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Riva Italian Restaurant

45 King St W, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2G1, Canada
+1 613-887-2487
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 King St W, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2G1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

They squeezed us in without a booking on the Friday before Thanksgiving. Excellent fish stew (the day's special) Obviously, and deservedly very popular.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Glad I made a reservation at Riva even though it was midweek and off season. This is a popular restaurant and for good reason. Our dinner started with soup and the Capresse Arrostito. Both were excellent. Presentation, preparation and flavours were exceptional. The mains were...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good quality meal. It’s best to have reservations or you may have to sit in the bar. Popular with locals and visitors.

Thank flynomore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food and atmosphere. Have referred others there and heard nothing but good things from them as well.

Thank philbliss5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Perhaps we had set our expectations too high, but we were looking forward to dinner at Riva. Unfortunately, we found it to be average. The food was just okay, the service was just okay (although in fairness to the server it was quite busy). I...More

Thank Hal C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Riva is an elegant and wonderful restaurant. The chefs know their stuff and everything was wonderfully presented. A good wine list.

Thank George O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best food served here in Ganaoque. All fresh ingredindents and lots of flavor and we will be coming back when in Gananoque!

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've eaten at a few restaurants in Gananoque and this was definitely the best one we could find. We had an early dinner at 4:00 on a Sunday evening and there were several diners there already. The ambiance was lovely. The service friendly and just...More

Thank 551melm
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Recently ate here. Dont know if it was a new server or he thought for some reason we were not worthy as he was very unattentive to us. We placed our order and waited and waited and waited. After 45 mins our apps came and...More

Thank Gangurltraveller
Reviewed 16 September 2018

My Riva experience? I booked Riva for my wife and I to celebrate our wedding anniversary. I booked a week a head of time and got one of the limited spots they had left on a Saturday night. When we arrived, (15 minutes prior to...More

Thank Rob E
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Catherine M
5 September 2017|
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Response from Richard S | Reviewed this property |
Certainly saw a number of vegetarian selections but nothing for vegan diners.
25 May 2017|
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Response from R Patricia C | Reviewed this property |
I think it would be possible, however, in the summer months, the place is often full, ergo: make a reservation at least one day ahead and specify if you want to eat on the back patio which is quiet and has a fountain. The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 King St W, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2G1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Gananoque
  • Phone Number: +1 613-887-2487
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