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.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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