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Vivace Ristorante

1910 Ralston Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-1736
+1 650-637-0611
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“manicotti” (4 reviews)
“polenta” (4 reviews)
“pizza” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1910 Ralston Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-1736
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used to go to this restaurant before it was "discovered". I hadn't been there in years, because at dinner time, the noise level made dinner conversation stressful. However, I recently met a friend there on a Friday afternoon at 1 PM, and it was...More

Thank SanFranciscoVoyager
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a reservation but still had to wait 60 +min. We were seated at a booth for 4 even though there were 5 of us. This led to elbow to elbow dining which was not comfortable. There were plenty of empty tables, just nobody...More

Thank CAC28365
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In a world in which we are constantly looking for “the next best thing”, we should appreciate finding a consistent, reliable, quality dining experience. Although the menu evolves continually (with surprising variety), Vivace is much the same as when we first tried it several years...More

Thank mark3ksm
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Jimmy, was outstanding as it goes for service! Old World style and consummate service! The food was superb, the wine list complete, and very enjoyable atmosphere and ambience. We will be back as long as we are in town. Thank you, and especially thank you...More

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Vivace is a popular neighborhood restaurant. We have been several times. But last Friday, for our group of seven, we were shunted into the back room where there was a Birthday party for a ten year old gal. The screaming and excited young girls( around...More

Thank siptravels2015
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I've made a reservation via opentable. I've arrived 5 minutes earlier. There were a lot of people and I have to wait nearly 30 minutes until finally I got the table. The pasta was kust good, tortelloni alla vivace. The tiramisu was great, I recommend...More

Thank Rapapon
Reviewed 21 October 2017

The restaurant is classy and serves great food. We had a majority of vegetarians in our group and they all had great selections. the wine was great and they have a great selection

Thank Malay P
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Returned again. Still very good. Best to go when they just open. Parking in lot next door. Service is top of the line as is food. Expensive but worth it. Will return..

Thank dcs1755
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This was a surprise in Belmont. A very elegant but casual Italian restaurant with superb food and wait staff. We tried the Chicken Marsala and the Red Snapper. Both dishes were excellent. Tastee and with plenty to eat. The wait staff was always there but...More

Thank mbabill
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I did not dive into the Italian dishes on the menu, just stuck with the tomatoes and mozzarella and the salad. My date had the polenta and she raved about it. Very, very well done. Crisp service, nice pricing, and a great setting. Four stars...More

Thank Marfak
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M. A. G
14 January 2018|
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Response from neiltony | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual
25 May 2017|
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Response from George d | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Call them to confirm.
10 March 2017|
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Response from George d | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. Probably best to call the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1910 Ralston Ave, Belmont, CA 94002-1736
    (Alameda de Las Pulgas)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Belmont
  • Phone Number: +1 650-637-0611
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