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Osteria Riva

96 Bronte Rd, Bondi, New South Wales 2022, Australia
+61 2 9369 4071
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (33 reviews)
“fritto misto” (4 reviews)
Opens in 15 min
All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
96 Bronte Rd, Bondi, New South Wales 2022, Australia
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1 - 10 of 137 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered 2 pastas and calamari on Uber eats and they were all tasteless. Absolutely inedible. And the portion of pasta was ridiculously small. The calamari was soggy. It's the worse Italian meal I've had. And the driver delivered them cold after waiting for almost...More

Thank Analisa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Popular destination ,easy to park and traditional Italian fare delicious with Italian staff a delight in carrying the theme as if in Rome. Fresh Pasta and Salmon Tartare as well as a Fritto Misto standouts. Have the Cianti to cap it off. Thought a table...More

Thank Hubieone
Reviewed 8 July 2017

I ordered online the Ravioli Verdi con Zucca e Amaretti in Salsa al Fossa which was a shocking small portion. The taste was good but as I reviewed the photos before I hoped to get it with way more sauce (just a drop on top)...More

Thank TravelLifeSP
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Disappointing. Old lasagna. Tough bread. Expensive. A tablespoon of beef for $18. Nup. Not good enough.

1  Thank Karen L
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat on a cold Monday night in Bondi Junction. Warm welcome despite not having a booking. The place was full after they gave us a table. Food was excellent - lasagna was just delicious according to my family and my tuna was...More

Thank Gareth O
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

I live close to Osteria Riva, so I go back every time I want some italian food, at least once a month, reasonable prices and really good food, good choice of wines too.

Thank Davide M
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

If you can make a bolognese ragu so disgusting that the smell of it conjures up memories of opened tins of dog food from childhood, you're doing something very wrong. This is not Italian, this is slop. Do not eat here.

1  Thank Benjamin J
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a good place, with nice Italian food, with super nice Italian waiting staff this is the place for you! The atmosphere as soon as you step into the Osteria is a complete immersion in an Italian sphere. Where you are...More

Thank nicholas s
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I frequent Osteria Riva regularly. Can't go wrong with one of the pastas - some of the best in Sydney. Entrees are great especially the tuna carpaccio and the caprese salad

Thank Angus M
Reviewed 15 May 2017

My husband and I have been here a few time (its one of our local favourites) so I thought I would invite my family and have them experience the wonderful food and service we have enjoyed each and every time we have visited. So we...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
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Questions & Answers
20 February 2015|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from andrear823 | Property representative |
HELLO, we never been in Darlinghurst, we always been in 96 Bronte Road in Bondi Junction. thank ciao
20 February 2015|
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Response from 32Jules | Reviewed this property |
NO I was in Bondi Junction on Bronte Road
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 13 - USD 27
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Bronte Rd, Bondi, New South Wales 2022, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Bondi
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9369 4071
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Authentic Italian Restaurant focused On Emilia Romagna Cuisine. Fully Licensed and BYO (Wine ONLY) from Sunday to Thursday
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