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#39 of 1,121 Restaurants in Raleigh
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4209 Lassiter Mill Rd Ste 115, Raleigh, NC 27609-5882 (Six Forks)
+1 919-787-7747
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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173 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had reservations at a steakhouse in Raleigh, but upon arriving, found they had a set menu which could not be shared. Not wanting so much food, we left and eventually found our way to Vivace. They also had a set menu, but allowed us to share. I found this very accommodating. The food was excellent and the service was... More 

Thank jtbeknott
Saint Louis, Missouri
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch was delicious. We started our meal with their bread and a white bean purée. Their bread is delicious. They were very kind to let our teenage daughter order off the kids meal. It was a perfect portion for her. She chose the spaghetti and meatballs. Our other daughter split with me the Caesar salad and four cheese ravioli. The... More 

Thank AveryGirls
Leland, North Carolina
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174 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is always crowded, but we went without a reservation anyway. We were offered 3 seats overlooking the food prep area and it was a very interesting time. Seeing how everyone works together to make great meals was great fun. Our food was very good as always. They are very open to sharing of dishes and my wife and... More 

Thank Richard B
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223 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not any bad reason for not coming back. Really glad we did. Inside in winter is noisy but we made it. FOOD IS EXCELLENT! Who would think of (or like) a Brussels Sprouts appetizer?? We'll, they did..and it was excellent! We'll be back soon (oh yeah, entrees all excellent!)

Thank 1econ
Rocky Mount,NC, United States
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last week we had dinner here; yesterday we had lunch with my sister and brother in law. Both experiences were excellent. Vivace is a bustling place, particularly at night. On both occasions the servers worked together to insure excellent service. The dinner entrees were excellent as was our lunch panini and pizza. We definitely will be back.

2 Thank William Lee H
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Whenever I am in Raleigh and I was GREAT Italian food , I go to Vivace. This is NOT a chain, the food is authentic, a culinary treat and the service is spectacular. The food off the menu is constantly good and the specials are OFF THE HOOK!!!

2 Thank scottyh77
Greenville, North Carolina
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We are in our 60's and find the lighting makes it difficult to read the menu and the noise hard to carry on a conversation. Having said that I went with a younger friend this week who loved the ambience including the level of sound! The food, as always, was wonderful. I enjoyed a veal dish with ravioli and mushrooms.... More 

1 Thank Kathy K
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Went to Vivace for first time for dinner on a weekday night about 6 pm. Very easy to get a table at that time--later the place fills up. We don't go out for Italian food often since it seems so heavy, but after familiarizing ourselves with the menu, we both ordered a dish from the primi course. I had been... More 

Thank GalacticTrotter
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99 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Went on a Friday night. It was busy, but we got a table fast. The food was delicious. The pasta tasted homemade. This is a trendy restaraunt although it has been there for many years, it hasn't lost its status. The wait staff is attentive and are top notch. They also have a bar that young professionals go for cocktails.

Thank Alan27605
Zurich, Switzerland
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407 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Here's a great informal restaurant with a good kitchen & nice style. Wide ranging menu includes fish as well as meat.. & I chose fresh grouper which coming in at $28 was relatively expensive compared to my partner's clam linguine at $19.. His was outstanding so get reported . We chose a beef carpaccio ( had been pre-cut & refrigerated... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4209 Lassiter Mill Rd Ste 115, Raleigh, NC 27609-5882
    (Six Forks)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-787-7747

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?