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La Vita E Bella

401 12 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A5, Canada
+1 403-264-6046
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (23 reviews)
“caprese” (5 reviews)
“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
401 12 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a business dinner here, so I'm talking 12 to 14 people. We had great service and the food was very very good. Highlights included the bison, the spare ribs and the cheesecake for dessert. Nothing traditional about any of them and the presentation,...More

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Caprese salad, meatball appetizer, and bread were all excellent as were our cocktails. Both entrees, wife's linguini and my gnocchi, were extremely salty (and I like salt) and oily. We were disappointed but would probably give it a second try. We were there for a...More

Thank DocBobTemple
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took my mom for mother's day dinner here and we both really enjoyed it. The interior space is not stuffy and suffocating, despite being on the darker side. Our server was very pleasant and friendly and was quick to take our orders. The food...More

Thank L6457SRelizabethm
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Love this place. Have never been disappointed. It was a slow night and we had the manager serve us. He was awesome. Food was so tasty and great portion size! Atmosphere was perfect. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Was at the BMO Center for a conference and took clients out for lunch at La Vita it was so good that I went back with different clients the following day! The parpadele ragu were just the best!!! Thank you!

Thank SebVancouver D
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

My kids and I decided to have Mother's Day lunch here. Food was amazing, everything is made in house and fresh. We had a small hiccup and the manager was amazing at correcting the problem, he truly cares about the experience which made the difference...More

Thank Cubacrissy99
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Really nice authentic Italian food, great atmosphere. Service is a bit on the slow side so don't stop in if you're in a rush.

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

I wish I could give it a 3.5 star. The servers all seemed quite lovely, but the manager was rude, had no smile, and placed us in a back room with dusty plates and cutlery. It was very busy but left us feeling like a...More

Thank NorthK1954
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We went to La Vita E Bella based on the online reviews. We arrived around 6pm and the place was practically empty. We ordered a few of their specialty drinks, they were very nice. Service was friendly but not overly attentive, considering there were only...More

Thank L M
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Food was pretty good. A little salty would be the only concern. Tasty and fresh otherwise and reasonably priced

Thank Bottrel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Parking Available
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 12 Ave SE, Calgary, Alberta T2G 1A5, Canada
    (3rd Street SE)
  • Public Transportation: One block North-East of the Victoria Park - Stampede station.
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-264-6046
  • E-mail
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