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Bistro Bella Vita

  • Local-first
  • 3 courses for $28
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • 44 Grandville Ave. SW
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
  • (616) 222-4600
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Course One

Kale Panzanella-VPF baby kales, Curnick cherry tomatoes, brown butter crouton, grana padano, celery, Pedro Ximenez sherry, gribiche

Cheese Tasting-Tomme, pork jowl, pickled apple, manchego, duck ajo blanco, roasted grapes, traffic jam bleu asiago, EVO

Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho- House made focaccia, prosciutto rillettes

Country Terrine- Matt's mustard, pickled kohlrabi, peach-pig jowl jam

Crudo of Albacore Tuna- Lime-ginger gremolata, rum gastrique, tamari

Course Two

Pirlou Fresh fish, bay scallops, mussels, duck sausage, tiny farm vegetables, farro, lobster broth

Culver Farms Duck- Grilled breast, farro-farm vegetable-duck confit salad, pear mostarda

S & S Lamb Ravioli- Apple, pine nuts, mint, brown butter, aged gouda

Parisian Gnocchi- Lobster, pork belly sausage, rock shrimp, carrots, cauliflower, Urban Mushroom maitake, lobster broth

Course Three

Apple Tart- Shortbread, Bavarian cream, candied cashews, maple caramel

Chocolate Pot de Crème- Cookie, Chantilly, chocolate shavings

Sundae- House made rum raisin ice cream, bourbon cherries, red wine caramel, pistachio, Chantilly

Course Four

Choose 2 glasses of wine- $20

White: Black Star Farms Riesling or Cuvaison Sauvignon Blanc

Red: Treasure Hunter 'Furious Damzel' Cabernet Sauvignon or Briccoserra Langhe Rosso

Course Five

Choose 2 beers- $10

Founders Pale Ale

Brewery Vivant Farmhand

Bell's Two Hearted Ale

Right Brain CEO Stout

Bistro Bella Vita's specialty is fresh Italian and French cuisine served in a big-city, casual atmosphere featuring West Michigan's largest martini bar. Private room accommodates up to 100 people.

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  • Minutes to Airport: 20
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  • Price Range: $$$
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  • Gluten Free:
  • Vegetarian:
  • Farm to Fork Menu:
  • Menu Option: 3 Courses for $28
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  • 3 Courses for $28:
Menu
  • Course One: Kale Panzanella-VPF baby kales, Curnick cherry tomatoes, brown butter crouton, grana padano, celery, Pedro Ximenez sherry, gribiche Cheese Tasting-Tomme, pork jowl, pickled apple, manchego, duck ajo blanco, roasted grapes, traffic jam bleu asiago, EVO Heirloom Tomato Gazpacho- House made focaccia, prosciutto rillettes Country Terrine- Matt's mustard, pickled kohlrabi, peach-pig jowl jam Crudo of Albacore Tuna- Lime-ginger gremolata, rum gastrique, tamari
  • Course Two: Pirlou Fresh fish, bay scallops, mussels, duck sausage, tiny farm vegetables, farro, lobster broth Culver Farms Duck- Grilled breast, farro-farm vegetable-duck confit salad, pear mostarda S & S Lamb Ravioli- Apple, pine nuts, mint, brown butter, aged gouda Parisian Gnocchi- Lobster, pork belly sausage, rock shrimp, carrots, cauliflower, Urban Mushroom maitake, lobster broth
  • Course Three: Apple Tart- Shortbread, Bavarian cream, candied cashews, maple caramel Chocolate Pot de Crème- Cookie, Chantilly, chocolate shavings Sundae- House made rum raisin ice cream, bourbon cherries, red wine caramel, pistachio, Chantilly
  • Course Four: Choose 2 glasses of wine- $20 White: Black Star Farms Riesling or Cuvaison Sauvignon Blanc Red: Treasure Hunter 'Furious Damzel' Cabernet Sauvignon or Briccoserra Langhe Rosso
  • Course Five: Choose 2 beers- $10 Founders Pale Ale Brewery Vivant Farmhand Bell's Two Hearted Ale Right Brain CEO Stout
Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Exhibits 0
  • Largest Room 0
  • Total Sq. Ft. 1250
  • Reception Capacity 0
  • Theatre Capacity 0
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  • Auditorium Seating 0
  • Concurrent Meeting Rooms 1
  • Conference Capacity 0
  • Villas 0
  • Banquet Capacity 80
  • Number of Rooms 1
  • Booths 0
  • Suites 0
  • Classroom Capacity 0
  • Sleeping Rooms 0
Banquet Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1500
  • Height: 18
  • Banquet Capacity: 100
  • Reception Capacity: 100
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