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Bella Milano

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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: Dinner, Lunch, 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
Good for: Families with children
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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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice atmosphere

We met some friends to dine in. Hostess was nice as we said we had 6 people in our party. She said she would get a table ready for us. Nice selection on the menu.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 10, 2015
Delores B
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Gadsden, Alabama
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We had a large group so we waited for the room to fit us all as they were getting flogged. It was a madhouse in there. Nice place with a good vibe and a mostly friendly staff. We had a great waiter who was on top of everything for everyone. The food was good but not great. Having eaten on... More 

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Thank Michael W
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

After discovering an unexpected opportunity to see extended family in town for the holidays we were delighted to find Bella (one of our favorite places) open for lunch today. As always the service was great and the food terrific. Our group of six enjoyed delicious Milano salad, pasta, bread, and pizza. Food was hot and plentiful. You can't go wrong... More 

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Thank Carol S
Bella M, Owner at Bella Milano, responded to this review

Happy Holidays, Carol! We are so honored that you chose to spend your holiday meal at Bella Milano and are happy to hear that your family enjoyed their visit. We value family among all else and strive to provide all of our guests with warm memories. Thank you for sharing your experience, and we look forward to your next visit.... More 

Saint Louis, Missouri
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

Tonight I along with several friends are dinner at Bella Milano in Edwardsville, IL. The overall atmosphere is warm, appetite appealing conducive for fine dinning. The customer service was exceptional. The only draw back was my to go Dessert order. I requested the Key Lime Pie cheese cake with chocolate drizzle. I didn't think to check my order until I... More 

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Thank Gregory J
St. Louis
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59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

They seem to have a rich, decadent twist on most Italian dishes you're familiar with. Most of their sauces or "gravies" are thicker than most other restaurants. Not a bad thing if you really want to indulge. The Beef Milano, served medium rare to medium might be one of the best Italian steak dishes I've ever had. It's EXCELLENT. Don't... More 

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

Thank you for your review! We are proud to make all of our sauces from scratch and are happy that you enjoyed them, and you are correct, we offer many lighter choices if you're in the mood for something less rich. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience, and we look forward to your next visit. Happy... More 

St. Louis, MO
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

This is by far one of the best restaurants in Edwardsville. The service is great as well as the food and drinks. Our favorites are white and red sangria for cocktails and Chicken Milano or pasta three way for food.

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Thank island30
Bella M, Owner at Bella Milano, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, island30! We are so happy to hear that you enjoy your visits to the Edwardsville Bella Milano. Our staff works hard to provide each of our guests with a memorable experience. I hope you have had the opportunity to try our new signature drink, Sparkling Rosemary Pomegranate Sangria; we promise you'll love it! Thank you... More 

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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We met some friends to dine in. Hostess was nice as we said we had 6 people in our party. She said she would get a table ready for us. Nice selection on the menu.

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Thank Delores B
Granite City, Illinois
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

One of the best Italian restaurants in the St. Louis metro area. Every meal, everytime has been an excellent dining experience. Can't decide? Try their pasta sampler. First time there was for a "Wine Pairing" dinner and it was outstanding. Great food, service and atmosphere. Will definately be back. Good value for the money.

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Thank John D
Edwardsville, Illinois
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

When Bella opened, I was in love. The salad was fabulous. The pasta was great. The cocktails were splendid. Over time, they have devolved into mediocrity. The pasta is gummy and everything tastes the same. The house salad is loaded with dressing such that it's often almost wilted. And the prices just keep going up. If you seem good Italian... More 

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Thank Jandt2007
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015

It is a great restaurant for a special occasion or lunch with friend. I enjoy the special way food is prepared and presented. My husband and I went for my birthday. The atmosphere and food were both something special to celebrate my day. I recommend reservations if you have a large group to accomodate. The restaurant has an excellent bar,... More 

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White Hall, Illinois, United States
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140 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Well, we hit this place after a show. We had never been here and had no reservation. They seated us right away. Apparently, around 5 pm is the time to go. By 5:30 there was quite a long wait. The place is casually elegant and the service was rapid. Despite the high end appearance, almost all the patrons were very... More 

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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, Pizza, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?