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La Bella Vita Ristorante

55 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
+1 207-288-5033
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (70 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
55 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
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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

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DHI59
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Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
We split crab/lobster app 1 veal parm 1 very good pizza $58 Drinks/wine extra
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Meals
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
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
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