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Bella Maria Cafe

489 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102-6525 (Old Naples)
239-403-7222
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Ranked #412 of 811 Restaurants in Naples
Cuisines: South American
Neighborhood: Old Naples
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The food was very bland and the server was very brisk with us despite there being only a few other tables in the outdoor seating area.

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Connecticut
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69 reviews 69 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

Just got back to Naples for the season and made a stop at Bella Maria. Franco is still working the front while his brother, Carlos, has taken over the kitchen as their father has moved back to Chile and their mother will follow in the summer. Food and service are as good as ever. And if you love their quiches... More 

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Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We visited this place for dinner on December 27. Although there was outdoor seating available, the owner (presumed it was him) first comment was "This is Naples - reservations required for sitting outside" and put me & my family inside the restaurant. The real issue I want to highlight was that he offered the outdoor seating to the next family... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

A great Spanish cafe for lunch or dinner. Just finished a seafood salad, outstanding! Great place on 5th Ave S.

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Naples, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Looking for mix Spanish South American tapes nice touch. Food is always good, service at times seems slow but they get the job done with a smile. On 5th Avenue strip in Naples in the heart of the restaurant A slice of two cultures, tapes are worthy of any others serving the same type foods in the area. It has... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Bella Maria was one of my first loves after relocating to Naples. I have never had a bad meal here. I particularly adore the quiche, home made in the kitchen! And I always quench my thirst on the fantastic sangria. :) Enjoy!

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Naples, Florida
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217 reviews 217 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

While walking down 5th Avenue looking for lunch, I noticed the menu board on the street and decided to give this place a try. Since I love Pot Roast and never had a Pot Roast Sandwich, I decided to give it a try. It was excellent and is served on a Ciabatta with tomato and avocado. I spiced it up... More 

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Bella Maria has a killer pot roast sandwich that is not to be missed. I am not sure a pot roast sandwich has anything to do with Spain but it’s very good. The proprietor, Carlos, is rude and condescending to customers. The atmosphere of the restaurant is pathetic. One of the tables in the dining room serves as the restaurant's... More 

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Naples, Florida
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48 reviews 48 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

First of all, not sure if Carlos is the same person that one other review reviled. Hubby and I decided to lunch at a restaurant almost across the street on 5th, but the sandwich board out side this little restaurant stopped us in our tracks with a lunch special that included a Cuban Sandwich . After seeing the movie "Chef"... More 

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Windermere, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My husband and I were curious about a restaurant boasting about great lunch specials and tapas, so we stopped in. We ordered a pitcher of Sangria and the Choclo dish, and Crab Meat Quiche. I was sadly disappointed with mine.. the crab meat quiche was a truly boring dish. I was more interested in my husband's dish, because that was... More 

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Address: 489 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102-6525
Phone Number: 239-403-7222
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples>  > Old Naples
Cuisine: South American

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