Va Bene734 E Superior Street
Duluth, MN 55802
Modern Italian food freshly prepared and served in a friendly atmosphere with unequaled views of Lake Superior. Voted Best Italian Restaurant in Duluth 2019 & 2018; TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015. Year-round lakeside dining overlooking Lake Superior and two additional open-air seating choices in Summer.
Our menu includes appetizers, salads, panini, pasta and seasonal fish and steak entrees. From-scratch sauces, dressings, breads, gnocchi, pappardelle, Italian sausage soup, and house-made desserts.
Full bar with unique cocktails, carefully curated wine list and beer. Artisan gelato, imported espresso, Italian sodas and locally sourced Italian blend coffee.
Vegetarian, gluten-free and vegan choices. Kids’ menu.
Open daily 11 a.m. until 10 p.m.
- Accessible to disabled
Average Meal Prices
- Kid friendly
- Waterfront dining
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Based on 808 reviews
Va Bene is a small place overlooking the Lake in Duluth. Excellent wine selection. Try to get on the porch with the view of the lake.
— Barry E, March 11, 2020
This is a very good little Italian restaurant with a great view of the lake, a decent wine list, good service and very good food. The Bruschetta was made with fresh grilled focaccia and was not over...
— tbrever, February 29, 2020
Made it safely to Duluth today. Was to stop in and sit by the lake and taste some delicious food. The staff are all swift, friendly and helpful. Heather was a pleasure to work with! Spot on tips from...
— 791travisk, February 23, 2020
Walking into this place felt like I was waking into the energy of a true Italian eatery. Great energy. Staff was pleasant. Food was amazing. I had the best espresso martini ever. Not too sweet. The...
— Mrstewart, February 23, 2020
Small homey place with big flavor. Everyone in the group loved everything they ordered. And there is always room for coffee and gelato--lots of fun flavors. Try spumoni for yummy spoonfuls of...
— slister1, February 11, 2020