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La Vita E Bella

401 - 12 Av SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A5, Canada
4032646046
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Ranked #50 of 2,927 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $40 - $60
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 3rd Street SE
Transit: One block North-East of the Victoria Park - Stampede station.
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English first
Calgary, Canada
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59 reviews 59 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We went here last night for the first time. It is located right beside the saddledome (convenient if you have an event there afterwards or otherwise live downtown). They have a patio and indoor seating. The food was superb (they make their pasta fresh everday). My spouse loved the drinks with bourbon. My wine was excellent. I did not love... More 

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We went for dinner in June 13/14 to celebrate a birthday. The restaurant was very quiet for a Friday night so we received the most attentive service. We each ordered an appy, aranchini and pol petite, both of which were HUGE and incredibly delicious! My husband had the risotto for his entree and I had the gnocchi and neither of... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you're in the mood for Italian, this is an excellent choice. I went with a group for a business lunch. We started with a variety of appetizers and all were good. I especially liked the arancini and caprese. The pastas were delicious and seemed freshly made. Our waiter was very good, too. He made recommendations and checked in with... More 

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Medicine Hat, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by my sister in law One word ! Excellent. Great meal, great service, amazing meal. You must try the meatballs ! Great value for the money. I would pay the same amount for meal in Medicine Hat for a chain restaurant and food not nearly as good as this place. Will definitely be back. Amazing !

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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

Went out to celebrate a birthday, staff was very personable & knowledgeable and food was great. A little on the pricey side, but well worth it for a night out.

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Calgary, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

We stumbled upon this place by chance and are we ever happy we did. We didn't have a reservation so we were offered a spot at the bar an hour later. It smelled so good that we decided to wait. The staff were the friendliest ever, they made you feel like an old buddy and it all felt really genuine.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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119 reviews 119 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

the lobster soup was amazing. what more is there to say. Good portions of lobster, I went there for dinner and have been back 3 times since for lunch. Lovely lunch. each get a soup, comes with some fresh bread, and then we split an appy, crab cakes, the caprese salad is nice or a pasta/entree... When we went for... More 

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calgary
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255 reviews 255 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

We love the new detail and classic presentation of a warm and comfortable Italian ambience! Service at the small(four seats) but intimate bar was perfect and very accomodating. We started with signature beers---very nice Italian wine list, and appropriate global selection. Caprese was excellent. Millerighe veal and prosciutto superb and a high-light, polpette stuffed beef balls and ricotta. Featured specialty... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We have been to La Vita E Bella several times, the most recent last night. I believe it is underrated. The setting is very nice, sometimes all the brick and windows make me think it will be cold but last night was chilly and it was great. The staff was very very pleasant. Funny and helpful. The menu is new... More 

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Fort McMurray, Alberta
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013 via mobile

A couple of girlfriends I went there for dinner after seeing Tony Robbins. The wine was fantastic and I quite enjoyed the risotto. I love the ambiance of the restaurant. Being so close to the BMO centre & Saddle Dom they must be well equipped for being fast. It might have been a bit too fast. I would have like... More 

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Additional Information about La Vita E Bella

Address: 401 - 12 Av SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A5, Canada
Phone Number: 4032646046
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 40 - 60
Cuisine: Italian

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