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L'antica Riva

Lungolario Trieste n. 50, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 305221
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (14 reviews)
“lobster” (7 reviews)
“beef” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lungolario Trieste n. 50, 22100, Como, Italy
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just stopped here for a quick lunch, after coming down from viewing the lighthouse. We both had a pizza. Both were good and tasty. Staff was fine, and service was good with great views across the lake.

1  Thank Daleblue123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The family and I came for lunch- shared the best antipasti I've had so far. We also had the vongole spaghetti, gnocci and veal - all authentic and wonderful flavours. Service by the manager Mimo was excellent (and entertaining). We were given a tasty complementary...More

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Helpful, attentive, cheerful waiters. Food good. Sat outside, set back from the Lake front by a road, but fun watching the people go by. Reasonable gluten free options.

Thank EmmaRod
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 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

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 August 2017 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 25 July 2017 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 21 July 2017

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 3 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$82
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups, View, Child-friendly
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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