.
Reviewed December 30, 2013

This is our first time to this restaurant. Food was outstanding, service excellent. We have been coming to NV for 20 years and this is one of our best experiences. Riviera Grill and La Dolce Vita are the best in NV.

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Thank aecmagn
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Reviewed December 26, 2013

Our very favorite restaurant in the PV area! We've been coming to PV for about 20 years and absolutely love Riviera Grill. Even though we only come here 2-3 times a year, the part owner/manager always recognizes us. He is originally from Italy so all of the Italian food is excellent! Although not the cheapest restaurant in the PV, it definitely gives you more value for your dollar than most.

We spent our most recent trip to Riviera on Christmas Eve. Although the service was slower than usual because of the increased crowds, the food was exceptional. I had the surf & turf (filet & lobster) and literally said "yummmm" on nearly every single bite. Not only do they secure better than "normal" Mexican cuts of meat & seafood, but the sauces they pair the entrees with are exceptional. As far as pricing goes, most on the menu items are around $150-180 pesos ($13-17 depending on the exchange rate). The surf & turf on Christmas Eve was 300 pesos (around $25 dollars at the time) cheaper than 99% of US restaurants for the same quality dish!

A big plus for gluten free eaters - they have many gluten free options on the menu including rarities like gluten-free fried calamari and gluten free pasta.

Each time we eat there we look forward to the next. There are rumors that a family member of one of the owners is opening a pizza place next door, if the food is as good as it is a Riviera, we can't wait to enjoy the za!

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Thank bseely
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Reviewed December 25, 2013

The food was very good as well as the margaritas. The wait staff was very attentive. There is a coupon for a free margarita so try to find it. Ask the hostess for one if you can't find one.
A very pleasant evening and very family friendly

Thank rudy s
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Reviewed December 18, 2013

We have been coming to Nuevo for many years and tried Riviera Grill for our first time this week. This is an excellent, family style Mexican restaurant. They have the staple mexican dishes and some great specials too. Two of tried the catch of the day - great portion and rely good. I have the shrimp fajitas - very good, good portion. They have a good selection from the kids menu too. This is not amend blowing, crazy authentic, off the beaten path place - which some seem to be after. If you are after something more reliable and close to the NV hotels, reasonable prices, then this is a great choice.

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Thank SF1967
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Reviewed November 13, 2013

Stopped by for a free margarita with coupon they hand out. Ordered the calamari appetizer which I thought was pretty good. We both ordered pasta dishes. Nothing outstanding, small portions for the price. The best part of the restaurant is the garden courtyard setting.

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Thank mogcambomama
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