Loved our food. And the service was top notch Just didn’t like being seated in the busy kitchen area. Been there only twice in the last six months and got the same table by the bar/kitchen. One occasion was for our anniversary. We were practically yelling at one another over the other patrons and kitchen noise. Too cold to sit outside both times. Wonder if we can request a table in the main room next time?
Always enjoy a meal at Va de Vi. The wine list is fun and always offers something I haven't tried before.
The food portions have been reduced but the prices seems to have stayed the same.
The service was very disappointing especially after arriving at a slower time (2:00pm).
This continues to be a favorite. The ahi tuna tartar was delicious as was the risotto with peas. We didn't love the cauliflower with caponata dish, it was a bit awkward to cut into and a bit bland. The profiteroles with espresso gelato is always a treat. Overall a lovely lunch and well be back!
The wine was excellent the fish was smelly very dry asparagus was burnt on the plate
Good service, amazing food. Perfect for a Mother’s Day / Birthday combo.
We have been here a few times now and it was our first time dining in the garden in the back. The seating is more spacious there where inside is quite cramped. Outside is also much more peaceful and quiet than inside. Great service and food! It has become our favorite place to dine in Walnut Creek.
Server seemed to have too many tables. Food came haphazardly.
One of my favorite Walnut Creek spots. Great wine and good small plates . The chocolate soufflé 👌🏽!
Charming place . Nice outdoor seating .
My husband and I celebrated our 2nd wedding anniversary here. I'm so glad we picked this lovely restaurant. The food was top notch and they even surprised us with a free dessert and candles in honor of our anniversary. Thank you guys for making a special day even more special!
FANTASTIC! This is my favorite restaurant in the East Bay.
The food, drinks, ambience and service was beyond amazing! A must try.
The food is full of flavor and we love having healthy-ish options on the menu. Unfortunately, 2 out of the 3 times we've dined here, the service has been subpar. Unfriendly wait staff and rude hostesses. The third time, our server took more that 10 minutes to address us (mind you, the restaurant was almost empty), then took our order and never came back. Never. We had to ask the busboy for the bill!
I will add, we were seated right next to the kitchen, where the cooks were hard at work, but talking a bit too much. They spoke Spanish, with way too many bad words for a pleasant visit. I appreciate their hard work and talent at making delicious dishes, but management needs to kindly remind them that some customers may speak Spanish, as well.
Lastly, the outdoor seating os perfect for families with children; it'd be great if the restaurant offered a kids menu!
Va de Vi is one of our most loved local restaurants. Food is reliably exceptional and service and ambience is always relaxed and welcoming.
A gem so close to home.
Really disappointed this is the 3rd visit in a row where the food was not up to the same standard as I was accustomed to at VadeVis The portions have shrunk dramatically. The ahi tuna was bland and the tuna was in large chunks making it difficult to put on the cracker. Short rib tough needed fork and knife not fork tender Sad to say but probably won’t return and this was a favorite lunch spot 😥
This is one of our favorite restaurants. We have never been disappointed in anything we’ve ordered. We try and go as often as we can.
Va de Vi is fave place for my daughters and I for special occasions and a regular go-to for my best friend and I. Food is always excellent and wine choices exceptional. Service is friendly and knowledgeable ! Bravo!
I had made a reservation and requested a table near the tree. Nice outdoor setting, very good food, good wine tasting menu ($6 for a 3 oz glass). Thought all was good until I found a tiny paper sticker (like you would find on something you bought) in my grilled artichokes and they didn't do anything to make it up to me except say that they were sorry.
Excellent. Server was friendly, professional and excellent. Our food choices were cooked perfectly. Will definitely return!
Va de Vi is the perfect spot for a leisurely lunch, with a wine flight, and scrumptious small plates to share. Salads are always fresh and delicious, desserts worth the calories...
Another terrific meal at Va de Vi. It appears that the chef is making a significant and positive impact. Truffle-Cauliflower Bisque, Ahi Tartare, Roman Style Fried Artichokes, Burrata Cheese, Shishito Peppers, Sweet Pea Risotto, Rigatoni Bolognese, Cornmeal Fried Chicken, Shrimp siders. Goo think that there were 4 of us. Service was terrific and wine list was significantly improved over previous visits.
Overall great experience. Tables are close together and noise level gets loud so maybe not a romantic date kind of place.
Fabulous wine list. Loved that you can get half pours of all the wine so trying new things and pairing with each plate is doable.
Food was solid. Some things better than others but all worth the price we paid for each. We will be back!
My husband and I had lunch outside and it was fabulous
Everything was great! Service was quick and polite and professional. The food and wine was delicious.
We were seated immediately outdoors in the raised patio area. The weather was spectacular, the service was good, the ambience was perfect, the wine flights were excellent and the food was great.
Really great selection of wine, but the best part is the food. Every dish we had was really memorable and made us want to go back really soon to eat them again and try new ones. And the service was top notch.
We eat here 3-4 times a year. It’s fabulous and was even more so this time. Heard they have a new chef so that may account for everything tasting fantastic!
Fries w/ aioli
Grilled asparagus w/ black garlic sauce
Sticky toffee cake
Wines are a bit too pricey but the food is worth every penny!!
Excellent food, as always. Va da Vi never disappoints! My girlfriends and I loved the opportunity to taste new and wonderful wines and share small plates together. The shishito peppers were a hit at our table!
What a wonderful evening. Our waiter was readily available, but not intrusive. Wonderful wine list. I like the 3 oz. glasses for multiple wine tasting experiences. Excellent food! We'll return for our next special occasion. With wine, it is a bit pricey.
I've never had a bad meal here. The small plates are delicious and fun to share and the wine flights outstanding. It's even over the top when the weather is good and you can sit outside on the back deck by the huge tree.
Va de Vi never fails to satisfy. Always focused on wonderful food and great wines.
Food continues to wow us. Wine selections spot on too. Still struggle with the small tables and sharing food. This is hard with 2 people, let alone the 4 of us.
It was very nice. Will definitely return
Every dish we ordered (and we ordered way too many!) was really delicious. Portions were more generous than expected. While there was a little delay taking our order initially, the waiter was attentive after that. Lovely restaurant I will return to.
A wonderful place to enjoy a very well paced delicious lunch. The wine list is incredible. The service was perfect.
This is a special place to bring anyone for a birthday or anniversary. The food is creative, and the service is lovely. We made sure to come a little earlier than lunchtime, knowing how busy it can get. Well worth the time.
$70 for two miniature burgers and two glasses of wine is just extreme. It was a lovely setting but not something you would do frequently. Even though I enjoyed myself I left feeling as though I had wasted a lot of money
We were there to celebrate a special birthday celebration. The food was delicious and our service was impeccable
Oh Va de Vi, you delighted us...again! We haven't been eating much these days (after losing a lot of weight), so coming here was a perfect Easter meal for us! We enjoyed some amazing bites, and we got to share a wonderful dessert for 2. It was a perfect way to end the meal! Great job! Thank you for being here, and for always being consistent!
As always Ava De Vie had excellent food and excellent service. Been there at least a dozen times and have never been disappointed