We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Bella Vita Ristorante

55 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
+1 207-288-5033
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (69 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
55 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (450)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 435 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

Just a great break from lobster and seafood. Italian food and pizza are great. Elegant restaurant with a friendly staff. If you are lucky enough to get Delroy East as your server you will be pleased. He is competent and friendly and will make your...More

1  Thank Bill M
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for the very nice review and appreciating Delroy's efforts. Thank you

Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I stayed in Holiday Inn Regency for a vacation. We went La Bella Vita for breakfast everyday. The food wais good and the service in La Bella Vita was great. We encounter several courteous and caring waters and waitresses which made our...More

1  Thank Johnny T
Management response:Responded 2 days ago

Thanks Johnny for the nice review and noticing Laura's efforts and attitude. Hope to see you again on your next visit to Bar Harbor

Reviewed 6 days ago

Dinner was excellent as well a few nights prior, but today's breakfast service by Delroy East and his attention to detail provided the best service we received all week in Bar Harbor. He treated our daughter so nicely and his genuine nature truly made us...More

1  Thank kevincraig22
Management response:Responded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for the great review and for appreciating Delroy's service. He is great. Hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed for three nights over the 4th of July at the Harborside Hotel and Marina Resort and heard great things about the food at their on site restaurant La Bella Vita (not be confused with a restaurant with the same name...More

1  Thank Paul D
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review and the shout outs to our great staff who work extremely hard to make our guests experience special. We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had dinner on 6/30/17. Our server was Matt Wade. He was very attentive and professional. His great service and the delicious meal, made for a truly enjoyable dining experience. We shared the fried calamari as an appetizer, chicken/veal parmesan as our...More

Thank mady1077
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

So glad you enjoyed your experience and Matt's Service. Hope to see you again on your next visit to Bar Harbor

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went into this restaurant for dessert and a drink and was not disappointed. I had the blueberry pie along with a blueberry martini, both were delicious! The bartender, Sean, was wonderful not just as a bartender but as a guide. He had the best...More

Thank Maggie H
Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

So glad you appreciated Sean-he is awesome. Please join us for dinner next time-you are more than welcome to eat at the bar with Sean

A TripAdvisor Member
1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best dinners ever... Our server Erin was both delightful, informative of the area and most of all attentive...

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your time at Bella and Erin is wonderful. We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in late for a nightcap and dessert, so sat at the bar. Sean was our friendly, efficient and ever smiling bartender. Great way to finish our night!

Thank Gillian C
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping by and the shout-out to Sean-he is great. Please join us for dinner next time

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While waiting for our food I watched as the cook who was making pizzas for the wood-fired pizza oven, who work plastic gloves, continued to pick up his phone between taking pizzas in and out of the oven and respond to/read texts, punching keys while...More

1  Thank OnVacationinMaine
Management response:Responded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for bringing this to our attention and it has been rigorously addressed

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A cool evening on the deck but the view and warm clothes made the setting perfect. Our waitress, Jennifer, could not do enough for us as we made our seafood selections and enjoyed each one she recommended. I would highly recommend this spot, and look...More

Thank tobagoflyr
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Coffee Hound Coffee Bar
414 reviews
.19 km away
Jeannie's Breakfast
982 reviews
.21 km away
West Street Cafe
1,338 reviews
.05 km away
Galyn's
1,844 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby Attractions
Agamont Park
179 reviews
.20 km away
Criterion Theater
46 reviews
.19 km away
Little Village Gifts
7 reviews
.20 km away
Lulu Lobster Boat
665 reviews
.04 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
DHI59
11 August 2016|
Answer
Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
We split crab/lobster app 1 veal parm 1 very good pizza $58 Drinks/wine extra
0
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Parking Available
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 55 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-5033
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing