We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Bella Vita Ristorante

55 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
+1 207-288-5033
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (70 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
55 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
All Details
Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (468)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 453 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We sat at the bar two nights in a row. Sean, our server, remembered our order from night to night. The quality of the food was more than outstanding. The fact that the head chef came out to see if we were satisfied speaks volumes....More

1  Thank William S
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were just hungry for Italian our last night after eating lobster rolls and fish every meal for a week. Don't get me wrong, there's nothing wrong with eating lobster at every meal while in Bar Harbor, but we were ready for a break. We...More

Thank bej6332
Management response:Responded yesterday

Happy Birthday and glad to hear you had such a nice time with us. Please join us again when in Bar HArbor for another visit

Reviewed 4 days ago

We were able to park nearby the activities and partake of a light meal after we were finished. The drinks and the Charcuterie and Cheese board were excellent and the outdoor experience was very pleasant.

Thank wredbass
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for joining us. Please visit us for dinner next time you are in town

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a lovely Italian restaurant in Bar Harbor! It was a nice place attached to the Harborside Hotel, and offered indoor and outdoor seating and a view of the harbor. Of all the Italian restaurants I have been to in my lifetime---quite a few as...More

Thank TinklovesHulk
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for the very nice review. So glad you enjoyed everything and look forward to serving you in the future

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We dined here this past week and ALL aspects of the experience were excellent. Service was spot on in all regards - helpful, attentive, prompt and very tuned in to our experience. We had specialty cocktails, appetizers, and entrees and everything was great. The rustic...More

Thank SandDfromVT
Management response:Responded 3 days ago

Thank you for the very nice review-so glad you enjoyed all. Please visit us again when back in Bar Harbor

Reviewed 5 days ago

Our server was amazing. His name is Delray. We were a young family, and he was absolutely delightful and patient. Probably the best server on the island. The restaurant on the other hand was not great. The apps ands sides were good, the entrees were...More

Thank dave2121212121
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to this restaurant for dinner one evening and sat outside. The view was excellent as was the food. Eggplant was fresh and not bitter. Pizza was fantastic.

Thank Gfr0mNJ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful breakfast thanks to our server, Delroy Easy! He was bright, cheerful, and very attentive! We could not have asked for a better start to our day! Great food and phenomenal service!

Thank Reed O
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

he is a treat and great to start your day with. Hope to see you again in the future

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great dinner at La Bella.. our waiter was Delroy East- he was very attentive and provided exceptional service. From the apps to dessert, everything tastes great. Some of the bar harbor restaurants are somewhat disappointing so we were thrilled to find this gem

Thank J H
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming in and so glad Delroy showed you such a nice time. Hope to see you in the future

Reviewed 1 week ago

The food at this restaurant is always wonderful and worth more than the prices they charge. My family has come here for years, but on this last occasion we had especially attentive and friendly service from our waiter, Delroy, who went out of his way...More

Thank erinmccormick1066
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

So glad to hear that you appreciate Delroy-he is awesome. Thanks for the wonderful shout out and hope to see you again real soon

Nearby Restaurants
Coffee Hound Coffee Bar
432 reviews
.19 km away
Jeannie's Breakfast
1,008 reviews
.21 km away
1,911 reviews
.17 km away
West Street Cafe
1,372 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby Attractions
Agamont Park
188 reviews
.20 km away
Criterion Theater
48 reviews
.19 km away
Little Village Gifts
8 reviews
.20 km away
Lulu Lobster Boat
694 reviews
.04 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
11 August 2016|
Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
We split crab/lobster app 1 veal parm 1 very good pizza $58 Drinks/wine extra
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-5033
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing