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Vieni Vai Trattoria
Vieni Vai Trattoria

Vieni Vai Trattoria Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.vienivai.com
  • Email: info@vienivai.com
  • Phone: (805) 544-5282
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 3:30pm;
    Dinner: Daily: 3:30pm - 10:00pm;
    Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 9:00am - 3pm

    We Welcome Parties of 2-4 People as Walk-Ins Only.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizzeria
  • Executive Chef: Giuseppe Silvestre
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: We offer Full and Self Service Catering for any event casual to Elegant.
  • Private Party Facilities: Banquet Facilities both inside and on the patio for parties up to 150 people.
  • Private Party Contact: Giovanna Silvestre (805) 544-5282

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Broad & Higuera
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Vieni Vai Trattoria
Located in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo, treat yourself to an authentic Italian Dining experience at Vieni Vai Trattoria. Family owned and operated since 1982, we offer "al fresco" dining at its best on our gorgeous patio overlooking the Downtown San Luis Obispo Creek. Our Wood Burning Pizza oven is the only of its kind on the Central Coast, our Full Bar is expertly managed by award winning Mixologists and our home made Tiramisu was featured on the Rachel Ray show.



Whether you're looking for a romantic night out for 2, a lounge to relax with friends, a function room to entertain a crowd or just a quick bite to take on the run, Vieni Vai Trattoria is the place for you.

Offering: Banquet Facilities, Full Service Catering for Weddings or any special events, Self Service Catering for business lunch inns or any casual events.
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Diner Reviews
  • "This is a fun place to eat. An open air feel of Europe and wonderful service. The food was great if you went with the traditional Italian theme. Do not go with the salad as a main meal. It was plain and bland. For example, I ordered a Shrimp Caesar and the shrimp was cold, with tails on and not seasoned. It would have been better if the shrimp was seasoned and warm or grilled. It was off putting. But, the other Italian pasta dishes were really good. The best was the appetizer of cheese, olives, walnuts and figs - totally perfect with my Syrah! I recommend this place."
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "My family and I had dinner at Vieni Vai after visiting CalPoly. What an amazing meal! If you make a reservation, make sure to specify inside or outside as it is a completely different atmosphere. There was some confusion about the reservations; however, the staff was incredibly friendly and accommodating while we were waiting. My family and I have spent a lot of time in Italy sampling real Italian food, and we all agree that this is the most Italian restaurant we have been to in the States. The pizza was the most notable. It was identical to real northern Italian pizza. Fresh baked in an imported wood burning oven, they are filled with intense flavors. Vieni Vai also has an excellent wine list for any wine aficionados out there!"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "We were from out of town. We had a great meal. I wouldn't go here for the wine list, though. They don't seem to have much knowledge about wines."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "Friendly staff and great food, especially desserts."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "We made reservations for Valentines night not realizing that the restaurant would only be serving a preset menu at $45 per person. We decided to go ahead with the dinner knowing that it was Valentine's Day but expecting something special for that price. We have eaten at this restaurant in the past and always enjoyed our meals spending usually no more then $65 for the two of us for the entire meal. The portions served for their prefix Valentines menu were less than half the size of their normal portions. Overall a very disappointing dinner."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Had the chicken Caesar salad - grilled marinated chicken was delicious and loved the Caesar dressing... only negative would be that the menu said shaved parmesan cheese and it was shredded... just a preference, but the shaved cheese was partly why I ordered it."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "We Had A Memorable Lunch/Engagement Party. From Salads To Panninis To pastas And Pizza We Couldn't Stop commenting on How delicious Each Dish Was. We Were TreateD So Well By Everyone. Look forwArd To The Next Time."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Vieni Vai had everying I was looking for in a restaurant for a special occasion with a large group (8). They had a children's menu and pizza for the younger ones (or not so young) and a great menu and wine list for the adults. The noise level of the restaurant was important to me as I have a noisy family. It was pleasantly "energetic" and I didn't feel like we bothered anyone. A great time was had by all, young and old!"
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "Vieni Vai is a favorite for classic, unpretentious Italian food. Excellent wood oven pizzas, good pastas, generous servings!"
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "We had a group of 9, and were in town for Parent Weekend. While our table was ready for our reservation, the service and delivery of food was slow. Only 1/2 the party was served and then the other 1/2, 15 min. later. :( That was not well planned or executed. Also, my son's pizza was made incorrectly. All of this was surprising since it was late, 8:45 reservation and restaurant looked slow at the time. The food was good and then ambiance was nice."
    Dined on 10/26/2013