About Us


Vivace in Italian means lively, vibrant and vivacious

Vivace Restaurant is located in the heart of Bay Street’s entertainment precinct, opposite Palace Cinema Brighton Bay.

Since opening in 2004, Bayside residents and business’ alike have grown to love Vivace as their premier local eatery and Function Venue to catch with friends, family and business collegues.

About Vivace Restaurant Brighton, Functions, private dining. Since opening in 2004 Bayside residents have grown to love Vivace as their premier local eatery.

Owner Chris Favaloro and co-host Andrew Zoli are the dynamic duo that collaborate the front of house whilst Executive Chef, Davide Ferraro leads the talented team offering an extensive, modern Italian inspired cuisine, incorporating fresh Australian seafood, Black Angus beef, house made pastas and delectable desserts for the most fastidious diner.

Vivace Restaurant Brighton is a classic example of Bayside Melbourne’s best restaurants

A striking interior complete with polished timber floors, crystal chandeliers and several fireplaces welcomes you in to warm, ambient surrounds, especially during winter. Our fully air conditioned venue with bi-fold windows overlooking Bay Street’s picturesque street scape is the only place to be to enjoy gentle Bayside breezes on those warm summer evenings.

Our beautiful Jarrah bar is an ideal meeting place to sit up and enjoy the extensive beverage list and some freshly shucked oysters after work or before heading off to the cinema.

Vivace Restaurant Brighton offers 4 Private Dining Rooms, all unique areas suitable for private dining or a cocktail function entertaining groups ranging from 10-40 seated and up to 60 for a cocktail style event.

Vivace Restaurant is also available for Exclusive venue hire and can accommodate up to 90 guests seated or up to 150 guests for a stand up event.

Vivace truly is the perfect venue for those who seek the ultimate dining experience or function venue.