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La Bella

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802 West 18th Street, Corner of 18th and Liberty Streets, Erie, PA 16502-1638
+1 814-456-2244
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Description: We are a BYOB restaurant and operate a full service catering operation. Our...
We are a BYOB restaurant and operate a full service catering operation. Our menu items are fresh and homemade with very few exceptions.

Gluten Free options are available for almost all items. Foods are always beautifully presented and creatively displayed.

We are a full service catering operation and can provide as many or as few services as you need for your event. For over 25 years, we have catered parties from 10 to 800 people. No event is too small or large to receive our relentless attention to detail and artistic flair.

Our catering menus can be used simply as guidelines: please feel free to mix and match any menus to achieve the effect you desire for your event. We can supply you with an ingredient list for people with food allergies and are even willing to produce your own recipes if you would like. We also excel in providing all vegetarian menus.
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  • 64
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great find in offbeat Erie neighborhood!

Enjoyed Bella's very much. Unique decor and authentic vibe. Delicious menu options with such a variety of choices. Eggplant, seafood, chicken, cioppino! We had a lot of fun chatting with the ladies at the table next to us. Harry, the chef/ owner was also making the rounds to check on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
PJWxxxx
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Cheshire, Connecticut
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Cheshire, Connecticut
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed Bella's very much. Unique decor and authentic vibe. Delicious menu options with such a variety of choices. Eggplant, seafood, chicken, cioppino! We had a lot of fun chatting with the ladies at the table next to us. Harry, the chef/ owner was also making the rounds to check on the customers experiences .. BYOB makes it even more affordable.... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been to La Bella three times and have never been disappointed. This last time I ordered the Caprese Chicken and it was HUGE! The mozzarella and basil were phenomenal, chicken was delicious. I ate about 1/4 of it and took the rest home. There were 4 couples total and everyone had a great dinner. We were seated on the... More 

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Thank c2cjohnson
PA
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44 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We where visiting our daughter that goes to college in Erie and found La Bella which is close to where she lives. Wow, all the positive reviews where right one. This place has great food, atmosphere, and the staff was extremely friendly and helpful. I would go back again for sure and recommend anyone to try La Bella's. As far... More 

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Thank Steve R
Bowmanville, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Scrumptious, eclectic fare...funky decor and excellent staff! We thoroughly enjoyed the deep fried spinach, squash lasagna and baklava cheesecake. The portions were more than generous, the price was right and BYOB is a welcome bonus. We will definitely return to La Bella!

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Thank Lana D
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015 via mobile

I was making a visit from out of state and my cousins took me to La Bella for dinner. It was great‼️The place funky cool, the staff was so friendly, and the food was AWESOME‼️

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Thank Donald K
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

the food was good wait staff was polite and very efficiant food was slow to come from kitchen the price of the meal was a little expensive for the amount you recieved

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Thank bigtodd1970
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Food was delicious and plentiful. Owner came over to check on our table as he did with the entire restaurant. Going back soon!

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Thank Chris E
Erie, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This restaurant is in a not so great location. The service was excellent. The food was good. The prices were reasonable. The location is none of the above. .

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Thank Stanley M
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

This is a unique, and interesting place. Great menu, nice staff, and delicious food. They do not serve alcohol, but luckily I was traveling, so I had a bottle of wine in my car! All the salad dressings are homemade and you are invited to try as many as you like. My husband ordered the creamy onion Fred, and loved... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

Best place to eat if you have a date to go on, the staff is very educated in foodie lingo! Love them, great place in Erie :) Also it's BYOB!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 802 West 18th Street, Corner of 18th and Liberty Streets, Erie, PA 16502-1638
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-456-2244

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 28
  • Cuisine: Italian, American, Vegetarian, Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

Description

We are a BYOB restaurant and operate a full service catering operation. Our menu items are fresh and homemade with very few exceptions.

Gluten Free options are available for almost all items. Foods are always beautifully presented and creatively displayed.

We are a full service catering operation and can provide as many or as few services as you need for your event. For over 25 years, we have catered parties from 10 to 800 people. No event is too small or large to receive our relentless attention to detail and artistic flair.

Our catering menus can be used simply as guidelines: please feel free to mix and match any menus to achieve the effect you desire for your event. We can supply you with an ingredient list for people with food allergies and are even willing to produce your own recipes if you would like. We also excel in providing all vegetarian menus.
Open Hours
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?