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La Bella Vita & The Enoteca Lounge

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Sun, 20/01

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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Pan Seared Crab Cake
Fresh Maine crab cake on toasted brioche topped with caramelized peach, Cajun remoulade
Alluvion Farm Oysters
Raw Alluvion Farm oysters with tomato horseradish sauce, mandarin orange and opal basil salsa, and spicy tomato salsa.
Maine Lobster Salad
Fresh Maine lobster served in half shell over fresh greens, shaved fennel, asparagus, citrus basil aioli
Fresh Baked Stuffed Artichoke
Stuffed with grilled summer vegetables, feta cheese, 8 year aged balsamic dressing
Pan Seared Foie Gras
Seared foie gras with opal basil port wine reduction, strawberry red onion arugula salad, pita crisps
Baked Escargot
Slow baked in Turkish fig butter, red pepper brioche crisps
Artisan Cheese Selection
Selection of three cheeses served with house made chutney
Lobster Stew
Maine lobster meat slowly simmered in a light cream broth French brandy, sherry, shallots and herbs, basil croutons
New England Clam Chowder
Traditional, rich and creamy, full of sweet tender clams, simmered potatoes, onions and fresh herbs
Turkish Fig and Chanterelle Salad
Sliced marinated ruby port figs, sauteed chanterelles, pistachio goat cheese, heirloom mixed greens and truffled fennel dressing
Heirloom Tomato Salad
Freshly sliced heirloom tomatos and stone fruit over arugula tossed with a mint dressing
Caesar Salad
A classic recipe, fresh romaine, and our house made Caesar dressing prepared table side by our skilled captains
Steak Marcel
Tender custom sirloin steak thinly sliced with foie gras demi-glace,whipped purple potatoes, cioppolini onion rings, grilled rosemary vegetable skewer.
Pan Seared Scallops with Lobster Ravioli
Sauteed Maine scallops with citrus cream, lobster ravioli, grilled asparagus, roasted tomatoes
Duck Breast Sonoma
Grilled Asian spice rubbed duck with roasted tomato scallion rice and finished with citrus miso glaze and Asian slaw
Steak Marcel
Tender custom sirloin steak thinly sliced with foie gras demi-glace,whipped purple potatoes, cioppolini onion rings, grilled rosemary vegetable skewer.
Risotto Stuffed Lobster
Maine lobster slowly baked with creamy parmesan lobster risotto served with Tuscan salad and sweet tomato coulis
Macadamia Encrusted Organic Chicken Breast
Lightly coated with macadamia nut flour and pan seared with coconut cream, sweet pineapple salsa and gingered sushi rice
Grilled Filet Mignon
Fire seared filet, served with grilled vegetable and purple potato salad, crumbled feta cheese, roasted garlic dressing and crispy garlic chips
Grilled Atlantic Salmon
Shaved fennel, tender asparagus and heirloom tomato salad, citrus basil aioli, creamy lobster risotto
Vegetable Jambalaya
Slowly simmered long grain rice simmered in tomatoes with mushroom sausage, fresh herbs and spices, served with cilantro sour cream, grilled vegetable skewers
Garlic and Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb
Glazed carrots and broccolini,champignon potatoes
Steak Diane
Beef tenderloin sauteed with wild mushrooms, shallots, Dijon mustard, flamed with brandy
Chateaubriand for Two
Center cut tenderloin presented table side with a colorful array of vegetables and potato.
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Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was absolutely fantastic! Very fun atmosphere, the food was pretty good and the drinks were great!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank brian_mc1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi hate to write a review that isn't great, but this restaurant just wasn't great. We had a shellfish appetizer that was very small for the price, and it wasn't presented well either. Just a few pieces of shellfish on a plate. My daughter and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank FagelBagel1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm always looking for #1 when traveling. Having reviewed many top restaurants, this is among the best ever for dinner. Several dishes were possibly the absolute best: mussels, brussel sprouts, jumbo lobster, lobster ravioli, shellfish stew, tiramisu, and creme brulee. The service was superb (thank...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Kauai-Biz-Traveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kids and spouses here from out west and joining us here. We have dined here the past four years and Christmas. The hotel is decorated well and the food in the restart is fabulous.I had a veal dish and everyone else and steak. No complaints...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Fran M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here twice because it was so good. We had the filet duo, chicken caesar, chicken saltimbocca, veal piccata, and on both nights the chocolate budino. Everything was prepared to perfection and the service was outstanding. Don't leave without trying the chocolate budino -...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Charlie_Hotlanta
David D, Manager at La Bella Vita & The Enoteca Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Charlie_Hotlanta Thank you for your wonderful review, I am pleased that you enjoyed everything from the food to our service and of course the great view. We hope you join us again very soon.

Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Had Sunday Brunch here with friends. The buffet price was very good but the presentation fell short. Other than the lobster corn chowder and haddock which were very good , the rest was average.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shiffer1
David D, Manager at La Bella Vita & The Enoteca Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2018

Shiffer1 Thank you for joining us. I have shared you comments with our culinary team. Please join us again very soon.

Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

This is a nice upscale restaurant. I had the chicken parmigiana and it was first rate. The wine list was good with many different price points. The lounge was busy and lively. The staff was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DKS44
David D, Manager at La Bella Vita & The Enoteca Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

DKS44 Thank you for your review, we like to build our wine list so there is something for everyone. I am glad you enjoyed you time. Please visit us again very soon

Reviewed 9 October 2018

We enjoyed our 8th anniversary dinner in a row at La Bella Vita - exceptional as always. The meal and food quality was, as always, extraordinary but it is all of the little things that put this restaurant over the top. It is the cleanliness,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 319jeffreyf
David D, Manager at La Bella Vita & The Enoteca Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Jeff F Thank you for taking the time to write a great review. We do take pride in our food and service, I am glad that it stands out. Please join us again very soon.

Reviewed 9 October 2018

We wanted a special place for dinner while staying in Camden. Elegant setting and delicious Italian cuisine. We went with friends who are difficult to please and they loved their dinner. I had the vegetable lasagne which was excellent. Everyone enjoyed their selections and dessert....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank pajpaj
David D, Manager at La Bella Vita & The Enoteca Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2018

Pajpaj Thank you for your kind review, I am pleased you enjoyed your Vegetable Lasagna. We look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We had dinner and breakfast the next day. Both meals were very good, we had cocktails on the outside patio by the fire pit , it is a high end resort with great service and beautiful surroundings. The golf course looked very nice. We walked...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank kevinhM1657JV
David D, Manager at La Bella Vita & The Enoteca Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Kevin H Thank you for your excellent review! We are glad you could enjoy our Fire pit and the beautiful view. Please visit us again real soon!

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Response from David D | Property representative |
We are open for Sunday brunch from 12pm-230pm, served in our main dining room La Bella Vita
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