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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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Overview
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pasta” (93 reviews)
“pollo” (21 reviews)
“bread” (36 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1413 S Howard Ave Ste 100, Tampa, FL 33606-3176
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible service! No complaints from a service perspective, our waiter was amazing and we couldn’t really ask for more. I had a chicken parm and unfortunately the chicken was a little tough and a bit salty. I had tortellini that was very good and we...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time, beautiful coat atmosphere, the hostess was beautiful band welcoming we sat in a both and really enjoyed our evening. Our server was very knowledgeable and made sure since this was our 1st time at Bella’s to explain our menu in depth...More

Thank Jay C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the best dinners out I have ever had. The service was fabulous. We shared Caesar Salad, Pizza, and Confetti Spaghetti. Plus the dinner rolls were good too but I would prefer garlic rolls instead of a yeast roll. They serve a...More

Thank Emily G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve heard good things about Bella’s, but I was thoroughly impressed when I tried it myself. Everything from the fresh, hot bread in the beginning, to the delicious chopped salad that I tried, and the penne and sausage dish was well seasoned, fresh, and high...More

Thank laydeebug
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good place to go for a special occasion rather than a regular haunt. The caprese had a small slathering of pesto that was amazing, and the pasta il mare was to die for. Our waitress was great and very patient with our large group...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Reviewed July 11, 2018

Bella's is a nice Italian restaurant with a decent wine selection. We had an enjoyable dinner and my daughter just loves the pear purses! We like that it is a local venue that always has a nice crowd. Wait staff is super nice. We also...More

Thank Mom_pink
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We are in Tampa on the 4th of July, not a lot of restaurants open. We arrived at 6:30, no waiting,service was excellent, had pasta Fagioli which was delicious but very rich. I had lasagna con pollo. I could not appreciate the freshly made pasta...More

Thank 1228dw
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

We were supposed to be going to another Italian restaurant, but it was closed so we ended up at Bella's. The location is nice, in South Tampa. They do not have a separate gluten free menu, nor do they offer GF pasta or bread. I...More

Thank o-A_Good_Read-o
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

The soups are very good and are a great starter. The pasta dishes are very good but the Eggplant Parmesan is not the type breaded and fried. It was hard to hear conversation at table.

Thank Renee B
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Stopped into Bella’s because it was open early and we were starving and in the area. What a lucky stop! Every aspect of this place was great. The service, the food, the prices... all great. Their menu is huge, but our server Sara walked us...More

Thank Lvbryant
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Stephanie B
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Response from MiliFlor | Reviewed this property |
Check the menu online, or call the restaurant.
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stilkikn
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$21 - $30
Meals
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
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Saturday
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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