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L'antica Riva

) #46 of 430 Restaurants in Como €€ - €€€ Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lungolario Trieste n. 50, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 305221
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“seafood” (11 reviews)
“carpaccio” (5 reviews)
“beef” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lungolario Trieste n. 50, 22100, Como, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Como and first night here and enjoyed an excellent meal and service at L'antica Riva. Overlooking Lake Como it's a really special experience. The food was first class and the service by Moudi and Wlid was friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. Couldn't be...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant looks great with the old stone walls etc. however that is the only good thing it has to offer. We ordered swordfish with pesto sauce. The fish was obviously frozen very thin and totally tasteless. The pesto was like a green liquid. The...More

1  Thank julie g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid if you can. Yes the view of the lake is wondeful but the food is horrible. We got a caprese as antipasti with frozen mozzarella. And the primi risotto was more like a porridge. My husband had the nicoise salad wich was also a...More

1  Thank Kils3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our 1st day in Como, and Riva was suggested for the best margarita pizza. Well, it was amazing. However, they do charge for table service.

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The restaurant is nice, good service, and tasty food! My husband and i had a reservation and i strongly recommend to get one so you can be sure that you get a table. We celebrated our wedding anniversary at this restaurant and i had requested...More

1  Thank ioana i
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

We recently vacationed in Como and lucked into stopping at L'antica Riva. We had an amazing meal. Every dish was beautifully prepared and presented. If you have the luck we did, you will also have Mondi watching your table & coordinating the BEST service experience...More

Thank jelkinz
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Food here is good and well presented but the wine is very expensive. The half bottles are not really available and it is not possible to have a single glass.

2  Thank Stephanie058
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Great fish antipasti - filled with delicious seafood, and fish, beautifully presented. But when we saw the size of the platter, we asked if they could cancel the steak which he said he couldn't do - why is that when steak takes only minutes to...More

Thank kaiser08_KZN
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Had a delicious lobster pasta along with a mixed seafood dish, all was very tasty and fresh..the portions were quite large and our waiter Alex was very helpful and pleasant

Thank Nawara M
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Our waiter was informative without being pushy and recommended some outstanding dishes. Octopus salad presented like I have never seen before and really tasty fresh red tuna. The wines were good and reasonably priced. Our waiter was Egyptian with good French & English. The best...More

Thank Roger A
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$82
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lungolario Trieste n. 50, 22100, Como, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
  • Phone Number: +39 031 305221
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L'Antica Riva is situated in front of the Como lake, near the funicolar Como-Brunate and near the centre of the city. Special price for the groups and tour operator.
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