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Bella Monica Italian Restaurant

3121 Edwards Mill Rd Ste 103, Raleigh, NC 27612
(919) 881-9778
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Ranked #20 of 1,212 restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
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Charlotte
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

A little difficult to find - just look for 'pizza' on the bldg. it's definitely worth it. The food is very good and I found the service to be solid. We went right before they closed and the staff treated is as kindly as the first customers of the day.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Friend recommended Bella Monica to me and what a treat..........was warned ahead that would have a wait on a Friday nite ...... But wait staff helped with a wine selection and we were seated in no time.....Ateo was superb...both of our entrees were great........best lasagne that I have had in a long time....... Rachel , our server was very pleasant... More

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Raleigh, NC
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

I ate here for a business lunch and had the small Frisco flatbread pizza. The favors were delicious and the bread was light and crispy. The small was enough for one person, but if you are really hungry you might want to add a salad. The bread which came with the meal was addictive. Can't wait to return for dinner... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My wife and I went here for dinner and found this place to be one of the best Italian restaurants in the area. I have eaten lunch here on occasion and always had a good experience but, this was the first time we tried dinner. The restaurant is unique in that the layout and decor are very ordinary but, the... More

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Greenville, North Carolina
Top Contributor
71 reviews 71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This place is located within a grocery anchored strip mall, but don't let that fool you. The food is great and the staff are friendly. The menu has good salads, appetizers and pasta. Prices are very reasonable. Can't wait to visit again to try more from the the menu. Good for families, clean restrooms, good parking.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

I was in Raleigh on business and met some friends for dinner. The location is odd, as the restaurant is in a grocery-anchored shopping plaza. I was surprised by the depth of the Italian wine list and thought it was very reasonably priced. My entree and the wine were delicious. Here are my complaints.... We sat outside. The parking lot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

What a great restaurant. Food is amazing. Staff is super friendly. My husband and I went here for our anniversary and had a fantastic time.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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115 reviews 115 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

My wife and I had lunch here the other day and enjoyed a very pleasant afternoon outside! We moved once because of heating from the sun, but our servers were very nice about it. Everyone at BM was extremely friendly and professional! I had the small Margherita flatbread, which was certainly big enough for lunch. My wife enjoyed the Arugula... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

What an amazing meal we had last night. We took some friends for dinner who had never been. Three of the 7 diners were eating gluten free. Bella Monica offers a special gluten free menu - even chicken parmesan. One of the people with us hadn't had that in 20 years due to her special diet. She was amazed. What... More

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

My girlfriend and I made reservations for 8.30 on a Sat night for a much needed date night. We have been here to this restaurant one time before and it was delicious. We ordered the roasted mushrooms for a appetizer and it is out of this world. We definitely recommend this for a great beginning. Not sure what all it... More

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