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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 #28 of 1,241 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
Apex, North Carolina
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We were out furniture shopping in the North Raleigh area and decided to forego lunch until we had found what we were looking for. Around 3 PM our goal was accomplished and we set out to find someplace close by. Bella Monica is in a strip mall, as are so many restaurants in this area. It is casual, with many... More 

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Blowing Rock, NC
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77 reviews 77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had a business dinner and came here for the first time as a group. Valet parking made arrival into the metro area easy. We were promptly seated and our orders taken. The variety of choices on the menu made selection difficult. It all looked great! I tried their pizza and my wife tried a delicious pasta dish with seafood.... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This restaurant is hidden in a strip mall. It is one of the best places I've ever eaten, every time. My go to salad is the pear and gorgonzola salad with grilled chicken. It does not disappointment. I always make a reservation and they are prompt to seat me. Great service and friendly staff.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

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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127 reviews 127 reviews
84 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
9 helpful votes 9 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
26 helpful votes 26 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
19 helpful votes 19 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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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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