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Wang dun Road, Suzhou, China
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+86 512 6285 8888
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Suzhou, China
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015

We were a party of six on a Friday evening. The restaurant was quite full (we made a reservation based on past experiences). All of us have been to Riva a couple of times of the last 3 years. The service was friendly as usual. Our waitress was doing a good job. The food was delicious (we had the seafood-tower... More 

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Suzhou
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107 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

We have been to the Riva many times, it was never perfect, but the steak was that excellent, that it compensates a lot. Today it was quite different: We wanted to order the seafood tower for four - out, only available for two (at 7.10 pm). Additionally we ordered the Tiger prawns, the seafood soup and the bruschetta. The seafood... More 

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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Riva is the absolute go-to place for steak. They have a top of the line selection of steak cuts, and even some alternatives for the not-so-steaky types. Wine list is crazy deep since they are catering to all of the Intercontinental as well. It's expensive ... all Western food in China is expensive. However, we lived in Suzhou and went... More 

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Suzhou, China
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

Even though I like most westerners enjoy living in China, and am frequently enjoying all great cuisines available here, sometimes I just want to have a break from it all. Dining at Riva definitely gives you the feeling of not being in any country in particular, but of being at an excellent steak house. Even though I don't eat meat,... More 

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Nanjing, China
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79 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

First time visit. No doubt, the restuarant is located in a very nice hotel, Intercontinential Suzhou. The interior decor is very nice and well suited for fine dining. The steak are absolutely done nicely (raw, medium-rare, medium, well done all possibe) and you can add on all the side sauces, side dishes as you want. The wine selection is great.... More 

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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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34 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

The Riva, in the Intercontinental, is hands down, the best steak in the city. The atmosphere is elegant, upscale, modern yet comfortable. It is quiet, intimate, lights dimmed, soft music. The service is outstanding, from the greeting all the way to the Goodnight. The menu is top notch, beef quality is the best. The wine list is well rounded, the... More 

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Copperopolis, California
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48 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2015

My friends and business associates I went there because of the good reviews. First the wine I selected...not available. Ordered $50.00 Spanish Serrano ham and it comes out drizzled with olive oil and covered with Arugula. Ordered Paella......it was so dry it could have been used as an absorbent....very little seafood in it and the peas were so dry and... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2015

After a couple of weeks in Suzhou, decided that I needed a good steak. Read the reviews on Trip Advisor. They were right. Good steak, good service. Pricey, steaks start at about RMB 300 and go up from there.

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Suzhou
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107 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2014

The food in the restaurant is always one of the best we have experienced in all the restaurants we have been in the last years. Everything is prepared very well, the quality is excellent an the taste is great. We have been many times in this restaurant and tried many dishes, the only one I would not recommend is the... More 

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Suzhou, China
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2014

Since this restaurant is in hotel,service is good. Steaks were juicy and great. Though a bit pricey.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
European, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wang dun Road, Suzhou, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Suzhou
  • Phone Number: +86 512 6285 8888

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