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Vivace Restaurant

6440 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85718-1302
+1 520-795-7221
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
6440 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85718-1302
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Ate here a couple of nights ago. I wasn't expecting a lot. Ho hum, another Italian restaurant. I couldn't have been more wrong! Excellent service. Pre-meal bread. And my meal, the chicken breast stuffed with crab meat, was one of the best meals I've had...More

Thank GSi_Bailey
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vivacious restaurant occupies a large space on the foothills of the Catalina’s and has a wonderful view across Tucson. At night, the lights of the city and the view are wonderful. That being said, it is most noted for very well prepared food at very...More

Thank dmcd043
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have never been disappointed to eat here. It is truly a special place from the food to service to atmosphere.

Thank gdmort
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us (about 20) recently gathered here for dinner and had a great time. It's been in business for about 29 years. The food is primarily Northern Italian and is quite good. The atmosphere, including the bar, is comfortable, countryish, with Italian art...More

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Vivace's is outstanding. The owner, Daniel, has been in the restaurant business in Tucson for many years and his expertise comes though with shining colors. Every dish is wonderful starting with the bread and dipping oil to the creme brulee. If you haven't been here...More

Thank 299michaele
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food; definitely on the higher end of the spectrum, but nothing super extravagant. Definitely worth a visit

Thank ricoch3t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner at this lovely, hilltop location. Not many hilltop locations in Tucson. The Italian was excellent. The service was exceptional. There were plenty of people - and plenty f space. WE were a little worried when we saw busses parked outside - they...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of our favorite restaurants in Tucson. The staff is knowledgeable and pleasant. Good choices for wines and a varied Italian menu.

Thank coppertop1212
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't have a reservation so we sat at the bar. It was perfect. It was fun, interesting, and the food was fabulous. We had great olives ( best in US) first, then bread with pesto and olive oil (best ever) and then had pasta...More

Thank Sharon W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Mixed Green Salad was fabulous, as was the Caesar Salad. We had a variety of entrees & they were all very good. The waiter highly recommended the Bread pudding, and it was great, but we also had the Molten Cake with homemade ice cream...More

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Anthony W
30 March 2018|
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Response from Christine R | Reviewed this property |
Business casual out of respect for this fine restaurant; no jeans, appropriate length shorts. Make your dinner date special.
8 April 2017|
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Response from Errol A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Every meal is prepared fresh, so if you want low salt, just ask when ordering. This is upscale Northern Italian, not the spaghetti and meatball house that is so common.
1 April 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6440 N Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85718-1302
    (Campbell and River)
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Tucson
  • Phone Number: +1 520-795-7221
  • E-mail
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.
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