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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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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Parma, Ohio
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A very busy restaurant. Well worth the wait! High end food with a fantastic scene! Owner was super. Staff was friendly!

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Thank Julie_4903
Schererville
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently went to Ciao Bella with 2 other couples after playing golf. We elected to eat out doors on their small but intimate outdoor patio. The food was very good and our server was very at tentative to our needs. This was not our first visit. In previous times there, we have dined inside and although the food has... More 

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Thank TimEriks
Omaha, Nebraska
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw this place listed in the list of restaurants in our hotel room. So we gave it a shot for dinner and were pleasantly surprised. Good food and wines (and some craft beers). Priced accordingly for the type of place it is-- nice ambience, a nice meal prepared well -- so a little pricier. Waiter and staff friendly. If you... More 

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Thank DaveonI80
Dyer, Indiana
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious food! Nice atmosphere. Nice staff. Kind of pricey, but well worth it! I suggest the delicious salmon! And if you're used to Italian style pasta, I would skip the pasta. Their sauce has a unique flavor to it that I don't care for. But everything else I have ever gotten there is delicious!

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Thank Linda G
Orland Park
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Stopped here several times for apps and drinks. Food was above average but drinks were not up to par with the food and ambiance. Reputation is high but staff and food not fabulous.

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Thank William A
Schererville, Indiana
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Delicious dinner, not economy run for dinner. All al carte! Salads extra. Very busy and popular ! Tight seating. A quiet romantic night no! A metro experience yes! They do some special pizzas and salads as well! Off the charts appetizers!

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Thank Ms88337
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

I consider myself lucky to have an Italian restaurant of this quality so close to home. What a charming, wonderful place! Upon entering, you are greeted with a smile by their always friendly hostess, and if its busy and you have to wait, don't worry, the beautiful bar is only a couple steps away and is a fantastic place to... More 

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Thank Robert G
Crown Point, Indiana
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

Tried this at the recommendation of others - it was passable but nothing to scream about - food was ok

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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516 reviews
432 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Came here because they advertise a large selection of Gluten free items. Regretfully they didn't offer a GF pizza crust. They should change that right now. We had salads that were fresh field greens with tomatoes, cucumber and olives. They were topped with perfectly cooked grilled chicken. Good portions with delicious thick basalmic dressing. The soups were minestrone and delightful.... More 

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Henderson, NV
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176 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a casual style Italian eatery. It has a nice atmosphere inside with pleasant service. The food however is just ok. The bread is a little dense but tasty enough. The calamari was fresh and lightly breaded. A good start. The entrees however fell a bit short. The mushroom risotto was overly dense and heavy. The pasta was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1514 US Highway 41, Schererville, IN 46375-1316
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Schererville
  • Phone Number: 219-322-6800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?