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“Hasn't missed so far”
Review of Vivace

Vivace
Ranked #37 of 2,306 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $25
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Vivace Restaurant and Bar is one of the best inner city restaurants Auckland has to offer. The environment is lively, offers a warm ambience with excellent table service, a superb wine list and a menu which caters for diverse palates.The food is always of a high quality. Vivace’s food is unmistakably Italian and Spanish. We offer a full al-a-carte menu and for those wanting a more casual approach to eating, Tapas are available throughout the day.
Auckland, New Zealand
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Hasn't missed so far”
Reviewed February 24, 2014

I've been ging to Vivace for years - for work and private purposes. The mix of hot and cold tapas. and larger plates, coupled with an always interesting wine list, makes it an easy central city option. It's also fine for a quick drink in the bar area. I recommend it to others very happily. Five of us had a very pleasant night there last night, and the two overseas visitors enjoyed themselves. The balcony is a good spot on a warm evening.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Mariategui
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Steve M, General Manager at Vivace, responded to this review, February 26, 2014
Hi "Mariategui"

Thank you for being a loyal supporter of Vivace over all these years, and bringing international guests to dine here.
You can definitely tell by your review that you have seen every part that Vivace has to offer.
Hope to see you again soon.

Cheers Steve
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  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Korean first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
york pa
Level 5 Contributor
47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Delicious second storey dining”
Reviewed February 13, 2014

Eclectic neighborhood; would definitely recommend the Harissa lamb, risotto, gnocchi & spaghetti w chili prawns...

Visited November 2013
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Thank canadianlindy
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Steve M, General Manager at Vivace, responded to this review, February 17, 2014
Hi Lindy,

Thanks for the feedback and your recommendations, the spaghetti is one of my favourites as well.
Hope to see you again soon.

Cheers Steve
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Napier, New Zealand
2 reviews
“Great as always”
Reviewed February 7, 2014

Great food and great service. This is always an excellent place for a casual after work dinner. Well priced for the quality food you can get.

Visited February 2014
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Thank Napier2014
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Steve M, General Manager at Vivace, responded to this review, February 10, 2014
Hi,

Thanks for taking the time to give us the thumbs up.
We all really appreciate it and the staff walk around a little taller each time.
Have an great week.

Cheers Steve
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London, Canada
Level 4 Contributor
48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Hidden gem”
Reviewed February 4, 2014

Great food, lively atmosphere. Unexpected gem. You might miss it if you don't look for the staircase. Not accessible.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank Janet M
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Steve M, General Manager at Vivace, responded to this review, February 10, 2014
Hi Janet,

I am so glad you had an enjoyable evening. I hope we can look after you again soon.
Please tell your friends so they know where to find us. (also we do have a back entrance with a ramp if any of your friends need).

Cheers Steve
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Still going strong”
Reviewed December 9, 2013 via mobile

Work Christmas party- a large crowd but everything was great. A big open space but our area felt private and was quiet enough for conversation. High quality food and friendly staff. Would strongly recommend even after all these years!

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Thank Jackboswell
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Steve M, General Manager at Vivace, responded to this review, December 11, 2013
Hi Jack,

Thank you for taking the time to share the love for Vivace.
I am glad that you had a great work do and you were well looked after.
Hope to see you again on another occasion.

Thanks Steve
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