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Osteria Riva

96 Bronte Rd, Bondi, New South Wales 2022, Australia
+61 2 9369 4071
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“pasta” (35 reviews)
“fritto misto” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
96 Bronte Rd, Bondi, New South Wales 2022, Australia
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Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has a $$$ price tag but doesn’t deliver. The tuna carpaccio was very good but it ended there. The prawn linguini was made with shrimp - very disappointing and more cafeteria/rsl style and the ravioli - which was stodgy - made with mushrooms...More

Thank Ian O
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a REAL taste of Italy, then you really gotta come dining at Osteria Riva! It’s really like being in Italy! Awesome food, great level of Italian food ❤️

1  Thank 271chiaraq
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Always amazing! Last time went for a late lunch on Sunday with my partner and our dog, we seat outside, great service and food.

1  Thank Juli85AUS
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a real authentic Italian restaurant.. That's the place to go! From Antipasto to Dolce with an amazing Cantina of Italian wine (with the cork!!)

Thank Valentina H
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has been nothing less of amazing in regards to the delicious food as well as the friendly and helpful staff. In addition every person I have recommended the restaurant to has had raving reviews. I dined at the restaurant last night and was...More

Thank Vivianne B
Reviewed 30 July 2018

A nice evening spoilt by the fact the restaurant loves to "trick" you into buying expensive $85 bottle of wine! Menu was unreadable in the dimly lit restaurant and waitress provided a suggestion after we asked for nice but moderately priced wine. $85 is NOT...More

3  Thank zsuzsika99
Kettyl220, Owner at Osteria Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2018

Dear As per the answer i provided to your dining companions I will reiterate my response. However I would like to highlight that of each of you have provided different and conflicting accounts of the evening. Please find my response to your review and below...More

Reviewed 9 April 2018

There are not a lot of really good restaurants in Bondi Junction but this one certainly is. Authentic Italian cooking, real Italians in the kitchen, and wonderful service.

2  Thank Ewen A
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I found this to be the most authentic Italian in the eastern suburbs. Great pasta and zucchini flowers :)

Thank James S
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Always seems well fraternised, so we thought we’d try it. I chose: Lightly fried school prawns special $19 that was disappointing and we’ve had better veal elsewhere. We won’t be returning. Decor and service best part.

Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 4 March 2018

This was a wonderful restaurant the past few times I've eaten here -- but tonight, there were failures in service and dishes that were particularly offensive given I spent $120+ on dinner. I received a carbonara with burnt pork, and, I would say, about 3g...More

Thank SydneyRiotGrl
Kettyl220, Owner at Osteria Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Hi there. I responded to your same rewove on google business. I didn't realise I missed this one regards

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Questions & Answers
20 February 2015|
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Response from andrear823 | Property representative |
HELLO, we never been in Darlinghurst, we always been in 96 Bronte Road in Bondi Junction. thank ciao
20 February 2015|
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Response from 32Jules | Reviewed this property |
NO I was in Bondi Junction on Bronte Road
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:45 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 96 Bronte Rd, Bondi, New South Wales 2022, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  Bondi
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9369 4071
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Authentic Italian Restaurant focused On Emilia Romagna Cuisine. Fully Licensed and BYO (Wine ONLY) from Sunday to Thursday
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