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V.E. Estrada 707 | and Ficus, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
+593 4-460-2556
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (13 reviews)
“pita bread” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (10 reviews)
Open Now
12:30 - 23:00 Hours
Seafood, Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
V.E. Estrada 707 | and Ficus, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
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1 - 10 of 126 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great tilapia dish! Such a nice, real food with a lovely family feel. One of the best restaurants in town.

Thank Clausalem
Reviewed 2 days ago

Riviera is one of the most traditional restaurants in Guayaquil. Very consistent food and service. Owners are Italian and you can notice it by the food, pasta is great and pizzza is even better.

Thank Guillermo L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We loved this restaurant! Is a good blend of cultures, Ecuadorian version of Italian food!!!! Is a most go in Urdesa.

Thank MomisArenas
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Italian food??? I don't know what to say. As I am Croatian a we have traditionally almost same food, and I was quite often visiting Italy, mostly Roma, Ancona, Venecia, Pescara and Naples. I think that I know what I am talking about. Food is...More

Thank Tonci M
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Upon entering this establishment I was somewhat uplifted by the different authentic Italian products on display. Parmigiano Reggiano, Parma hams, Arborio rice, Olive oil, Wine etc. I'm well aware of Ecuador’s extremely protectionistic trade legislation, so seeing something like this is unusual. Therefore, after experiencing...More

2  Thank giancaquinas
Eduardo E, Propietario at Riviera, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2018
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Contesto a su comentario con mucha satisfacción porque así puedo comunicar a los lectores la Calidad del Ristorante Riviera en...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Best Italian food in town. Always good. Great attention. The waiters know the food they serve and can make good recommendations, as per your appetite and choice. The owners are real Italians and import authentic raw materials.

Thank Juan V
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Pleasant atmosphere and professional service in every aspect and good food and a fine selection of wines! This has been our choice for years when in Guayaquil!

Thank FuturoValdivia
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Tradition is more often than not another factor to consider when picking a place to go eating. The Riviera has been around for some years now, and all this time its name has been associated to quality food and good service. The prices are reasonable...More

Thank Luis B
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Walked here after visiting the historical park and zoo. The food was wonderful and the AC felt great after being outside all morning. The wait staff was very attentive and watching our every move. Our pizza was very tasty.

Thank Elizabeth F
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The inflated Pita bread and the pizza are among the best thing of the restaurant. In general the food is very good. In general the food is always god and fresh

Thank JXTips
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28 September 2016|
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Response from Angela B | Property representative |
Può andar bene per matrimonio però per non più di 50 persone. E per un matrimonio all italiana. Cioè seduti a tavola. Ringrazio SI PUEDE ESTAR BIEN PERO PARA MACIMO 50 personas. En sala privada y a la italiana ósea... More
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28 September 2016|
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Response from Tom C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry for the late respond. I was travelling:) I think that is a good option. It is elegant, but not too. It is a nice atmosphere and there is good and special food with good service at a good price.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 17:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
12:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: V.E. Estrada 707 | and Ficus, Guayaquil 090150, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Guayas Province  >  Guayaquil
  • Phone Number: +593 4-460-2556
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We offer the best gourmet Italian food accompanied by a calm and relaxing atmosphere. We have a wide menu with pasta, fresh pasta, risotti, seafood, meat and a varied selection of dishes for vegetarians.
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