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Riva Cafe

Via Fratelli Cairoli 10, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 264325
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good50%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Via Fratelli Cairoli 10, 22100, Como, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just arrived in Como tonight after a long drive from Siena. We may not give Riva justice as we were exhausted and just wanted a quick dinner. We got a lovely quick dinner of very nice thin crust pizza- porcini mushrooms & mushrooms with...More

Thank Wei C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic I really good place to eat the pizza is perfect and I ate spaghetti Bolognese that was really really good and the service was excellent great experience

Thank Shlomi R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place thanks to recommendation from the host of our apartment. The restaurant was fully booked inside but there were still spaces to sit outside. Luckily it wasn't too cold to do so. There were 5 of us and between us all we...More

Thank marta i
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very friendly staff. Quick Service. And the pizza is to die for...the crust is so thin but yet so yummy and the flavours are delicious. Also, the portion is more than enough!

Thank Kurt B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for lunch and ordered the seafood pasta (menu is extensive so we took a while to decide). It was quiet around noon on a Saturday but people did start to pour in close to 1PM. The service was quick, except we've had...More

Thank The_Savvy_Glutton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our 5th day in Italy, traversing from Rome up through Florence and on to Como, we were starving on the night we arrived, as it was 9 pm. Suggested by hotel staff and our confirmed by our trusted TripAdvisor friends, we decided to give...More

Thank Winkyonthewater
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Helpful staff, easy order not waiting too long. Music didn't match with the atmosphere. Food was delicious especially pizza. Promodoro Spaghetti could be better. Many local people

Thank Denisevvz
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This place was around the corner from my hotel. They have a ton of different pizza topping options. The people next to us even had french fries on theirs (which is common in Northern Italy). We went in because we saw the amazing aperitivi buffet...More

Thank BeachesandBrunello
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Very good pizza and aperitivo, this restaurant is our top choice when we want to have a nice informal dinner in Como without spending too much money. The location is great as well, just 50 m away from the lake and from our favorite ice...More

1  Thank Camikat1708
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I go there every now and again and it never disappoints me! Perhaps sometime the cocktails are not perfect, but the place overall is definitely somewhere to try.

1  Thank andcar74
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Lucia D
Oggi siete aperti lunedì sera?
25 July 2016|
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In few days I am going to visit Lake Como and I would like to enjoy your delicious pizzas. However, I am trying to book a table but I can't find an email or web ot Riva Cafe. Please, could you help me to contact with the restaurant?
28 March 2017|
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daniele t
avete un menu per celiaci?
24 January 2017|
Response from davide s | Property representative |
Siamo spiacenti ma non abbiamo un menu specifico per celiaci.. Tuttavia abbiamo una vasta scelta di carne e insalate con le quali potervi accontentare.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$34
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail