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6th and Main Street, Riverside, CA
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Description: This is going to be a great review, because the food was great, it's...
This is going to be a great review, because the food was great, it's partial outdoors and elegant ambiance.
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  • 25
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 10
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Made us feel special. (Which we are!)

We went on a Wednesday night around 5:30 pm having made reservations the night before. Our table was ready and waiting. We were a table of four, all seniors, one man, three women. I only mention this because instead of always deferring to the man the server asked me, a woman, too pick the wine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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59 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Riverside, California
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We went on a Wednesday night around 5:30 pm having made reservations the night before. Our table was ready and waiting. We were a table of four, all seniors, one man, three women. I only mention this because instead of always deferring to the man the server asked me, a woman, too pick the wine and taste it first. Sometimes... More 

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SoCal
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

So as vegetarians, my family and I found this place to be our least favorite at the Mission Inn. The pizzas were awful and the rest of the menu did not seem all that special.

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Trabuco Canyon, California
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287 reviews 287 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We love Italian food, oh we ARE Italian, but this was small plate stuff, high prices and just so-so food. Guess you're really buying the location just off the main part of the Mission Inn. The patio is lovely so sip a glass of wine and experience the ambiance.

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Palm Desert, CA USA
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71 reviews 71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We had our company Christmas party at Bella Trattoria, and even though we made confirmed reservations a month in advance, they had no record of the reservation when we arrived. We had confirmed the reservation with the manager, but when we arrived, he had no explanation. We waited an hour while a large party finished, and the sixteen of us... More 

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Manhattan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We will not return to this restaurant. The good; Our server and the hostess were friendly. And the minestrone. The not so good: The service was slow. The other food not so good. Nearly all tables are on a a patio and there aren't enough heaters. The reservations were made weeks in advance. However we were waiting 30 minutes outside... More 

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Fountain Valley, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We did our annual overnight stay at the Mission Inn for the Festival of Lights. We hadn't eaten in Bella Trattoria in our many visits and meals at the hotel so we decided to try it. It was raining and they only have outside seating, but we decided to stay. All 4 of us had different dishes and not one... More 

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Santa Ana, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Great place to watch people as they go by your outside dining table. We had dinner and were so impressed that we went back the next morning for breakfast. I had the Penne Amore which was fantastic. Breakfast was just the right size, not too large, but tasty.

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Miami, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Very good food and atmosphere. Service is just OK. The menu has a good variety and the portions are big.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Kirsten was a ball awesome topped with awesome sauce. Her service was prompt and impeccable with a glowing 😃. I am a hotel manager home for the holiday to spend with fam and the food was awesome as always but i especially enjoyed the service tonight.

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Fullerton
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

The best I can say about this place is that the service was friendly and prompt, if somewhat unprofessional. Someone kept dropping metal containers which echoed loudly throughout the room and all the employees laughed but no one ever apologized for the disturbances. The food was fair to mediocre. The fettuccine alfredo was lacking in flavor and the sauce was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6th and Main Street, Riverside, CA
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Riverside

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

This is going to be a great review, because the food was great, it's partial outdoors and elegant ambiance.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?