Very attentive service and delicious food.
Always perfect! A great way to celebrate my birthday today!!!
We had the BEST anniversary dinner there. Our waitress was outstanding and the food as always was delicious!
As always the food and service were consistently good
As always, our meals were excellent. But it’s not just the food. It’s the location, the views, the charming staff, the friendly valet parking attendants, who greet us by name, the magnificent ladies at the front desk in the bar — warm, friendly, attentive & insightful, who clearly work quite hard, while continuing to great and escort us to our table. Vivace Restaurant is a smoothly operating mechanism, a respite from our increasingly challenging world.
As regular patrons, showing up to dine forty to fifty times a year, it’s easy to select a favorite meal, skipping the menu. But the thoughtfully designed selections are well worthy of perusal, particularly the seafood offerings. This truly is a great restaurant, run right! Yeah, we’ll be back.
Consistent quality food, great service and ambiance
Wonderful experience , definitely will be back
Excellent! Can’t wait to go back again.
Our waiter david was a little overwhelmed with all of his tables we have had better service in the past.food was excellent as usual, ambience was great… Just the service was a little disappointing this time
Vivace never disappoints! Love this place! Perfect for special occasions...
As always, Vivace’s was excellent. Servers are efficient. Hostesses are welcoming. Menu choices excellent and food preparation far and above most other restaurants.
My Father's Day dinner was a real treat. I keep wanting to order something different but it always comes out "I'll have the Seafood Soup". By the way, it used to be called Frutti di Mare, but there is very little left, other than the name, that is Italian in it's overall motif. The prices are approaching astronomical with the Osso Buco, as an example, priced at $46.50. Vivace's will remain a rare treat for us.
Vivace always has excellent food and service. As usual, the entire group was pleased with everything.
Its great can't get any better but they try! Food and drinks are great and service is beyond excellent!
Awesome birthday dinner with the hubby. When making reservations ask for a table with a view of the city lights. Creme Brulee was amazing.
I'll be back again. This was my second visit, the first on business, the second with my wife for our anniversary. Wonderful.
one of our favorite Tucson restaurants....nice to visit in the summer for a change when it's not so crowded.....always enjoy the menu
The food was amazing and the service was top notch. We requested to have our entrees served family style so we could all sample the dishes and they accommodated us without hesitation. And dessert was heavenly. An overall fabulous evening.
The food and service was impeccable. Could not have been better. Felix did a great job with the service.
Was fabulous! We will be back many times!! Loved, loved the bread and the pesto dip!!
seated immediately, timing of everything was perfect, waiter very accommodating, food was excellent. favorite restaurant for special occasions.
Great food and they make a great cappuccino
The food and service was amazing. You can’t beat the location with its fantastic city and Mountain Views.
The BEST Italian in all of Tucson. Vivace never disappoints!
Consistently outstanding. Food is terrific, staff attentive, and environment is wonderful. Should be considered a five star.
As usual the food was awesome and the service perfect.
We had a great lunch, again at Vivace. My friend requested his favorite: The penne with sausage and side of greens salad. I chose the sliced filet mignon in Marsala sauce with side salad and we both requested Vivace’s excellent coffee. David took great care of us, kept the coffee flowing and provided a take-out dinner sized manicotti for my wife and a couple of tiramisu & fresh berries for later. We are always happy to dine at Vivace. The ladies managing the front desk are charming and most helpful. The waitstaff are prompt, knowledgeable, and attentive. The hillside setting with mountain views and friendly valet service is wonderful. GRRR: Great Restaurant Run Right! We look forward to returning soon, thank you.
While the ambiance and service are good, the food was only fair. My husband is Italian and we have traveled in Italy. We found the sauces to be tasteless. The fish soup and spaghetti with chicken meats lacked spices; it was as though someone opened a can of pureed tomatoes and called it a sauce or soup base. The flavors were just not developed. The burrata was a highlight of the meal and wine pours are generous. I did like the fact that the food was not overly salted and the entrees were a generous, but not overwhelming size. The bread was flavorful...a light sourdough flavor, crusty and moist. Prices were fair.
First time dining at Vivace and it exceeded my expectations. From the perfectly dressed pear and gorgonzola salad to the flavorful chicken risotto, followed by traditional tiramisu...everything was delicious, including the aperol spritz! Our server was sweet, knowledgeable and attentive. I was so happy we had the opportunity to dine and celebrate with family at Vivace during this trip to Tucson.
We had heard great things about Vivace so we were a little disappointed that is was only "pretty good".
We had a window seat overlooking all of Tucson. Our waitress, Jackie, was unbelievable, When we ordered the antipasto for 2, she recommended a half-portion, so we would have room for the complimentary dessert she had planned (it was our 47th anniversary). Her timing, in bringing the courses, was flawless. Finally, the wine we had - a Chianti Reserva - was the perfect complement to our meal. I highly recommend this for ANY special occasion. The prices are VERY reasonable, the service is excellent and the food is to die for.
Requested Alex S. server and she was fantastic. The manager made sure we were in good hands. We highly enjoyed the seafood soup and the chx meatballs.
Everything came out in a timely manner and the server assistants were good prebussing and boxing our leftovers.
5 stars. Even Randy (valet) should get recognized too! He's a great person!
I had the veal milanese and thought it was ok, like the way Tavolino does it better. Girlfriend had the fish of the day and she said it was very fresh and excellent. Had a side of risotto and thought it was somewhat glutinous, altho tasty. Found a charge of over $30 on bill that was a mistake and it was taken care of when pointed out.
This is THE best restaurant in Tucson.
Food and service were excellent and the ambiance delightful.
We love Vivace! The food was delicious, service was amazing, plus we got to sit outside. Fantastic birthday dinner for my husband.
20 year patrons, but quality of entrees are not what they use to be.
Excellent food, service and price.
I have been eating at Vivace since it opened back in the early 90s, and it continues to deliver. It is elegant, welcoming for people dressed up and people in jeans coming in straight from some Tucson sightseeing. I asked for nice table by the window because I was hosting family from Montana and wanted to showcase the view for them. We were given a crazy premium table with two windows in the corner. The server, Jackie B, was sharp, quick, and took great care of us. She even remembered the wine I like to order when I am there, and made great recommendations to the newcomers. Everyone loved their food, with a discriminating 13 year-old boy smiling widely and saying, "This is not half bad." Every bit of the evening was great - food, service, welcomed in at the door, and not hurried from our table because we lingered. I will always return to Vivace.