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317 Bay St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
+61 3 9596 9511
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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317 Bay St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Group of 7 for a get together. Some had entrees and some didn't. I had something off the menu as entrée that I can't pronounce but it was delicious. A bit like a well-filled croquet with a tasty mornay-like topping. This was a classy dish....More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve been meaning to to this place for so long and had heard good reviews. Friendly Italian wait staff, food took a little while to come between courses but the quality didn’t disappoint, with a great wine selection also. All in all good quality all...More

Thank Fiero D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very tasty and delicate fresh flavours - the gnocchi was lovely. Definitely recommend in the area. Thank you

Thank Iwazhere
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My family and I went to this lovely place for a celebration, the service was friendly but a little slow to start with . Nice range of cocktails and wines ! The oysters were delicious! All our meals were excellent! The deserts were definitely worth...More

Thank Alexandra D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The event was exceptionally organised, the 3 course dinner accompanied by 5 different Hentley wines have been very palatable, looking forward to receiving the wine order

Thank Michelle T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dined here with another couple. Unfortunately we scored the window seat, which meant we got hit with icy blasts, every time people came and went...and it was a cold Melbourne winter night! The food was all excellent, croquettes, calamari, oysters, tartare were all tasty starters....More

Thank AmandaS0972
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Booked on a Friday night and it was very busy - always book, apparently this place is very popular. Welcomed to our table and the staff very friendly, very informative - great range of wines and food, with a list of specials for the day....More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Have been 3-4 times and always enjoyable. Friendly welcoming and very attentive wait staff. Drinks menu and execution excellent. Love the pork belly and oysters. Great sides and desserts. Will return again.

Thank Finch99
Reviewed 3 August 2018

I have been to Vivace a couple of times over the last 2 years and the standard remains very good. It is a local venue that we attend for special occasions. This time is was my birthday and I was treated to a great meal...More

Thank LeoGuy60
Reviewed 31 July 2018

I used to come here for lunch quite often when i was working but we don't get to Brighton much these days so it's been quite a while between visits. We were the first in but the large room filled up quite quickly. A surprisingly...More

Thank gwegwy
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Robyn D
8 December 2016|
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Response from chrisfav | Property representative |
Good Morning Robyn, thank you for your message. I am happy to organise a voucher for you to collect from our restaurant or I can send it to you via post as a gift. Please contact Vivace on (03) 9596 9511 and we will arrange... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 Bay St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia (Formerly Ristorante Vivace)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Bayside  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9596 9511
  • E-mail
Welcome to Vivace. Our Suburban Italian restaurant (established in 2004) has a very classy and warm atmosphere, with soft and intimate lighting. Professional staff members are knowledgeable about the menu and wine list, and offer a non-intrusive level of service at all times. The tantalising menu ranges from fresh seafood to quality meat, with specials that change daily to keep regular diners happy.
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