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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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Zuppe del Giorno
Soups‎ of the day. While they last (big bowl)
Zuppa and Insalata
Choose anyone of our soups of the day with your choice of a small house misticanza salad, caesar salad or trattoria wedge salad
House Misticanza
Romaine, radicchio, spinach, olives, tomatoes, citrus vinaigrette
Chopped romaine, parmesan, garlic butter croutons
Trattoria Cobb Salad
Romaine,‎ baby spinach and radicchio, wood grilled chicken breast, applewood smoked bacon, hardboiled egg, scallions, gorgonzola, hass avocado, creamy parmesan peppercorn dressing
Ahi Tuna Crudo Salad
Spicy seared ahi tuna, romaine, olives, marinated white beans, red onion, sliced hard boiled egg, ricotta salata, grape tomatoes, rice wine vinaigrette
Antipasti Chopped Salad
Finely chopped romaine and radicchio, genoa salami, fontina, artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers, red onion, olives, basil, parmesan, red wine vinaigrette
Bella Brava Wedge
Creamy gorgonzola dressing, applewood smoked bacon, red onion, tomato, hardboiled egg, crumbled gorgonzola
Spinaci Salad
Baby spinach, arugula, hardboiled egg, roasted walnuts, gorgonzola, sun-dried cranberries, warm pancetta vinaigrette.
Chicken Breast
Specialties Casual yet urban in feel in the heart of Beach Drive in Downtown St. Petersburg. Smart, friendly service. New World Italian cuisine with modern flair. History Established in 2005. After visiting the Tuscany region of Italy several times, we were hooked. We decided to open a restaurant here in St. Pete and bring a little of Tuscany back with us.
$7 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were visiting St Petersburg for a concert and needed to stop in somewhere for lunch. We just stumbled on this restaurant and are so glad we did. The server was training another person who is a new server. They were both...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank John C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic contemporary Italian food at BellaBrava. Outdoor seating was fantastic. Menu was good, plenty of selection, great flatbreads, Spaghetti & meatballs was approved by Mom and 12 yo daughter. Bolognese sauce was excellent. Spicy pizza was great. Bread before dinner was crunchy on the outside...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Brian A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quick seating and service, we had reservations and needed to catch a show. Great food, we shared the wild boar ragù. Our server split the salad and the dinner. Excellent meal, polenta was creamy, boar was tender cooked just right. Other diners with us enjoyed...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Cruiseartist
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waiter was pretentious - actually used the “F” word twice with us. He definitely had opinions about what we ordered and made faces when we ordered something we shouldn’t have. Making us question it and say “oh, is that not good?” Should have gone with...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Pepesmom444
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Bella Brava for lunch. I had the classic meat balls and pasta and my wife had a salad, not quite sure what type of salad? But both meals were great. Great service and location.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank michaelgrace88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a date here recently and enjoyed every aspect of the experience. Great location, great service, great food.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Alise M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was very good (I had the Lobster Mac’n’cheese) and the waiter was super nice! (I think his name was Michael) We had no complaints here at all. 😊

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank EllaPopstar
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Bella Brava with some friends. All the dishes were fresh and tasted excellent. My husband had fish and loved it! I had grilled chicken on a salad that was outstanding! I dont remember what the other couple ate, but they loved it!...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Andrea Z
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last night, my wife and I dined at BellaBrava, an Italian restaurant in the Sundial St Pete Shopping Complex across the street from the Museum of Fine Arts, Saint Petersburg. The restaurant has been opened since 2005 and defines itself as “...a restaurant that blends...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank bofsappraiser
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

excellent service - ask for Elzabeth- she is friendly and well experienced server and could not be nicer

Date of visit: March 2019
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October 5, 2018|
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Response from cheryl b | Reviewed this property |
They do have seating and accommodate large groups. Contact them directly.
July 26, 2018|
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Response from Ghita D | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. Most restaurants don't do that. Maybe they will do it soon
Tracey M
May 7, 2017|
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Response from rlsand | Property representative |
Yes, Tracey, we have a special children's menu. We are very family-friendly and would welcome you and your family!
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