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La Vita E Bella

#128 of 2,964 Restaurants in Calgary
Certificate of Excellence
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401 12 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A5, Canada (3rd Street SE)
+1 403-264-6046
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11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Calgary, Canada
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went to La Vita E Bella based on the online reviews. We arrived around 6pm and the place was practically empty. We ordered a few of their specialty drinks, they were very nice. Service was friendly but not overly attentive, considering there were only 6 tables. We had to flag the server down to order our mains, filled our... More 

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Thank L M
Cochrane, Canada
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Food was pretty good. A little salty would be the only concern. Tasty and fresh otherwise and reasonably priced

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Thank Bottrel
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We have been to this restaurant several times now. The food is always fantastic, but it was the service on our last visit that prompted my review. I often visit this restaurant with my wife, but on my last visit, I went with some friends just before a Flames game. I booked a table for four an hour before the... More 

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Thank Richard P
Calgary
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422 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed March 12, 2017

While we were waiting for our table, at least three groups of people were turned away. It is a good idea to have a reservation here, especially on a Saturday night. While we waited, we thought that it was a nice gesture that the hostess offered us drinks to purchase. Once seated, we found the server to be very attentive... More 

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Thank GPaCalgary
Calgary, Canada
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed February 27, 2017

My sister came to town with my niece, so my other sister and her family and I decided to get together to share a meal. We decided on La Vita E Bella mainly for location - it's very close proximity to my home. My sister booked on Open Table a few hours before we met, and we had a table... More 

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Thank Joanne O
Calgary, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed December 19, 2016

The linen was heavy and crisp white, the prosecco dry, but with a hint of honey and the wait staff warm and attentive but never intrusive. The room had the air of my resent trip to Italy with it's brick walls and rustic wood floors. We shared caprese salad and bruschetta as our appies. It was fresh and brightly flavored... More 

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1 Thank speak2016
Okotoks, Canada
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed December 13, 2016

The first thing I have to say is superior service! From calling ahead to inquire about parking before the hockey game to our server through the meal, the service was spectacular. Very friendly and welcoming staff. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. Portioning was a good value for the money and the decor inside was great!

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1 Thank DonNJane
Edmonton, Canada
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Thursday evening in November when the Flames weren't playing and had no problem getting a table. The staff were very friendly and the restaurant had a nice atmosphere. I had the soup as an appetizer which was good and clearly made in house. My wife had the caprese salad high she said was also good. I... More 

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1 Thank Jordan S
Calgary, Canada
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed November 14, 2016

This is a favorite close to the Saddledome for a pre-game meal. The meatball appetizer is amazing, and I love the pasta!

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Thank The_CGY_Gs
Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 27, 2016

Very cosy spot. Not so much for quiet and romantic but trendy and fun. The food was well prepared and very tasty! The salads were fresh with the right amount of dressing. The wines were pricy. There should be one reasonable house wine selection for those who aren't real "connoisseurs" of fine wine. Will definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40 - $60
Cuisine
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 12 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A5, Canada
    (3rd Street SE)
  • Public Transportation: One block North-East of the Victoria Park - Stampede station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-264-6046

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