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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (18 reviews)
“tuscan salad” (2 reviews)
“veal” (4 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
123 Eden St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1137
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We are dinner here as it was the restaurant hotel. The view of the Maine Coast is spectacular and it was the best part of our meal. Service was attentive, keeping glasses full and the meal moving. The dining room ambience was lacking. The chairs...More

Thank bambert
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited La Bella Vita and we're very pleased. The view is breathtaking and the food is outstanding. Our server, Ralston, was phenomenal. He was attentive and helpful. He provided great recommendations, and everything from appetizers to dessert was delicious! We will definitely visit...More

Thank Amanda O
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice atmosphere as dining room overlooks the water. The setting is very nice - quiet, low lighting. There were some families dining but the noise level was never a problem. Our waitperson, Brooke, was pleasant and attentive. The menu is large with many typical...More

Thank Marti P
Management response:Responded 6 days ago

Marti-thanks for the nice review and for noticing Brooke's service. Please visit us again when you come back to Bar Harbor

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the gluten free pizza and it was great. The bartender and pizza maker were both very nice. The agave lemonade is wonderful too - not sugary at all. I spend half the year in hotels, and La Bella Vita was a nice find,...More

Thank jlctrip
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Thanks for your comments and appreciation of our wonderful staff

Reviewed 1 week ago

In the Harborside Hotel, this place is pretty and has it all. A wide range of choices of food but try the chicken piccata or the pizzas. Mike is a friendly and efficient waiter and Sean the bartender remembers you and what you have to...More

Thank frequenttraveler051
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Glad to see your name pop up at more than one of our locations and that your experience was a pleasant one here as well. Please visit again and thank you

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful views from the restaurant, our waitress LAURA was amazing. She was very pleasant, knew the menu every well and was very helpful and attentive. She made our first day at bar harbor regency excellent.

Thank Gina D
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

So glad you enjoyed everything including Laura's service. Hope to see you again when you visit Bar HArbor

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying at the hotel, every morning we had breakfast there, the options were delicious, and the staff of the restaurant was very helpful and nice. The outstanding service of Milan, Denkic and Laura during our complete week of stay made our dining experience...More

Thank Mary C
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed the staff-they work very hard and go above and beyond. Sorry you did not like the gluten free pie- we will research and come up with a more viable option. Thanks and hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places to eat in Bay Habor. Our server, Laura, was very knowledgeable and help with helping us select great vegetarian dishes.

Thank William F
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for acknowledging Laura and glad she could help you find some nice options. We look forward to serving you again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the breakfast buffet here two different days. There is a nice variety of ready-made items, including a selection of pastries, yogurt, cereal, and fruit, along with eggs, meat, and potatoes. You can also order an omelet with the buffet. If you don't want...More

Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

We really appreciate your nice remarks and thank you for joining us. Hope to see you again on your next trip to Bar Harbor

Reviewed 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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