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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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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice Restaurant !

Very nice ambiance. The chef came to the table to explain about the day's special. The food that we ordered , the starter and main course, had quite nice presentation and excellent taste.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Romi B
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English first
Phoenix, Arizona
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were the first customers, my husband is in a wheelchair and they placed us in the furthest table possible. Which is very inconvenient when you try to leave because you have to ask everybody to move out of the way. The host was very rude and the waiter was not kind. Additionally the food was not good. In general... More 

Thank Yaneth L
Phoenix, Arizona
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44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Stopped in for some apps. The mussels were great. The Bruschetta was tasteless and the bread looked like someone sat on it three days ago. I couldn't believe they'd serve bread that old and bad looking...

Thank AZGT350
Scottsdale, Arizona, USA
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63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

First, this is an absolutely great, authentic Italian restaurant. The bar is such a fun place that we rarely make it to the dinning room. The bartenders are the best- generous pours and friendly conversation. The appetizers are 1/2 for happy hour. The eggplant is to die for and the calamari is so good they should just serve it without... More 

Thank ralphw447
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Very nice ambiance. The chef came to the table to explain about the day's special. The food that we ordered , the starter and main course, had quite nice presentation and excellent taste.

Thank Romi B
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140 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Walk in and sit at the large rectangular bar area and you can smell the flavors of their home made appetizers Italian Style. To many to list they are also half price and great. Then they highlight a premium vodka and pour any flavor of martini for 5 dollars and I mean a very generous pour. There's much more to... More 

2 Thank KDiPiazza
Phoenix, Arizona
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Was out running around on a weekday with my sisters and wanted good quality lunch where we can sit down, relax, eat and drink after a busy day of running around. We came to the restaurant once before to watch a live band. The lunch I must say was amazing! One of my sisters found a groupon right before we... More 

Thank Nounee K
Ahwatukee, Arizona, United States
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

I went in for an appetizer and cocktail. I ordered the clams and the mussels. Both were cooked to perfection. The bartender made a wonderful dirty martini and his service was impeccable.

1 Thank Kevin B
Ahwatukee, Arizona, United States
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197 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The Phoenix metropolitan area has many excellent Italian restaurants and we have tried most. Still, perhaps a surprise to some, the overall best Italian restaurant is located in a small strip center along Chandler Boulevard in Ahwatukee. We have been dining at Va Bene Italian Restaurant Martini & Wine Bar for years. The main dining room is small especially compared... More 

1 Thank Robert V
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Beautiful and pleasant restaurant but the food was not good.. Gnocchi were too salty and lacking any other taste. The fried calamari were too breaded, overdone and fat. The Pizza was not this and crispy and too much cheese on it. The risotto was ok and the wine was great. Maybe the regular chef is not in on a Monday

Thank nilikook
Seattle, Washington
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

After having a number of really nice dinners at Va Bene, we arrived on a Thursday night in May to find a loud party on the patio. This was OK because it was hot so we sat inside near the bar. The bar denizens were also loud. Well, it's a bar. We ordered drinks and dinner. The service was exceptional... More 

Thank RonB44

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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
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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