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Obala Kralja Tomislava 6, Makarska 21300, Croatia
+385 21 616 829
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've visited this restaurant with my boyfriend and we tried grilled John Dory fish with sort of spinach mix with potatoes. The waiter Micho was polite and very professional. I liked the food and the ambience. They have a nice wine salary and big wine list. Worth trying.

Thank Vlastagl
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good location, great service and fantastic food, both fish and meat! Absolutely recommend this place

Thank Camouf1age
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Fresh seabass and pavlova were lovely. We were told they came with veg but were then charged extra for the veg. One of the dishes for our party was forgotten, once reminded, it came after everyone else had finished, without an apology. Seabass was on the menu at one price but charged at a much higher price. When we were... More 

Thank Angela F
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been at Riva for a quick lunch. The waiter has been super nice. He recomend me the best meals that can be served quickly. Fist I got a cute patte and fresh bread and then my meal came. I ate green pasta with salmon and it was delicious. The salmon was fresh and great prepared. After the lunch the... More 

Thank Martina B
Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Makarska and found Riva restaurant whilst looking for place to eat and celebrate recent birthdays. Waiter (Ivan) extremely pleasant, knowledgeable, very helpful and non-pushy. Made us feel very welcome and helped with wine recommendation to compliment our meal choices. Very impressed with complimentary olive oil, home made bread and tuna pate. Home made soups vegetable and seafood excellent as... More 

Thank Dave2010_08
New Milton, United Kingdom
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306 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We were recommended to this restaurant by some friends,and was not disappointed when we arrived,we were told to reserve a table as the restaurant is very busy in the evening.I had fresh fish and my wife had a vegetarian dish with lovely wine.Helpful and friendly staff and very romantic setting.Highly recommend.

Thank jantre
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

The waiter we had was very attentive, and helped with the selection of the fresh fish (caught same day) and also prepared the fish at the table.

Thank Thomas T
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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336 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the Riva for dinner after reviewing the menu during an afternoon stroll in Makarska. The tour guide on Sail Croatia's Eleganza ship recommended the restaurant. And, although we thought we would have a light meal, our dinner, from a complementary appetizer through a farewell brandy was magical. We chose a variety of main dishes: fish ravioli with... More 

Thank Gail G
Zadar, Croatia
1 review
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The food and ambient is just nice. Its a quiet restaurant. The spot is also nice and the Servicepersonal is friendly.

Thank Verorix
Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This was definitely on the higher scale of food and service. We had personal attention from our waitor Milan. Food was fresh and we picked a whole sea Bream for 4 people. A great choice. This restaurant does specialise in fish . The menu had some great choices as most eateries here seem to have the same menu . It's... More 

Thank Tracie H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Croatian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Obala Kralja Tomislava 6, Makarska 21300, Croatia
  • Location: Europe  >  Croatia  >  Dalmatia  >  Split-Dalmatia County  >  Makarska
  • Phone Number: +385 21 616 829

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