Fodor's Expert Review Ristorante Riviera

$$$$ Dorsoduro Italian

The impressive panorama from their Zattare terrace attracts travelers yearning for a view, and the Riviera certainly offers that. Choose from contemporary takes on a variety of traditional Venetian dishes, including calf's liver with figs; "guitar string" pasta with shrimp, tiny green beans, and mint; and venison with blueberry sauce. A regional wine list is well matched to the cuisine; don't be surprised if the owner stops by to be sure you're enjoying your meal. Perhaps suited more to travelers than locals (who never worry about a view), while pleasing, the Riviera is definitely a splurge (note the €6 cover).

Italian Northern Italian Views Sophisticated Lunch Dinner $$$$

Quick Facts

Dorsoduro 1473
Venice, Veneto  30123, Italy

041-5227621

www.ristoranteriviera.it

Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. and 4 wks in Jan. and Feb.

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