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La Bella Vita Ristorante

55 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
+1 207-288-5033
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pasta” (78 reviews)
“tuscan salad” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 West St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1825
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

Another great meal in Bar Harbor!! After a long day of hiking, a nice pasta meal was just what the doctor ordered! Everything was fantastic.

Thank 88LJS
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Start at the bar - great classic drinks, while waiting just a few minutes for a table. The Wedge salad is excellent - a slightly unique twist on this traditional plate. And their pasta bolognese is also really fresh and a light tasty dish. My...More

Thank Leighawillia
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Veal scallopini very tough. Chicken saltimbocca 7 our of 10. Waitress aloof and cold. Disappointing experience.

Thank HJV43
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Very spacious restaurant with rustic and classy decor. Attached to a hotel. Beautiful views over the harbour from inside and the plentiful outside tables. Absolutely fantastic margherita pizza with a thin crust and cooked correctly, to perfection, in a brickette oven. Total cost for one...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great Pizza and Pasta.Waterfront views and good service.Desserts were better than expected,especially the trio of Creme Brule.Affordable and convenient.

Thank Budd199
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant in the Harborside Hotel is putting out some of the best blueberry pancakes in Bar Harbor. They were out of this world! There are two varieties of blueberry pancakes there, we got the traditional buttermilk pancakes with the blueberry option. The pancakes were...More

Thank texanchi
Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Thank you so much for the very nice review and we appreciate you coming and dining with us. Please dine with us again on your next visit to Bar Harbor

Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved LaBella Vita. The food was excellent and the service was very good. We both had the create your own pasta dishes. My boyfriend commented that it was the best Italian dish he has ever had at an Italian restaurant. The blueberry pie...More

Thank Lisa M
Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Lisa-thank you for the nice review and for you and your boyfriend dining with us. Please come see us again when visitinig Bar Harbor

Reviewed 28 September 2017

This restaurants is perfect if you are looking for good food good service and great views of the harbor. It's also very convienent if you happen to be staying at the hotel.

Thank bobbyfdny
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Had a wonderful dining experience sitting outside surrounded by beautiful landscapes and the harbor. Our waiter was tops. It was relaxing and not rushed. The food was very well prepared and delicious! I was very impressed and will be returning soon!

Thank pperrymaine
Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Thank you for coming in and very glad to hear you enjoyed everything. These are the kind of reviews that makes what we do worth while. Please visit us again in the future

Reviewed 25 September 2017

The La Bella Vita Ristorante is one of the leading restaurants in Bar Harbor, Maine, offering breakfast, lunch and dinner from 7 o'clock in the morning until 10 o'clock at night. Located at 55 West Street in the Harborside Hotel & Marina, it is an...More

Thank Taylor B
Management response:Responded 4 October 2017

Taylor-so very nice of you to write such a review. The staff was very appreciative of your wonderful comments. Please stop by and see us on your next trip

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11 August 2016|
Response from Steven S | Reviewed this property |
We split crab/lobster app 1 veal parm 1 very good pizza $58 Drinks/wine extra
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, View, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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
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