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317 Bay St, Brighton, Bayside, Victoria 3186, Australia
+61 3 9596 9511
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • 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 3 days ago via mobile

We celebrated a family event at Vivace and were greeted with warm smiles and attentive service. The wine list here is extensive and we enjoyed a bottle of New Zealand's finest. The waiter allowed us to share a few entree's so we could taste a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and myself decided to go out for lunch as we were in Brighton We looked on Trip adviser took their advice and went to Vivace Restaurant We were not disappointed at all_ food service and atmosphere first class Took the waiters advice on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to celebrate my husbands birthday. Have been before but not just the two of. Opted for two meat dishes that were both pleasant, well cooked but not exciting considering the price. Girls who served were delightful. The main male waiter however was quite annoying....More

Thank shosh22
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was very excited to attend Vivace for dinner - location, reviews, photos all looked great. We arrived and all still good. Friendly staff, lovely ambience, full restaurant. That's where it then becomes average. All the hallmarks for a great evening and let down by the...More

Thank tank888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Another superb meal at Vicace. Having enjoyed steak and lamb dishes in the recent past, I sampled a pasta this evening. Terrific. The bread baked on the premises is also outstanding. The service is friendly and professional and the managenent make generous offers to regulars....More

Thank RobertLionel59
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent venue, excellent food, upon payment of Bill, they did not accept a valid 'Best Restaurant' Gift Card value $100

Thank Foodglutton
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Easy to see why this place is the highest ranked in Brighton. We were lucky to secure a reservation on the day. Who would’ve thought a restaurant would be packed on a Monday night?! The service was friendly and welcoming. A waiter produced a kids...More

Thank mister_eman10
Reviewed 22 September 2018

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

Thank jjj733
Reviewed 22 September 2018 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 fierod
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Iwazhere
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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
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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