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La Bella Vita Restaurant

55 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207.288.5033
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Ranked #29 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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West Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

That doesn't mean it is mediocre though! The atmosphere was nice and the service was attentive. We were staying at the hotel (Holiday Inn) so it was convenient in that we were more than a few miles from the downtown of Bar Harbor. Others my traveling companion and I thought the menu selections were very good and the prices were... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My husband and I stayed at the Harborside Hotel in Bar Harbor, ME for a medical conference in August 2014. Each evening we would stop by the restaurant in the hotel, La Bella Vita for a cocktail before going out on the town :) I have to say David G. is the most personable and friendly bar tender in Bar... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We had room service and drinks in the bar. The pizza we had for room service was fantastic. Made in a wood fire oven to give it that authentic taste. David the bartender was fantastic. Very personable. Great restaurant!

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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

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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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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144 reviews 144 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 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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38 reviews 38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 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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Additional Information about La Bella Vita Restaurant

Address: 55 West St., Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone Number: 207.288.5033
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Bar Harbor
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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