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Viva Bene Ristorante - CLOSED

144 Commercial St, Worcester, MA 01608-1527
+1 508-799-9999
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible31%
14 Dec 2015
“Worst experience ever!”
20 Nov 2015
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American
$$ - $$$
144 Commercial St, Worcester, MA 01608-1527
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

After we were seated, for a Saturday evening dinner (with reservations), no one came to our table (and we couldn't find anybody) so we went to the bar to get our own drinks. Finally, after about 40 minutes, we got a waitress (who I felt...More

Thank BosTraveller33
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Yes! Yes! And again, I say yes! Excellent venue for a wedding or any other large/private gathering. Last Sunday, I had my wedding reception at Viva Bene. From the moment we inquired about the venue for our event to the moment we left for the...More

Thank juliamudloff
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

After an event we walked to this nearby restaurant. Inside we approached the hostess stand and waited quite awhile before anyone came. Then we were seated at a booth and waited awhile for someone to come to the table. Almost left it was so long....More

Thank keetlady
Reviewed 12 November 2015

nice place for a quiet meal. good food at reasonable prices. love the bread and oil and cheese. good portions searved hot

Thank ddsons
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We were looking forward to a night out, and we returned to Viva Bene. There was only one other group there on a quiet Tuesday in Worcester, so it felt like we had the place too ourselves. My girl had the chicken skewers and I...More

Thank LizzyFan
Reviewed 6 August 2015

I decided to try this restaurant again as the food was below average the first time I dined. The meatballs tasted very odd and the Chicken Parmesan appeared to be from frozen chicken. My second visit, I asked for a glass of wine but had...More

1  Thank debbie c
Reviewed 27 July 2015

Sadly I have been taken here for dinner too many times and my food is always mediocre at best. Decor feels somewhat tired but the staff have always been pleasant. The place can handle crowds so large parties will often dine here because they can...More

1  Thank Norad1297
Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

Our server was really nice but the food isn't really Italian as one might think it's Italian with a Mediterranean twist which I am not sure what that was supposed to mean but I had the Gorgonzola linguini and got angel hair in an oddly...More

1  Thank wperruna
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We recently visited this restaurant which houses Club Symply Fargone (at Viva Bene) for a concert by legendary folk singer Jonathan Edwards. The concert was fantastic!!! Our party sat at the bar before the show eating light with just soup, salad & bread. One of...More

1  Thank Reggae052011
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Johnathan Edwards concert and dinner. Poor experience...unknowledgable staff concerning event info and menu. When asked direct question I got one answer and when my food arrived it was totally different. Couldn't eat the chicken parm...drenched in oil, sauce and melted cheese...no breeding...pizza didn't even resemble...More

1  Thank MHGl1
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 144 Commercial St, Worcester, MA 01608-1527
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Worcester
  • Phone Number: +1 508-799-9999
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