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Ciao Bella

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$$ - $$$
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3501 Minnesota Dr, Bloomington, MN 55435-3031
+1 952-841-1000
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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99 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I loved the Grilled Organic Salmon salad, and the Heirloom Grain was very flavorful and healthy! They also offer an excellent wine list! Looking forward to trying something else next time!

Thank ChelleAnn
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I took my wife here for her birthday, I was a little apprehensive because we had never been here before and had never really even heard of it, but I wanted it to be very special and this place had wonderful reviews. Italian is her absolute favorite. We had a fairly early reservation, so when we got there it was... More 

Thank erik d
Eden Prairie, Minnesota, United States
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

About every 3 mos. I meet the same old friend to have lunch here. We always sit at the same table & have the same server. They treat us like royalty. Atmosphere is wonderful.

Thank Diane E
Oakdale, Minnesota
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I highly recommend the seafood linguine - I get it every time I go there! The food is little on the pricey side, but oh so worth it! Ambiance is lovely, and the staff is always very friendly and professional.

Thank Mallory A
Bloomington, United States
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97 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our fourth visit, most were during the summer, this was our first winter visit. Don't bother using the 'open table' reservation system- it's inaccurate, just call the restaurant or show up- it's a large venue with lots of tables, there are more available in the summer with the patio. The staff is incredible and efficient. It's a small... More 

Thank David K
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Incredible place for lunch or dinner. They have some delicious salads as well. Always a happy customer when leaving here. Friendly staff.

Thank busyboyproductions
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

Although pricey, this is definitely a special occasion destination. We went on a busy Saturday night and the service was superb! The Heirloom salad is a favorite, but every salad that our table ordered deserved rave reviews. The scallop pasta dish is my personal favorite, although both the shrimp pasta and spicy crab pasta were tasty, though void of the... More 

Thank ctbraun
Eagan, Minnesota
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

We just had the most delightful dinner at Caio Bella. The décor and interior design make this fancy restaurant feel so cozy. The food was fantastic- beef tenderloin crostini had super flavor and the steak was done perfectly, caio baby salad has great flavor, cacio e pepe had a delicious rich flavor for such a simple dish. However, the best... More 

Thank latitude44
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

Not far from MOA. Dinner reservations accepted. Excellent service, menu and price/value overall...including the cocktails and wine. Unfortunately, the Italian bread served was just terrible which accounts for the minus two rating. :-( The very first thing you get when you sit down at a first-rate, traditional Italian Restaurant is unbelievably good bread...and generally all that you want throughout the... More 

Thank UnclelBen67
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Jerome did a terrific job. Thank you Jerome for a fine dining experience. I told him this and he explained to me he had allot of really good people that helped him. What a professional response. I'll be back!

Thank bruno984

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$18 - $40
Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3501 Minnesota Dr, Bloomington, MN 55435-3031
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 952-841-1000

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