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Monday-Saturday, 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Closed on Sunday.


7100 Aviara Resort Drive, Carlsbad, California, USA, 92011

Dress Code

Resort smart.  Shorts, flip-flops, and tank-tops are not permitted.  


2017 Award of Excellence Winner - Wine Spectator


Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

Join us for a special four course Holiday Menu at Vivace. Available from 5:00pm-9:30pm. $70.00 per person. Our normal tasting menu will also be available. For details and reservations please contact +1 760 448 1234. Price excludes tax and gratuity.    MENU >>

Teddy Bear Tea

An exceptional tea experience for the whole family complete with storytelling by the Pepperming Princess. Each child is asked to bring a teddy bear to donate to the Ronald McDonald House at Rady Children's Hospital. Teddy Bear Tea will be available from 11:00am-12:30pm on December 3,9,10,16,17,20,21 and 23. Adults $50 and Kids (ages 6-12) $35. Prices exclude tax and gratuity. For details and reservations, please contact +1 760 448 1234

New Year's Eve

Ring in the New Year with a special holiday five course menu at Vivace available 6:00pm-9:30pm. $150.00 per person. For details and reservations please contact +1 760 448 1234. Price excludes tax and gratuity.   MENU >>


Italian for "alive," Vivace serves innovative Italian cuisine in a chic, contemporary atmosphere. The AAA Four-Diamond restaurant prepares fresh pasta daily and ensures authentic favors in each dish using a natural wood burning oven. Experience interpretive Italian cuisine comprised of the finest locally sourced ingredients. Offering a comprehensive wine list highlighting selections from regions throughout Italy. The highly acclaimed Vivace restaurant offers the finest Italian cuisine in San Diego.

Vivace surrounds you in warm, elegant Mediterranean-style décor with Venetian plaster walls faux-finished in burnt orange, rich wood paneling and stone tiled floors. Floor-to-ceiling windows frame alluring views of the lush landscape. Tables are appointed with an eclectic array of accessories including elegant Italian flatware. Dine by the cozy fireplace in the winter or on the terrace during the warm California summer, while enjoying the spectacular Southern California sunset.


The Zagat Survey currently has Vivace as the highest rated restaurant in San Diego for service, décor and best overall Italian restaurant. Buon Appetito!

7100 Aviara Resort Drive, Carlsbad, California, USA, 92011

  • Tel: +1 760 448 1234
  • Fax: +1 760 603 6801

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