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Ciao Bella

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3501 Minnesota Dr, Bloomington, MN 55435
952 841 1000
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 146
    Excellent
  • 70
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
What a find!

The reviews about Ciao Bella are impressive. I was in the area for business and decided to host a dinner there. Everyone in our party enjoyed the service, atmosphere and food. The wine list is solid and matches well with the foods they serve. While Italian is a focus, they also serve other... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
TravelMack425
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Rochester, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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English first
Rochester, Minnesota
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94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The reviews about Ciao Bella are impressive. I was in the area for business and decided to host a dinner there. Everyone in our party enjoyed the service, atmosphere and food. The wine list is solid and matches well with the foods they serve. While Italian is a focus, they also serve other traditional dishes and do them well. It's... More 

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Urbandale, Iowa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We were staying at a hotel close and decided to give Ciao Bella a try due to the great reviews. My wife and I can't wait for our next trip to Minneapolis to eat here again. The scallops were fantastic!

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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We came upon this restaurant since we were staying at the hotel a block away. This place was awesome from the moment we walked in the door. It has a great upbeat atmosphere, our server Jeff was absolutely the best!!, the ciabatta was to die for, pastas are homemade, salads were great but the best was the roasted Brussels sprouts... More 

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Weston, Florida
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I always try to visit Ciao Bella when I am in the Minneapolis area and when I visited last night it was as great as ever. We had a new server (Kaitlyn G.) that was outstanding and I also tried a new Pinot Noir that I had never heard of before (Spell from Sonoma) that was a 10! Several different... More 

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Fargo, North Dakota
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We enjoyed a great meal at Ciao Bella! I had the Chicken and Wild Mushroom Risotto which was gluten free--wonderful. Our server had been gluten free for several years so was very helpful. My husband had pasta which he enjoyed. They have two different sizes for the evening meal. We both had the smaller portions and I found that size... More 

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Fargo, ND
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86 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The fact that you can order a small or large portions of most dishes is a really good feature. Service was quite good and the wine list just OK. It was a noisy atmosphere, but we pretty much forgot about that as the night went on. The physical space is quite large, the ceilings high, and the place was crowded,... More 

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Whitefish, Montana
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52 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We had an excellent dinner here. Very busy, need reservations. Bar drinks were awesome as well. Desserts were spectacular.

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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

As a table of 9 - all the food we ordered was delicious and not a crumb was left over. The service at the restaurant was first class all the way - polite, courteous and funny waitress and waiter. The manager stopped by a couple of times to ensure we were all well taken care of and having a good... More 

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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I was there last year, but had to go back. Now, when I am in the area, it is one of the first places I think of to go for dinner. The wine list is stellar. The service is stellar. The food is excellent. Between the four of us we had three dishes and an appetizer......no complaints from anyone. Pasta... More 

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Winter Park, United States
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I had dined at Ciao Bella with my brother in January 2015. I was so impressed that I returned with my wife on August 14. We opted for outside seating... weather was glorious. We were seated under a pergola surrounded by a garden of summer flowers. The patio had perhaps 15 tables. Many were occupied when we arrived, and most... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3501 Minnesota Dr, Bloomington, MN 55435
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: 952 841 1000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Doing business, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?