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Vivo Ristorante

18352 Lessard Rd NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6M 2W8, Canada
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“caprese salad” (26 reviews)
“fettuccine” (28 reviews)
“tiramisu” (15 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
18352 Lessard Rd NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6M 2W8, Canada
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Reviewed 12 October 2016

Wanted to celebrate a milestone birthday in a special way and Vivo definitely delivered on that! the atmosphere is so wonderful, it's electric. The primo dishes started and we had tomato salad and ceasar salad, both impressive. Then secondo was risotto and a gnocci that...More

Thank Brad F
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Probably a good idea to make reservations in advance, as we did. Fills up very quickly. A few problems we found was that there is no noise abatement, it gets very loud . Each table is packed in tightly and you have to talk over...More

Thank RTHolt
Reviewed 20 September 2016

A great place to go for a family dinner. For the appetizers we had the caprese salad and the carpaccio - both were very good. Group sized portions means everyone can have a little taste of everything, which worked well for us. Main course was...More

Thank Travis L
Reviewed 12 September 2016

There was five of us and portions that were suppose to feed five barely fed two. The Cesar salad was soggy and salty. The pasta portions were tasteless, small and very boring. The chicken was tough and tasteless. The mushrooms were soggy tasteless and had...More

1  Thank Connie S
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Vivo Ristorante for a family birthday celebration is it was a fantastic experience. The food is meant to be shared family style so order portions with caution. The plates are superb and everything we tried was great! The kitchen is open so you...More

Thank VictoriaXplorer
Reviewed 28 August 2016

I knew this restaurant was expensive because my wife had been here before. Interesting way to order food for groups and we were a large group. Wine list was extensive with mostly Italian wines and a grouping of non-Italian wines. From memory a bottle was...More

1  Thank PeachlandCalculator
Reviewed 24 August 2016

My wife and I went here for our "Dinner and a movie" date. When you walk in you can see by the decor that this is a serious restaurant, with a very attractive and modern decor. It just screams "high cuisine". The impression is not...More

1  Thank Maurice780
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I went to this restaurant with a friend. The waiter explained the approach of this restaurant which is some form of family dining - large portions. We ordered the grilled Caesar salad, roasted Brussels sprouts and the Branzino. The salad was find but nothing special....More

1  Thank RLMCT
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Vivo is definitely one of the best restaurants in Edmonton. We were able to enjoy Vivo again in mid-June to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The servers are knowledgeable and professional and take the time to explain the dishes when they are brought to the table....More

Thank Jordan S
Reviewed 20 July 2016

On a recent visit to Edmonton to visit our daughter, we were recommended this restaurant because of its 'family' style Italian cuisine. Located in the West end of Edmonton, the restaurant offered a unique style approach. The food was ok, nothing spectacular but noting really...More

Thank Ian S
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14 April 2017|
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Response from buildguy | Reviewed this property |
The prices are in CDN dollars. That is my experience.
5 November 2016|
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Response from Maurice780 | Reviewed this property |
They do not have vegetarian entrees, however if one were to call ahead when booking a reservation, and explain, I think they would try to accommodate these needs. Best to ask the restaurant directly.
Kate O
5 October 2016|
Response from Maurice780 | Reviewed this property |
You credit me with a memory far greater than what I actually have!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18352 Lessard Rd NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6M 2W8, Canada
    (184 St)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton
  • Phone Number: 780-756-7710
  • E-mail
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