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1063 S State Route 157, Ste 14, Edwardsville, IL 62025
+1 618-659-2100
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Bella Milano offers contemporary Italian with old world flavor. We have...
Bella Milano offers contemporary Italian with old world flavor. We have full lunch and dinner menus along with great party planning options, private rooms, and a full catering department for you convenience. Join us for date night, family night, or cocktails with friends. Bella is perfect for any occasion!
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Authentic Italian food in a pleasant atmosphere served by competent waitstaff. Sounds simple, but the temptation to try to do more had lead to less in my opinion. A return to basics seems to be on target if recent visit holds true. We enjoyed our meal last Sunday.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
flailman
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Edwardsville, Illinois
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Worden, Illinois
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Always have the best food. There are a few items I suggest. The toasted ravioli, the chicken or beef Milano, house salad to name a few.

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Edwardsville, Illinois
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Authentic Italian food in a pleasant atmosphere served by competent waitstaff. Sounds simple, but the temptation to try to do more had lead to less in my opinion. A return to basics seems to be on target if recent visit holds true. We enjoyed our meal last Sunday.

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Edwardsville, Illinois
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

If you like Imo's you'll love this place. Otherwise, skip it. This is several notches down from the Olive Garden. They slop provel sauce on top of everytihng

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Bella M, Owner at Bella Milano, responded to this review

Hi, DrJewell. Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you do not like our restaurant. We are proud to serve traditional and St. Louis-style Italian food which does sometimes include provel cheese - an iconic and commonly used ingredient in Italian cuisine throughout the Metro East area. Though only two of our dishes have provel cheese... More 

Edwardsville, Illinois
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Bella Milano is an okay restaurant. Serves an Italian cuisine - but nothing to write home about. It may be a better bar than restaurant. It has a difficult time handling the orders of more than a couple of people. Expensive for what it offers.

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Bella M, Owner at Bella Milano, responded to this review

Hi, Denise. Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit to our restaurant. We would love if you would share with us why you you were not happy with your experience as we are always looking for ways to improve our guests' visits. What did you order? When did you visit?... More 

Springfield, Illinois
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Appetizer, entree, and salad were all very good. Mushroom duxelle flatbread with flash fried spinach is a great starter. The tortellini with peas and prosciutto was excellent.

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Bella M, Owner at Bella Milano, responded to this review

Hi, Kit! thank you for your review. We love to hear when our customers enjoy their experiences at Bella Milano. We hope you take advantage of our special deals such as our $5 Martini Monday, or dine with us on Sundays when you can feed a family of four for only $29.95. And we're always keeping things exciting with our... More 

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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

The server was excellent!! The salad was delicious! I especially liked the bacon! I was extremely disappointed with their signature dish chicken Milano. The texture was sticky and too heavy. There was a glaringly lack of garlic everywhere. I did not even see a speck anywhere. The atmosphere was great but I think we will stick with Zia's.

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Bella M, Owner at Bella Milano, responded to this review

Michele Thank you for the review of Bella Milano and glad you enjoyed most of your visit. The signature chicken dish you ordered, Chicken Milano, does have heavy cheese sauce. The menu description mentions that but I hope you will try one of our other much lighter chicken dishes on a return trip. Like me, you may prefer a dish... More 

Illinois
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131 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We have eaten as a family at Bella Milano many times over the years, and have always had a great meal and a fun time! We began dining here as a couple, and after our children were born have continued bringing them to eat as well. Their food is reasonably priced for a nice atmosphere, and the portions are very... More 

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Alton, Illinois
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Took my family and parents for a late mother day dinner. We got there about half an hour after the opened and had a little wait. I herd the hostess say they get busy at 6. The dinning room looks small but does not feel that way. Our waitress was great and very knowledgable about the menu. The food was... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

After several visits, it is apparent that this is a well ran restaurant. The food is delicious. Best tomato soup I've ever had! Entrees are generous sizes. Management is on top of making sure your experience is good.

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Bella M, Owner at Bella Milano, responded to this review

Hi, Speedingbullet! I wanted to take a moment and thank you for your kind review of our restaurant. We are so happy that our extensive staff training, house-prepared dishes, and large portions all came together so you could have a great experience. Our customers are our priority, and we try to display our appreciation in every detail of our service.... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Upon entering Bella Milano on a Friday night at 6, we were greeted at the door and told that we would be seated right away. What a pleasant surprise. The owner or manager immediately came over and welcomed us and thanked us for joining them. We were seated, given our menus, and very soon waters were brought out. The warm... More 

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Additional Information about Bella Milano

Address: 1063 S State Route 157, Ste 14, Edwardsville, IL 62025
Phone Number: +1 618-659-2100
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Edwardsville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1063 S State Route 157, Ste 14, Edwardsville, IL 62025
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Edwardsville
  • Phone Number: +1 618-659-2100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood

Description

Bella Milano offers contemporary Italian with old world flavor. We have full lunch and dinner menus along with great party planning options, private rooms, and a full catering department for you convenience. Join us for date night, family night, or cocktails with friends. Bella is perfect for any occasion!
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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