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“Enjoyable” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Bella Vita Ristorante

La Bella Vita Ristorante
Ranked #38 of 143 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Portland, Maine
2 reviews
“Enjoyable”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2012

We stayed 2 nights with a package that included a dinner and breakfast for each night. We both agree staying 2 nights is a great idea over just 1 night to appreciate the food and stay. The breakfasts were good - fresh and well prepared. The dinners were excellent. Every course was delicious. Great quality and presentation. Outstanding & friendly service too. We left feeling very satisfied only wishing we had another day there to enjoy another choice from the menu.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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  • Dutch first
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English first
kidderminster england
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163 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Tasty Italian”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2012

Nice food and wine with friendly staff.Disappointed that my main course was bought to the table before I had finished my starter.This makes the meal feel so rushed as you have to gulp down what you are eating.It seems to be a common practice in America and I hate it.Restaurant has a nice atmosphere in pleasant surroundings.Expensive for what we had soup and spagetti bolognaise

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank paulineclifton
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Sewickley, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Serious Italian from Nona's kitchen”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2012

We had cheese, olives, and pate for appetizers. Very savory antipasto served with bread and oil.Being a Swedish girl, I always request butter. The swordfish was excellent, as was my Chicken Parm. The lasagne not so much. No cheese inside. All the deserts were great. I enjoyed the cranberry apple crumble served with ice cream.

Visited October 2012
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Thank Laura2373
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Colorado Springs,CO
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Lunch at La Bella Vita Resturant”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2012

As a former senior officer in a global corporation I'd rate the restaurant overall as outstanding. Moreover, I rate the service, cleanliness, food quality, preparation, and portion sizes as outstanding as well. There are no restaurants in Colorado Springs that top this one. In fact, La Bella Vita Ristorante is in a class among the best in cities like Chicago, Milwaukee, and West Palm Beach Florida. This is where I would take important clients and cherished family members.

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Rudy R
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Boston
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Dinner for two, upscale”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2012

Good Italian food in a small dining room. Service was average, and the dinners were a bit pricey. Two glasses of wine and two pasta dinnrs, one appetizer, brought us up to about 90.00 (we accidently bought "still water"). If you would like to get out of the hubbub and go a little upscale, I highly recommend the food here.

Visited October 2012
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