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Mia Bella Trattoria

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320 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
713-237-0505
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great find. I will be back!

We were wandering, looking for a place for 5 of us to eat, when we stumbled on Mia Bella. It was a fabulous. The service was a little slow, but they were busy. I had crepes stuffed with chicken, mushrooms, spinach with a butter sauce. Fabulous. 2 at our table had seafood pasta. They were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2015
Toni H
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
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Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We were wandering, looking for a place for 5 of us to eat, when we stumbled on Mia Bella. It was a fabulous. The service was a little slow, but they were busy. I had crepes stuffed with chicken, mushrooms, spinach with a butter sauce. Fabulous. 2 at our table had seafood pasta. They were generous with the seafood in... More 

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Houston, Texas
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109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We stopped in before an event we were attending on a Saturday. The restaurant was totally empty. After a long wait for our drinks (water and Diet Coke) our waiter came to take our order. We had decided to just get a salad and some appetizers. We settled on the Insalata Mia Bella, the Bruschetta alla Romana, Torta di Granchio... More 

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Texas
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14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 via mobile

We accidentally stumbled in, lured by the inviting store front and design. The servers worked as a team and were very friendly and genuinely glad to have us as their guests. The menu is varied and the prices are a great value. The seafood dish I had did not skimp on the items and was absolutely delicious! This is our... More 

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cleveland oh
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Mia bella is a long standing favorite and rightfully so. The downtown location is in a historic building located near the Preston light rail stop. The price points for both the dinners and wine are more than fair.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We were seated within minutes on a Saturday night without reservations. Which we desperately needed out of the cold rain. Their service was great and knew that their style of food was not exactly Italian or common, but with a modern twist. Our waiter knew about the wine selection well and had no problem answering any questions we had pertaining... More 

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Texas
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73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I would like to give them a 3.5 but TripAdvisor doesn't have that option so I'm giving them a four out of five because they are dog friendly which is a big plus in my book. We looked at the brunch menu the evening before and asked if they would allow our dog so we had a plan the next... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Everything about the service was strange. First, they told us how lucky we were that a reservation cancellation meant they had room for us, but the restaurant was empty during our entire meal. We waited forever for our Salads and realized the Waiter had forgotten to put the order in. My colleague asked for bread and the waiter said they... More 

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PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 via mobile

after a long journey to arrive in Houston, I was anxious to relax and enjoy a good dinner. Delicious meal. A few notes - the soup while warm, could have been a bit hotter. The waiter was confused by the "wine flight". I ended up with a Pino Grigio, when asked if I wanted another glass, I revived the same... More 

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Houston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Yes, yes, the food is great here. The location is wonderful -- right on the light rail line. But service is the absolute best. The wait staff (and manager) are considerate and when they know it is a special occasion, they go all out. But, back to the food. Every dish is interesting and well prepared. We have tasted almost... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 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 

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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

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 320 Main St, Houston, TX 77002
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 713-237-0505

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 29
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?