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Via Vite

Certificate of Excellence
Central Business District
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520 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3103 (On Fountain Square, Fifth & Vine Streets)
+1 513-721-8483
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 2:00 am
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

What a nice find in downtown Cincinnati. We were in town for baseball, staying at the Renaissance. Found recommendations regarding Vie Vita on line and it was a short pleasant walk from our hotel. We were welcomed warmly by the hostess and immediately seated. We had a reservation, but it was obviously a slow night. Our waitress, Awar, made a... More 

1 Thank Claire L
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159 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely dinner here for my birthday. The food was exquisite, and the atmosphere as well. Definitely a great place to go for a special occasion. Highly recommend the gnocchi.

Thank cincyfoodsnob
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We entered the restaurant wanting to sit on the outside patio which was empty. We asked the host if we could eat outside and he aid no they are closed out there. My wife asked why the host said "I don't know". Really? O.K. we asked fora table in the half empty restaurant and host said 45 minutes to wait.... More 

Thank Gary M
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in June. We ordered five courses, sharing some, and each dish was excellent. We had their eel appetizer and lamb shank, and Creme brûlée. The service that night was not great, but the food made up for it.

Thank celesteb936
Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service. Bartenders are friendly and make marvelous cocktails!! Highly recommend for a night in downtown Cincinnati

Thank G5750ECnancyh
West Liberty, Ohio, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very classy upscale restaurant. We ate dinner and it was excellent. The food was freshly prepared with fresh ingredients. You could tell the chef cared about each dish. The wait staff was excellent also.

Thank Debbie E
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice variety of Italian food like salads, pasta's and pizza. Has a broad selection of wines from all over the world in different price classes. Friendly staff.

Thank Els Sleven
Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely place to escape the heat of summer for brunch. Food was delicious. I had the Tuscan breakfast, others in my party had the french toast and pancakes with berries. I'd say (as with many places to eat) brunch and lunch are better value than dinner.

Thank Christina J
Cincinnati, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite spots to eat on the Square. Their outdoor dining is sweet and overlooks Fountain Square for a great people watching. My friend loves their lasagna, I love their salmon and we both love their pizzas. Have never had a bad meal there. Excellent service too.

Thank 442vickir
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While the food is tasty and flavorful, the amount paid for the food received is an atrocity. I cannot recommend Via Vite.

Thank deejal

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $50
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
10:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 520 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45202-3103
    (On Fountain Square, Fifth & Vine Streets)
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cincinnati>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +1 513-721-8483

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