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Fondamenta Zattere Al Ponte Longo, 1473, 30123 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 7621
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Fondamenta Zattere Al Ponte Longo, 1473, 30123 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed today via mobile

Never in my life have I experienced such hospitality. On arrival we were greeted out of the rain by the owner whom seated us and delivered the menu then explained his philosophy of food and work. We ordered an amazing bottle of wine which was...More

Thank annabel j
Reviewed 2 days ago

When you go to Riviera Restaurant, you are not just eating dinner, you are having a "Dining Experience". The owner comes out to greet you and shares in his love for his restaurant and the food that he serves. you can tell that this restaurant...More

Thank mahaber
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a hard review. The outside setting and service was wonderful. As was the meal. We had the degustation seafood menu with matching wines (the latter a superb match with the dishes). The dishes were small but beautifully prepared. The highlights crab on the...More

1  Thank Scott M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went for dinner and had the 7 course tasting menu. Before our meal the owner talked us through the menu, the use of local suppliers and produce and wine. Food was fantastic- great quality fish, lovely atmosphere. Service was attentive and friendly. Pricey but...More

2  Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surrounding, service and owner were excellent! Food is nice of course, with finesse, but we missed the “Raffinesse”. Portions could have been doubled and would have been still small. For this price we expect “a second taste” behind the food. It was very natural, though...More

2  Thank Kerstin_in
GPCremonini, Proprietario at Riviera, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello , and thank you for your review. About the portions, that are normal ones for us, it would be anyway enough to ask or to say something. It would be a pleasure to "satisfy" yours needs, but it would be necessary to know about...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a rather quiet place with a great waterfront view. You are not bothered by mass tourism in this restaurant. Food qualits is excellent.

Thank Ronald B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here to celebrate a friend's birthday on June 1st. The setting is enchanting as we were able to sit outside with a view across the Giudecca canal. The owner introduced himself and assisted us in making various selections and matching each with a wine...More

Thank joepatmchugh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant was fine and the food was as expected. A little too much money for a little too little food. But excellent quality.

Thank barbs215
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant where you taste the Italian hospitality. We had meat and fish spaghetti. Both excellent prepared and fast service. Take a jacket it can get chilly on the deck when wind pickes up

Thank Gregor-NL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the worst food ever experienced in our month and a half long visit to Italy at this restaurant. It was so sad and unfortunate as the staff are wonderful and try very hard and you’re in Venice, you want a wonderful experience. The...More

6  Thank AlanaS1616
GPCremonini, Proprietario at Riviera, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Madame As I told you , and it was gently , we always do our best to take care of each One of our Guests , and we take care of each one of the Products and dishes that we propose to our Guests...More

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evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries
cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica
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27 January 2018|
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Response from GPCremonini | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your request! You can find our Carte with formulas and prices always updated at our web site at the page MENU. Actually we propose 3 formulas, water, service and "cover charge" included: for each... More
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11 September 2017|
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Response from GPCremonini | Property representative |
Hello Sir and thank you for your request Actually I don't have any idea where is this residence, but anyway in Venice you can go from one side to the other in 20minutes, by a nice little walk or by waterbus: the closest... More
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21 August 2017|
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Response from GPCremonini | Property representative |
Hello and thank you for your request! Booking is highly recommended, better 1 or 2 weeks before, especially for the we. Sometime we have also some tables becoming free at the last moment, but...I cannot promise it!! For... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$74 - US$196
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:30 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fondamenta Zattere Al Ponte Longo, 1473, 30123 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Neighborhood: Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 7621
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from July 16th to August 23rd we’ll be open ONLY FOR DINNER NOT FOR FAST FOODERS!! Omnivorous Restaurant Please CHECK our on line Menu BEFORE to book a table!! WE HAVE NOT VEGETARIAN OR VEGAN OPTIONS!! Booking highly suggested: please go to the CONTACT page on our website. A credit card deposit can be requested to confirm a booking. We not allow under no circumstances to receive FOR DINNER groups of more than 5 Guests WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY are our days off!
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