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Taverna riva

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$$ - $$$
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Ulica Frane Radica 5, Bol, Brac Island 21420, Croatia
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93 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

It's a clean, welcoming place to eat, but all good will melts away when you see the prices. The price for the food didn't reflect the amount that you got, and the quality of the food was just decent. Drinks were fairly priced, although they only had "medium sized" beers. Pros: a friendly waiter and everything was clean - even... More 

Thank miken898
Cape Girardeau
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We had a wonderfully prepared dinner at an oioitdoor table on a balcony overlooking the waterfront. The food was excellent, as was our wine and dessert. It was a magical evening and we would love to go back and do it again. I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Richard B
Corfu, Greece
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We find in the port of Split, next to the ferry brochure "Visit Brač", they recommanded this restaurant and it was the best suggestion of all. The fish was fresh and very tasty, we concluded this restaurant has perfect chef. The secret is not just in the fresh fish.

Thank xhsenavasilopoulus
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We had calamari to start and the meat platter as mains.If your going for the platter don't bother with a starter.It was nice,but huge portions.We had a carafe of the house white,which we had had before but was a bit of a miss on this occaison. Overall? perhaps it was the choices we made,but the portions were so big it... More 

Thank peterlt
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

Our apartment host in Bol warned us about restaurants in the area using frozen fish on their menu but I wouldn't have expected that at Taverna Riva. The atmosphere and staff were great, and the prawn risotto I had to start was superb. My boyfriend on the other hand had a dreadful main of sea bass which was wet, tasteless... More 

Thank AnnaJThompson777
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

The terrace restaurant is wonderful, the view is great, place is romantic, staff is friendly, the food is great, especially sea food. Good place for special occasions.

Thank Ladislav K
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We came here with high expectations and were really disappointed by the food. It was nothing special, overpriced and the portions were really small. Good service and settings made the whole experience a little bit better.

Thank MariaEsmeralda46
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

I had a tasty steak at this restaurant and our waiter was very nice. Menu and decor felt dated and old fashioned though. Apparently it stays open for drinks until 2 in the morning!

1 Thank KingsXLondon
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped for dinner yesterday. The terrace had a nice feel and the waitress was great. My food was nice but my partner's steak came undercooked and chewy even after sending it back. If you pay £30 for a steak, you just expect a bit more. Overall, good atmosphere but nothing special considering how much you pay.

Thank Tomas B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

More than 45 minutes to be served a cold salad than even didn't teste good! Fish was not much better and the waiter, no words for his accttitude after that mess.

1 Thank Clara C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ulica Frane Radica 5, Bol, Brac Island 21420, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Brac Island  >  Bol
  • Phone Number: 38521635236

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