Westport, Connecticut

Rive Bistro

Rive Bistro

299 Riverside Avenue


Lunch: (not offered)
Dinner:  $35

Rive is a new French Bistro on the Saugatuck River in Westport, created by Chef Eric Sierra whose Bistro des Amis in downtown Westport was, for a decade, the go-to place of some of the world's best French bistro cooking. 

Like the legendary bistros of Paris, Rive is warm, and convivial, a true bistro populaire.

The dining room, with a wrap-around wall of windows overlooks a bend in the river, there is fireplace for winter, and in warm weather there is an outdoor patio that feels like a cafe on the Seine. 

With a suave lighting, urban decor and, of course, un comptoir (a bar) serving hip cocktails and wine by the glass, Rive is very much of-the -moment, as popular Parisian bistros today. 

All that being true, Rive Bistro's distinguishing feature, its primordial allure is boldly delicious, deeply satisfying home-style French bistros are famous for.

Hemingway would love it.     




Restaurant Week September 30th – October 14th

Dinner Menu

Choice of 3 courses $35/person

Beverage, tax and gratuity not included.

No substitutions.


Soup du Jour

Mixed Greens Salad with warm Goat Cheese marinated

tomatoes, white balsamic vinaigrette

Goat Cheese Risotto Croquettes tomato ragout

Mushroom and Artichoke Crostini with Manchego Cheese



Grilled Salmon vegetable Israeli couscous, sorrel sauce

Trout Almondine wild and brown rice, toasted almonds, lemon butter

Chicken Breast Dijonnaise mashed potato, vegetables, dijon mustard sauce

Cavatelli with Lamb Bolognese



Hazelnut Chocolate Mousse

Apple Tart with Vanilla Ice Cream caramel sauce