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Riva Cafe

#16 of 425 Restaurants in Como
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Fratelli Cairoli 10, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 264325
Tue - Sun 11:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The pizza was very good, better the one with rucola and grana than the one with peppers and zucchini.

Thank QuasiBasi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very unusual pizza shape, a lot of choice, very nice staff. Our hotel recommended that restaurant and told us it was the best pizza in Como

Thank Severine L
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110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was just OK and not that healthy. I had a salad with grilled chicken, and that was all it was lettuce with chicken. The chicken was cooked nicely. My daughter got a pizza with bacon, the bacon was all, I mean all fat. She spit out her first bite. My husband got a sausage pizza, that was good.... More 

Thank Heather F
Brissago, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Gnocchi allo zafferano were really good, the pizza wasn't. Will be back for pasta, but for the pizza, ..

Thank Walter D
England, UK
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145 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

After using trip advisor to find a restaurant for spot of lunch, this one came up and didn't disappoint. Got there for lunch time and there's a €8 lunch on, pizza and s drink !!! That could be a beets as well !!! Pizza came it was massive, really am a big eatter and I couldn't finish it. The pizza... More 

Thank Jonathon Gallag... G
Tangermuende, Germany
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Pizza is good, location nice and price ok. Very good but not excellent. I can recommend this place. Service so so

Thank sadam1985
Worcester, United Kingdom
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206 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This place is a victim of its own success. It can get packed so waiting time for menus and food to arrive extend the later you arrive. The food was fine and the service OK, but sorely stretched. Several sittings are achieved somehow through the evening, but some diners must be very patient or frustrated. Rather noisy upstairs and seemingly... More 

Thank DavidFOSH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The 8 Euro set lunch was of amazingly good quality, you get a drink and a huge thin crusted pizza. We had to take the left overs home, it tasted even better for breakfast!

Thank MCHToronto
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic pizza, very light base. I had the spicy salami, tuna, garlic and basil with a glass of sprite. Very pleasant. I would recommend.

Thank Owain D
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

The food was excellent but you have to book your table at the weekend otherwise you have to wait as we did... but it was worth it...

Thank Ben Ja M

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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
USD 11 - USD 32
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fratelli Cairoli 10, 22100, Como, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
  • Phone Number: +39 031 264325

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