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La Bella Vita Ristorante

123 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1137
+1 207-801-3979
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (19 reviews)
“tuscan salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
123 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1137
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the Holiday Inn Regency location, and while the food was good, it was also pricy. Many staff members were less than engaged with their customers.

Thank grandmanurse4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was in the lobby of our hotel...the breakfast buffet was the best ever, and they didnt charge us anything for our one year old, the little smoothies are so yummy and its pretty fancy with smoked salmon and quiche, cake, croissants, and coffee is...More

Thank Saraemsweet
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Glad to hear you enjoyed everything. Sincerely sorry for the over charge-they try very hard to get everything 100% correct and I am sure it was an oversight. Thanks for the heads up on that and hope to see you again on your next trip...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Waitress was nice but had no experience with wine. I had Lobster bisque and hubby had Caesar salad and both were excellent. Then he had veal parmigiana and I had crab and lobster stuffed ravioli. He liked his entree alright but my ravioli was underwhelming....More

Thank Kay V
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments especially as we continue to train our staff some emphasis areas are great to work on. Sorry you did not like the lobster ravioli-it will be addressed. Hope you give us another try when you visit Bar Harbor again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had one dinner and one breakfast at the hotel's restaurant during our stay. During dinner the restaurant serves Italian food. It is very convenient as you don't have to drive or take the shuttle to down town Bar Harbor. The Italian food was good...More

Thank sheimar
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Glad you stayed in and tried the restaurant for both meal periods-the view never gets old. Please come again on your next trip to town

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We are dinner here as it was the restaurant hotel. The view of the Maine Coast is spectacular and it was the best part of our meal. Service was attentive, keeping glasses full and the meal moving. The dining room ambience was lacking. The chairs...More

Thank bambert
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We recently visited La Bella Vita and we're very pleased. The view is breathtaking and the food is outstanding. Our server, Ralston, was phenomenal. He was attentive and helpful. He provided great recommendations, and everything from appetizers to dessert was delicious! We will definitely visit...More

Thank Amanda O
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Very nice atmosphere as dining room overlooks the water. The setting is very nice - quiet, low lighting. There were some families dining but the noise level was never a problem. Our waitperson, Brooke, was pleasant and attentive. The menu is large with many typical...More

Thank Marti P
Management response:Responded 14 August 2017

Marti-thanks for the nice review and for noticing Brooke's service. Please visit us again when you come back to Bar Harbor

Reviewed 10 August 2017

I had the gluten free pizza and it was great. The bartender and pizza maker were both very nice. The agave lemonade is wonderful too - not sugary at all. I spend half the year in hotels, and La Bella Vita was a nice find,...More

Thank jlctrip
Management response:Responded 12 August 2017

Thanks for your comments and appreciation of our wonderful staff

Reviewed 9 August 2017

In the Harborside Hotel, this place is pretty and has it all. A wide range of choices of food but try the chicken piccata or the pizzas. Mike is a friendly and efficient waiter and Sean the bartender remembers you and what you have to...More

Thank frequenttraveler051
Management response:Responded 12 August 2017

Glad to see your name pop up at more than one of our locations and that your experience was a pleasant one here as well. Please visit again and thank you

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Beautiful views from the restaurant, our waitress LAURA was amazing. She was very pleasant, knew the menu every well and was very helpful and attentive. She made our first day at bar harbor regency excellent.

Thank Gina D
Management response:Responded 9 August 2017

So glad you enjoyed everything including Laura's service. Hope to see you again when you visit Bar HArbor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1137
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-801-3979
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