We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 7,312 Houston Restaurants

Mia Bella Trattoria

320 Main St, Houston, TX 77002 (Downtown)
713-237-0505
Website
Menu
Improve this listing
Reserve with OpenTable
Ranked #545 of 7,312 Restaurants in Houston
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $29
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood: Downtown
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Write a Review

112 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    36
    44
    21
    9
    2
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Bradenton, Florida
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW via mobile

We ate here the night before the Houston marathon. As you might imagine, any Italian restaurant would be crowded the night before a marathon. The place was packed with large groups. We had a reservation and they show us right to our table. Our server took our drink orders promptly and told us about the specials. I started with a... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Houston, Texas
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We arrived by coincidence just looking for a place to eat pasta. The server was very friendly, very professional and the food was great. We had such a great time that we came back today for lunch once again and the service was even better. The place was not full and we were lucky to find parking nearby. Food portion... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We hadn't been here in several years and it will be a long time before we go back. We had the Mahi Mahi special and it was terrible. The service was equally bad.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Austin, Texas and Casperia, Italy
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Debating the best restaurant in downtown Houston for a special, early evening treat for our three granddaughters prior to taking them to a performance of the Nutcracker, I suggested we go to Mia Bella Trattoria because I had enjoyed a number of meals there in past years. Having booked a table for five via OpenTable, we arrived a few minutes... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dartmouth, Canada
Top Contributor
189 reviews 189 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Downtown Houston is dead on a Saturday morning, and it was impossible to find a spot for an 'early' breakfast, so we decided to do the Brunch here. Even though we arrived a few minutes early, we were warmly welcomed, and we the first patrons of the day. Service was a bit slow, but I blame this on us arriving... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bedford, Virginia, United States
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

My wife and I were there to meet out son's future in-laws for dinner. It is a small place, but true Italian style. The food was amazing and moderately priced. The service was of the highest quality. It was a great place for two family to get to know each other, and enjoy a great meal together. This a place... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Beaumont, Texas
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Stayed downtown and this restaurant was recommended by hotel concierge. Was not disappointed. Prices good, and pasta was excellent. Will definitely go back.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
126 reviews 126 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

No complaints - Mia Bella serves up predictable food at a reasonable price. Decent wine list. Service was fast and friendly.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Sedro Woolley, Washington
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Good food, dining room is loud. Service was a little slow. Hostess tried to seat us right next to other diners - the tables are quite close together - though there were many tables open.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I am a Mia Bella fan, usually eat at Vintage Park location. Food is yummy at all locations but they miss the boat in fast service, informed servers, and attentive staff. Servers have zero energy, do not know specials also the "bar" Happy Hour does not apply at tables? This is a very small location, how are you still open?... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Mia Bella Trattoria also viewed

Houston, Texas Gulf Coast
Houston, Texas Gulf Coast
 
Houston, Texas Gulf Coast
Houston, Texas Gulf Coast
 

Been to Mia Bella Trattoria? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Mia Bella Trattoria

Address: 320 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
Phone Number: 713-237-0505
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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 10 - 29
Cuisine: Italian

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Mia Bella Trattoria staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?