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Va Bene Caffe

734 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2210
+1 218-722-1518
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good23%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (126 reviews)
“pasta” (128 reviews)
“bistecca” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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734 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2210
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Reviewed yesterday

We've lived in Duluth for a year now, and decided to finally give Va Bene a try. Service was very efficient and fast, so that was much appreciated. The ambiance is terrible if you're at a table in the front of the restaurant. For a...More

Thank Bridget N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Spaghetti carbonara was fantastic. It is a bummer that they don’t take reservations but well worth the wait.

Thank Randy D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I stopped for a quick dinner before hitting the road. We were impressed by the view and the ambiance of the restaurant. Va Bene overlooks the lake and the solarium provided the best view. The bread was delicious. I got the Preferito...More

Thank Ashley S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Va Bene Caffe is a lakeside Italian Restaurant with a fabulous view of Lake Superior. The Spaghetti and salads are wonderful.

Thank AngusDad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are in Duluth, MN. celebrating our 40th Wedding Anniversary. We both felt like Italian so we checked out Va Bene Caffe. We were happy with the warm reception we received and the ambience was wonderful. We had a very special Lake...More

Thank 768bobd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always the food and wine were great! I accidentally said the wrong order and when it came they offered to change it out. First class service and food!

Thank Janelle H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We shared a plate of spaghetti and meatballs. The pasta was perfect and the meatballs were very tasty. The first plate of Focaccia bread is complimentary. We sat in the "porch" area which had a view of the Lake.

Thank Curly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Tripadvisor for providing reviews of restaurants. It really helped us to pick one in Duluth, Minnesota today. Ve Bene is a cozy, casual restaurant overlooking Lake Superior. The first thing we noticed was the smell of a good cooking when we walked in...More

Thank Playaisfun
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Wife and I spent a full day exploring the North Shore Drive up to Tettegouche State Park and back. We hiked for several miles to beautiful waterfalls, historic Light Houses, climbed steep cliffs to get awesome views well above Lake Superior, watched Lake Freighters...More

Thank TNT51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for lunch on the way back to the Twin Cities from Silver Bay on Saturday, September 9 around mid day. We were promptly greeted and seated in the solarium overlooking Lake Superior – fantastic view and a must-have when...More

Thank ViajeroJBW
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Questions & Answers
Nathan W
10 February 2017|
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Response from Mary Kay B | Property representative |
Not required but always a good idea to insure you have a table at the time you prefer.
Jessica A
23 February 2016|
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Response from MrMoore101 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hi Jessica, It would be best to make a reservation! Please give us a call at 218-722-1518
14 June 2015|
Response from MrMoore101 | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Yes! 218-722-1518
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 734 E Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802-2210
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: +1 218-722-1518
  • E-mail
Family owned and operated, fresh from-scratch Italian. Not your nonna's trattoria. Pastas, salads,pizzas, steak, fish, fresh baked desserts and gelato. Full bar, fantastic wine list and specialty cocktails. Perched overlooking Lake Superior with the best views of the lift bridge and harbor. Indoor and outdoor seating.
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