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“NIce waterfront restaurant” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Vivi Cafe

Vivi Cafe
15 Piazza Giacomo Matteotti, 15, 25015 Desenzano Del Garda, Italy
+39 030 0991 4950
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Price range: $10 - $49
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Williamsburg, VA
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87 reviews 87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“NIce waterfront restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

A local restaurant next to the water across from the ferry stop in Desanzano. It was reasonably priced, and the food was good. Not gourmet cuisine, but just fine for a substantial lunch or an informal dinner. The pizzas were good, and plenty to eat. Like all the pizzas we found in Italy, they were very thin crusted, with a medium amount of toppings. They all tasted good.

One nice thing about this restaurant was that after our lunch there, they gave us a receipt that included a discount on our next visit. We used that on our last night in Desanzano, when we only wanted a small dinner.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Disappointing”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012 via mobile

Unfriendly staff, long wait for two dishes, quite overpriced and very small portions! To add to that we had to wait an awefull long time just to beable to pay. After that we sadly moved on feeling still hungry! Stay away from this tourist trap!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
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“Welcoming place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2012

One of the good places to eat in Desenzano. Friendly staff and welcoming atmosphere. Just be aware that extra service fee will be added to final bill, but that is like this in nearly all restaurants there.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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20 restaurant reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012 via mobile

Dows what it says on the tin. Lovely food, great location and atmosphere. Service hit and miss but not unfriendly.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Below average tourist tat”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2011

Great location but over priced, not friendly staff, really poor food felt cheated and very disappointed

  • Visited May 2011
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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