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Va Bene

Ahwatukee Foothills
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4647 E Chandler Blvd Ste 1, Phoenix, AZ 85048-0424
(480) 706-4070
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Today
11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 31
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food, Great Staff Great Place!!

I was in Arizona this March and discovered through some people that there was a great little italian restaurant. I decided to check it out and was very pleasantly surprised. When I walked in I was greeted almost immediately and brought to a table. The waitress was lovely and I ordered a glass of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Theresa M
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Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

I was in Arizona this March and discovered through some people that there was a great little italian restaurant. I decided to check it out and was very pleasantly surprised. When I walked in I was greeted almost immediately and brought to a table. The waitress was lovely and I ordered a glass of red wine. In the meantime I... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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50 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I like the vibe in Va Bene and I understand it is primarily a wine bar but with the popularity of craft beers these days, you would think they could add at least one tap. Their appetizers are always good but without getting a drink I really want, we don't tend to go there often.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My friend and I go out to lunch every Friday and always try new places we have never been, she had a groupon , so we came, the resturant is beautiful, our waiter was fantastic, the bread was warm and the seasoned butter was addicting, we ordered the pizza with with mushrooms and Italian sausage, I'm from Chicago and very... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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308 restaurant reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My wife and I tried this place for the first time today. We eat lunch out every day and are always on the lookout for new places to try. I can begin by saying my wife, or "fussy eater" as I call her, said this is definitely worth a return visit. The staff was very warm and genuinely inviting. We... More 

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Collingwood, Canada
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70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

4 of us went for dinner - had some happy hour apps - bruschetta, grilled veg's and calamari. The latter was the best wig big portions. The martinis were like a flat soda, seemed watered down. Main courses - chicken with capers tomatoes and black olives quite nice- marguerita pizza was quite good, and the linguini seafood was very good.... More 

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Chandler, Arizona
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

My friends & I come here often for happy hour, then stay to dance to live bands. The food never fails to impress. Favorites are the salad Va Bene, the melenzane (eggplant), & all of the pasta dishes. Food is served piping hot. Wait staff are very professional, although service can be erratic at times. Atmosphere is more upscale, so... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Felt like we were eating gangsta food. :-) Italian food next to a well stocked and secured gun shop. :-) But the Italian was wonderful! Flounder exquisite. Service good.

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Smithtown, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food was good but not outstanding. The atmosphere was very noisy. We were seated in the bar area where there were multiple TV monitors.

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florida
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99 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Came here with my brother in law for his birthday. We ate early (5 p.m.) to accommodate his parents wishes. We were a party of 5, and despite being the ONLY people in the restaurant at that time, we were seated next to the kitchen. Now mind you, since it wasn't busy this wasn't as bad as during peak hours.... More 

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My husband and I met up with relatives here. One relative knew the chef and had made reservations for us. Chef Daniel went ABOVE and BEYOND our wildest expectations. He made dishes specifically for us. (The menu says you can ask them to make anything, and as long as they have the ingredients, they will.) Duck ravioli: superb. Bruchetta: superb.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4647 E Chandler Blvd Ste 1, Phoenix, AZ 85048-0424
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix>  > Ahwatukee Foothills
  • Neighborhood: Ahwatukee Foothills
  • Phone Number: (480) 706-4070

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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