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La Vita Bistro

102 S Howell St, Pinckney, MI 48169-9664
+1 734-878-1111
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (14 reviews)
“bread” (14 reviews)
“cheesecake” (4 reviews)
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102 S Howell St, Pinckney, MI 48169-9664
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Who would guess that a nice Italian restaurant would be in downtown Pinckney. It has a cozy feel and very good food. I have been here several times and always leave happy.

Thank Todd D
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Very fast food with a really attentive waiter with a great personality!! We've lived nearby for 7.5 and have alwaysmeant to visit for dinner: we finally did yesterday and were very happy we did. It was definitely worth thewait and we would choose La Vita...More

Thank Jh2112
Reviewed 1 April 2018

The Easter buffet food offerings were OK. Not spectacular, not entirely worth the price, but OK. Maybe not even worthy of a bad review. What tipped me over into leaving this was La Vita Bistro's refusal to honor their coupon that said, "$10 off, come...More

Thank selenemail43
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Typical of this area. Not bad food or service but the place needs updating. Definitely shows signs of hard wear and tear.

Thank richardcash
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I have been coming here since it open and will never come back, had the worst waitress ever, order drinks my friend ordered the Bruno ask the waitress a question and she couldn't answer she brought over the bartender and he explained asked her how...More

Thank sherylam936
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Went there for my husband's 68th birthday with our wonderful friends. The hostess, waitstaff and food were all amazing:) It was quiet with a great intimate ambiance. What a great experience and so close to home!!! Gratzi!!

Thank Kitonp1957
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Tonight we were eating dinner when the manager screamed at the young hostess. I will never be back and will spread the word about abuse from management. After she screamed at the young hostess she then glard at us like she was bothered by us...More

1  Thank Office M
Reviewed 2 January 2018

This used to be one of my favorite restaurants. Five of us went there for our New Year's Eve dinner. At $50 per person we were expecting something special. On arrival at 7:00 we were surprised to find there were only 3 other tables filled....More

1  Thank NDK123
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The food is always great. This place is a wonderful local gem. My only suggestion is an extra hostess on the weekends. It can get busy in the waiting area. Try the onion soup and filet appetizer!

Thank Kendra S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The food was ok, the staff seemed disjointed, and the tiny glass of wine for $7 was way overpriced. If I am going to pay $25 + for an entrée, I would like a tablecloth. Just a bare table doesn't seem clean.

1  Thank Lynn H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 S Howell St, Pinckney, MI 48169-9664
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Pinckney
  • Phone Number: +1 734-878-1111
  • E-mail
You will love all the house made favorites including Lasagna, Spaghetti and Meatballs, Scampi, Smoked Mozzarella... Just to name a few. Dinner entrees include soup or a salad. Chef Eirik creates dishes sure to please even the most discriminating of palates. Many of the ingredients he uses are items grown by local farmers. The ambiance at La Vita Bistro is one of comfort and class. You will feel like you are treating yourself to someplace special, but without the high cost of the city. Come as you are, have a family meal or celebrate a special event. The seating area has expanded into the adjoining building and offers a different, more open and casual ambience, while the patio area with its large fire-pit overlooking the park is comfortable and inviting and is open weather permitting. The original dining room boasts large, cozy tall booths for a more elegant and intimate feeling. Wines are available for purchase and carryout also.
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