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Van-der-Smissen-Str. 1, 22767 Hamburg, Germany
+49 40 3805919
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Seefeld in Tirol, Austria
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a party of nine and it was not our first time dining here. we had a fantastic table,and that is were it ended.We had drinks at the table, two did not get not get what they ordered,but that could happen.The waitress took our meal orders and then returned to tell us that the fish dish in salt crust... More 

Thank imakiwi3
Hamburg, Germany
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124 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time visiting Rive and expectations were high given our first experience. However, what could have been a wonderful dinner and evening was ruined by a loud, boisterous and obnoxious group of Czechoslovakian soccer fans that mistakenly took a fine dining restaurant for some local pub! Throughout the entire dinner they disturbed not only my table, but... More 

Thank bigdawg2015
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a perfect diner with some collegues. Booking online was very efficient. We took the lobster and a tiramisu as desert, everything was perfect. The port view is very nice ! Do not hesitate to go

Thank Gaelle G
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Enjoy the ship trafficking on the Elbe just a few meters from your table! Food good, but not the best in Hamburg. But we had a great evening because of the atmospher in a great location.

1 Thank Poul M
Faversham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I had the Hamburg specialities from the menu - the pan-fried fish and summer fruits. Both were delicious. My colleagues' meals also looked delicious. Nice views of the port and attentive staff.

1 Thank Hhihan
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent (Italian) seafood restaurant located at the harbor, great view especially at nighttime. Surprisingly reasonable prices considering everything else in Hamburg seems slightly overpriced.

1 Thank Jay_Maybe
Oslo, Norway
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

But unfortunately the service was not at the same level. Slow and random waiter. But again, most important is the food and location.

Thank Odd895
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Located in the beautiful harbour of Hamburg, pure Italian Restaurant with fresh foods, specially Fish. Never miss the Sole Fish which is the best.

Thank Hojatollah S
Tehran, Iran
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Rive is beautifully placed with a wonderful view over Hamburger Hafen and the Elbe. However, the service and the food were not excellent; on the contrary, rather average. The glasses of Champagne ordered with the oysters were already poured (and flat) and not very chilled. One of the oysters was a dry crust. It became a joking matter when I... More 

Thank Ketil J
Shanghai, China
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447 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

....but a fully booked place (we luckily had a reservation - absolutely to recommend), and the staff was just a bit too busy, which is in a contradiction to the superb quality of the food.

1 Thank Ralf M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
German, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Soups, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Van-der-Smissen-Str. 1, 22767 Hamburg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hamburg>  > Altonaer Fischmarkt
  • Neighbourhood: Altonaer Fischmarkt
  • Phone Number: +49 40 3805919

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