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Va Bene

) #316 of 2,597 Restaurants in Phoenix ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Italian, Gluten Free Options
4647 E Chandler Blvd Ste 1, Phoenix, AZ 85048-0435
+1 480-706-4070
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“linguine” (10 reviews)
“veal” (8 reviews)
“clams” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
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4647 E Chandler Blvd Ste 1, Phoenix, AZ 85048-0435
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Reviews (125)
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1 - 10 of 125 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant like much of it clientele is dated. Dining room looks like an 80s movie theater. The service was good and the food tasty. In the competitive Phoenix restaurant space, there are better options for dinner.

Thank Jose F
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My wife & I have dinned at Va Bene off & on for 4 years. When we want clams we either go there or to the Salt Cellar in Scottsdale. Yesterday ( mothers day), I phoned Va Bene ahead of time to make sure they...More

1  Thank George A
Reviewed 2 May 2017

24 reviews 5.0 star rating 5/2/2017 I ordered delivery from Va Bene thru Doordash. I got the fettuccine with clams, mussels, scallops and shrimp. I also ordered the appetizer Melanzane Ripieni which is eggplant stuffed with squash and ricotta and WOW. I've never seen this...More

Thank Lynne B
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I purchased a Groupon for this restaurant and made the mistake of not looking at the address very closely. Don't make the mistake and think it is in Phoenix proper. It is actually in Chandler which made for a very expensive Lyft ride. After spending...More

Thank Luvndbison
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We had read several reviews of VB on Yelp that were less than stunning, but we have been trying to find a good Italian restaurant, so we wanted to try it and we had a very enjoyable evening. Our server, Boris, was knowledgeable, efficient and...More

Thank stopperback
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Saw a review of Va Bene on Check Please Az and decided to give it a try. Our luck we also had a groupon. Made the reservation for the Saturday before Valentines Day through Open Table. The restaurant is in a shopping plaza off Chandler...More

Thank AZBugPhD
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I see others have mentioned how loud this restaurant can get, but on the Sunday night we dined in the formal dining room there was no live band, only very softly muted Sinatra music playing in the background. The service is gracious and competent. I...More

1  Thank CoolAZMom
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

not good, terrible ministrone soup, all water no taste. And no cream for their cold awful thick coffee.

Thank Marianne C
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Terrific lunch experience. Good menu selections, professional service and really good food. That's a tough combination to beat. This is not your typical spaghetti-and-meatballs Italian and the pasta and main course items will satisfy.

Thank mesatraveler
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The only complaint I could give was how loud the place became with the live band. My boyfriend and I ended up having to text each other what we were trying to say since we could not hear each other over the band. I noticed...More

Thank Rachael A
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Can one go there dressed in shorts and collared shirt?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4647 E Chandler Blvd Ste 1, Phoenix, AZ 85048-0435
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Ahwatukee Foothills
  • Neighbourhood: Ahwatukee Foothills
  • Phone Number: +1 480-706-4070
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