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Ciao Bella

Rua do Mar, Arcozelo, Vila Nova de Gaia 4410-332, Portugal
+351 22 762 7273
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“garlic bread” (2 reviews)
“tagliatelle” (2 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Rua do Mar, Arcozelo, Vila Nova de Gaia 4410-332, Portugal
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Reviewed May 15, 2017

This is great place to eat if you prioritise the view over the food. I ordered the vegetarian pasta which surprisingly included pineapple. Probably the worst bowl if pasta I have ever had. Staff were apologetic but I really wish I had ordered the pizza....More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed March 21, 2017

This cozy restaurant is located in front of the beach. They have tables outside in the sidewalk for sunny and warm days. Home made pizzas, pastas and salads, with a great variety of ingredients, like bresaola. The price is adequate for the quality of the...More

Thank XanaIgreja
Reviewed March 14, 2017

I live close by so I'm a regular costumer here and I really like the place. I like the decor, it's cozy with the sea theme, the food is very good. I almost always have pizza as I really love them there. The waiters and...More

Thank Ligia T
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Home made pizzas, pastas and salads, fresh and great variety of ingredients. Nice and cosy decoration, it feels like home. Very good Sangria! Not so many choices on dessert selection.

Thank DawaOporto
Reviewed February 14, 2017

It was the choice for my wedding day dinner with family and a couple of friends. It's definitely one of the best places where I've eaten a perfect meal! You can have lunch outside facing the ocean with sunny weather or eat dinner with one...More

Thank CristinaGomes
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

I'm a serious visitor of this restaurant. It's rare a week that we don't visit Ciao Bella. It's Cousy, with an excellent menu and awesome food. The balcony when the weather collaborates it's great. It has a team that will help you to be served...More

1  Thank Alexis4wd
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Idilc setting great pizzas top service. Tiago the owner has created a great atmosphere. Not expensive. Must try.

Thank mickeywalsh
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

A real gem of a place right on the sea front with excellent service and delicious authentic style Italian food made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients. The pizzas are wonderful with a thin crispy base and imaginative toppings but the pasta is just as good...More

1  Thank p_Finz
Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Very cozy pizzaria, where the windows look like beach paintings. The food and wine are good. The price is fair. It's a great place to go with family, and the staff is children friendly.

Thank Dalia M
Reviewed July 23, 2016

We are on our first holiday in Portugal and have eaten here twice in the last 5 days. On both occasions the food and service were excellent. Added to the stunning sea views and reasonable prices this restaurant comes highly recommended.

Thank David N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rua do Mar, Arcozelo, Vila Nova de Gaia 4410-332, Portugal
  • Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Northern Portugal  >  Porto District  >  Vila Nova de Gaia  >  Arcozelo
  • Phone Number: +351 22 762 7273
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