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Bela Vegetarian Restaurant

68 Masonic Street, Northampton, MA 01060
413-586-8011
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Ranked #18 of 125 Restaurants in Northampton
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian, Eclectic
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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English first
Northampton, Massachusetts
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91 reviews 91 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Try ANYTHING there and you won't be disappointed. Go with the Chef's special of the day and you'll find delicious flavors, nice presentation and lots of other happy people eating along side of you. It's very tiny but that makes it more fun and intimate. Don't let the "vegetarian" sign fool you- you'll have a hearty and satisfying meal each... More

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East Hartford, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This place is tiny but super cute. Their specials are up on the chalkboard wall and the tables/seats are eclectic. Plenty of vegan options and they can change up your order if you have dietary restrictions. Plus the bathrooms are a hoot!

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

This vegetarian restaurant, owned and operated by a meat eating chef, is always creating very tasty and beautiful dishes. I have never been disappointed. Specials are creative. Makes you wonder why you always thought meat made the meal! Never again. This is a small place so seating is limited...and it's worth the wait. Prices are moderate and fair. Service is... More

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Port Washington, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We had eaten here many years ago and fondly remembered it on our recent return to Northampton. We were not disappointed...in fact the food was so amazing that we returned to eat here nightly. We figured why not eat in a restaurant where you know you get great quality and a great meal. We tried something different each night and... More

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Just had an unfortunate interaction with the owner (chef). After waiting 20 minutes to receive our bill (while sitting near the front door - cold) I decided to call and tell someone we had been waiting and to send our waiter with our bill. Instead of simply relaying the message the owner brought our bill out personally and told me... More

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New York, New York, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We went for lunch because we heard that the place can be crowded at dinner. The food was excellent with a nice attention to health issues.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Excellent food with a unique flavor that was not at all overwhelming or heavy. One of the best vegetarian restaurants I have been to. A small place, but worth waiting for a table. The food sometimes takes a while to come out, but it's because it's so fresh and hot when it's served. Looking forward to visiting again soon!

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Looks like someone's house - only 10 tables. But the BEST food anywhere. And it's vegetarian! Reasonable prices, friendly wait staff. No liquor license but you can bring your own beer. Part of the fun is walking around and seeing what other diners are eating. Love it! We go here all the time.

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Springfield.ma
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013

This was my first visit to a vegetarian restaurant. We went with friends who recommended it. I was presently surprised with the great variety in the menu. The service was excellent and so were all our meals. We will definitely return to try another vegetarian dish. If you are looking to try a vegetarian dish I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Northampton, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Excellent food & service. You wouldn't guess judging by the small exterior, but inside is a magical warmth. Inviting atmosphere, healthy, clean, delicious. A joy to dine there!

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