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Riva Italian Restaurant

45 King St W, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2G1, Canada
+1 613-887-2487
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (78 reviews)
“puttanesca” (12 reviews)
“lemon tart” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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45 King St W, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2G1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The bread was amazingly fresh and delicious. Very clean restaurant and bathroom. Our server was very friendly. I could see that the open kithcen seemed clean and tidy too. I would totally come back if I visit Gananoque again.

Thank suyong S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner before playhouse for five in our group. Very good server . Noise level was very high due to full house . Best to go when quiet to enjoy the food and atmosphere.we will return for great atmosphere ,service and food.

Thank Golfingnutkingston
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decor was beautiful and ambiance lovely. Service was immediate, helpful, and gracious. Restaurant was full but room not crowded. Food was outstanding. Had appetizers and smaller sized entree. Will definitely go again and bring friends.

Thank E4703OZcarolc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Riva gives the impression of a homey Italian restaurant, yet has a menu of broad interest to diners. I personally love the short ribs, but all the selections are delicious and presented in an upscale manner. Try the delicious custom pizza from the wood-stoked...More

Thank ganguy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each time we visit Riva, we come away pleased with our experience. The food is very good, portions generous, ambience pleasant and service good. Prices are competitive with other options in the Gananoque area. We are certain to return.

Thank rudi w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being number 1 restaurant in Gananoque according to trip advisor is not out of the blue, I went along with my family to have dinner at RIVA during our visit to Gananoque on August 2017, we went during our first night without reservation, we have...More

Thank Wael A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The dinner we had surpassed our expectations for a meal in this small town. Our waiter was friendly and helpful in assisting us with our food choices. Our appetiser of bacon wrapped artichokes -- very tasty! We had the chef's rib eye special with beetroot...More

Thank _jatsjil
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is so beautiful, comfortable and the staff is super nice. But the food is amazing. We had pizza, dinner and dessert and drinks! Everything was awesome, so much so we went back the next night for drinks and dessert at the bar.

Thank Denise G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant this past Saturday night. We have eaten here previously and it was a pleasant experience. We knew that we could not make reservations for a table on the patio so we arrived at 6:30pm, registered for a patio table at the...More

Thank S K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I celebrated my birthday at the Riva Restaurant a couple of evenings ago. He had a delicious pizza with chicken and spinach with a very thin crust. I had the pasta with shrimp, asparagus and mushrooms which I thoroughly enjoyed. Everything was...More

Thank Gail K
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Catherine M
4 September 2017|
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Response from Liveelou | Reviewed this property |
They will custom make any pasta dish you would like! Now my understanding of vegan is "no dairy". Several items on their "sample" menu can be made with no meat. Honestly when I went there I mentioned I liked something... More
24 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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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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