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Riva Cafe

Via Fratelli Cairoli 10, 22100, Como, Italy
+39 031 264325
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (85 reviews)
“tortellini” (4 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Via Fratelli Cairoli 10, 22100, Como, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The atmosphere was just ok, right off the street and another main road. The food was good, think cracker thin pizza's, which was exactly what we were looking for. The service was spotty, not attentive at all and despite asking for the bill three times,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here because of the reviews on tripadvisor and weren't disappointed. Great spot if you want that classic thin base pizza. Large draught beer for €5 which is pretty good too. Highly recommend.

Thank Lennie E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I love pizza and have it every week but this is the best pizza we have ever had. It was bursting with flavor. Yum!

Thank Martha B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is located just next to the lake, so location is very good. Other side the location gives surcharge for all the prices and in my opinion the place was pricey. Salads were good quality, tasty and big enough for the hungry but not for...More

1  Thank Brunoiivana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit Como and don't try their Pizza, you'd better visit it again! Among hundreds of pizzas this was far away the best I have ever had. Expect a busy buzzy place but worth every minute of waiting.

Thank Abdulsamad A
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

We just arrived in Como tonight after a long drive from Siena. We may not give Riva justice as we were exhausted and just wanted a quick dinner. We got a lovely quick dinner of very nice thin crust pizza- porcini mushrooms & mushrooms with...More

Thank Wei C
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic I really good place to eat the pizza is perfect and I ate spaghetti Bolognese that was really really good and the service was excellent great experience

Thank Shlomi R
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

We visited this place thanks to recommendation from the host of our apartment. The restaurant was fully booked inside but there were still spaces to sit outside. Luckily it wasn't too cold to do so. There were 5 of us and between us all we...More

Thank marta i
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Very friendly staff. Quick Service. And the pizza is to die for...the crust is so thin but yet so yummy and the flavours are delicious. Also, the portion is more than enough!

Thank Kurt B
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We came here for lunch and ordered the seafood pasta (menu is extensive so we took a while to decide). It was quiet around noon on a Saturday but people did start to pour in close to 1PM. The service was quick, except we've had...More

Thank The_Savvy_Glutton
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Television
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Fratelli Cairoli 10, 22100, Como, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Lake Como  >  Como
  • Phone Number: +39 031 264325
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