Been around for many years, is a local favorite. Desserts and pastries are good but atmosphere is even better. A must visit if you want to get the local flavor of classic Greenpoint.
This is a lovely small place I found by accident strolling through Greenpoint one early morning. I needed coffee and popped in to see an amazing assortment of pastries for great prices. I got my coffee with steamed milk for a measly dollar and what...More
A huge selection of fresh & delicious croissants, cookies, cakes and more! Every time we are in NY, we make a stop at the bakery.
Cafe Riviera is one of the few last great Polish bakeries in rapidly gentrifying Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It has the best pastries and authentic Polish delicacies. We have been coming here for years and have never been disappointed. All the Polish regulars stop here to get...More
My husband and I found this gem by accident when we were in Greenpoint, Brooklyn looking for somewhere to have breakfast. It started to pour with rain and we went into the Café Riviera to seek shelter and have something to eat. They have an...More
Cafe Riviera could be in the heart of Paris and compete as the best bakery. The cheese Danish is sooooo good. The mohn cake with poppy seeds is so fresh and tasty with an orange glaze. A full piece is $12, but you could order...More
Been going here on a regular basis for the last year or so. Usually stop by in the morning. Most always get the peach danish, it can't be beat. Have found other items such as crossant to be a little dry as reported before. Small...More
I've tried several pastries and have not been disappointed yet. It's a small, clean, cozy place, with friendly staff. It looks like a place for senior citizens of the neighborhood to gather. The cafe made a mistake with my daughter's cake order last year. She...More
Cafe Riviera is in the heart of the Polish neighborhood of Brooklyn, serving pastry you may not find in many other places such as Mohn cake. I found the pastries on the dry side, though the non-Polish items, i.e. those more broadly European, are fresh...More