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57 River Street, Oneonta, NY 13820
+1 607-431-9166
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: Bella Michaels serves fresh seafood, steaks, chops, pasta, chicken and...
Bella Michaels serves fresh seafood, steaks, chops, pasta, chicken and vegetarian meals. We have a full bar with wine, beer and liquor. We offer lunch, dinner and drink specials daily. Eat in or take out. Reservations appreciated.
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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food

Lobster ravioli were fabulous. Portion size was great. A little on the high side of prize but would return. Chicken marsala was not to our liking it was very sweet. Staff were friendly and efficient.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Lucia P
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Lobster ravioli were fabulous. Portion size was great. A little on the high side of prize but would return. Chicken marsala was not to our liking it was very sweet. Staff were friendly and efficient.

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Kings Park, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We enjoyed our meal, pleasantly surprised that food was vety good and fresh. Our waitress was pleasant, but service was very slow despite not being crowded. I think it was partly the kitchen, but we even waited at least 15 minutes for bread, and we were quite hungry when we arrived. Atmosphere not somewhere you want to have a leisurely... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I heard a lot of great things about this place and I was very disappointed. The food is not terrible but it's not great either very average. Went here for a romantic night and got a bottle of wine very slow service and slow seating. The atmosphere is the biggest turn off some places have a great atmosphere this place... More 

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Lebanon, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Nothing special about Bella Michaels..service was ok.. Food was very mediocre.. Had lasagna.. It was pretty bland.. A pretty small wine selection is available.. The menu is pretty large so I'm sure they have something for everybody.. Not the worst Italian food I've had... But far from the best... Very average..

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This spot was recommended by the hotel and we are so glad we tried Bella Michael's. I have never had Scungilli [conch], but thought I might try it and ordered the calamari & scungilli fra diavalo over angle hair pasta................, it was WONDERFUL! I asked for the sauce to be on the spicy side and it was perfect. My wife... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

We like to eat at local places when we travel rather than a chain restaurant that we can get anytime. This is very good Italian food. I had spaghetti with meat sauce which was excellent. The sauce was plentiful with lot's of meat. My husband's eggplant parmigiana was also excellent. There's a small bar in the front with a bigger... More 

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Essex, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

When you enter the door at Bella Michael's Family Restaurant, you immediately sense two things. This is where the locals eat, and this is a place that has a track record. Don't go here if you're looking for a dinner plate that has its food decorated in a 3D art form, and surrounded by colorful sauce swirls and dustings of... More 

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Otego, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The three sisters dined at Bella Michael's for our "baby sister's" 50th birthday. I have dined here before and have never been disappointed. The food is consistently great, prices good and portions hearty. But this time as with others, I found that the wait staff really made the dinner the most fun. Jenny served us and she is just the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We ate here when staying at a nearby hotel. It took awhile to receive our order and I began to get impatient, but the food was quite good and service friendly so no complaints overall. A word of warning though -- the drink refills are not free. We will eat here again the next time we pass through Oneota.

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Oneonta, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Higher end dishes but casual atmosphere..everything made to order and made from scratch..warning..it does take a bit to get your meal..however..you won't be disappointed by the top shelf quality of every dish on the menu..possibly the best food in town

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Additional Information about Bella Michael's

Address: 57 River Street, Oneonta, NY 13820
Phone Number: +1 607-431-9166
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Oneonta
Open Hours:
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 57 River Street, Oneonta, NY 13820
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Oneonta
  • Phone Number: +1 607-431-9166

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12 - 22
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

Bella Michaels serves fresh seafood, steaks, chops, pasta, chicken and vegetarian meals. We have a full bar with wine, beer and liquor. We offer lunch, dinner and drink specials daily. Eat in or take out. Reservations appreciated.
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?