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La Bella Vita Ristorante

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55 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
+1 207-288-5033
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07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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Kingston, Canada
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43 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We were very happty with La Bella Vita. The pasta was excellent, the wine list was right to the point and well price, and the cappucino heavenly good.

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Thank Robert C
Blue Hill, Maine
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We arrived on Saturday evening at 6 PM. I was greeted warmly by the hostess and sat promptly at a table of my choosing as my husband was parking our vehicle. It was very pleasant. Our waiter arrived and I looked at his name tag...I asked him if he wanted to be called by his given name or a common... More 

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Thank Melanie L
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Our dinners ( 2 nights in a row)were very good ... But the server, KIRA K. was fabulous! She was very knowledgeable about the area (bar harbor)! VERY important when working in an establishment in tourist area! Kira knew the menu inside and out! Kira made a good dinning experience great! Food was good!!

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Thank christine r
Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I had high hopes for this restaurant and was very disappointed. We were 1 or 2 tables. The service was incredibly slow. Lots of bugs flying around. The food is way over priced. I've had better food at the Olive Garden.

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marietta,ga
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87 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Very nice atmosphere and perfectly prepared haddock, wrapped up with triple creme brûlée desert-delightful!

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Thank gellen62
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Quality food, quality service! A great place for delicious Italian food. Drinks, appetizers, and dinner were all wonderful. The wait staff is very professional.

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Hampton, New Hampshire
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43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

My wife and I stopped in without reservations and had a wonderful dinner. I had the Veal Piccata which was excellent. The service was very good. We asked the waiter to take it slow so we could relax, unwind and enjoy. He definitely accommodated us. I would recommend this if you like Italian food!

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Thank MDGreek
Billerica, Massachusetts
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We enjoyed dinner out for our trip to Acadia at La Bella Vita and it was enjoyable, the food was great and service wonderful

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We went here for lunch when all the other restaurants in the area had mile long lines, due to a cruise ship in the harbor . The server said they mainly serve the locals because the cruise ship people think it's a private club, but it is not. Food, service, and ambiance were all wonderful. The lobster bisque was the... More 

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Latham, New York
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We wanted Italian one night and decided onLa Bella Vita - we decided on wood fired pizza for dinner and it was delicious. This restaurant is the best kept secret in Bar Harbor- very relaxing - And good service!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, 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, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?