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3585 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9751
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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St. Petersburg Florida
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113 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was pretty good, but the dinning experience was bad and frustrating. Nothing came out on time; nothing in an orderly fashion, Took quite a while for server to arrive, ordered wine. She came back about 5 minutes later with water and said "be right back with the wine". We didn't see her again for a while, as she... More 

Thank Rick K
Maitland, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This wonderful italian restaurant is delicious. We love their pizzas, soups and pastas. We go here often in the summer. The price is right and it's great to take family and friends. In the summer it can get packed because they are so popular. You can't go wrong with Bella's!

Thank Kogrody
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We come to Sugar Every year for the past 3 years. We are From New Smyrna Beach Florida. We came in 20 minutes early asked if we could sit at bar til they opened. Bartender/waitress was rude "what r u gonna sit there for 20 minutes?" We don't mind dropping a buck and a good tip. If she was smart... More 

Thank sara m
Benson, North Carolina
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely the very best, most delicious Italian cuisine I have ever tasted. Have dined here for lunch or dinner many times and is must do any time I am in the area (within an hour drive), yes, it is that good

Thank Seabyrd
Greensboro, North Carolina
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104 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't discount the fact that this little gem is in shopping center. Very nice ambiance for dinner. In the area for the weekend and we stumbled upon this place and glad we did. We got there right before 5 on a Friday evening during the Wooly Worm Festival & Valle Crucis Fair weekend. They were not crowded when we arrived... More 

Thank bornredprincess
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked up Pizza (take away) which probably does not do their whole menu justice, but the Pizza was EXCELLENT!!!

Thank Rob B
North Carolina
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to get carry out our first night in town. Husband & I split the Penne Mediterranean with shrimp. Generous portions which included salad & garlic rolls. Everything delicious! Try the house dressing with your salad. Very good. My husband said we need to go back & try the pizza after he saw it being served while picking up our... More 

Thank sanpat4
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here was truly excellent. Lasagna was fabulous and chicken Marsala superb. Highly recommended. Matt provided outstanding service on a very busy night.

Thank Robert R
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up just outside NYC, so my bar for pizza is set pretty high. Compared to a good slice of NYC pizza, Bella's earns 3 stars. Compared to all the pizza places I have visited in the south, however, Bella gets a solid 4 stars. The crust is a little doughy and bland, but good nonetheless. The cheese stretches... More 

Thank Erik L
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bella's is certainly one of the most consistent when it comes to great service, quality and quantity. Portions are huge! Top notch ingredients. Prices are very reasonable. Staff works well together. I quit making my own lasagna once I ate it here. It's been hard for me to try anything else, BUT I'll take one for the team😇. The brisket... More 

Thank Pat D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 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
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3585 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9751
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: 828-898-9022

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