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Bella's Italian Cafe

1413 S Howard Ave Ste 100, Tampa, FL 33606-3176
+1 813-254-3355
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (97 reviews)
“pollo” (21 reviews)
“bread” (39 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1413 S Howard Ave Ste 100, Tampa, FL 33606-3176
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We came into town, checked in the hotel and met our friends at Bella's. Nice to sit and relax with a cocktail. The menu had ample choices. I had grouper which was very tasty. Wife had a chicken dish which pleased her. The experience was...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Glen M
Reviewed 5 days ago

This homey Italian has great food. They make to order so you can add or not or if you want to make a change it is easy. Most of pasta is homemade as is the bread, salad dressings and pizza. The service was super attentive...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank rochelleforster
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family had an excellent dinner with great service on our first visit to Bella’s. The fresh homemade pasta and bread was worth the visit. We had and would recommend the Formaggio al Forno as a starter. The sauce is very tasty and who doesn’t...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visit Bella's pretty often. That's a function of the fact that the food is really quite good, with many interesting pasta options, and pizza options. A great bar area, and I've enjoyed eating with friends at the bar perhaps more than eating in the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank michaelcY6011GU
Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

We met a friend and her daughter here for dinner while we were in Tampa. Our friend and my wife had fish entrees which were excellent. My wife said her Salmon had a taste of maple, which she enjoyed. I had the Lasagna Con Polo,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank CubFan1948
Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

Terrific cuisine and staff, welcomed and seated within a few minutes on a crowded Saturday night. Our waiter Joe was attentive and knowledgeable. Suggestions were made but we chose from the menu. Everything is home made on site. We have found our Italian Restaurant home.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank davidwK8859WL
Reviewed November 28, 2018

The menu is expansive - almost too many choices. Complimentary bruschetta is very fresh (needs a little salt). The bread is hot, fluffy, and a slight touch of salt - tempting to fill up on it before your meal arrives. We had the RAVIOLI VERDE...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Dale S
Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Bella's was incredible! My boyfriend insisted we go here for dinner on a Friday night. I was very reluctant as I wanted to go somewhere on the water, being we were visiting from out of town. I am very happy we came here! First, I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank krisy00725
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Bella's is a median priced Italian restaurant with a pleasant, but not quiet, atmosphere. Our server, Hunter, was very attentive. The menus had a good variety of items and provided descriptions in Italian/English. Since I don't understand just what I'm going to get based on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hvbellairs
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Had dinner there with a Party of seven on Saturday night. Since we had a couple of kids going we went at 6. Thanks kids. Within 30 minutes the place was full. The food was excellent. My wife had grouper picante which she said was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank James D
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August 27, 2017|
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Response from MiliFlor | Reviewed this property |
Check the menu online, or call the restaurant.
January 30, 2017|
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Response from BAS6_12 | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations. Popular place. We where lucky on a Thursday got seated for 4 right away. But soon was full by 6 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1413 S Howard Ave Ste 100, Tampa, FL 33606-3176
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-254-3355
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