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#39 of 1,115 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 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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New York City, New York
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!!!

Thank scottyh77
Greenville, North Carolina
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62 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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 

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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73 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 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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408 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 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 

Thank John N
Bryne, Rogaland, Norway
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Vivace gave me a splendid pasta with chicken followed by pastry in caramel sauce. Especially the latter was super-duper, and all in all I will come back. A small thing might be that my server was to busy, but that didn't ruin the food!:)

1 Thank Jonathan T
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Our group of six had a pleasant, but not overwhelming dining experience this past weekend. It was a bit noisy, mostly from the music playing, not others talking. Waiter was cordial and on task, but did nothing to suggest that we were special or that he could make this one night special for us. One of the pasta dishes was... More 

Thank JohnRDU
Emerald Isle, North Carolina
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

The beautiful decor adds to the great food and service we received! This is a great place for a first date, Anniversary, or just a great place to meet up with friends!

Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We have dined at Vivace many time. Food is always wonderful and service is great. Very nice atmosphere, great for date night or get together with friends.

4 Thank KHH97
Morrisville, North Carolina
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Ordered the Vivace salad with grilled chicken- yummy! My friend ordered the Caprese salad and she said it was great - lots of mozzarella. Great service, attentive but not too much. $15 without a beverage is more than I usually spend for lunch so I don't go very often.

1 Thank foodiefantwo

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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, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, 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?