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Bella Italia Ristorante

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20 N Spanish St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-7311
573-332-7800
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very good food.

This is a very good restaurant with a nice setting and good service from the staff. It may be a bit over-priced for what you get but I still enjoy going there. The acoustics in the place are poor. On my last visit there a very large group there created alot of noise and made it hard to talk to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
John H
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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We have been thinking about dining here for some time, so, last weekend we decided to drive down and see how it was. We walked in too a very attractive setting, not too over the top like some Italian restaurants. We were seated right away, and before we could order, the waitress brought out this large warm loaf of bread.... More 

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Millersville, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We recently moved back to the area and couldn't wait to go back to Bella. I'm guessing that our expectations were just too high. The first thing we noticed was the music, not soft and soothing, but the local rock station! Everything else was just average. The portions are still large, so at least I had lunch the next day... More 

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Bella Italia serves wonderful Italian food. The homemade bread, olive oil and grated cheese starts you off right. Then the entrée. All the dishes I have eaten have been tasty. Huge portions--you will either be stuffed or take half home for tomorrow night's dinner. Excellent food.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

If you plan on Italian Food in the Cape area this is the only place to consider. The food is always better than great and the special is always worth checking out. Service is impeccable as well as friendly. Take the time to make a trip down town and treat yourself and your friends to the best.

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is a very good restaurant with a nice setting and good service from the staff. It may be a bit over-priced for what you get but I still enjoy going there. The acoustics in the place are poor. On my last visit there a very large group there created alot of noise and made it hard to talk to... More 

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Thebes, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The Bella Italia offers moderately priced Italian food. It is among the best one will find in the Cape Girardeau area. The service is very good. The atmosphere comfortable. The food is very good! And the price is reasonable.

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Chester
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

My wife and I stopped in for lunch on a very cold day with a foot of snow on the ground. We were amused at the sidewalk area, which would be a great setting in warmer weather, now covered with deep snow with 10 degree temps. Inside was warm and inviting. Not what I would call an intimate or cozy... More 

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

this place is great they have great italian dishes they are alittle pricey but not to bad about $40 for 2 without wine or beer. they start you out with this round loaf of yeast bread with olive oil and parmesan to dip it in and it is so so good. i don't think you will be dissapointed in this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I love the atmosphere and food at this restaurant!! Always the perfect place for both family and date night dinning!!!

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A very nice local restaurant, not a chain. Have been there several times and always good food. Like the bread served with olive oil. Location in the downtown area is great.

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Additional Information about Bella Italia Ristorante

Address: 20 N Spanish St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-7311
Phone Number: 573-332-7800
Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Cape Girardeau
Open Hours:
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 N Spanish St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-7311
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Cape Girardeau
  • Phone Number: 573-332-7800

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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