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La Bella Vita Ristorante

123 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1137
+1 207-801-3979
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (17 reviews)
“tuscan salad” (2 reviews)
“veal” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
123 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1137
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1 - 10 of 159 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We stayed at the Holiday Inn that is attached to this restaurant. Every morning, we went to the excellent breakfast buffet and enjoyed it very much. Milan was our server almost every day of our stay and he was wonderful to us. So friendly, very...More

Thank sonjamb72
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

So glad you enjoyed all the aspects of the hotel and Milan's service. Please visit us again on your next trip to Bar Harbor

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Sat out on the patio and had an appetizer then dinner and wine. Everything was really good. Lots of yummy choices. Delroy East took really good care of us. We'd certainly go back for more.

Thank Marc B
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

Thanks for a great review and noting Delroy's efforts and hope to see you again on your next trip to Bar Harbor

Reviewed 6 days ago

The breakfast buffet and omelet bar at La Bella Vita was fresh and delicious.The view of Frenchman's Bay is beautiful from every table. I was really impressed with our waiter, Kirk. He was very attentive and genuinely friendly. I will definitely be coming back to...More

Thank PaulaM888444
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Glad you enjoyed your breakfast and Kirk's service. Please visit us again on your next visit to Bar Harbor

Reviewed 6 days ago

We didn't want to anywhere for dinner and we were not very hungry so we decided to eat at the hotel. We ordered a pizza to share and it was just enough and delicious!

Thank _mgmelia48
Management response:Responded 4 days ago

Glad you enjoyed the pizza and please see us again on your next visit

Reviewed 1 week ago

The buffet for breakfast at La Bella Vita is lavish and delicious. Our first day for breakfast at the attractive restaurant in the Bar Harbor Regency was made extra special by the smile and vivacious personality of Laura, our server. She was attentive and answered...More

Thank MaryMontagueSikes
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you for noticing Laura and we will work on the other "smiles"

Reviewed 1 week ago

When we dine out, whether on vacation or locally, my husband and I hope to choose restaurants that have excellent food and service. We stayed a week in Bar Harbor at the Holiday Inn Regency and ate each morning and had dinner at least one...More

Thank wgdillon1
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Mr. & Mrs. Dillon thank you so much for the wonderful review and the shout out to Laura for her wonderful service and personality. We appreciate your comments and hope to see you on your next trip back to Bar Harbor. Thanks againi

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has stunning views of the water. The menu is italian , with a VERY good dinner salad, and great brussel sprout appetizer. Our dinners were ok, not very creative and not tasty enough to say I'd return. Our service was good.More

Thank Jerimisler
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for coming and for the critique as we appreciate al comments in order to improve-sorry I didn't hear what you had for dinner but we will look at all entrees. Hope to see you again so we can show you a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful waitress by the name of Laura, the food was exceptional. I've traveled all over and prefer Italian food, this restaurant excided my expectations, highly recommend eating here.

Thank Sharleene F
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Happy Anniversary and so glad you enjoyed your selves. Laura is exceptional and thank you for noticing. Hope to see you again on your next visit

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for something different, and were very happy with everything, but especially the authentically good-natured service by Laura, our server. She was so nice to engage into conversation, and truly wish her a wonderful career in the hospitality service industry. Great personality and...More

2  Thank ADBig
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us and for acknowledging Laura-she is wonderful. Hope to see you again on your next visit

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The atmosphere and view is about all this place has going for it. The portions are very small and my "veal" parm was really chicken. 9 ravioli is the "full" portion?? If you want a super quiet meal and don't need decent portions then this...More

Thank dposlaiko
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

I am sorry to hear that you did not get what you wanted from your experience at La Bella Vita. I hope you brought your displeasure to someone's attention so that it could be rectified but in any case we will look at what you...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 22:00
Monday
07:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 22:00
Thursday
07:00 - 22:00
Friday
07:00 - 22:00
Saturday
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1137
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-801-3979
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