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Rivera - CLOSED

1050 S Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90015-5100
+1 213-749-1460
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
22 Dec 2015
“If you did not order the chicharron, then you did not actually dine here.”
12 Nov 2015
“Reinvented Latin American cuisine”
Restaurant Hours Closed
1050 S Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90015-5100
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Reviewed 23 December 2015

ORDER THE CHICHARRÓN. Forget your diet. Don't ask questions. Just do it. The chicharron is a main plate entree consisting of a succulent coil of pork belly, roasted tender in the middle with perfectly crunchy skin. This is an entree to share with someone you...More

1  Thank GumdropGirl
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The minute you walk off the street you are swept into an exciting vibe, filled with genuinely helpful, friendly staff.....makes you feel like you've fallen into a big family gathering. When you start looking over the menu you'll recognize lots of earthy country style fare,...More

Thank AtlantaLadybugBarb
Reviewed 21 April 2015

Rivera is a wonderful dining experience. Some of the dishes are fantastic and some are pretty good. It kind of runs the gamut. You can get just about anything from fresh fish to homemade corn tortillas with beautiful flowers pressed into them. The concept of...More

Thank FamousDena
Reviewed 2 January 2015

We tried Rivera for New Year's Eve 2014/2015. I wanted an exceptional restaurant located near a concert hall where we had tickets for a show to ring in the New Year. On paper, Rivera seemed to fit the bill: It's on most 10-best LA Restaurants...More

Thank KC W
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We had not been at Rivera since shortly after it first opened; we don't live in LA. We returned because the food and service were excellent. This time the food on the menu was good, but they seemed to be trying something new...actually, 2 things...More

Thank pinewood2005
Reviewed 8 October 2014

Creative, but not overly fancy, very tasty dishes. The choice of drinks is much larger than the choice of dishes, but that is OK, especially considering the quality of both. The only complaint I have is that the acoustics are not great, so it is...More

Thank JakCv
Reviewed 3 October 2014

Amazing food, a fusion of traditional Latino (Mexican, Peruvian, etc...) ingredients with a modern twist. Best example on menu now is a stuffed squash that has corn masa, chorizo, and goat cheese, simply divine! Add in the signature cocktails and custom made 100% aguave tequila...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Three of us had a wonderful meal at this restaurant trying a sampling of the various Latin dishes. We started with a three shot tequila sample (infused with: cranberry, cucumber and water melon). Then we enjoyed a great bottle of wine from Muga. The dishes...More

1  Thank Steve V
Reviewed 3 August 2014

This place has elevated the ideals of Latin food with some unique twists on old classics. Throw in some exceptional cocktails and sharing of the various dishes and you have a great place to take business colleagues or friends and family for a fun meal...More

Thank MaineEXPTraveler
Reviewed 3 July 2014

Really enjoyed my meal. Great service, wine list was a bit too Latin focused but overall I would recommend this restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1050 S Flower St, Los Angeles, CA 90015-5100
    (11th ST)
  • Public Transportation: Easy transportation options, rare in Los Angeles, make the experience still more stress-free. The Metro Blue Line Pico stop is literally a jalapeño's throw from the entrance of RIVERA, and the restaurant offers the city’s “Hail A Taxi” service, conveniently bringing additional fleets of cabs into the proximity of burgeoning L.A. Live venues.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Angeles>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 213-749-1460
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