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Osteria Riva

96 Bronte Rd, Bondi, New South Wales 2022, Australia
+61 2 9369 4071
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (38 reviews)
“fritto misto” (4 reviews)
“tagliata” (2 reviews)
Opens in 5 min
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
96 Bronte Rd, Bondi, New South Wales 2022, Australia
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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.

1  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

Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Had to book a table on a Wednesday night so the place is obviously very popular; other potential customers who hadn’t booked were turned away. Food was good with pasta clearly home made and we were able to ‘BYO’ (which we did) so can’t comment...More

1  Thank PezzersDad
Reviewed 14 January 2018

My daughter in law raved about this restaurant. We had figs with procuito, beetroots with tomatoes with cheese and tuna tartare the latter I found tasteless. We followed this with steak and gnocchi with beef and linguine with prawns that my family enjoyed but my...More

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

While this restaurant has friendly staff and reasonable prices and it seems a following as it was full on a Wednesday night, the food is terrible!! The entrees just pass but the 4 mains we shared were some of the most amateur Italian good I...More

Thank sydneywanda
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Can't speak highly enough of this local gem. Sensational cured meats, home made pasta. We always has success in asking the wait staff what they recommend. Have eaten here over a dozen times and has never disappointed. Great affordable Italian wines available also.

Thank nicholas s
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious and the staff are very attentive. I would highly recommend this restaurant and will definitely come back

Thank Haznig
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Service NONE! - friends already seated when we arrived had drinks - waitress finally arrives at table after 15mins the females at table talking - drink order taken from men I was even asked. Sat chatting for next 20mins not one service person asked if...More

Thank Niccla L
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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