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901 Hill Avenue & N. Park Road, Wyomissing, PA 19610 (Formerly Toscani Grill)
610-685-5299
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: ViVA Bistro & Lounge is affordable and upscale (yet delightfully casual...
ViVA Bistro & Lounge is affordable and upscale (yet delightfully casual) cuisine & tapas in a beautiful, warm bistro ambience. When it comes to having a "Taste of the Good Life," it doesn't get any better than ViVA's Euro-Mediterranean cuisine, featuring French and Italian cuisines with over 25 appetizers and tapas served graciously in our beautiful, warm and friendly "old world" bistro. We invite you to also join us in our trendy, contemporary lounge setting for live music and entertainment. At ViVA, it's all about great tasting food, drinks and fun, featuring tapas (a Spanish tradition of small plates meant to be shared), fantastic signature salads and paninis, the freshest seafood in town, great Italian pasta dishes, French-inspired chicken entrees, fabulous prime rib, fresh locally-butchered steaks, and ViVA's scrumptious homemade desserts. Our extensive selection of fine of wines, world class ales & lagers, and full bar is the perfect place to kick off your work shoes or share in fun and good company on the weekends. Take a look at our renown list of signature drinks and drink specials! ViVA also provides world-class catering services for your wedding, holiday party, or special event. We offer menu options perfect for entertaining for corporate events to parties and can help design the perfect spread for your special occasion. We also have two locations to host events- schedule an appointment to view and meet with our coordinators!
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    Excellent
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    Very good
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Just OK

We ordered take outs to take back to a nearby hotel. We ordered a salad and chicken quesdilla. The prices were reasonable but nothing spectacular about either dish. Ordered soft pretzes with carmel sauce. The carmel sauce was horrible while the soft pretzel was good but only offered 5 tiny pieces... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
mstrydiner
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Memphis, Tennessee
Top Contributor
193 reviews 193 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

We ordered take outs to take back to a nearby hotel. We ordered a salad and chicken quesdilla. The prices were reasonable but nothing spectacular about either dish. Ordered soft pretzes with carmel sauce. The carmel sauce was horrible while the soft pretzel was good but only offered 5 tiny pieces of pretzel for $5.00. Could find a better value... More 

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Blaricum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I was there for mothers day with my family and we were 100% satisfied with the food and the service. Our waiter was so fast that the first and second dishes were ready after 15 min from the order. The salad side is still big and my salmon was delicious. We also ordered clams, crab cakes and mac&cheese and prime... More 

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Viva was always my favorite restaurant in the area. The last two times I was there the service definitely was not up to their usual standards. A month ago I was there for lunch and had to ask for my salad 3 times, while the rest of my dining companions already had their food. The salad that was finally brought... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Great place to enjoy with friends. Great drinks and bar food/small plates. Service is good but can get slow when it is packed. So order double drinks, relax and enjoy the live music on weekends. This is a fun place with real good ambiance.

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Reston, VA
Top Contributor
133 reviews 133 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This amazing space failed to provide in food and service. Beautiful restaurant. Great space, well-designed. Busy place with live music, but the music didn't have to be blared to hear it and it wasn't so loud you couldn't talk. So atmosphere gets a 5! Unfortunately, our server left much to be desired. After bringing bread and an initial round of... More 

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Rachael R, Manager at Viva Bistro, responded to this review

Hi t8temd - We are sorry to hear that your experience wasn't the best it could be when you visited with us. We also apologize that your service was below standards as well. Do you happen to remember the name of your server, as we would like to look into this further. Thank you again for dining with us and... More 

Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

This is a very noisy place. During lunch and dinner one has to yell to have a conversation. The food is overpriced and very average. The service is consistently bad. I had ordered a Marquita and was presented with some pink drink and an argument when I asked for what I ordered. At least this gave us a reason to... More 

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Maynard, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

...or your meal will be rushed. I was only halfway through my salad when my entree was brought to me. Considering that it was pasta (short fire time), there was no need to hurry me. When it was brought back to me, it was painfully overcooked and over-sauced. Very disappointing.

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Oley, Pennsylvania, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Food and Atmosphere Are very nice. The service was a little slow for a large party. The drinks were excellent and well prepared. Lobster Bisque is amazing

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kutztown, PA
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

It advertises itself as a Tapas lounge but the menu is uninspired, even diner-like, incl. meatloaf & spaghetti w/meatballs.The prices suggest more than it delivers. We expected a bistro but got a chain restaurant. Viva la Marriott.

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Joined this restaurant several times for lunch between August and October. Each time the service was poor, wait was relively long (not busy) and this past visit my lunch was charged double on my cc statement. Thankfully, I had my original receipt so it could be easily adjusted after my SECOND call to the manager. Oh, how I will miss... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 901 Hill Avenue & N. Park Road, Wyomissing, PA 19610 (Formerly Toscani Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Wyomissing
  • Phone Number: 610-685-5299

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, Tapas

Description

ViVA Bistro & Lounge is affordable and upscale (yet delightfully casual) cuisine & tapas in a beautiful, warm bistro ambience. When it comes to having a "Taste of the Good Life," it doesn't get any better than ViVA's Euro-Mediterranean cuisine, featuring French and Italian cuisines with over 25 appetizers and tapas served graciously in our beautiful, warm and friendly "old world" bistro. We invite you to also join us in our trendy, contemporary lounge setting for live music and entertainment. At ViVA, it's all about great tasting food, drinks and fun, featuring tapas (a Spanish tradition of small plates meant to be shared), fantastic signature salads and paninis, the freshest seafood in town, great Italian pasta dishes, French-inspired chicken entrees, fabulous prime rib, fresh locally-butchered steaks, and ViVA's scrumptious homemade desserts. Our extensive selection of fine of wines, world class ales & lagers, and full bar is the perfect place to kick off your work shoes or share in fun and good company on the weekends. Take a look at our renown list of signature drinks and drink specials! ViVA also provides world-class catering services for your wedding, holiday party, or special event. We offer menu options perfect for entertaining for corporate events to parties and can help design the perfect spread for your special occasion. We also have two locations to host events- schedule an appointment to view and meet with our coordinators!
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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