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317 Bay St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
+61 3 9596 9511
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck risotto” (8 reviews)
“seafood” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
317 Bay St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Here is a restaurant/cafe you want to visit often. Always friendly, helpful staff and delicious food. Convenient to station, parking even does takeaway if you order especially. Try it, you will be delighted

Thank Dilia186
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I would have rated this restaurant a 5 but for 1 reason ,we found it to be a little noisy otherwise the food and the staff were all excellent my steak was cooked exactly the way I liked (blue) my wife’s barramundi was fresh &...More

Thank Maurice W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a treat to go here. The staff are just amazing and attentive. The food is consistently divine. Seafood linguini and lamb were divine. Lychee martini was divine! Quality and affordable champagne by the glass is also available.

Thank jonescoleman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delightfully attentive staff; menu seasonally evolves but the classics remain. Atmosphere is friendly, adult and convivial , a lovely destination in which to dine in comfort.

Thank Donna W
Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

If you want good service and wonderful food then Vivace will not disappoint. Prices are getting up there so dont expect it to be cheap BUT if you go prepared to spend you will walk away with a smile, determined to return.

Thank Waipatikiqueen
Reviewed September 14, 2017

This restaurant had a wonderful lunch menu with a combination of starters and mains or starters, mains and sweets for a set price. Waiter service was excellent as was the atmosphere. Initially it was quite noisy as the restaurant was quite busy but did settle....More

Thank 227suzie
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

We were invited to join a group If 16 friends at dinner last Saturday night. They organised the first course of some nice small antipasti and then we plus select our mains and desert. (Choice of 3 each). The beef cheek was delicious and the...More

Thank footy8
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has it all the food is excellent. Their special event 2 or 3 course dinners and lunches such as Father's Day are so popular you need to book way in advance. The service is outstanding and wine selection also top notch. Fabulous place...More

Thank Brightonchick_10
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

One of the best in this part of town. Terrific ambience, great service and magnificent food. A particular favourite during middle of winter. First class.

Thank MickeyH3535
Reviewed August 24, 2017

We had a function last night and had a wonderful evening. The staff were lovely and the service was fantastic. Everything was so organised from booking with Lyndall, to the menu and arranging drink tabs for all our team. The food was incredible and not...More

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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, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 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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