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Vivace Restaurant & Bar

85 Fort Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-302 2303
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (81 reviews)
“risotto” (25 reviews)
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CUISINES
Spanish, Italian, Mediterranean, European, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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LOCATION
85 Fort Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to the new location of Vivace in Fort Street. I had dined on numerous occasions at the old location in High Street. Vivace had once been a favourite restaurant in the Auckland CBD, but my last visit at the High...More

Thank Browns30
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoed a meal for two couples plenty of choice even for the vegetarian. Good attention from the staff without being pushy

Thank John_MurphyNZ
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

But this time our first visit to Fort Street having previously eaten at High Street. Again great food and service. It was busy but luckily we got a table for 4 without a wait. What I really enjoyed was being able to watch the staff...More

Thank nadnerb638
Steve M, General Manager at Vivace Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hi Nadnerb638, Thank you for the amazing review. We are glad (as a true Vivace supporter) that you like our new home. The Plum pudding is actually homemade by the owners Mum along with our Apple crumble cheesecake. Both of which I find hard to...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Attended work dinner, good spacious restaurant, good selections of Mocktails and tasty food and desserts

Thank ARZ-ASL
Steve M, General Manager at Vivace Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hi ARZ-ASL, I am glad you like our new home and that you enjoyed the food and cocktails. Hope to see you next time you are in town. Have a great night Regards Steve

Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Nice place with nice surrounding and the lamb koftas were great. we thoroughly enjoyed the service and will be back

Thank lisabay71
Steve M, General Manager at Vivace Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hi lisabay71, Thank you so much for sharing the love. I am glad you like our new home and that the Vivace family looked after you. Have a great night Regards Steve

Reviewed 27 July 2018

It was a nice average experience, the menu on the website does not match the menu on line which was disappointing as we had already picked what we wanted. I do know that they have just moved so maybe this was the reason. We ended...More

Thank clearz
Steve M, General Manager at Vivace Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2018

Hi Clearz, Thanks for your feedback and sorry you didn’t enjoy your pizza. We will make those changes to the website today also. You are absolutely correct about the move, as we have just relocated and It has been a very busy week shifting 18years...More

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

It was so nice heading up the stairs into that lovely warm rustic warehouse space on a Winter’s night with the fire burning. The wait staff were friendly and efficient and the pizza and lamb kofta share plate were delicious. Enjoyed it with a glass...More

Thank Steven C
Steve M, General Manager at Vivace Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hi Steven C, Thanks for sharing the love and also choosing us to have your first dinner in NZ. Hope you enjoy the rest of our beautiful country. Thanks Steve

Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We visited for an early dinner around 5pm and the pizza and tapa menu were available. There were several vegetarian options in the large tapas menu and one vegetarian pizza which was delicious. Would highly recommend! Great wine list too.

Thank portiaking
Steve M, General Manager at Vivace Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hi Portiaking, Thank so much for the great feedback and for sharing the love. Hope you have a great night Regards Steve

Reviewed 13 June 2018

While the men on our business trip wanted to eat basic pub food, I took some clients here for a nicer meal and was very pleased with it. I had just found it on Trip Advisor a few minutes before and we walked over and...More

Thank bucks17
Steve M, General Manager at Vivace Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Hi Lauren P Thank you for choosing to bring your clients to Vivace. We really appreciate the feedback and also introducing new people to us. Have a fantastic day Regards Steve

Reviewed 11 June 2018

a great place hidden in Auckland. the food (mainly Tapas) was great. The setting and the fire place made an enjoyable evening. A little noisy around the bar, however there was a large group there. The waiter did a great job for his second night,...More

Thank John J
Steve M, General Manager at Vivace Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2018

Hi John J, Thanks for the great feedback. Hope you enjoyed the rest of the weekend. I will definitely pass on your comments to Jason. Have a great day Regards Steve

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JohnD10568
24 September 2016|
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Response from Steve M | Property representative |
Hi John D, We are a casual restaurant (not fine dining) and so prices range from $12-38. Depending on what you like. Have a great day Cheers Steve
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JohnD10568
24 September 2016|
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Response from Steve M | Property representative |
Hi John D, We have a very diverse menu with plenty of choice to suit any budget. We have over 20 Tapas to choose from ranging from $12-$17 each. We also have fantastic pizzas for $20, and then a great selection of Salads... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Fort Street, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-302 2303
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Description
Vivace Restaurant and Bar is one of the best inner city restaurants Auckland has to offer. The environment is lively, offers a warm ambience with excellent table service, a superb wine list and a menu which caters for diverse palates.The food is always of a high quality. Vivace’s food is unmistakably Italian / Mediterranean. We offer a full al-a-carte menu and for those wanting a more casual approach to eating, Tapas are available throughout the day.
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