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Bella's Bistro Italian

1445 Wellington St. W, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 2X4, Canada
+1 613-724-6439
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Ranked #39 of 2,218 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Four of us had a terrific meal at Bella's for my wife's Birthday. We all started with a ceasar salad and had a variety of menu items from pizza to ravioli stuffed with lobster and crab...a big favorite !! the service was attentive without being overwhelming. I would go back to this restaurant anytime fro any occasion.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

First time at Bella's. My wife and I enjoyed a wonderful evening. The salad and main courses were excellent, and the home made desserts were fabulous. Service was very attentive without being intrusive. We will certainly dine here again next time we're in town.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This restaurant is perfect example of a family owned restaurant. Very cozy atmosphere, GREAT service and.... Oh boy- food is Delicious. A true Italian cousine. My mother in law is Italian, Italian food in our house is MUST! Bella's cook is Pro! I would recommend this restaurant and will come back for sure :) Thank you wonderful staff for an... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

I went to Bella's with 2 friends. Welcoming atmosphere, very professional, polite, good-hearted, gentile, humorous waiter (Frank); well prepped, healthy style home made soup and salmon. My friends loved their pasta. Price good for the quality of the meal. We will definitely go back again.

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Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
100 reviews 100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Of the dozen or so restaurants within walking distance of where we live, Bella's is our favourite. This has been true for a long time, perhaps fifteen years. We love the ambience of the old house, the consistent and interesting menu, the delicious food, the professional service, and the good value! A two course dinner, house wine, coffee and tax,... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I am from Ottawa and like to eat out around town. Iv'e easily eaten at Bella's 20 times in the past 12 years. It is a very nice but unpretentious place set in a two story house in the western part of the city. The food is always great and in my experience the service has always been friendly and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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63 reviews 63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We went there for Dinner on Valentine day. When we entered the restaurant, we were welcomed by a butler who verified our reservation and led us to our table the second floor after taking and hanging our coats, excellent care service. Our waitress was a young smiley and sweet lady. She was also offering a great service. The ambiance of... More 

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Dallas, Texas
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

This restaurant offers you great and authentic Italian food ever. I live in Ottawa and I am an Italian. I almost go there daily, as I love the ambience, food and the service that these people offer. The waiters working in this restaurant are very professional, attentive and kind in nature. The food is homemade and I loved eating it... More 

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ottawa canada
Top Contributor
165 reviews 165 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2013

I love this little place. The waiters are professional, food is all homemade and excellent. Like many of the nice places in Westboro about 75% of the guests are locals. Pastas and deserts are fantastic. They have a carpaccio that is world class, a must try if you are a fan. Wine selection is decent and well stocked. A very... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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304 reviews 304 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

We have been to Bella's a few times over the last twenty years (it seems to have been there that long); many of the waiters are true professionals who have been there a long time. Bella's has two moderate-sized rooms on two floors in an old house. It has upscale cutlery and linen on the tables, both nice touches. The... More 

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Additional Information about Bella's Bistro Italian

Address: 1445 Wellington St. W, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 2X4, Canada
Phone Number: +1 613-724-6439
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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