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Bella Monica Italian Restaurant

#56 of 1,098 Restaurants in Raleigh
Certificate of Excellence
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3121 Edwards Mill Rd Ste 103, Raleigh, NC 27612-5369
(919) 881-9778
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Columbia, South Carolina
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised! Delivery is never expected to be delicious because of how long the food is done before you get it. I was surprised at how good this food was. I had a spinach and pepperoni calzone, hot wings and chicken tender salad. All of my food was yummy. I will definitely patron again.

Thank LeNiccki T
Cary, North Carolina
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93 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was disappointed last nite because little things add up. Service was OK. I have loved the lasagna in the past so I tried again. We were not offered a choice of bread but were served the soft focaccia which we don't care for and had to ask for the ciabatta, which we do like. The Caesar salad (?) was... More 

Thank Tom H
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haven't been to Bella Monica in a while and put the reservation in open table two weeks before. Attentive when we arrived and were seated quickly. Listened to the specials and ordered both the salad and entrée, heirloom tomato salad and squid and shrimp pasta. Bread is always wonderful and all the food was excellent. It isn’t the fanciest place... More 

Thank sg789
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called to order a to go order and had to leave on voicemail. Went inside to pick up to find out they never check their vm at dinner (was informed by hostess). Why have one? I must say the food is delicious, but they are lacking on customer service. My time is just as important as yours and you get... More 

Thank Deborah W
Holly Springs
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up Italian in Brooklyn NY and the food was delicious felt like I was at my grandmother s home on Sunday for family meal the manager Ben outstanding the waitress we had was great I have to say if in Raleigh NC and can't make to your grandmother s home you will be pleasantly. Pleased here thank you... More 

Thank John T
Raleigh, North Carolina
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

We ordered lasagna and chicken parmesan on a busy Saturday night and both were extraordinary. The "gravy" is so good you might be tempted to lick your plate (if no one is watching). We also appreciate that a choice of salad comes with the meal. I find it somewhat surprising that so many restaurants charge for a salad now so... More 

Thank Susan M
New Haven
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

We were visiting family in Raleigh and picked Bella Monica for lunch, which was a very good choice. Very pleasant ambiance along with tasty dishes. We had the rollatini and Caesar salad with shrimp - simple dishes, but they were generous portions and well prepared.

Thank Umberto44
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

My husband and I stop by to get a pizza to go and we were very disappointed with our food as well as their service. The décor and setting was beautiful and inviting. However, the staff came off as way too high brow with little to no warmth. The pizza would have been delicious if pepperoni pizza had not been... More 

Thank bkhd
High Point, North Carolina
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366 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

We ordered pizza while visiting family close by one evening for dinner. The pizza was great and all of the ingredients were very fresh and delicious, but our vegetable pizza cost $35! As good as the food was, I think I would opt for a different menu choice for the extreme price-I almost died when I went to pick it... More 

Thank Blacksheep101
Valdosta, Georgia
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52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Family took us here and it was terrific. Small, unassuming shopping center location. Superb wine list. Great, authentic Italian fare (to include all Italian wines). You will not be disappointed. We will return on next trip to Raleigh

Thank MG753437

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3121 Edwards Mill Rd Ste 103, Raleigh, NC 27612-5369
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: (919) 881-9778

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