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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
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45 King St W, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2G1, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days 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 days 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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

1  Thank Rob E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Food was awesome and the staff very friendly and helpful . Indoor and outdoor seating . The bar tender was very helpful regarding choice of menu for dinner .

Thank Kathryn L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is beautiful and busy. We loved the atmosphere and the menu. We hadn’t reserved a table so waited 15 minutes to be seated near the bar. In summary, service was poor and lacked authenticity of an Italian restaurant. Wouldn’t recommend. We ordered an...More

1  Thank hazell21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do yourself and friends a favour Dine here. I have nothing negative to say about Riva. A wonderful delicious dining experience. Service was excellent. Food is fabulous. Atmosphere is wonderful. Prices are what you would expect Top Notch

Thank my name h
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Log 🔥, lovely interior, welcoming staff, delicious food, outstanding service, staff went the extra mile getting us brits a proper cuppa when we needed it most, would recommend to all

Thank Seth Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Restaurant had a nice ambience and welcome was probably due to my cousins knowing the staff as they live in Gan. The food was good or very good, but seemed a little pricey.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was anticipating Riva for some time because I had heard it was good. But I came away with very mixed feelings and I’m not quite sure if I would recommend it, if you are looking for a better quality restaurant experience. The ambience of...More

2  Thank AnthonyXXXXXXX
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, 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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