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Bella Italia Ristorante

20 N Spanish St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-7311
573-332-7800
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English first
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Bella has exceptional food and a cozy downtown atmosphere. Sometimes the service can be hit or miss, but overall a great place to eat. Get the pasta and a house salad and you can't go wrong. The sandwiches aren't as good.

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Cedar Lake, Indiana
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90 reviews 90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I, too, liked their bread and olive oil. Spaghetti was also very good. Good sauce. This is a nice place to visit while visiting the town along the Mississippi River.

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I like their bread with Olive oil and cheese. Other dishes are mediocre, wondering if they buy the frozen stuffs from SAMs club. Their pasta is way too soft. I asked for el dente every time and they still come out mushy. Will only order pizza.

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Illinois
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40 reviews 40 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The Bella is the real deal. Everything I've ever had on the menu has been just excellent starting with the dinner salad and bread. Nice atmosphere, friendly courteous service. Reasonably priced. Great place for lunch surrounded by the antique district.

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Houston, Texas
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

One of Cape's gems, Bella Italia has very high quality food in a romantic, fun atmosphere. Not a ton of seating space, so if you are going on a weekend evening or for a special occasion, definitely call ahead - or if that's not an option, trust me, the wait is worth it. They have delicious little individual pizzas, but... More 

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We love good Italian food made with real cream & butter. I had fetticine alfredo and it was wonderful. My husband had his old standby spaghetti/meat sauce. The portion so large we brought it home. Our grandson ate it and gave his approval in spades. The restaurant is very well appointed and the wine was very nice. The price is... More 

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Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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13 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

I love Italian food. I love to cook Italian food. My daughter and her significant other were in town this weekend for a one half marathon race and wanted to "carb up". We took the to Bella Italia for dinner. I had Chicken Marsala - the chicken was so dry it was brittle. The pasta was so OVERCOOKED it could... More 

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East Prairie, Missouri
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Wife and I wanted spagetti and decided to try the Bella. Served nice hot fresh bread and some spiced olive oil, and was told to take our time to order. Had crab cake appetizers to start us off. Risky choice in SE MO, but ours were tasty and hot. You could actually see crab in them, and it wasn't crab... More 

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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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