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About Vivace Restaurant

Rated number one for food in Tucson, by Zagat Survey, this Foothills restaurant has a Tuscan decor providing northern Italian fare, thoughtfully prepared with reasonable prices and wine list. Choose from a selection of appetizers, salads, pasta and main plates such as crab filled breaded chicken breast or grilled fresh salmon and rock shrimp. Relaxed inside and patio dining.

6440 N. Campbell Ave.
Tucson, AZ 85718
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Sunday-Closed

Cross Street:
Campbell and Skyline

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(520) 795-7221

Website:
http://www.vivacetucson.com/

Entertainment:
No live entertainment

Parking Details:
Free self-parking in the immediate area
Complimentary valet.

Executive Chef:
Daniel D. Scordato

Private Party Facilities:
Personal. Professional. Private.
Vivace Restaurant is now proud to provide private dining services for large groups of up to 50 guests. Our new location - nestled in the beautiful Catalina Mountains - offers a spacious, comfortable and inviting private dining area. Enjoy the same award winning cuisine and professional service our restaurant has built its reputation on, in an elegant and private setting that is completely customizable and tailored to your party's needs.

Private Party Contact:
Junna Hayashi & Tess Fisher: (520) 795-7221

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Vivace Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.8

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.8

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.5

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

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Best Ambiance
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Best Value
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Great for Lunch
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Notable Wine List
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Romantic
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Scenic View
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Special Occasion
Tucson
Italian
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Most Booked
Tucson

Special Occasion (146)
Good for Anniversaries (125)
Scenic View (123)
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Good for a Date (116)
Good for Birthdays (107)
Romantic (101)
Fit for Foodies (75)
Worth the Drive (74)
Great for Lunch (69)
Neighborhood Gem (69)
Great for Outdoor Dining (69)
Creative Cuisine (65)
Notable Wine List (64)
Authentic (61)
Business Meals (59)
Quiet Conversation (52)
Good for Groups (51)
Comfort Food (38)
Cozy (34)
Casual (32)
Fun (32)
Bar Seating (23)
Healthy (23)
Disabled Access (20)
Local Ingredients (20)
Pre/post Theatre (19)
People Watching (17)
Seasonal (16)
Sunday Lunch (16)
Great for Brunch (14)
Handcrafted Cocktails (14)
Good Vegetarian Options (14)
Hot Spot (10)
Tasting Menu (9)
Gluten Free Options (8)
Late-night Find (8)
Afternoon Coffee (7)
Happy Hour (6)
Paleo Friendly (6)
Afternoon Tea (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Vibrant Bar Scene (4)
Quick Bite (2)
Vegan (2)
Great Beer (1)
Tapas (1)
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 (Phoenix)·Dined a day ago

Great food ! Service was good. The server was very very
busy so a little less attention than I expected. But they were very busy. We had to refill our own water. Maybe that’s normal. However food was very good !

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 (Phoenix)·Dined a day ago

Birthday celebration!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined 2 days ago

Absolutely outstanding food, ambiance and scenic, server named Kamron is exceptional

Tags: Healthy, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Good for a Date
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·Dined 3 days ago

Great service! Food is always the best!! All people should tip the valet drivers ! Guys work hard in the rain , open doors, insulting to spend over $100 on dinner and not throw a $5 spot for these guys!! Was dumbfounded to see old man pull up in a Porche SUV( You know who you are, heard you eat there all the time) and to cheap to hook up my dude that held his wife up from slipping and just rode off!! DONT BE CHEAP!!

Tags: Romantic
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined 3 days ago

Fantastic meal. We're from East coast and enjoy coming out here and dining here. Will be back in a couple of weeks

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Authentic, Late-night Find, Comfort Food
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 (St. Louis)·Dined 3 days ago

All was good, but VERY slow. Over two hours from seating to bill being brought to the table.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 3 days ago

My husband and I went to Vivace tonight for Valentine’s Day. We live in Minnesota but both went to the U of A. We have been going to this place for many years now, and the food is ALWAYS as good as we remember. We were able to order the fettuccine Alfredo off the menu and it was fabulous. Our waitress was great, and the owner was out helping with tables as well. It all really made our night. If you’re looking for good Italian food - this is hands down the place to go in Tucson. Get the escargot if you’re into that. It’s out of this world.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined 3 days ago

From Yvonne our hostess to both Jackie and Neil waiters. They are amazing

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 (Chicago)·Dined 3 days ago

Viviane never disappoints. Every dish is outstanding. Though it's hard not to order the usual favorites, I tried the hangar steak with polenta, that is off the charts. I detected what I thought was anise in the sauce, Danny (Scordato, the owner) confirmed it was fennel--what a delightful depth of taste. He even brought me extra gravy that the heavenly polenta soaked up. We went early (3:45 only time available for Valentine's Day) and it was delightful to see everyone elegantly dressed up--one of the few places where you can check out the fashions in Tucson!
Yet it's comfortable and reasonable for the best place in Town.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 3 days ago

Just outstanding especially for the St. Valentine's Day celebration. Definitely top drawer but not top cost.

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 (New Mexico)·Dined 3 days ago

Everything was fine. It was Valentines' day and the place was full but the
wait staff kept up with things.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Special Occasion
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 3 days ago

Our waiter, Tommy, and his support staff were great!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 4 days ago

Everything was perfect. Wine was good, great service, great food. Loved all
of it.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Scenic View
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 5 days ago

Anniversary

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 (Phoenix)·Dined 5 days ago

Great restaurant. Always wonderful food and service. Fantastic view and a nice relacful experience. Have almost all of out special occasions here.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Best restaurant in Tucson. And that's saying a lot because Tucson has many fantastic restaurants!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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·Dined on February 11, 2018

The entire experience was great. The service was very good and the knowledge of the menu and amenities was very solid. The food was great. Everyone in our party truly enjoyed the experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays
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 (Indiana)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Great food and wine. Personal professional service

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Food and service were fantastic! Watched a beautiful Arizona sunset while we ate. The chocolate fondue with two ice cream balls is one of the best desserts I've ever had! Will go here again next time I'm in town.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on February 9, 2018

We received the best service from Jennifer as well as test who made our night extremely wonderful after we were celebrating our 15 year wedding anniversary. I would highly recommend this to any of my friends or family looking for a special place

Tags: Romantic, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Casual, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Scenic View, Kid-friendly, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Gluten Free Options, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Afternoon Coffee
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 9, 2018

A beautiful restaurant in the foothills of Tucson, set on different levels so diners can look over the twinkling lights of the city. The main dining room where we sat was large and airy and the service was attentive and professional. Two of us had the branding, one of the best preparations we'd had, and the other two, the veal marsala. All the dishes were excellent, as were the starters and the bread. Homemade tiramisu completed an excellent meal. Highly recommended.

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 (Denver)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Food and wine great...server was super sweet but stretched to thin between our table of two and larger more demanding groups...so service was slower than we expected for such a highly rated place...I would go back.

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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Excellent! By far the best in Tucson!

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·Dined on February 9, 2018

Friends had recommended Vivace and as we live in Vail it is a bit of a drive. We went for my husband’s 66th birthday and the drive was well worth it. We were expecting it to be extremely expensive but for the quality and portions of the food it was more than reasonable. The service was excellent and the views are exceptional. We plan on celebrating our anniversary there in May and dine outdoors.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Food is consistently amazing ! Awesome for date nights or any occasion !

Tags: Comfort Food, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Authentic, Fun
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 8, 2018

This is my go too spot for girlfriend get togethers, special occasions, etc. Amazing views, amazing service, amazing food!

Tags: Casual, Scenic View, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Excellent as always. Food, service, cocktails all great. Best restaurant in Tucson.

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·Dined on February 6, 2018

Our only concern was that when we were seated, we actually sat there for 25 minutes before anyone came up to take care of us. One person came, said they would get back to us, that was the last we saw of her. We really enjoyed the food, thought it was outstanding but perhaps staff should be more aware of someone sitting there.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Scenic View
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Everyone was very good, Our server (Jamella) is a great lady and makes a quick connection with the customers.

Tags: Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Scenic View
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·Dined on February 5, 2018

Vivace never fails to impress us. We live in Colorado and look forward to our Tucson visit every year for the Gem and Mineral show and the opportunity to dine at Vivace. Worth the drive from Colorado...it's that good!

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive
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 (New Mexico)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Food didn’t seem quite on the usual mark. Hostess seated us and then we were abandoned; after 15 minutes I went in search of menus and a server. Waiter worked hard to make up for that. Certainly not a diverse clientele. My wife appeared to be the only person of color other than the bussers.

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 4, 2018

An amazing experience ! Tucson’s best!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 4, 2018

Great service and food for our daughter’s birthday! Waiter and staff made us feel special!!

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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Fantastic Food, Great Service and a beautiful setting. Vivace is amazing-always great.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on February 2, 2018

long time patron......continues excellent! great menu covers all bases, consistent quality.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Beautiful setting, delicious food at a reasonable price. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

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·Dined on February 2, 2018

Had an amazing time with my boyfriend for our anniversary. Wonderful, honest service and the food was to die for. If I could eat there every day I would!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Tucson)·Dined on February 1, 2018

Very nice as always, thank you. David took good care of us.
Excellent veal marsala & steamed spinach.

We'll be back.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Disabled Access
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 1, 2018

My experience at Vivace is always the same. OUTSTANDING which is why it is my restaurant of choice.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Disabled Access, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 1, 2018

We had a lovely, leisurely meal with out of town friends. The food was very good and the service was excellent. A thoroughly enjoyable evening.

Tags: Scenic View
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