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La Bella Vita Restaurant

55 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207.288.5033
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Ranked #33 of 120 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

We went to Maine Oct 11,2014 and stayed at Holiday Inn Regency which was nice but the food in the La bella Vita resaurant was excellent, Nice portions and good flavor. We sat in the bar and had dinner and the service was great. Our bar tender Michael H was great. Took our order, brought us bread, and brought our... More

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Snellville, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

This is a very nice, somewhat expensive restaurant located in the bottom of a really nice hotel (we went to the downtown location). The view of the harbor is great, the help was very friendly, but I thought it was overpriced compared to other places. $24 for chicken parm seems a bit much. I got the lobster salad and it... More

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Dallas, Texas
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Outside dining in this pretty restaurant is great. The view is breath taking, food was great. We had thin crust pizza which was one of the best one I have ever had and after that haddock and spaghetti Bolognese, both dishes were excellent.

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Ellicott City, MD
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It was a very rainy night so we elected to stay in for dinner at our hotel (after finding out that The West Street Cafe had a long wait.) We enjoyed a break from all that lobster with some fine Italian specialties and a nice bottle of wine. It was a very relaxing evening.

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Dls Tx
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Went back this morning just in case yesterday was a fluke There are flies which I reported to the manager. Her response-What kind? My bewildered look prompted-you know, house or fruit? Cuz I want to know what kind. I shrugged, all I know is there are flues in the buffet food area and restaurant which is gross

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Halifax, Canada
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143 reviews 143 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 via mobile

We wanted a break from meat so looked for an Italian restaurant for pasta and this did not disappoint. We both had the caprese salad which was tasty. My husband had the 'build your own pasta' where you can choose your pasta and then your sauce and then the vegetables and meat. He loved it. I had gnocchi and it... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

It was a cold windy night so we decided to eat at this restaurant since it was at our hotel. All I can say is WoW!! The food was great, the Chicken Parmesan was so big we split it and it was the perfect amount. The caprese salad was great and the wine selection was good. Our server was a... More

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El Dorado Hills
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104 reviews 104 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We recently had dinner and breakfast at La Bella Vita while staying at the hotel. We were pleasantly surprised with both meals. The calamari appetizer was delicious, My husband thought the scallops were very good and I enjoyed the salmon salad. There was a nice wine selection, especially by the bottle. The breakfast buffet was excellent and included made-to-order omelettes... More

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Dearborn, Missouri
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87 reviews 87 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We had such a delighful italian meal here. It's a beautiful restaurant right in the harbor. Fantastic views. The staff were funny and very attentive. Great for kids too. Had a huge kids menu. You can dress up or dress down, there was no worry. Waiter Afonso was on it and very good. We will definitely be back!!! We loved... More

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Mokena, IL>
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We went to this restaurant for dinner on our vacation to Maine and it was bad. I ordered the pizza and my wife ordered the pan cooked lobster. The lobster was to be a two pound lobster but it was more like eight ounces. I have had better frozen pizzas than the one I was served. The restaurant was beautiful... More

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