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Vivace Ristorante

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1910 Ralston Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-1736 (Alameda de Las Pulgas)
650-637-0611
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Doing business

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good place to go

crowdy place for sure but worth going! Italian cuisine is good, wine selection is well balanced. Count for 50-60 $ per person for appertizer/main Course + glass of wine

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Pascal38000
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Grenoble, France
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  • Doing business
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49 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Grenoble, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

crowdy place for sure but worth going! Italian cuisine is good, wine selection is well balanced. Count for 50-60 $ per person for appertizer/main Course + glass of wine

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San Mateo, California
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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

They had a special Brunch menu in addition to regular lunch menu. Several choices of eggs. Mimosa's and Bellini's with free refills, very pleasant

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San Francisco, California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Tried this place a few years back and really did not like it at all - tried it twice in the last month, and had 2 excellent meals.I love Ossobuco and so I decided to try their version - they make it from bison, and it was really delicious. The breads here are great also - I'd skip the Caesar... More 

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Belmont, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Most of the items on the menu are delicious. We have enjoyed dinner there many times over the last 15 years. My friend had a sixty fifth birthday with thirty people there. The appetizers and dinner was just outstanding. It is a little pricey but worth it

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Harpenden, United Kingdom
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170 reviews 170 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This was a midweek lunch and we were reasonably time constrained. The whole experience was excellent, from start to finish. From the welcoming smile at the door you knew that the meal was going to be a pleasurable lunch. We had one of the pizzas shared as a starter and it was simply deliciious, broccoli, cheese, fresh tomatoes, just delicious... More 

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Seattle
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90 reviews 90 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I was glad we had reservations because the place was packed at 7 p.m. on a Friday. By 8:30 tables were available. Even though it was hopping busy, we got a booth and had no trouble hearing well enough to have a good conversation. Service was everything you could want. The menu had plenty of Italian choices but not so... More 

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Gold River, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Three of us came for early dinner (5:15) on a Wednesday night, and they filled up by 6:00. Food is served in classic Italian style with separate courses. We chose Crispy Shrimp Rolls, Caesar salad, Orecchiette, and Penne con Salsiccia. The olive oil and vinaigrette served with the bread was wonderful, containing little pieces of olives and mushrooms. Our dinner... More 

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El Dorado Hills, CA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Loved the food, my chicken entree was great. Wine served for our group was jsut OK but the Pinot we ordered later was much better.

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Paradise, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Thank you to Michael for letting us host a "Toys for Tots" charity event with the US Marines. Having said that, there is no bias in what follows; The staff were courteous and efficient and the food that kept on coming all night for our event was of the highest caliber. Afterwards 12 of us sat down to dinner, I... More 

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Austin, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

My son and his wife were anxious to try this restaurant so when I visited we all went. The highlight was the appetizer, Arancini (pistachio stuffed rice balls) - excellent! It sorta went downhill from there. Son got the Pansotti al Fiorentine and it was so-so, d-i-l got gnochhi and it was very salty and not very good. I tried... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1910 Ralston Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-1736
    (Alameda de Las Pulgas)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: 650-637-0611

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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