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Ciao Bella Restaurant

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1514 Us Highway 41, Schererville, IN 46375-1316
219-322-6800
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
New Year's Eve

Had reservations for 4 for 4:45 and we were seated immediately. Lovely decor. Everyone ordered something different (my husband had salmon, I had filet). Everything was served hot and at the same time. Service was very attentive without being pushy. The other couple received refills on their sodas... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 5, 2016
barbaratF9751KD
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Chicago
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Chicago
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Had reservations for 4 for 4:45 and we were seated immediately. Lovely decor. Everyone ordered something different (my husband had salmon, I had filet). Everything was served hot and at the same time. Service was very attentive without being pushy. The other couple received refills on their sodas without having to request it. I had a great cocktail and a... More 

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Thank barbaratF9751KD
Chicago, IL
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

We thought we would beat the New Years Eve rush by going out one night early. Well, everyone seemed to have the same idea. Fortunately, even though the restaurant was very busy, we had excellent service and were not disappointed at all. For an appetizer we ordered the Carciofi Fritti Con Aglio. Crispy fried artichokes and cherry tomatoes in a... More 

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Thank EyeDoc01
Caguas, Puerto Rico
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

I enjoy this place - I love Italian food! And I do enjoy the food and think it is very good. It is not my first choice for Italian food in this area, however, and therefore gets 4/5 stars.

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Thank he33
Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

it is a little crowded and noisy, hence the 4 star rating. a 5 for the wine list and the food is excellent

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Thank mimidyk
Sister Bay, Wisconsin
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Seems to bill itself as a fine dining italian restaurant based on prices. Food was very average. Pizza came burnt and was removed from bill. Waiter was very inattentive. Also found it odd to have a giant TV on right above our table on the wall. If I wanted to watch tv while having a nice meal I would have... More 

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Thank 1957foodlovers
Crown Point, Indiana
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Love Italian food, was recommended by a friend but we were very disappointed. Food was basically edible not anything to write home about. Visited once would not go back, felt like way too expensive for the quality of food. Atmosphere was so so. Do not recommend this restaurant.

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Thank Christine M
Xenia, Ohio
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126 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We went for lunch, and three out of four of us had the lunch special, which was a buffet. There were only a few selections on the buffet: salad; meatballs; pasta; chicken; potatoes; and fruit. All other non-buffet items were a la carte. Fresh bread and olive oil for dipping were complementary, as were glasses of water, but any side... More 

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Thank Pete V
Schererville, Indiana
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156 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

My wife, daughter and I love going here for lunch primarily and occasionally for dinner. The Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday luncheon specials are really great and inexpensive. The build your own pasta is fabulous. The luncheon special is only $9.95 each and it's all you can eat. If one orders seconds, it can't be taken home. However, the first order can... More 

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Thank lemonaid73
Dyer, Indiana
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2015 via mobile

Very good food. Love the fresh bread and Olive oil. I ordered the pasta fagioli. I expected it to be like Olive gardens. Guess not. Ciao Bellas does it authentic. Olive Garden is just the Americanized italian!

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Thank Kimiam7790
Detroit
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

This Indiana restaurant is located in a strip mall but stands out in quality and value. My wife had the Linguini alla Genovese and it was a meal she couldn't refuse to say, "excellent." I had the pizza margherita w mushrooms added and it was very tasty. We came with a large group and everyone enjoyed the wine plus their... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1514 Us Highway 41, Schererville, IN 46375-1316
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Schererville
  • Phone Number: 219-322-6800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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