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Salute e Vita Ristorante

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1900 Esplanade Dr, Richmond, CA 94804-4500 (Marina Bay Parkway)
+1 510-215-0803
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Oakland, California, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had dinner reservations for 5:30 since we were taking my 90 year old mother-in-law out for her birthday. We had requested a table with a view, instead we were in a back corner near the noisy bar. Service was slow, the drinks were warm and the food was cold. My Veal Picata was like a little piece of leather.... More 

Thank Annalisa T
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend took us here for dinner after a day of sailing. The friend has been here multiple times and loves it. We did too. Parking was plentiful at 430 on a Thursday, but there were multiple patrons inside. The building looks like an old house, albeit a large house. It's location, right on the Bay Trail, and the water/marina,... More 

Thank Allfunallthetime
Hercules, California
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81 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here as a group of 25. We made a last minute reservation the night before-and they accommodated us and to back-room. The food was great comet the service was right on time and friendly. Awesome views of the Marina. We tried the rissoto and frittata. Great Selections but a bit pricey .

Thank di0nec
Martinez, California
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We came to celebrate mom's 95th birthday and wanted a special experience. I chose this restaurant not only because of the good reviews, but because I wanted to support a business that gives back to the community in a big way. We were greeted warmly and shown to a table with an amazing view of the marina and the San... More 

Thank expagni
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Salute be Vita is my favorite restaurant. The menu selections are nice, portions generous, and service is quick and polite. This evening I enjoyed the Salute salad with pear and crumbled cheese, beef loin medallions with grilled asparagus and roasted potato. For dessert a delicious creme brulee. The meal was delicious and I can't wait to go back.

Thank GenniferET
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102 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

BIG RECENT CHANGES,,, 5pm on Tuesday for early dinner. Only 3 diners so not busy. Old menu was still up on website, but hostess said it is "out of date". Restaurant was recommended by "Check, Please , Bay Area" tv show, so thought i would try because there isn't much in Richmond of good-high quality. I ordered the calamari, $11... More 

Thank cal48boy
Richmond, California
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I'm known for the snark I add to my reviews. I only do this when something is decidedly "off" with an establishment. This missive is going to be devoid of snark since I had a wonderful time. I have known of this restaurant for a very long time. I think I first became aware some time around 2004-5. For whatever... More 

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Arcata, California
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180 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Two friends and I dined at Salute last night. First of all, the view of the water is breathtaking, and the restaurant decor is so tasteful. The wait staff could not be more friendly. And then there's the meal! I had prawns with mashed potatoes, and veggies done just right. Delicious. My friends enjoyed their meals just as much. The... More 

1 Thank Pamwiltravel
Richmond, California, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went on a weekday and after 2pm more or less. I guess it was a slow days but I hears it gets busy sometimes. I would call ahead just in case they are busy.

Thank 2013MBT
Richmond, United States
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

I have eaten hear many times over the past 10 years or so. It is a bit hit or miss sometimes with the food, especially the pasta. I have always been happy with the seafood entrees and would recommend that if you eat seafood. It has a nice bar and good appetizers and drinks for happy hour. The view is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 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: 1900 Esplanade Dr, Richmond, CA 94804-4500
    (Marina Bay Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 510-215-0803
Salute E Vita, remains a home away from home for all lovers of food, art, wine, friends and most of all family, which is who we consider everyone dining with us to be. Our house made desserts, risottos, soups, pasta sauces and salad dressings are created daily. We are best known for traditional homemade Italian fare with fresh and delicious California cuisine. Whether you are in the mood for pasta or a magnificent entrée salad, fresh seafood or steak, you’ll find it here in our 100-year old Cape Cod Victorian that overlooks the marina waterfront with an elegant and welcoming fireplace dining room, an indoor veranda with stunning views of San Francisco or on our outdoor patio overlooking the Bay. We have a saying here, “at the table, no one grows old” So feel the passion for good food, beauty and friends and join us for lunch or dinner; we have your table ready!

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