The Favorite® Royal Riviera® Pears
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The Favorite® Royal Riviera® Pears


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The pears that started it all. Our founders, Harry and David, called these pears "so big and juicy, you eat them with a spoon®." That was 80 years ago, when the brothers started selling Southern Oregon-grown Royal Riviera® Pears as gourmet gifts. Royal Riviera® Pears are delicate and require a very specific climate in which to grow, which makes the warm days and cool nights of Southern Oregon ideal for cultivating this famous fruit. The sweet flavor, buttery texture, and extreme juiciness of these pears are what make them so delicious. Every one is handpicked and packed to arrive at your door in perfect condition.
  • Approx. 9 Royal Riviera® Pears (5 lb)
  • Net Weight: 5 lb

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Harry & DavidThe Favorite® Royal Riviera® Pears
 
4.4

(based on 1817 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1371)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (145)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (114)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (81)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (106)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Recipient loved it (688)
  • Quality brand name food (645)
  • Great presentation (594)
  • Good value (529)
  • Good variety (281)

Cons

  • Did not look like picture (113)
  • Pricey / poor value (88)
  • Recipient did not enjoy (62)
  • Bruised (5)
  • Needs more variety (5)

Best Uses

  • Anytime (856)
  • Christmas gift (417)
  • Thank you/appreciation gift (339)
  • Birthday gift (250)
  • Congratulations (181)
    • This was purchased as a:
    • Self Purchase

       

      Gift For Someone Else

       

      49% 

      (575 reviews)

      Sent to me as a Gift

       
    • Who would this item be appropriate for:
    • Family & Friends

       

      Business Clients

       

      Kids

       

      College Students

       

      Everyone

       

      64% 

      (744 reviews)

      Yourself

       

      Other

       

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Good - but not as good as previous purch

The first order came with several piece of fruit marked and bruised. H&D promptly replaced the order - gold star for service. The replacement order was better, but still not great. ...Read complete review

The first order came with several piece of fruit marked and bruised. H&D promptly replaced the order - gold star for service. The replacement order was better, but still not great. Perhaps it's something in the orchards this year; perhaps it's weaker quality control. Last year's pears were pristine, crisp and amazing - this year's didn't look as nice, were inconsistent, and tended toward mealiness.

They're still delicious - but for what they cost, I expected better.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

H&D, what happened to you?

I can't believe how terrible these pears looked when we rec'd them. We used to get these pears every year (until about 5 years ago) and I thought we'd try them again. What...Read complete review

I can't believe how terrible these pears looked when we rec'd them. We used to get these pears every year (until about 5 years ago) and I thought we'd try them again. What a shock to see what we received - instead of the gorgeous pears, we received mis-shappen, browning pears that were worse than the quality of what we could get at our local grocer. never again!

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5.0

Always fantastic pears, that says it all

By amy

from United States

Verified Buyer

Comments about Harry & David The Favorite® Royal Riviera® Pears:

Always perfect pears. I love them.

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5.0

Great choice

By Julie

from Keokuk, IA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Consistent
  • Delicious
  • Recipient loved it

Cons

  • Too Large For One Person

Best Uses

  • Birthday Gift
  • Christmas Gift

Comments about Harry & David The Favorite® Royal Riviera® Pears:

This a great gift for my father who has everything and doesn't want any more things to store or set around. It is an easy and delicious snack or as part of a meal. The pears have been consistently good each time that I have sent them.

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5.0

Best pears EVER!!!

By Etta

from New York, NY

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Great presentation

Cons

  • Would Prefer Lower Cost

Best Uses

  • Any occasion
  • Birthday Gift
  • Christmas Gift
  • Thank you/Appreciation Gift

Comments about Harry & David The Favorite® Royal Riviera® Pears:

Yummy!

Service and delivery comments:

Delivery arrived when expected in excellent condition.

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5.0

Best pears ever!

By Angel Hope

from United States

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Quality brand name food
  • Recipient loved it

Cons

  • Expensive

Best Uses

  • Any occasion

Comments about Harry & David The Favorite® Royal Riviera® Pears:

I love these pears! Ordered them for sons in college and they were perfect! Just wish they were less expensive.

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5.0

I love these awesome pears, and so do my

By Caren

from Snoqualmie, WA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Good value
  • Good variety
  • Great presentation
  • Quality brand name food
  • Recipient loved it

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Any occasion

    Comments about Harry & David The Favorite® Royal Riviera® Pears:

    Love all the products that I have purchased at Harry & David. These pears are my favorite!!

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    5.0

    Beautiful product and very tasty!

    By Don

    from Novato, CA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good value
    • Great presentation
    • Quality brand name food
    • Recipient loved it

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Any occasion

      Comments about Harry & David The Favorite® Royal Riviera® Pears:

      the pears arrived in excellent condition and are in the process of ripening for our consumption. As soon as they are ready, we'll put them in the fridge and eat them till they are gone. We know from previous experience that they will be delicious. This is an annual treat for us.

      Service and delivery comments:

      Yes, delivery was prompt, it arrived in good condtion. Our original order was for pears but we received peaches & nectarines. I phoned and the customer service person apologized and saw to it that the correct item was sent. Very good service.

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      (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      These are so good

      By CindyZ

      from Chicago, IL

      Pros

      • Good value
      • Great presentation
      • Quality brand name food

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Any occasion
        • Birthday Gift
        • Congratulations
        • Corporate Gift
        • Thank you/Appreciation Gift

        Comments about Harry & David The Favorite® Royal Riviera® Pears:

        These were the best pears I have ever eaten. I don't think I'll ever want to buy fruit at the local grocery store again. Had to ration them, as I could have eaten them all in the same day.

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        (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        couldn't be better

        By Sheryl

        from Texas

        Pros

        • Quality brand name food
        • Recipient loved it

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Any occasion

          Comments about Harry & David The Favorite® Royal Riviera® Pears:

          I don't know how they manage to ship perfectly ripe pears. I cannot pick them as well at the local store.

          Service and delivery comments:

          I shipped to several different people. While the deliveries went at different times, I was notified each time so I knew no one was missed.

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great Gift

          By J

          from New York, NY

          Comments about Harry & David The Favorite® Royal Riviera® Pears:

          Great Thank you gift!

          Comment on this review

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great product loved by receivers!

          By Linda

          from South Gate, CA

          Pros

          • Good value
          • Great presentation
          • Quality brand name food
          • Recipient loved it

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Any occasion
            • Birthday Gift
            • Christmas Gift
            • Thank you/Appreciation Gift

            Comments about Harry & David The Favorite® Royal Riviera® Pears:

            Great product loved by all 5 recipients. Presentation wonderful as well. Thanks for having such great quality pears!

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            • Q:

              Do you ship to Hawaii?
              Asked on 2/16/2014 by Edwina from Oceanside, ca

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Edwina, we certainly do ship our pears to Hawaii! Just note that there may be a Hawaiian surcharge for delivery, in addition to standard charges.

                Answered on 2/18/2014 by Customer Care from Medford, OR
            • Q:

              can i schedule the Maverick Royal Riviera Pears to receive on a weekly basis at the special price you have now of $19.95? order 3 weeks but have them delivered one at a time?
              Asked on 1/16/2014 by mary from Miami, Fl

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Mary, we are glad you asked! You may definitely order multiples of our Favorite Royal Riviera Pears to be delivered at different times. Just add the pears to the cart, make sure each box has quantity of one and then you may choose the delivery dates on Step 2 of our checkout process. Please keep in mind that these dates are arrive by dates and not always the exact date the item will arrive. If you have any further questions, you may contact us at service@harryanddavid.com.

                Answered on 1/17/2014 by Customer Care from Medford ,OR
            • Q:

              I accidently tossed the box. What is an alternative to ripen the pears.
              Asked on 12/21/2013 by Lee

              2 answers

              • A:

                Staff answer did not address the question of no longer having the shipping box. I have received these as a gift three times (WONDERFUL sister!), and have found they can be ripened in a closed brown paper bag at room temp (and, no, none of my pears came with ripening instructions).

                Answered on 1/2/2014 by CarolDiego from San Diego, CA
              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Lee, we are glad you asked us! To ripen, keep enclosed in box, at room temperature. Check daily. They are ripe when the flesh at the base of the stem yields slightly to gentle thumb pressure. Once ripe, store in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.

                Answered on 12/22/2013 by Customer Care from Medford, OR
            • Q:

              Can fruit be shipped international? Europe/Czech Republic specifically.
              Asked on 11/15/2013 by Winterized from Colorado

              1 answer

            • Q:

              Are the Favorite Royal Riviera Pears ready to eat upon delivery? If not, do they come with a note to the recipient giving suggested timeframe for when they're best eaten?
              Asked on 11/14/2013 by Elizabeth

              2 answers

              • A:

                That's not entirely true. I received the pears as a gift from someone this March 2014. The pears are not ripe (still green and hard) and no instructions were packed in the boxes. The boxes themselves and packing are very nice and good quality ... but the box did not include instructions on how to ripen them. I assume I need to keep them in the box with the inside padding intact and the lid on until they are ripe (second day since receiving them and they are still green and hard -- so this may take several days).

                Answered on 3/12/2014 by Wolverine from MI
              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Elizabeth, we ship our pears before they are ripe so they often do not arrive ready to eat. Every shipment includes ripening instructions for the recipient.

                Answered on 11/15/2013 by Customer Care from Medford, OR
            • Q:

              How long do the pears last? Also, are they better after a few days or best eaten immediately?
              Asked on 11/13/2013 by TXTopher from Austin

              2 answers

              • A:

                keep them cold and they will last for a week or two. We just put them on the cement floor of the garage and they last for about 2 weeks if the kids don't get them all in one day. :)

                Answered on 11/17/2013 by favorite aunt from cincinnati, OH
              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Txtopher, oour pears do not arrive ripe. On rare occasion pears can take a week or more to ripen, depending on the temperature they're stored at. Ripening instructions will be included with the pears upon delivery!

                Answered on 11/13/2013 by Customer Care from Medford, OR
            • Q:

              Are your Royal Riviera pears GMO free?
              Asked on 11/7/2013 by Kathy from Round Rock, TX

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Kathy, our Royal Riviera Pears are not genetically modified.

                Answered on 11/7/2013 by Customer Care from Medford, OR
            • Q:

              What is the calorie count for one pear
              Asked on 2/2/2013 by Cissy from clovis, NM

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                Cissy, we figure that one of our Favorite Royal Riviera Pears contains approximately 119 calories.

                Answered on 2/4/2013 by Customer Care from Medford, OR
            • Q:

              why is one pear wrapped in gold foil?
              Asked on 12/2/2012 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                The Royal Riviera Pear wrapped in gold foil is the special pear intended to either be given to someone as a special gift or enjoyed for yourself. This is a Harry and David Tradition.

                Answered on 12/4/2012 by Customer Care from Medford, OR
            • Q:

              How do they taste?
              Asked on 11/26/2012 by Anonymous

              1 answer

              • Staff Reviewer

                A:

                That is a very difficult question to answer in words. They are like juice wrapped in skin. They are quite possibly the greatest, most delicious, natural food you will ever eat!

                Answered on 11/27/2012 by Customer Care from Medford, OR
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