317 Bay St, Brighton VIC 3186

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Welcome To Vivace!
Tuesday to Saturday Dinner

Wednesday to Saturday Lunch

Group Booking?
Private Group Bookings are our specialty.
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Welcome To Vivace!
Tuesday to Saturday Dinner

Wednesday to Saturday Lunch

Group Booking?
Private Group Bookings are our specialty.
Enquire Now info@vivace.com.au
Book Online Now
We Are Back!
Wednesday 27th Dinner
Thursday 28th Lunch & Dinner
Friday 27th Lunch & Dinner
Saturday 28th Lunch & Dinner
Sunday 29th Lunch & Dinner


Closed Monday Cup Eve
Closed Melbourne Cup day
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Trading Hours

Lunch

Wednesday to Saturday

12noon till 4.00pm

 
Dinner
Tuesday to Saturday
5.30pm till late
 
Limited seating due to Vic Government restrictions.
 
Private Dining / Small Group Bookings Available – Read More Here

IMPORTANT

Bookings must be made online via our website vivace.com.au

A minimum spend is required to dine in the restaurant while restrictions are in place.

A credit card authorisation will be required to make a booking.

The name & phone number of each guest attending is requested upon arrival. We are advised to keep this information for 28 days.

 

Cancellations require a minimum 24 Hrs notice. If you or anyone in your party are experiencing symptoms YOU MUST PLEASE STAY HOME

Vivace reserve the right to refuse entry.

Welcome To Vivace Restaurant & Functions Rooms

Vivace Restaurant offers local bayside diners, world class fine dining in suburban Melbourne.

 

Since opening in 2004, Vivace has become synonymous with exceptional modern Italian food and service. It is also one of Bayside’s premier functions and event venues for all occasions.

Vivace has a warm and generous spirit, complimented with a striking interior that exudes Italian style and sophistication.

 

This family run establishment prides itself on being the place you come for exquisite food, and stay for the unrivalled hospitality experience that is Vivace.

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Reservations at Vivace Ristorante can be made easily online below, and we’ll confirm with you if the date and time is available.

If your reservation is for 6 or more guests it is recommended that you phone Vivace on 03 95969511 to find a suitable table for your group.

Vivace offer 4 private dining rooms to suit any occasion.

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Meet Chris Favaloro, Owner

Owner Chris Favaloro and his team offer an extensive, modern fine Italian cuisine, incorporating fresh Australian seafood, Pasture fed beef, house made pastas and delectable desserts for the most fastidious diner.

Vivace Ristorante are proud award winners, and have been voted the best Italian Restaurant in Victoria. Read more about our awards here…

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Vivace Reviews

  • 5 star review  We tried the 18 hours slow cooked lamb from their menu, trust me, we were transported to heaven and back. It was extremely delicious, fantastically cooked with so much love and care, as right from the very first bite, we fell in love with this dish. Highly recommended, I bet this one is the best dish from their menu. And do try this for an out of the world gastronomic experience. The taste still lingers in my mouth. Worth a visit.

    thumb ADITI SAHA
    12/13/2019
  • 5 star review  We were a party of 4 for my partner's birthday. The service was fantastic - attentive, personal and informative. The atmosphere is perfect with a lively, busy vibe. I was surprised to see another entire floor upstairs full of happy diners when I ventured up to the find the bathroom. Incredible to think they kept the whole place running seamlessly and without effort. The food was exception: entree and mains through to dessert. Five starts easily.

    thumb Tania Hayes
    12/07/2019
  • 5 star review  So pleased to be back.

    thumb leonie jeffery
    11/26/2020
  • 5 star review  Absolutely delicious. Well worth going.

    thumb Fiona Hume
    10/26/2019
  • 5 star review  Welcoming, vibrant atmosphere on a chilly July Saturday night. Very popular, so book in advance. The seafood linguine was delicious and filling. The special roasted pumpkin soup with goat's cheese was a highlight. Thanks to the attentive staff, we stayed 3 hours over a wonderful bottle of wine. Definitely worth returning.

    thumb Lisa Smallridge
    7/14/2019
  • 5 star review  We had an absolutely fantastic evening with all the delicious dishes and great wine. The service was great having Roberto as our waiter,who was very attentive and highly professional and added aditional italian flavour to the already fantastic authentic italian experience. We started with a mixed plateau of antipasti complimented well with chilled Prosecco.The arrancini followed and they were absolutely delicious. I chose porcini&king brown mashroom risoto with goat cheese and truffle mousse and crispy leak. it was just perfect complimented with Shiraz. The salmon fillet with quinoa and pearly cous-cous,fennel and chargrilled zucchini was simply fantastic. The deserts did not disappointed either.The dark Belgian chocolate marquise with honey wipped ricotta and citrus segments and candid walnuts was the desired great finish of the meal. We would love to come back again and would recommend it as a "must go" culinary destination in Brighton.

    thumb Dr Eve's Health Emporium
    5/23/2019
  • 5 star review  Superb service. Delicious cuisine. Nice ambience. Sets the local standard for a 'proper' dining experience.

    thumb kaleuclint
    7/02/2021
  • 5 star review  Wonderfully cooked and presented food. Service was excellent and friendly.

    thumb William Ness
    12/24/2020
  • 5 star review  Finally able to visit after the Covid lock down. We had a very enjoyable lunch with a friendly, knowledgeable, down to earth, attentive waiter. The food was superb....the Vivace signature seafood linguini for me and the shoulder of lamb for hubby. This was followed by the tiramisu and cannoli and coffee. Would very much like to visit again in the near future. Ambience was nice, calm and peaceful. Congratulations to Chris and the team for a wonderful restaurant.

    thumb Carol Power
    12/10/2020
  • 5 star review  I’m very surprised with the negative comments as we have only ever experienced great food and service over the last 12 years. Thanks so much for our wonderful wedding anniversary dinner last night Chris. The gnocchi is truely the best in Melbourne and you must never stop making it! Looking forward to dining at the restaurant in person.

    thumb Megan Peck
    10/15/2020

Contact Us

317 Bay St, Brighton VIC 3186

Opening Hours

Wednesday 27th Dinner
Thursday 28th Lunch &Dinner
Friday 27th Lunch & Dinner
Saturday 28th Lunch & Dinner
Sunday 29th Lunch & Dinner

Closed Monday Cup Eve
Closed Melbourne Cup day

Lunch

Wednesday to Saturday

12noon till 4.00pm

 
Dinner
Tuesday to Saturday
5.30pm till late