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Vivaldi's

337 Rothesay Avenue, Saint John, New Brunswick E2J 2C3, Canada
506-633-1414
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Ranked #67 of 206 Restaurants in Saint John
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Middle Eastern
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

We have been going to this restaurant for ages and every time we come away pleased. I have never had a bad meal there yet. The prices are reasonable and the food and atmosphere is excellent.

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Saint John, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I have been here for the set lunch a few times and at $15 for starter, main, coffee, and dessert it is a great value. The salmon chowder starter was excellent and the tenderloin steak main was good but over seasoned and looked like it had been pounded thin for some reason.

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Woodbridge, Canada
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78 reviews 78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Found this place accidentally after our disappointment with what we found at Market Square. Prices are very reasonable and food was delicious and portions generous. Nice furnishings and décor. Friendly staff - Emily, good waitress! Good location on a main street & parking.

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Quispamsis
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

By coincidence, I have had occasion to eat at Vivaldi's on three different occasions over the past two months - once for lunch, and twice for dinner. All meals were very tasty and good value for the cost. At lunch, you can order a three course meal for $13.95, and through the week, dinner with warm bread and oil/vinegar, soup,... More

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saint john
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59 reviews 59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

this was my favorite restaurant until we saw mice while eating....the waitress said "what would you like me to do about it"...wrong answer...we asked to speak to the owner Maria but she did not come to address our concerns....they charged us full price for our meal did not apologize and we were appalled....would never go back. what a shame......

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ElieElmajian, Owner at Vivaldi's, responded to this review

Hi , I apologize sincerely as to what went wrong while you were in our establishment, and also very sorry for not responding sooner as I had a personal emergency. Neither Maria or myself were at the restaurant that night. I do not know which server told you that either one of us were available. If one of us was... More

Austin, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Don't waste you time or money in this place. There were 3 other tables occupied at 6:30. Service was painfully slow. Food was painfully bad. Lasagne was meat and sauce between layers if pasta. Only cheese was on top. Entire dish was flavorless. Ate less than half and gave up. Washrooms are in the filthy restaurant next door. Server expected... More

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Halifax, Canada
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013 via mobile

We have dined previously and the food and service were fabulous. This time, not so good. The bread was so tough, it wasn't edible. My dinner was a good sized portion but really tasteless. My husband has the tour of Italy and did t even finish half of it because it really wasn't good. What happened? Our waitress, although she... More

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Rothesay, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

The food is good, but the atmosphere is a bit odd, what with Mother Natures next door---and the waitresses have never filled me with confidence. The view to the parking lot and Rothesay is well....not too romantic. But their Lebanese dishes are worth the visit alone

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Middleton, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

The food was average, but the service and ambiance were poor. The waitress indicated that some things on the menu she had not seen in five years! Numerous items on the menu were not available, and at the same time there were items available that we were not informed about. A very disappointing dinner

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Sussex, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

The food was average to good but the service was poor. The waitress could not even be bothered to show us to our table and was disinterested to the point of rudeness. I won't be back.

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