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Bella Michael's

57 River Street, Oneonta, NY 13820
607-431-9166
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Ranked #16 of 95 Restaurants in Oneonta
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Oneonta
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

More often than not, my wife and I will go out to dinner in the city of Oneonta. Have not gone out for lunch very often, but visited Bella Michael's on River Street today and had a most wonderful lunch to say the least. The restaurant was open on a Monday, which is not always the case in Oneonta. I... More

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Masonville, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 NEW

We have never had a bad meal, or a mediocre meal at Bella Michaels. It is a gem located on a side street in the college town of Oneonta. We go for lunch as often as we can. The fish is exquisitely prepared as is everything else. The service is personal and efficient. We love this place!

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New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 via mobile

We started with appetizers. Some of us ha onion soup, and it was served barely hot. I shared the stuffed mushrooms. They were tasty, but also barely warm. I ordered the special - the Chilean sea bass, which was served plain over some grilled zucchini with some sort of oil splashed over it. It also had no other seasoning. I... More

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Queens, New York, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

pork was great, the sea bass was small and bland and unimaginative. The food could have been hotter.

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North Babylon, New York
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75 reviews 75 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This restaurant was down the street from the Hampton Inn. It is in a lovely old house. The menu was very extensive and all of the food fresh and surprisingly good for a small upstate town! I had eggplant parmesan, my usual choice to determine how good the Italian food really is---this was very good and enough food to feed... More

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New York
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The food at Bella Michael's was very good and our waitress was pleasant. I was a bit surprised that the interior was more like a cafeteria instead of a a cozy Italian place. From the outside I expected something different. All the food for our party of 4 was good except for the chicken parmigiana. The chicken was leathery, but... More

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Oneonta, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is the kind of place where you aren't sure if you'll make a return trip or not as you walk out the door after eating. The food was very good; I had the Shrimp Bella Michael's and my husband had Chicken Fantasia, followed by a cannoli and creme brûlée. The bottle of wine we chose off the wine list... More

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Eastchester
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We were looking for late night dining and it was one of the few choices that served after 9 p.m. Well, we were not disappointed. It was some of the most delicious Italian food I have had in a long time. I have one of the specials and my husband had a steak with a side of spaghetti. Came with... More

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New York City, New York
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484 reviews 484 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
289 helpful votes 289 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

A local friend takes us to diner in this place, he knows I like Italian. And what’s with the “Bella” thing: in the last three days in upstate NY I saw Bella Vie (on a physical therapy office), Bella real estate, Bella Furs and now Bella Michael’s. Don’t you people know that “bella” is Italian for beautiful, but it can... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Alex the owner always makes you feel like family. I had a 8 oz lobster tail and the filet. Another great meal!

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Additional Information about Bella Michael's

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

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