Kevin McCarthy, chef de cuisine, use of culinary classics is shown masterfully through innovative menus he has developed for the AAA Four-Diamond Vivace. Known for his fresh and seasonal Italian-inspired cuisine, Chef Kevin has infused his unique and contemporary style into the exquisite menu offerings at Vivace.
Dine by the cozy fireplace in the winter or on the inviting terrace during the warmer summer months, while enjoying the spectacular ocean vistas.
Floor-to-ceiling windows frame views of the lush surroundings and golf course. Venetian plaster walls faux-finished in burnt orange are complemented by rich wood paneling and stone tiled floors. Tables are appointed with an eclectic array of accessories including elegant Italian flatware.
Vivace is proud to offer one of the most comprehensive Italian wine lists in Southern California, featuring some of Italy’s greatest wines as well as some hidden gems from lesser known regions of the country.
All pastas are house-made daily, using only organic ingredients. Some favorites include lobster spaghetti, black pepper fettuccine and the sensational risotto al osso bucco with braised pork shank and fava beans.
Sunday – Thursday 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Friday & Saturday 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Reservations are required. All reservations must be guaranteed with a credit card. For groups of 8 or more, please confirm the number of your party 72 hours ahead. Missed reservations are subject to a cancellation fee.