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Pizzeria Vivo

407 N State St, Big Rapids, MI 49307-1448
+1 231-796-8486
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“garlic knots” (6 reviews)
“pasta dishes” (7 reviews)
“pizza” (20 reviews)
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
407 N State St, Big Rapids, MI 49307-1448
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delightful full service restaurant just north of town and FSU campus. Their spaghetti and meat balls are the best I have had, and the pizza is great. Fine staff, wonderful surroundings.

Thank Packard A
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Pizzeria Vivo is a great family-owned Italian restaurant. We highly recommend it! It is located in a house remodeled into a restaurant, but the separate rooms make for a cozier, quieter atmosphere than large restaurant rooms. We have always had excellent service and delicious Italian...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

We were in town for an athletic event at Ferris State and wanted to try a local place. We were not disappointed! Great pizza and pasta choices on the menu. All the dinners came with garlic knots to start - they were great! Our pizza...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Nice, homey restaurant. Their pizzas are wonderful! The usual Italian menu with good prices. The garlic knots were warm and delicious, Cesar salad was very good also. Our waitress was very friendly and efficient. Good variety of wines.

Thank shelley s
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Being in the area for work related purposes I make it a point to frequent the local community restaurants. I have visited this location on 2 separate occasions; 2 separate entrees and each time have been disappointed. I ordered the sausage lasagna and the peppers/sausages...More

Thank terrymR3609FK
Reviewed 13 September 2017

My wife and I experienced Vivo's quinine and extensive wine and liquor selections and found all to be exceptional, the wait staff was very attentive and polite,great place and food ,would recommend to all.

Thank michaelgrace89
Reviewed 14 August 2017

One of our favorite spots in Big Rapids to go for dinner. We have eaten there many times and one of the few restaurants that I can honestly say that I have not had a bad meal. Pizza is very good as are all the...More

Thank Jack L
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I go there each time I visit BR I took my husband this time and he loved his chicken parmigiana. I always get the margarita pizza with a salad. It was the $7.50 lunch special.

Thank WilliamsPHR
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent pizzas and adult mac and cheese. Good craft beer selection too. Definitely worth the trip.

Thank mchristi1978
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Every time we are near Big Rapids, MI we have to stop in Vivo. If you are looking for good Italian food you have found the place. It a charming home turn into a restaurant. Don't be in a hurry. Good food takes time but...More

Thank Theresa D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 N State St, Big Rapids, MI 49307-1448
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Mecosta County  >  Big Rapids
  • Phone Number: +1 231-796-8486
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