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LaVida Bar and Restaurant

178 Keen St, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
+61 2 6622 4664
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (52 reviews)
“risotto” (12 reviews)
“churros” (11 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
178 Keen St, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, drinks and atmosphere. Especially loved the beetroot carpaccio. Cannot wait to go back and try the new menu

Thank J M
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing food. Always hard to choose what to order as it's ALWAYS fantastic. Very well priced. Great atmosphere. Friendly service. Couples, groups (big or small) - every meal is wonderful.

1  Thank jmc0183
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Celebrating my parents birthdays at Lavida We selected a variety of tapas and each one was divine. You can dine inside or in a courtyard, the staff was very friendly and helpful. Would differently recommend a night here when in Lismore

Thank no_fixed_address_10
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Very friendly and helpful, accommodated changes we needed to make and good choice of drinks. Nice setting. Great location.

Thank Jacalinka
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here recently and was impressed by the service and food. We shared a variety of tapas which were all very tasty and of a generous size (approximately 3 pieces per serving) and costing about $13 each - a reasonable price. Had the pannacotta...More

Thank JuliaAxyz
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Went with a group of friends (15) and had been informed of 3 set menu prices starting from $30 a head which I initially thought was pricey. The food was fantastic though, just kept coming. The serving staff let us know which dishes were gluten/vego...More

Thank jusxtaposition
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Had a very pleasant dinner last week. The food was excellent, the service efficient and friendly and the bill quite OK. The problem with La Vida, and many other restaurants, is their BYO policy, aimed at forcing you to buy their stocked wines, usually at...More

Thank Jon O
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We nearly didnt go after reading the last 3 reviews but after going I think the last few reviewers have no idea what a good restaurant is Had voiple of tapas to start really good size and great flavour good value bit the highlight was...More

Thank pastaandnoodles
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I was so excited to have my birthday dinner at La Vida though the night did not live up to expectations. I know the restaurant has recently changed hands so of course there are things to sort out. The $40 a head for a tapas...More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 9 July 2017

On Saturday the 2/7/17 we had a birthday gathering of approximately twenty people at a cost of forty dollars per person and it was very disappointing. People left hungry. The amount of food provided for at that cost was disgraceful, not nearly enough as it...More

2  Thank Ian S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
3:30 pm - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Keen St, Lismore, New South Wales 2480, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Lismore
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6622 4664
  • E-mail
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