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Riva Restaurant

116 Front St, Scituate, MA 02066-1318
+1 781-545-5881
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (8 reviews)
“tiramisu” (3 reviews)
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Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
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116 Front St, Scituate, MA 02066-1318
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Riva breakfast is delicious. Their coffee is a nice smooth body with continual refills. They have many breakfast dishes to choose from as well as same choices with egg whites. The staff are all knowledgeable and easy to chat with yet professional too. Whether you...More

Thank Kathy O
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Have only been here a couple of times. Popular restaurant on the small side. First two times, meal was great. Ordered the steak tips rare and they arrived well done. I was very hungry so I ate them. I rate at a 4 because of...More

Thank inlineparis
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We decided to try Riva for a special anniversary dinner and we were not disappointed. With uncertain weather in the forecast we made our reservation for four inside...slightly apprehensive that it might be noisy. However, the dining room was comfortable and relatively quiet. Although very...More

Thank wdemelle
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We both ordered the steak and eggs and would definitely do so again. The portions and flavor couldn't be better!

Thank njtraveler80
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Being locals, my husband and I always go to Riva as our go to spot for drinks, great apps and delicious dinners. Don't usually sit in the main restaurant but go to the bar area where it's first come first serve. Service is always very...More

Thank rdesignwork
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Our friends done in at Riva in Marshfield, but this was my first time. I ordered a Calzone ( ricotta and spinach). It was pre- cut, with 2 sides of sauce. The calzone was so good and every one was eyeing it. The pizza dough...More

Thank HikingHonu
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We always enjoy our dinner in the bar at Riva. Excellent service, large portions and really good drinks.

Thank BJK017
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Had a good meal here after considering all of the other options on Trip Advisor. We were seated immediately on a Monday night. There was no one else in the restaurant for about a half hour, guess people don't eat as early as we do...More

Thank jcmcgg13
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

We had the pizza it was very good nice thin crust We also had the calzone. I would recommend it to everyone

Thank 915kathleeny
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I had purchased a Groupon for Riva's. We made an early reservation (5:30PM) and were seated quickly. We sat in the dining room which is at the Front Street facing side. There only a few other parties and the service was prompt and friendly. Our...More

Thank John N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 116 Front St, Scituate, MA 02066-1318
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Scituate
  • Phone Number: +1 781-545-5881
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Riva Restaurant is Italian/New American restaurant located in downtown scenic Scituate Harbor. Our dining is romantic & charming while our separate bar area is like a rustic beach bar. Enjoy our outdoor patio with live music all summer long!! Riva uses only fresh ingredients and offers excellent dinner specials 7 nights a week.
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