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Va Bene Caffe


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$12 - $30
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Before heading out of town, we found this place and couldn’t be happier! Food was fast, fresh and tasty. Love the location right on the lake, even tho it was dead winter. I had the Italian sausage soup, my husband had a panini and daughter...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We really loved this place. The entrees were perfectly sized - not too big and not too small, completely delicious and reasonably priced. It was incredibly crowded the night we went but the service was great.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jeax2
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cold snowy day - got to sit next to fireplace - great limoncello martini - huge pasta selection - will come again

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A small Italian restaurant, just as charming as you would expect. They do not take reservations for parties of less than 5, so plan to wait or get there early. After a 1/2 hour wait, our party of 4 was lucky enough to be seated...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank HKK_13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For my family, this is a special occasion visit. We love the pastas, sandwiches and salads...and always have the gelato at the end. Lovely meals everytime.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank dandilionfluff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a cold January night, we found people waiting to get into Va Bene. The maître d let us sample a wine before we committed and we enjoyed a beet salad, angel hair pasta and a sirloin. The full moon made Lake Superior splashing on...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BaldEaglemn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We sat in the cafe area so it lost a little in atmosphere but the food was excellent. Goat cheese toasts, excellent pasta and bread. Just wish I hadn't been pregnant at the time so I could have enjoyed some wine.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank pumpkinsunshine
Reviewed January 1, 2019

We had reservations for New Year's Eve. Because there were five of us, we were seated upstairs in their private party room. This meant we had to leave the restaurant and go back outside and through a separate entrance to get upstairs....and we were left...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank memorybookmom
Reviewed December 23, 2018

The restaurant is small and cozy. Parking is hard to find if the restaurant is busy so be prepared to park off street or even a few blocks away. My family ordered the following: -Alfredo - Tasted rich and creamy, the way alfredo is supposed...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank trueplis
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

One of my other favorites in Duluth. VaBene not only has a killer location with views that would make any traveler drool, but the food is on point as well. From the family recipe for focaccia, antipasta, panini, entrees and pasta they always deliver. It's...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Nathan W
February 10, 2017|
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Response from Mary Kay B | Property representative |
Not required but always a good idea to insure you have a table at the time you prefer.
Jessica A
February 23, 2016|
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Response from MrMoore101 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jessica, It would be best to make a reservation! Please give us a call at 218-722-1518
June 14, 2015|
Response from MrMoore101 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes! 218-722-1518
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