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Viva Fresh Pasta Company

249 Main St, Northampton, MA 01060-3122
+1 413-586-5875
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“fresh pasta” (27 reviews)
“fettuccine” (13 reviews)
“warm bread” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
249 Main St, Northampton, MA 01060-3122
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

We were recently here on our annual visit to friends and this little place never fails us. There are pastas and sauces and possibilities. The array of choices is so large that it is hard to make a choice. it's a mix & match operation...More

Thank WearArtThou
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Viva has been off and on for us over the years. Kitchen, food, service at times great, and at times problematic. But the last two times we have been (summer of ‘18) all has been fantastic! Salads - beet with Gorgonzola, arugula with apple and...More

Thank Noromebound
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Service is friendly and professional. Muscle appetizer with pesto sauce was fantastic! Always have to have the Gorgonzola garlic bread. Wine was Renata Pino Noir and we topped it off with bread pudding better than my grandmothers!

Thank Foodislife204
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The freshly made pasta served al dente is the raison d’etre for this fine little restaurant, and of all the pastas, the black pepper fettuccine reigns supreme. It, or any of the other pastas, can be enjoyed with a variety of sauces. All that I...More

Thank RalphH42
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Homemade pastas, sauces and soups, all really tasty. Good wine list. For lunch the price is really reasonable. For dinner, its a little pricey. The service is usually really good, but the last time I was there, they were just and the service was soooooooo...More

Thank Havalemon
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Loved the freshly made penne in tomato vodka sauce with a couple of meatballs. Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Reservation necessary before 7:00 on evenings when there is a performance at theater across the street. Also best to park behind the park on other side...More

Thank Volvodadfast
Reviewed 23 April 2018

I like their black pepper pasta. It's classic and incredibly tasty. The downstairs can feel a little claustrophobic, but I like the lighting and warmth; it's very romantic. Always a great trip.

Thank ADS80
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We ate here prior to a concert across the street and dinner was superb. Fresh pasta with an incredible selection of sauces. The best Alfredo sauce I have ever had. Creamy, flavorful and just the right consistency. Side of sausage as well that was delicious....More

Thank roberto61
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We visited on a recent Friday night and decided to eat outside at one of the two outside tables. It took our wait person approximately 15 minutes to come by the table so we could order drinks. I also told him we needed setups and...More

Thank pwcins
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Fresh pasta has been one of my go to places in Northampton for good pasta and small plate options. The other night however was way below our expectations. Service was slow, waitress was unfamiliar with wine list, salad ordered lightly dressed was drenched in dressing,...More

Thank susan k
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3 May 2017|
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Response from VivaFreshPastaCo | Property representative |
Hello BAN1210, This is Kristina, the manager at Viva. We can accommodate many large groups either upstairs or down. We have very few restrictions as to time and day of the week. Please feel free to call the restaurant and... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 249 Main St, Northampton, MA 01060-3122
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Hampshire County  >  Northampton
  • Phone Number: +1 413-586-5875
  • E-mail
We are "a small neighborhood restaurant (with two floors of dining!) that serves unpretentious fare in generous portions at reasonable prices to a loyal clientele. The mood is warm and friendly. The food is fragrant, earthy and sensual." WHAT IS IN YOUR FOOD? We cook for your enjoyment and for your health! We use only non-GMO Canola & Extra Virgin Olive oil in our sauces. For saute items we also use non-GMO Grape Seed & Rice Bran oil. Our Eggs are organic. Our pasta flour is high-protein non-GMO durum flour. Our corn meal for polenta is organic and non-GMO.
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