Bistro Bella Vita
At Bistro Bella Vita, we’re driven by passion, servant leadership and most importantly—exceptional dining experiences. We believe that good enough simply isn’t good enough. It’s time to discover something special and taste commitment and creativity. Choose passion and purpose. Live the good life.
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Great service and great food. 10/10! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Always a go to when we want to assure ourselves a great meal. No exceptions this time. Noise level is,as always, an issue. Could use some soft surfaces.
Great menu, drinks and service
Chef seasoning was very good
Medium to small portion size servings
Salmon and beef brisket meal was amazing, flavorful and delicious
No pictures of dishes online
Our server was excellent
Wonderful dinner, excellent service and perfect for our anniversary.
Wonderful food and a beautiful venue. We enjoyed it for an important work meeting.
We booked Bistro Bella Vita for our anniversary dinner. Wow! I didn't expect white linens and nice card.
The service was outstanding and the food great as usual. This by far is one of my favorites. Always exceeds expectation's.
We had a great meal! The service was fast. We had the cheese plate that had the most delicious jam. The filet was a little bit salty but other wise delicious. We had a baby with us and they made sure to accommodate us.
Wonderful experience as always
As always, an excellent dinner! Our favorite place in town - we went with good friends who now live in Chicago - also their favorite place in GR!
Outstanding fresh and innovative menus
Cool place to dine
Very nice wine selection with great price points
Always a great experience
We love to dine here every time we wiser GR
Great food with one exception! I ordered the beet salad and it was served with no beets!
Quick friendly service and great food to match, one of my wife and my favorite restaurants in GR.
Great food. Very personable servers. One of my favorite restaurants!!
Our service was fantastic and our food was delicious. We had the ravioli and the mushroom risotto. Both were fantastic...hot and fresh tasting.
Always delicious! My husband and I are regulars. I crave the Risotto. If you like mushrooms and asparagus...you will love this dish. It’s a savory delight. If you like sweet drinks, the cucumber martini is absolutely the best cocktail I have ever had. We are never disappointed after dining here.
Great food. Great service. Always a perfect evening at Bistro.
Food was okay / average
Meat and cheese plate was weak - not much to it, and it he quality was not great.
Two folks ordered pizzas and they were average. The short rib dish I sampled was quite good and served in a generous portion.
Overall a lively, fun atmosphere. Decent outing but you are not coming here for epicurean / gourmet dining
Service was great. Meal not so much. Pork chops dry. You should buy from Sysco.
Bar service took too long. Food was dry.
Food was excellent except I ordered the pork chop medium well and it came very well done and dry. We got there when the restaurant opened the food was served very fast, almost too fast and I suspected that the chop was a reheat. The accompaniments were excellent and we were short on time so I ate it without sending it back. Not a major complaint and out of character for an otherwise excellent restaurant.
This is our favorite restaurant! Our waiter this evening was the best! The food, atmosphere and service were top shelf!
Birthday with best friend
My husband and I went for out for out anniversary. Food was excellent, atmosphere was great. Valet parking was awesome and easy! Definitely would go back!
Grand Rapids has lots of excellent restaurants but this is where I always go when I have guests from out of town. The service is always excellent and the food creative and outstanding. The noise level was low because we sat outside.
We enjoyed a terrific meal during Restaurant Week. Look forward to returning and sampling the regular menu.
We had a great rime. Maybe we had a little to much to drink? No, just right.
Food has gone sadly very downhill! Beef bourguignon, which was a signature dish, is now a slab of beef brisket smothered in barbecue sauce with a few (tiny bit!) of wan, dry broccoli underneath. Gnocchi was not gnocchi but instead little things like tater tots that were fried! Pork Raghu was just pulled pork with no depth or flavor whatsoever and no sauce or bits of vegetable. The food wasn’t just so so. It was bad. Inedible. Restaurant was at least half empty on Friday night at 7 pm. How do you take an outstanding, thriving restaurant and ruin it? Our first time there in a little over a year, and we will never be back.
Great restaurant for special occasions! Food was delicious!
A favorite for many years. Never disappointed. Will continue to visit BBV.
Made a fast lunch stop on way up north. Very nice restaurant. Great server ... wish I could remember her name. Very attentive.
The Caesar Salad has been quite small whenever we’ve come here, however the taste is very good.
Service and food were both excellent. We chose to sit on the patio so there was some noise but not bad.
Great Food, Nice atmosphere, Strong drinks, and a little on the expensive side, but enjoyed my time there thoroughly!
The wait staff was exceptional, and made our evening truly memorable. We were celebrating my mother's birthday, and had a wonderful experience. Thank you.
It was our anniversary. Our salad, drinks and dinners were excellent. Our carrot cake was also awesome! Eating outside was beautiful but really could have used a good cleaning. I understand overnight things get species of spider is that Cetra, but that should be done on a daily basis.
The Pronto Lunch was very, very good! Loved the arugula salad with sliced apples and strawberries, prosciutto, and goat cheese. I couldn't eat all of the fusilli pasta so took it home and had it for dinner😊Almost forgot about the vanilla gelato for dessert - that too waa very good!
Our server Was excellent, food delivered as ordered