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Ciao Bella Restaurant

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1514 Us Highway 41, Schererville, IN 46375-1316
219-322-6800
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 28
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Made To Order Italian

Very authentic menu, the owner is from Italy and his recipes are original. The staff is very efficient and provides great service. Very busy place, there are weekly cooking class, wine tastings and a live crooner weekly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Willoughby, Ohio
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Schererville, Indiana
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The food was not even close to being good or authentic. There was a guy walking around with a micophone singing that was nothing but annoying. The place was over crowded, they only served wine and pop. Will not go back.

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Munster, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Best red sauce I've ever had. Always a smile at the door, seated immediately, wine choices are plentiful - just a great way to have dinner.

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Eau Claire, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Our party of 4 had an outstanding dinner. The appetizers (ceviche and a humus dip) were both great. All entrees were also excellent. The only small criticism were that the my martini was left on ice too long so was a bit watered down and my wife's Moscow mule had a fairly tasteless ginger beer used in it

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Willoughby, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Very authentic menu, the owner is from Italy and his recipes are original. The staff is very efficient and provides great service. Very busy place, there are weekly cooking class, wine tastings and a live crooner weekly.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Our dining club friends love Ciao Bella. The food is authentic and the pasta dishes never disappoint. The wine selection is one of the best in the area. The location has a bit to be desired. The window views are of the parking lot. However, we can overlook this minor location issue because the food and service are always outstanding.

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Matteson, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The selections were many and that made it a challenge to narrow it down to one selection. I went with the Eggplant Parmigiana and it was delicious. Eggplant was thinly sliced and somewhat crispy. Not crazy about the fact that everything is alacarte. Also am not sure why they give you a side of pasta AND potatoes with some of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A great place for delicious authentic Italian food. I love to come here when I'm tired of chain restaurants. The service is always friendly. And the food is consistently yummy.

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Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Talk about impressed!! We were very short on time - trying to make a concert and they got us in and served in less than 30 minutes!! Food was also very good - although maybe a little pricey. Really appreciated the great job they did knowing we had so little time.

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Homewood, IL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The food was average at best. There was a guy walking around singing the Tuesday night we were there. He was a good singer but was so loud that it completely overwhelmed the tiny restaurant.

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Griffith, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Had lunch with a friend. They ate from the luncheon buffet and did not finish the chosen chicken entree because of an unpleasant taste. Overheard others also complaining. The artichoke appetizer was delicious but overpriced at $6 for 6 small pieces. The ravioli was satisfactory, although I don't care for a creamy tomato sauce. Also did not care for the... More 

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Additional Information about Ciao Bella Restaurant

Address: 1514 Us Highway 41, Schererville, IN 46375-1316
Phone Number: 219-322-6800
Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Schererville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1514 Us Highway 41, Schererville, IN 46375-1316
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Schererville
  • Phone Number: 219-322-6800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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