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Bella Vida Garden Restaurant

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5501 Ocean Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
(609) 522-4777
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Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: They have another location in Cape May, N.J., which can be found on...
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Food

Went to eat with large group. Wait was a little, but great food and timing of all the meals. Waitress did a great job.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
nugget84
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Denville, New Jersey
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Denville, New Jersey
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Went to eat with large group. Wait was a little, but great food and timing of all the meals. Waitress did a great job.

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Munich, Germany
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Really liked their garden, a bit off the beaten track. Waffles were good, not sure if they were amazing, but had a great and relaxed breakfast there.

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Ansonia, CT
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124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Stopped in for breakfast last Thursday morning, it was across from our B & B. Breakfast was good, just had the usual eggs, sausage, home fries and toast. The sausages were huge and very tasty. I would go back when I'm in town again.

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Apalachin, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is the old Duffenitti,s. It was wonderful! Best lasagna and Chicken Parmesan. I would definitely go back next year. If you have been going to the shore for years and like Italian, you will remember them.

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NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Ate here last year and loved it. It was just as great this year. Daughter is vegan so it is hard to find someplace where we can all have something we like. Bella Vida does that and more. Everything is fresh and top notch!

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Mid-State, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

Well, after seeing the prevoius reviews about this being Asseltas and Duffinettis, we couldn't wait to get back to try it! We were their biggest fans back in the day! Found it, ventured in not completely sure we were in the right place. We were the only ones here on a Friday night and this concerned us a bit. Looked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012 via mobile

2nd time to eat hear in 2 weeks.... Very good Italian food. My husband and I have a summer home here and eat out a lot. We used to go to Duffinetties before they closed. This is the same owners. And the same recipes as before. I had the shrimp scampi tonight, and it was great! I would highly recommend... More 

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

Not sure how many of you remember Duffinetts on New Jersey Avenue near Sunset Lake but I was riding my bike and saw the name and stopped. I had been a loyal customer for many years at the original spot and when I talked to the owners, it was the same. That evening I went back for dinner and ordered... More 

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Fairfield, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We stayed across the street (see my other reviews) and saw the sign that said Restaurant on the way to the Beach. We went for Breakfast and it was 'FANTASTIC' They have daily specials. Everything we tried was good. I love their hashbrowns!!! Service was fast!! Cafe has indoor and outdoor dinning. We didn't have a chance to go for... More 

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Blairsville, PA
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2011

The place was crowded. The waitress was very short with us. She wouldn't even give me time to tell her that she gave us the wrong slip for another table. We were charged $3.00 for a cup of chocolate milk for a 3 year old. Very pricey. We were there for the voucher breakfast. I got the eggs and sausage... More 

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5501 Ocean Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Wildwood Crest
  • Phone Number: (609) 522-4777

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  • Cuisine: American

Description

They have another location in Cape May, N.J., which can be found on TripAdvisor.

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