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Osteria La Contrada

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Via Bastione 1, 38066, Riva Del Garda, Italy
+39 0464 521695
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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Farnham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Great location away from the crowds, friendly and knowledgeable staff - and 'Patron' - excellent food, especially the fish dishes - all at a reasonable price.

Thank Lyulph-at-Seale
Helsingoer, Denmark
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

In a back yard off the street you will find this very good restaurant with an amazing wine list. Osteria La Contrada serves local dishes beautifully arranged. We had: burrata, pasta aglio e olio, gnocci with a generous serving of black truffles, tagliata and lamb chops. All in generous portions and very delicious. The service is excellent and knowledgable and... More 

Thank Kathinka F
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65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stumbled across this restaurant in a square off the main square. First time we visited it it was warmish and sunny so we sat outside. Its a lovely quiet area to sit with not a lot of people passing so made eating very relaxing. The second time we ate there it was pouring with rain so we went inside. It... More 

Thank Thecatsatonthemat
Dallas, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

It's certainly a rarity when the owner of a restaurant, at the request of your concierge, literally goes out and and buys an ingredient that is off the menu for a dish about which you just inquired, as opposed to requested, in this case the bottarga of grey mullet. It is quite another when the Spaghetti alla bottarga that is... More 

Thank newheart807
Billings, Montana
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Great find. We were the only ones here who were not local. All courses were delicious and no problem sharing an appetizer and premier plate. Excellent wine selection and recommendations. We thoroughly enjoyed.

Thank houdiollie
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were told about this restaurant by a couple in our hotel. What a gem. The food was superb and the atmosphere was brilliant. We had the chef`s special of the day which was a Florentine Steak, the wine was recommended by the waiter & matched the meal perfectly. This was a truly magical experience. Our dining companions were our... More 

Thank Terkatter
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Food was fabulous! Service was excellent. Owner was personable and extremely knowledgeable. Presentation was superb. Everything was prepared to perfection. Try poached egg with truffle. You won't forget it!

Thank Sharon L
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Good service, fantastic food and lovely atmosphere on the Thursday evening we were there. Would definitely go back when next in Riva.

Thank Atotogogo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We were there late - ca. 22:00. Despite this we became a delicious food. The CHIEF - Luca - offered us some special dishes - out of regular menu. Everything was just DELICIOUS. I can't praise enough the place, stuff and food. I would have eaten there every day if I just could. The fresh truffles - just perfect. Really!

Thank Dominika K
bajo63, Proprietario at Osteria La Contrada, responded to this review
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grazie .... amici polacchi ..... a presto.... More 

Bolzano, Italy
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We have been here a lot of times the past years. We used to come back every vacation and usually we enjoyed our dinner very much. So, last year it was the first time we thought "mmmmhhhh, it was better the years before" and this year - unfortunately - we were even more disappointed. Food was not good at all,... More 

Thank AntoGioBo
bajo63, Proprietario at Osteria La Contrada, responded to this review
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grazie della recensione .... ritornate a trovarci e vedremo di soddisfarvi come abbiamo sempre fatto , purtroppo una volta su... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Bastione 1, 38066, Riva Del Garda, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  Province of Trento  >  Riva Del Garda
  • Phone Number: +39 0464 521695
The osteria IS OPEN ONLY IN the evening from 07pm to 11pm we are open 7 days at week untill ottober .L' osteria e aperta SOLO la sera dalle 19.00 Alle 23.00 Tutti i giorni senza giorno di riposo fino ad ottobre

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