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Riva

| Banana Island Resort by Anantara, Doha 23919, Qatar
+974 4040 5116
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Overview
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (16 reviews)
“risotto” (8 reviews)
“gelato” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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LOCATION
| Banana Island Resort by Anantara, Doha 23919, Qatar
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1 - 10 of 187 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Riva is a true relaxed Italian restaurant set in beautiful settings. The staff were very welcoming and knowledgeable and very attentive. The Manager was very helpful and made great suggestions for drinks and food from the menu. Will deff be going back!

Thank Jayshree N
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch at this restaurant. The atmosphere and feel of the restaurant was very inviting. The food was authentic Italian, and we enjoyed the pizza and the pastas. The service was excellent and the restaurant manager was very helpful and courteousMore

Thank Bmirza
vinayak b, Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bmirza, Thank you for taking time sharing your experience & it was a pleasure to welcome you back to our restaurant. Your reviews are valuable to us and it is truly rewarding to receive such feedback. We are delighted to hear that your meal...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited Rival two years ago It was fine, but last weekend really I surprised i feel the Italian atmosphere similar atmosphere at Herrods Italian restaurant , the pastas and pizzas smelled something amazing fresh and very testy, the service is above expectation from all...More

Thank ali_a_alsuwaidi
vinayak b, Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear ali_a_alsuwaidi, Thank you for taking time sharing your experience & it was a pleasure to welcome you back to our restaurant. Your reviews are valuable to us and it is truly rewarding to receive such feedback. We are delighted to hear that your meal...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am happy to choose Riva to have dinner. Every course is excellent and service is terrific! Chef Oscar is the best Italian chef I met. Actually I had his food in Doha another restaurant before : ) Impressive and authentic Italian food. All the...More

Thank YZ_W18
vinayak b, Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you for taking time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. The voices of our guest are valuable to us and it is truly rewarding to receive such feedback. We are delighted to hear that your meal at Riva was...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly not many places serve this quality pizza. My wife enjoyed it and cleared a plate herself. I had a seafood risotto whith superb rich flavores. Was welcomed by Gertrude and later on enjoyed the hospitality of Italian manager. Definitely will suggest and once I'm...More

Thank Andrew R
vinayak b, Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Andrew R, Thank you for taking time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. Your feedback is valuable to us and it is truly rewarding to receive such comments. We are delighted to hear that your meal at Riva was enjoyable and you...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the most amazing Pizza and Pasta at Riva. I would take the boat to Banana Island just to have their food. Awesome service too! Hope Riva will open in Doha also! Thanks to all the staff! See ya soon!More

Thank mcficky
vinayak b, Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear mcficky, Thank you for taking time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. The voices of our guest are valuable to us and it is truly rewarding to receive such feedback. We are delighted to hear that your meal at Riva was enjoyable...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Authentic italian sauce, and the ambience and cleanliness, it’s a wow! Don’t miss riva when u go to banana island.More

1  Thank Rai M
vinayak b, Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Dear Rai M, Thank you for taking time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. The voices of our guest are valuable to us and it is truly rewarding to receive such feedback. We are delighted to hear that your meal at Riva was...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Food was amazingly tasty and very italian. Staff are so friendly and the cozy feel inside the restaurant is indeed relaxing. We will definitely come back..More

Thank Nashrene R
vinayak b, Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Dear Nashrene R, Thank you for taking time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. The voices of our guest are valuable to us and it is truly rewarding to receive such feedback. We are delighted to hear that your meal at Riva was...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I’m italian and I tried many restaurants abroad. This is definitely one of the best. Authentic Italian raw materials, a friendly Italian Chef 👩‍🍳 and a professional Italian Manager. If you are in Doha and you love Italian food, this is a must venue. Thks...More

2  Thank Simone L
vinayak b, Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear Simone L, Thank you for taking time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. The voices of our guest are valuable to us and it is truly rewarding to receive such feedback. We are delighted to hear that your meal at Riva was...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The service was exeptional, the ambience and the decor of the restaurant was very chic and neat, and the food was the BEST italian food we ever had! We ordered pizza pepperoni, veal milanese, and mushroom risotto. When we were done eating, the manager(Federico) came...More

4  Thank Mohammed A
vinayak b, Manager at Riva, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Dear Mohammed A, Thank you for taking time to share your experience with the TripAdvisor community. The voices of our guest are valuable to us and it is truly rewarding to receive such feedback. We are delighted to hear that your meal at Riva was...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | Banana Island Resort by Anantara, Doha 23919, Qatar
  • Location: Middle East  >  Qatar  >  Doha
  • Phone Number: +974 4040 5116
  • E-mail
Description
Savour the passions of Italy in our contemporary trattoria dining room. Sit outside on the balcony overlooking luxury yachts in the marina, soaking up an Italian Riviera atmosphere. Enjoy authentic homely lunches of delicious pastas, salads and paninis. Indulge in an afternoon treat from the gelato and dolce display. Refined gourmet dinners begin with antipasti delights, leading into delectable fresh seafood and meat dishes, followed by imported cheeses and irresistible desserts.
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