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Viva Fresh Pasta Company

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner
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FRESH LINGUINE, FETTUCCINE OR PENNE
CHOOSE a pasta and sauce build your own combination. ADD ON vegetables or protein ! All entrées come with a SIDE SALAD or CUP of SOUP
Crock $11.0
EGG LINGUINE
cup $11.0
SPINACH FETTUCCINE
Cup & Salad $11.0
BLACK PEPPER FETTUCCINE
Half loaf $11.0
GARLIC & PARSLEY FETTUCCINE
Garlic Bread $11.0
PENNE PASTA - gluten-free
Made off-premise with rice and corn. Gluten-free, vegan
FRESH RAVIOLI & TORTELLINI
CHOOSE a pasta and sauce build your own combination. ADD ON vegetables or protein ! All entrées come with a SIDE SALAD or CUP of SOUP
$12.0
ARTICHOKE HEART RAVIOLI
Made with lemon and parsley in the pasta.
$12.0
SWEET POTATO RAVIOLI
Made with tumeric in the pasta.
$12.0
WILD MUSHROOM & WALNUT RAVIOLI
Made with a garlic & parsley pasta shell.
small $12.0
CHEESE TORTELLINI
$12.0
POLENTA TRIANGLES
Traditional Italian cornmeal "grits" (ORGANIC, non- GMO & gluten-free). Seasoned with roasted garlic & rosemary. V, GF
SAUCES
Pick a sauce to accompany your pasta choice.
ALFREDO
Cream & parmesan cheese GF
AGLIO OLIO
Extra virgin olive oil, fresh roasted garlic cloves, fresh basil & red pepper flakes. V, GF
FRA DIAVOLO
Extra virgin olive oil, fresh garlic, crushed red pepper flakes, marinara sauce...spicy! V, GF
OLIVE & HERB
Green olives, capers & herbs. V, GF
PESTO
Fresh basil, pinenuts, walnuts & parmesan GF
ROMESCO
Fresh tomatoes, almonds, olive oil & garlic with a hint of cayenne. V, GF
TOMATO
Light marinara. V, GF
TOMATO ALFREDO
Half & half, GF
TOMATO VODKA
Onion, roasted garlic, basil & cream GF
XATO
A Spanish roasted almond sauce with olive oil, garlic & cayenne. Medium spicy. V, GF
ADD ON TO YOUR SALAD OR PASTA
$8.0
ATLANTIC SALMON
Cooked to your liking.
$7.0
CHICKEN BREAST
each $2.0
SHRIMP
$2.0
SWEET SAUSAGE
each $1.75
MEATBALLS
Made with beef and sausage
add on $2.0
full side $4.5
SPINACH
Sauteed with garlic
add on $2.0
full side $4.0
BEETS
Roasted and sliced
full side $6.0
POLENTA TRIANGLES
Seasoned with roasted garlic & rosemary. Made with Organic, non-GMO corn meal.
LINGUINE ENTREE SPECIALS
Comes with a side salad or cup of soup
cup $7.0
bowl $9.0
SOUP of the DAY & a SIDE SALAD
$11.0
VIVA MAC N' CHEESE BAKE for LUNCH
A creamy cheese sauce of sharp cheddar, mozzarella, asiago, gorgonzola and parmesean cheese. Accented with garlic, paprika and a hint of chipotle pepper. Topped with a cracker crust and baked to perfection.
$14.0
PASTA BOLOGNESE
A meat sauce with pork, beef, green peppers, red wine, pesto (with walnuts & pinenuts) & a touch of cream.
About
We are "a small neighborhood restaurant (with two floors of dining!) that serves unpretentious fare in generous portions at reasonable prices to a loyal clientele. The mood is warm and friendly. The food is fragrant, earthy and sensual." WHAT IS IN YOUR FOOD? We cook for your enjoyment and for your health! We use only non-GMO Canola & Extra Virgin Olive oil in our sauces. For saute items we also use non-GMO Grape Seed & Rice Bran oil. Our Eggs are organic. Our pasta flour is high-protein non-GMO durum flour. Our corn meal for polenta is organic and non-GMO.
PRICE RANGE
$10 - $30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Italian
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews fresh pasta fettuccine chicken salad warm bread artichoke hearts ahi tuna cannoli baguette soups vodka sauce black pepper small meal the lower level our waiter home made have eaten here several times
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate dinner during a break from First Night celebrations. Viva was very busy, yet still cosy and the service was attentive, unhurried and pleasant. Food from salad to entrees & coffee was delicious.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alison L S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happily anticipated a scrumptious lunch at Viva, hoping it would equal our lunch there on a previous occasion. We asked that our orders be to go. Alas, the pasta was stone cold, as was the sauce. Moreover, for reasons we cannot determine, we felt...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Cafelover98
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my mother and my friend Maria Netti on the night of the Sweetback Sisters Holiday show. The music was a nice mix and quiet enough for chitchat. I had the chicken Parmesan, and it was very good, and then t...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alan D
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We met out of town friends here for Friday dinner before attending a show across the street. Service was friendly, knowledgeable, and efficient. Our waiter inquired about our post-dinner plans so that he could ensure we weren't late for our show. We all enjoyed house...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SkyKingBoston
Reviewed August 11, 2018

We were recently here on our annual visit to friends and this little place never fails us. There are pastas and sauces and possibilities. The array of choices is so large that it is hard to make a choice. it's a mix & match operation...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank WearArtThou
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Viva has been off and on for us over the years. Kitchen, food, service at times great, and at times problematic. But the last two times we have been (summer of ‘18) all has been fantastic! Salads - beet with Gorgonzola, arugula with apple and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Noromebound
Reviewed June 7, 2018

Service is friendly and professional. Muscle appetizer with pesto sauce was fantastic! Always have to have the Gorgonzola garlic bread. Wine was Renata Pino Noir and we topped it off with bread pudding better than my grandmothers!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Foodislife204
Reviewed May 27, 2018

The freshly made pasta served al dente is the raison d’etre for this fine little restaurant, and of all the pastas, the black pepper fettuccine reigns supreme. It, or any of the other pastas, can be enjoyed with a variety of sauces. All that I...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank RalphH42
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

Homemade pastas, sauces and soups, all really tasty. Good wine list. For lunch the price is really reasonable. For dinner, its a little pricey. The service is usually really good, but the last time I was there, they were just and the service was soooooooo...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Havalemon
Reviewed May 8, 2018

Loved the freshly made penne in tomato vodka sauce with a couple of meatballs. Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Reservation necessary before 7:00 on evenings when there is a performance at theater across the street. Also best to park behind the park on other side...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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BAN1210
May 2, 2017|
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Response from VivaFreshPastaCo | Property representative |
Hello BAN1210, This is Kristina, the manager at Viva. We can accommodate many large groups either upstairs or down. We have very few restrictions as to time and day of the week. Please feel free to call the restaurant and... More
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