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DiBella's Italian Restaurant

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1902 31st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
(409) 763-9036
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5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 25
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    Very good
  • 6
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  • 7
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice find for Italian dining

This neighborhood restaurant offers good Italian fare in a family atmosphere. Food is dependably good here. The checkered tablecloths and cozy feel reminds me of European eateries. Main complaint is that they do not accept Amex.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Bert M
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This neighborhood restaurant offers good Italian fare in a family atmosphere. Food is dependably good here. The checkered tablecloths and cozy feel reminds me of European eateries. Main complaint is that they do not accept Amex.

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is a local place and not catering to the tourists. I had the red fish in a cream sauce with steamed vegetables--good food. My kids had the spaghetti and meat sauce--good food. It is a solid Italian food place with history and atmosphere.

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islamorada, fl
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Walk to the location from our house. Wonderful food, ambiance and staff. Food is priced appropriately and is worth every penny!

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Longview, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My husband picked up 6 meals since we had tired little kids with us, and we ate in the hotel room. Even after a car ride in styrofoam boxes the food was terrific. Would try dining in with adults only for sure.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We are locals that have traveled extensively and love Italian food. We eat out virtually every day. We were totally unimpressed by the food and dismayed by the prices. We have certainly eaten at more expensive places but the food quality reflects the price.

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League City, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Have eaten here many times. Always good real Italian cuisine. Very reasonably priced. Nice ambiance in an old home. On weekends, reservations are a must. Cash only also.

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Granbury, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

My husband and I have been eating at DiBella's for over 20 years. And we don't even live in Galveston. Every dish from their signature DiBella sauce to Marsala to Parmesan and so many more never fail to delight. Have introduced countless family and friends to this authentic old school Italian restaurant. We just ate there Saturday evening for an... More 

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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I like the spaghetti the most the sauce is to die for. This place has great food all around. If in Galveston Island make sure to go by this place. You wont regret it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

You know you're at the right place when you see the locals eating there all the time. Tucked away in a quiet Island neighborhood just blocks from the beach and all the action but you have to know where you're going because it's off the beaten path. Homestyle Italian food with a quiet intimate ambience.

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Tyler, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Crab fingers & steak with crab. Winner! Superb service and a really "old school" Italian atmosphere.

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Additional Information about DiBella's Italian Restaurant

Address: 1902 31st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
Phone Number: (409) 763-9036
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Average Prices: USD 40
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1902 31st St, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Galveston Island  >  Galveston
  • Phone Number: (409) 763-9036

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 40
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:15 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:15 pm

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