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Vivace Ristorante

1910 Ralston Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-1736
+1 650-637-0611
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“manicotti” (4 reviews)
“risotto” (5 reviews)
“fritto misto” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1910 Ralston Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-1736
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Reviews (93)
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just discovered this restaurant. Very nice ambience and delicious dinner.Also the happy hour coconut prawns are fantastic. Will definitely return and definitely recommend to all our friends.

Thank 338mariejon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been frequenting Vivace's for 20 years, the service and food are always top notch. It is traditional Italian fare done extremely well. They have a great bar ready to make anything you desire. The staff is extremely friendly, going out of their way...More

Thank bkurtz4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is loud which makes it difficult to have a conversation with raising your voice. The food is average for the most part. I felt that the best part of our meal was their cheesecake, It was wonderful. Service was decent.

Thank R0semary47
Reviewed 15 May 2017

The bar always has a few friendly regulars, the food is very nice, the pizzas are enjoyed by the kids. The owner is friendly and always interested in feedback.

Thank GrinchSFBayArea
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Place fills up early but really clears out after about 8. Everyone was very pleasant but the food and service were, at best, average to mediocre. The waiter was inattentive and two entrees came cold and had to go back. No apology just whisked them...More

Thank hcconsultant
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Vivace Ristorante is THE place if you are looking for cuisine from Northern Italy and when your palette desire the best culinary creations join with excellent wines, this is the place. The chefs prepare an array of Italian dishes with an emphasis in the regions...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We chose this restaurant to dine with some out of town friends on a rainy Sunday in January. We've dined there a few times previously and liked it. The venue, food, ambience, service were very fitting for this occasion. Food , drinks, service were very...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, great wine, good friends, and a most excellent host. Great happy hour menu as well as food.

Thank Greg F
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This little gem feels like a little bit of Italy hidden in the tiny town of Belmont. The service is always, always excellent; friendly, knowledgeable and fun. The food is great and the wine is wonderful. I'm afraid to recommend it too highly because sometimes...More

Thank Korie P
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Have eaten here about twice per year and have always had a good meal. This time was for a catered business meeting, but even on a limited menu, they do very well. Service is very good too.

Thank bartc83
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a private dining room? What is the capacity?
26 May 2017|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from George d | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Call them to confirm.
Do you have gluten-free options?
11 March 2017|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from George d | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Probably best to call the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1910 Ralston Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-1736
    (Alameda de Las Pulgas)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: +1 650-637-0611
  • E-mail
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