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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 #36 of 1,235 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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English first
Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Bella Monica is such an elegant quaint Italian restaurant. I wanted something really special for my Birthday and I really wanted to go to a non-chain Italian restaurant and not feel rushed out the door after my meal. I also wanted a good wine and Bella Monica had everything I was looking for and then some. Anastasia our server was... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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112 reviews 112 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This restaurant is always packed! Make a reservation if you can. We went on Friday evening and waited for about 40 minutes at the bar, and was able to grab some bar seats to eat dinner. Otherwise they told us it was 1 1/2 hours wait! The aroma alone makes your mouth water, and the food doesn't disappoint. Good wine... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Bella Monica is an amazing place. They are always busy - good news there - and the food is always top notch. The first time I went there (over a year ago) I was some what unimpressed with the service. The food was very very good but the service took away from that. It was slow and our waitress was... More 

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Batavia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Love this place! Love the food (mussels *****!) and the atmosphere! The bread they serve with the entrée is so-so, but it's still a great place!!

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

No problem for this restaurant to serve up a yummy gluten and dairy free dinner--including dessert! My husband had his Italian favorites--eggplant parm and Caesar salad, and I got a great meal, too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

I called this place and asked if they had reservations for three in 15 minutes as I was driving their. The gentleman on the phone said yes. As I go to check in he tells me that he had to give my seating for three to a walk-in. Then I was told that I could wait for 45 minutes. No... More 

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North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Just enjoyed a wonderful meal at Bella Monica - and trying to figure out why we waited this long to. Kids loved the thin style pizza, I enjoyed the bruschetta, salad and chicken parm sandwich. Every person working there from greeter to manager was warm and helpful. I'm not a dessert person but absolutely loved the cannolis! We will be... More 

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Knightdale, North Carolina
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155 reviews 155 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

What an amazing meal? I really need to eat here more frequently. The Brussel sprouts are insanely good. Perfect Caesar salad. Calzone and Flatbread out of this world. Make a reservation and you will not be disappointed.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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82 reviews 82 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We made reservations for 4 through Open Table and because we'd been there before, we knew where it was. Not sure why their name is not on the building. Music was appropriate although a little loud given the restaurant had few patrons when we got there. Service was incredibly slow and it appeared there was one waiter for most of... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I first chose Bella Monica for a double date spot in 2013 because of their reviews and gluten-friendly rating. From the outside, you will think its the wrong restaurant because there is a generic sign overhead that says "pizza" and its anchored in a shopping center. I was blown away with how charming it is! The owners must work open-close... More 

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Additional Information about Bella Monica Italian Restaurant

Address: 3121 Edwards Mill Rd Ste 103, Raleigh, NC 27612
Phone Number: (919) 881-9778
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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