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Ciao Bella

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6500 E Riverside Blvd, Loves Park, IL 61111-4424
+1 815-654-9900
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“risotto” (4 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
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6500 E Riverside Blvd, Loves Park, IL 61111-4424
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The secret here is Lobster Ravioli. Try it. Terrific staff and local flavor help. I wished they stayed open later.

Thank SkipperBill2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We go to Ciao Bella on occasion. Each time we have eaten here we have never been disappointed in the food or the service. Even banquets we have attended have been good. Probably one of our favorite places to go.

Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I at dinner here last Saturday night. We had heard is was good from other friends, but just hadn't taken the time to check it out for ourselves before now. Both of the meals we ordered were off the charts! The flavor...More

Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed June 29, 2017

I've been to this place a lot since they were open. Always our go to place. Last couple of times it hasn't been the same. Last night it was terrible. The service was OK. My pasta I've had dozens of times and was great was...More

Thank colnbri
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

We usually enjoy our time at this restaurant. Tonight the only good thing was our server. We waited over an hour after our salads for our meals. Mine arrived and the steak was well done instead of medium rare and both the meat and risotto...More

Thank LatteGirl947
Reviewed May 24, 2017

A boss of mine told me about this place. I was in heaven best Italian food I had in a very long time. A family owned business and they really have good staff as well.

Thank Kari K
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Great food and a comfortable atmosphere make for a special night of dining out courtesy of Nick and his family. We love their steaks, fish dishes and risottos. I avoid their homemade gelato because it is so good.Their specialty cocktails are to die for. Good...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Had a lovey meal at Ciao Bella. Staff were so helpful and accommodating. They gave my daughter colouring pens and told her she could draw on the paper tablecloth and we're really happy with her pootling about the place. Lovey meal for us too, pasta...More

Thank ShadowySue
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has both a nice bar area and a nice restaurant side. I prefer the restaurant side for dinner, but both sides are nice. This is an Italian restaurant like those found in Italy, but with a more friendly staff. It is my favorite...More

Thank SkipperBill2
Reviewed January 18, 2017

Owner's Nick Castrogiovanni and daughter Talia of Ciao Bella do a wonderful job of melding quality affordable seafood with a comfortable and friendly atmosphere. Nick often goes table to table offering free samples of what's hot out of the kitchen that night. Whether it's a...More

Thank alanhenderson2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6500 E Riverside Blvd, Loves Park, IL 61111-4424
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Loves Park
  • Phone Number: +1 815-654-9900
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