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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” (98 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 weeks ago

Looking for a simple dinner ,we had been recommended to go to Riva Cafe for pizza ,And boy how many restaurants in Como that serve Pizza ,this had to be the best ..........We shared Quo Vadim .....fresh tomato Bacon and smoked provola cheese .......fabulous flavour....More

1  Thank phillipk8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although it's an hour drive from Milan, but a must try place, best brickoven pizza ever! My favorite is the fresh mozzarella with mushroom and arugula, it tastes like heaven!

Thank Dynamic1979
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right off of the lake this is a great place to have pizza or a steak! We needed gluten free also and they were very helpful with our diets. It was air conditioned inside which was a plus on a very hot day. We ordered...More

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best pizza in Como !!! Delicious pizza on a thin base in so many kinds You couldn't possibly makeup your mind! There's a customer waiting list and queues so be prepared to wait! But its worth it ☺️

Thank Meg983
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Yes, yes yes... The pizza is great. Many choices, fresh toppings and the crust is super thin. Pizza's are huge but not over filling because of the crust. Cant go wrong with choice of pizza and the price. Also great drink selection from the bar...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Came here for an evening meal and we were seen straight away to order. We both ordered pizza and of which are very big but they tasted great too! The service was very quick and helpful but I would recommend either booking in advance or...More

Thank Myles M
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for a pick up lunch. Pizza is more like flatbread and very delicious as were the salads. Staff was extremely welcoming and friendly!

Thank Dr Mel K
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We went to riva for dinner and both went for the pizza.. wow! Really amazing pizza, quality, thin and very tastefull! Go and eat!

Thank Jip R
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We went there for lunch after a long boat ride from Varenna to Como. Plenty of seats both inside and outside of the restaurant. However, only 1 waiter was there to serve all the tables outside. So you can imagine service was a bit slow,...More

Thank MichelleLeeCK
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Rude service, €5 cover charge for 2 people (almost a quarter of our entire bill). Not sure why good location is being said in other reviews, yes its fairly central, but we (along with most other customers) sat next to a busy road which was...More

Thank Freddyak123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$36
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 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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