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Vivo Ristorante

#136 of 1,143 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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7400 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-6170
+1 919-845-6700
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over priced , they made 2 mistakes on our receipts and the only reason they corrected was because we caught them. We waited for too long for our food/bread .Me and my family don't care about going back there again .

Thank haltam25
Level Contributor
163 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Various members of the family have run restaurants in Raleigh/Cary for perhaps 20 years. Always good solid food, pizza, sandwiches, salads, pasta, ... Not fancy, but tasty and enjoyable. Pleasant interior, pleasant servers, nice place to eat.

1 Thank Hank8Raleigh
Raleigh NC
Level Contributor
86 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2017

My fabulous hairdresser, whose shop is around the corner, told me about Vivo after my last cut. We have been THREE times in the last month! The first visit, I was getting a terrible cold. I ordered the Stracciatelli soup and Grandma's Margherita pizza to go. Let me tell you that the soup worked a miracle. It is perfectly flavored... More 

1 Thank PlannerRaleighNC
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Level Contributor
105 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

We came here to celebrate a family member's birthday. The restaurant, recommended to us by a native, was a great choice. The menu had a good selection without trying to be an every-Italian-dish-for-every-person place. Our server was friendly and casual, and came back often to check on things. I had a great glass of white wine, and others enjoyed their... More 

1 Thank Dianna W
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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151 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed February 26, 2017

Our table was situated where I could watch a master chef make meatballs just like I do. The pasta dish was cooked al dente, not overdone and mushy. I believe that my grandmother and mother would enjoy almost anything on the menu. The variety of food was superb: gluten free, vegetarian as well as regular (?)choices were listed. Specific questions... More 

1 Thank Madeline103119148
1 review
Reviewed February 25, 2017

I really don't understand all the great reviews about this place. My family and I had a TERRIBLE experience. Restaurant was very busy on a Sat night around 7 pm. We literally sat at the table for an hour before the BREAD even came to the table. The excuse was that our bread was stolen twice (are you kidding me?)... More 

Thank Phil P
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level Contributor
107 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to this restaurant. Each time was excellent! The wait staff is well trained and the service was great each time. The food is excellent, in fact it seems like home made with fresh ingredients. We had the stuffed mushrooms this time, very good with great complimenting sauce. The Cinnell's Famous pizza is promoted as a... More 

1 Thank George O
Raleigh, North Carolina
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176 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Place was once quiet even on a Saturday night. Now it is busy and it deserves to be busy. Big menu of Italian specialties. So far, every dish made to order. Good veal. Excellent loaf of bread with olive oil....except for a substituted focasia?? on Feb 11. Good service. Moderate noise level. Parking is tight but there is plenty more... More 

Thank 09Raleigh
Level Contributor
116 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

This evening I chose the Pollo Milanases. Our server suggested the Solosole Vermentino. I was so delighted with this wine and found it to be the perfect pairing for the meal. I was blown away by the simplicity of the dish yet the depth achieved by the Basalmic reduction. I would have liked more grilled red peppers but over all... More 

Thank Sharon M
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Friendly prompt service. Great atmosphere. Food is delish!!! Fresh and wonderful flavors. Calamari appetizer best we have ever had and we have eaten it at Vivo's twice. Penne Rustica is fantastic, meatballs are divine, homemade desserts are heavenly. We have been twice since our daughter moved to Raleigh and cannot wait for our third trip!!! Highly recommended.

Thank christiehales

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7400 Six Forks Rd, Raleigh, NC 27615-6170
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-845-6700

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