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La Vita Bistro

) #1 of 19 Restaurants in Pinckney €€ - €€€ Italian, European
102 S Howell St, Pinckney, MI 48169-9664
+1 734-878-1111
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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102 S Howell St, Pinckney, MI 48169-9664
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful atmosphere! Delicious food, warm and friendly staff. Highly recommend. A hidden gem in Livingston County!

Thank Blbeckman95
Reviewed 18 July 2017

After a wonderful day boating on Half-Moon Lake a friend and I were looking for a nice place for lunch. We drove into Pinkney and decided to take a chance on the LaVita Bistro. To put it mildly we were pleasantly surprised by this quant...More

Thank Clete B
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

First time at La Vita Bistro , the place is clean , attractive , had great waitress , Jamie. The meal was very good , eggplant parm. Was very good , pizza was very fresh , everyone 👍to their dinner. I would definitely go again,...More

Thank Monica M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

. This small restaurant is cozy and quaint. The booths have an extra high back which make conversations quiet and stay within your area of dining . The food is flavorful with a flair for Italian. Shout out to the bartender on my large,tasty Berry...More

Thank GTO1975
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Have visited this spot several times. Mostly for dinner and have not been disappointed yet. Had brunch one time also very good. It is nice to have a Italian location in downtown Pinckney. Would return for sure!

Thank crlykm
Reviewed 13 May 2017

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner, one that tantalized the taste buds. The service was friendly and fun, the waitstaff attentive without being overly so. The food was wonderful. I prefer to get seafood when I am near the ocean, but I gambled...More

Thank wanderingrev
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Show me the pizza here is amazing regular dishes or a little bit above address average nice out-of-the-way place good service all fashion atmosphere in a nice quaint downtown of Pickney

Thank lakehouse-76
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We dined at the restaurant on a Tuesday and both of us ordered the crab special. We are pleased to tell you and any readers of this review that this was the best crab dinner experience we have ever had. The crab was cooked just...More

Thank WBLaetus
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Grandparents, wife and three kids all stopped in for dinner. The Bistro has good prompt service. The food and drink was excellent as always. We have been here a handful of times before. The ambiance and cost is perfect for a small town italian restaurant...More

Thank billpaison
Reviewed 20 February 2017

It is often difficult to please 9 people with different tastes and preferences for food and beverage; La Vita Bistro managed to do the trick. The menu was varied with adequate choices for everyone's tastes. The wine and beverage selections were more than adequate. All...More

Thank James K
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Nearby Attractions
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5.15 km away
Pinckney Recreation Area - Bruin Lake
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5.20 km away
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4.40 km away
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 S Howell St, Pinckney, MI 48169-9664
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Pinckney
  • Phone Number: +1 734-878-1111
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You will love all the house made favorites including Lasagna, Spaghetti and Meatballs, Scampi, Smoked Mozzarella... Just to name a few. Dinner entrees include soup or a salad. Chef Eirik creates dishes sure to please even the most discriminating of palates. Many of the ingredients he uses are items grown by local farmers. The ambiance at La Vita Bistro is one of comfort and class. You will feel like you are treating yourself to someplace special, but without the high cost of the city. Come as you are, have a family meal or celebrate a special event. The seating area has expanded into the adjoining building and offers a different, more open and casual ambience, while the patio area with its large fire-pit overlooking the park is comfortable and inviting and is open weather permitting. The original dining room boasts large, cozy tall booths for a more elegant and intimate feeling. Wines are available for purchase and carryout also.
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