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Cafe Riviera

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830 Manhattan Ave, between Calyer St & Noble St, Brooklyn, NY 11222-2309
08:00 - 21:00
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely small place I found by accident strolling through Greenpoint one early morning. I needed coffee and popped in to see an amazing assortment of pastries for great prices. I got my coffee with steamed milk for a measly dollar and what is by far the best raspberry croissant I have ever had for a couple dollars.... More 

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Reviewed 19 January 2017

A huge selection of fresh & delicious croissants, cookies, cakes and more! Every time we are in NY, we make a stop at the bakery.

1 Thank Podroznik68
Millburn, New Jersey
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Cafe Riviera is one of the few last great Polish bakeries in rapidly gentrifying Greenpoint, Brooklyn. It has the best pastries and authentic Polish delicacies. We have been coming here for years and have never been disappointed. All the Polish regulars stop here to get to get their Polish pastries after Mass at nearby St. Anthony.

1 Thank Santosh V
Birnam, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

My husband and I found this gem by accident when we were in Greenpoint, Brooklyn looking for somewhere to have breakfast. It started to pour with rain and we went into the Café Riviera to seek shelter and have something to eat. They have an amazing selection of delicious things, cakes, pastries, bread and cheesecake, to name but a few.... More 

1 Thank anne120602
Miller Place, New York
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166 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Cafe Riviera could be in the heart of Paris and compete as the best bakery. The cheese Danish is sooooo good. The mohn cake with poppy seeds is so fresh and tasty with an orange glaze. A full piece is $12, but you could order a half for $6. Top it off with a cup of coffee with hot steamed... More 

1 Thank a k
Howell, New Jersey
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117 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2015 via mobile

Been going here on a regular basis for the last year or so. Usually stop by in the morning. Most always get the peach danish, it can't be beat. Have found other items such as crossant to be a little dry as reported before. Small shop with a few tables. Prices reasonable, service friendly, although sometimes can't say that for... More 

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Reviewed 19 November 2014

I've tried several pastries and have not been disappointed yet. It's a small, clean, cozy place, with friendly staff. It looks like a place for senior citizens of the neighborhood to gather. The cafe made a mistake with my daughter's cake order last year. She went back the next day to speak with management and they were friendly, accommodating and... More 

1 Thank Elizabeth L
Brooklyn, New York, United States
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2012

Cafe Riviera is in the heart of the Polish neighborhood of Brooklyn, serving pastry you may not find in many other places such as Mohn cake. I found the pastries on the dry side, though the non-Polish items, i.e. those more broadly European, are fresh and tasty. Seating is limited, so if you arrive at peak times you'll have to... More 

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Restaurant Details

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Polish, European
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 830 Manhattan Ave, between Calyer St & Noble St, Brooklyn, NY 11222-2309
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
Neighborhood: Greenpoint(718) 383-8450

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