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Bel Paese Italian Ristorante

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1201 Memory Lane Ext, York, PA 17402-9608
717-840-4040
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 59
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent

Excellent food, ample portions, friendly, courteous, attentive staff, a little pricey BUT we'll worth the cost!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 26, 2015
Doug C
via mobile
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always take my wife here for the calamari bruschetta. The calamari is cooked just right and the capers are a very nice touch. This is a fantastic place to get a sub on the go. Fresh bread and always more than I can eat.

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Thank Corey B
Canton, Georgia
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I travel every week - which means eating alot of restaurant food. This is the BEST Italian I have had in years. The manicotti was heavenly. If you are getting take out and need to reheat the meal in a microwave ask for a different container. The takeout container is ideal for keeping the meal hot, but cannot be used... More 

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Thank MarieAtl
Bowie, Maryland
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in town for the weekend and wanted a good local Italian restaurant and found this on trip advisor. Nearby family agreed it was good, so we gave it a try. Being so tired, we decided to call for take out. The gentleman that took our order was more than friendly and helpful with questions about the menu. Walking... More 

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Pima, AZ
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Since "discovering" Bel Paese several years ago, I make sure that every trips to York, PA, includes a dinner this wonderful little Italian restaurant. We had a group of friends and family, nine total, that met for dinner on Christmas Eve. Everyone enjoyed sharing an appetizer and also loved what they ordered. And we couldn't resist getting some of the... More 

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Thank Diane D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

Excellent food, ample portions, friendly, courteous, attentive staff, a little pricey BUT we'll worth the cost!

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Thank Doug C
York, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

I've been a fan of Bel Paese for many years. The food and staff are fantastic. Their veal is the best. Traveling as often as I do, to many foreign countries and experiencing some of the finest cuisine, I find that I can put Bel Pease at the top of the list for the York area.

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Thank Ronald K
Glen Rock, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Having dinned in some of the best restaurants in the country I can honestly say that Bel Paese is a true gem. The location is off the beaten track and the ambiance is almost non-existent. The tin ceiling makes it very loud when its full, but all is forgiven by the quality of the food. The whole grilled Orata is... More 

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Thank Ed442014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

Difficult to find an Italian-Sicilian restaurant with such specificities incorporated by the owner and family.

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Thank Thomas R
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Authentic Italian restaurants are tough to find in the area, but this place is definitely IT! Their portions are generous, and the food is outstanding. I have had everything from subs to stuffed shells here, and it is all delicious. Their fried calamari and bruschetta is incredible. Can't miss it! Great staff, too.

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Thank Amber P
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

My son was married in Wrightsville, PA on August 28, 2015 with friends and family staying at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in York, just a few miles from Bel Paese. Since I was from out-of-town, I made a trip to York several months prior to the wedding and enquired at the Marriott about a local restaurant at which I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1201 Memory Lane Ext, York, PA 17402-9608
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  York
  • Phone Number: 717-840-4040

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 12
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?