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317 Bay St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
+61 3 9596 9511
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (24 reviews)
“affogato” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
317 Bay St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

White tablecloths and great service with an extensive wine list. We have eaten her several times this year and enjoyed the ambience, food and wine each time. The pasta dishes are delicious. Entree try the calamari and zucchini!

Thank Javv01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant has a good lunch deal $38.00 for two courses plus glass of wine. The food was very good, place well presented with linen table cloths services good.

Thank Cbak748
Reviewed May 16, 2018

We have visited several times before as out of towners but regular guests. Service is always of a high standard, and friendly. There were 6 of us for lunch and 3 people had the risotto. Disappointingly it was only lukewarm, so one of our guests...More

Thank Dilia186
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

I have eaten at Vivace quite a number of times over that past five years and every time I’ve been I’ve really enjoyed myself, never disappointed. Just recently, my husband and I had dinner with friends at Vivace on a Friday night. The menu is...More

Thank MC8DC
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

Love the food, atmosphere and service! The food is always perfectly cooked and seasoned. Great fish,meat and pasta dishes. Keep up the great wotk! Highly recommended.

Thank Rosa Z
Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

Six of us went on Saturday night for dinner We ordered Calamari crumbed with Quinoa and fried . We all shared it and it was delicious . I shared an Eye Fiet & a special Pasta with Crispy Eggplant,Tomato, and Prawns. There were 3 Prawns...More

Thank Evelynne G
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Meeting up with friend for coffee so good excuse for lunch. Very good deal for $39, 2 courses and glass of prosecco, the later was decent. Had the calamari first, nice presentation but a bit soggy. The pasta with scallops and prawns, revealed fresh seafood...More

Thank GastroGaz
Reviewed April 9, 2018

Chris, Andy and the Team make you feel very welcome and the experience keeps getting better. Why travel to the city when you have a restaurant of this standard locally? The food, the service, the wine list and the ambience are all high quality and...More

Thank Humpy222
Reviewed March 28, 2018

he restaurant appears elegant and when entering you feel that you will be in for a real treat. However, the food is average and the staff not attentive.

Thank Janetxxxx123456
VivaceTeam, Manager at Vivace, responded to this reviewResponded April 3, 2018

Thank you for your feedback. At Vivace, we are continually training all our staff to improve and develop to make every customers experience as exceptional as possible. We will address your concerns with our team to ensure your next experience is more optimistic.

Reviewed March 22, 2018

Invited to a birthday lunch to this restaurant last Saturday. Traditional Italian food, Great service and friendly atmosphere. Considering the amount of guest to serve, the food came out very quick and reasonably presented. Taste wise, ticked all the boxes, however, My serving of chicken...More

1  Thank Rosario471
VivaceTeam, Manager at Vivace, responded to this reviewResponded March 26, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We always value our customer's feedback. We take this feedback into consideration to ensure we can improve in the future. We look forward to seeing you and your wife again soon at Vivace.

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Robyn D
December 8, 2016|
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Response from chrisfav | Property representative |
Good Morning Robyn, thank you for your message. I am happy to organise a voucher for you to collect from our restaurant or I can send it to you via post as a gift. Please contact Vivace on (03) 9596 9511 and we will arrange... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 Bay St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia (Formerly Ristorante Vivace)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9596 9511
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Welcome to Vivace. Our Suburban Italian restaurant (established in 2004) has a very classy and warm atmosphere, with soft and intimate lighting. Professional staff members are knowledgeable about the menu and wine list, and offer a non-intrusive level of service at all times. The tantalising menu ranges from fresh seafood to quality meat, with specials that change daily to keep regular diners happy.
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