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$10 - $25
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Italian, Pizza
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We’re sorta picky about our Italian food, but we were really glad we tried Bella Mia. The house Italian dressing on our garden salad made it extra good. Then our pizza arrived and and we really dig a sweeter sauce, so this was also a...big hit. What really brought it all home was the EXCELLENT service we received from a young lady named Sierra. She took really great care of us- serving up our first slices of pizza , refilling drinks, sending us off with iced teas to go- she was great. It’s in a strip mall, but the interior is rather nice (casual) and there’s a small outdoor patio as well.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed March 30, 2022 via mobile

After a long day of travel and a beach sunset, we wanted something simple and delicious - we found it! The pizza was great - pepperoni and fresh mushrooms. The garlic knots appetizer was outstanding! Easy to order, hot and ready at pick-up, friendly staff!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 7, 2022

There are very few restaurants in Florida that make delicious spaghetti and meat sauce! They do a fantastic job!

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed October 19, 2021

Stopped to eat here on the way back from enjoying the causeway to Anna Maria Island. i had a very flavorful Wildmushroom Ravioli. My mom LOVED her Veal Francese. My BFF would have liked her Eggplant Parmigiana if it hadn't turned out to be Veal...Parmigiana.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed July 28, 2021

Went for an early dinner. Limited indoor and outdoor seating, so you may want to go at off peak times. The garlic rolls that come with the pasta dishes are delicious. We had 2 pasta dishes (fettuccini and peen) both with meat sauce. Both dishes...delicious and very large portions. You. Pull definitely share a dish between 2 people. We didn’t order the pizza, but there was a busy take out business and the pizza boxes were huge. The service was up and down, our server was less than attentive, but the other waitress took care of us. We both brought home enough left overs for another meal at home. Definitely recommend.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed April 10, 2021

First, visit to Bella Mia and it was Ok. Our waitress was wonderful she receives 5 stars however the food value receives 1 star. I understand that restaurants are struggling but that is not an excuse to charge 24.00 for a seafood pasta dish with...3 muscles (1 wouldn't open) calamari, and 2 shrimp. When I spoke to the "owner" she apologized and took 6.00 off the cost of the meal. I would not recommend ordering the seafood dish. Which was nice of her but 18.00 is still too expensive for what we received not to mention there was more sauce than pasta on the plate. It was a 12.00 dish at best. We also had pizza and fried calamari for an appetizer. The pizza was sub-par but the calamari was very good. I gave it 3 stars because the waitress and calamari were very good. Unfortunately, I will not return.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed November 5, 2020

We loved Bella Mia and frequented it often. However I had not been there in years. On my last visit something was different with the pizza. It tasted OK; but, not like I had remembered their pizza tasting. When I asked the server about it...I It I was told the original owners had sold the business and allowed the new owners to use the name. At the time of my visit social distancing was not needed so I have no idea what they do now.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed July 4, 2020

Staff was friendly, but was diassapointed to see no employees wearing mask. Came in at 5pm on a Saturday, restaurant was 75% empty. Thought food was way overpriced for quality and atmosphere. If you are paying $19 for a chicken Alfredo, you expect it to...be fresh and decent atmosphere. Not cheap paper napkins, plastic cups and antique decorations. They did mess up our cheese pizza, but let us know before it came out. They said we could have both pizzas. Pizza was ok, definitely not great or worth $16 for med cheese pizza. Mozzarella sticks were thin frozen ones you would find in a store. Also was charged $20 for chicken Alfredo when menu and website said $20. We ended up finding some homeless people and giving away the pizzas.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 5, 2020

Went with another couple. All of the dishes were good and we all enjoyed, eggplant parm, chicken parm, Veal marsala and my husband absolutely enjoyed his veal parm, which they say they pound daily. It was just so tender and cooked perfectly. Garlic knots are...really good and buttery. Although the atmosphere is nothing to write home about, the food is really good. Prices reasonable. Would definately go back.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed April 26, 2020 via mobile

Since enjoying a meal at Bella Mia isn't an option at the moment, we have been getting various meals to go - minestrone, bruschetta, ravioli with meat sauce, spaghetti with meatballs, salads, pizza. The portions are large. Each single meal is enough for the two...of us. Everything has arrived hot, even after a 20-minute drive home. All of the items were perfect, with one exception. The spaghetti with meatballs would have been sent back if we had been eating in the restaurant. One meatball was tender and tasty, the other was totally overcooked, dry and tasteless. To the cook: would you have served that obviously overdone meatball you your mother? All in all, our dining experiences at Bella Mia have been definately very positive. The servers are friendly and the kitchen staff has done an excellent job of packing. Rachel delivered our last order to the car - in the rain! Five stars for you, Rachel!More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020

Five friends, five different meals, five people in agreement that this was a great choice. The restraunt was in a small mall with plenty of parking.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 2, 2020 via mobile

Garlic knots are delicious. I ordered manicotti and found them very doughy . Sauce is good and meals were steaming , so hot.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 18, 2020

My family got together for a quiet dinner before we went our separate ways. The garlic knots were wonderful! My cousin and I split a bottle of wine, and half-way through we discovered it was the wrong bottle. I had never had it before, I...didn't question it. But it was without a doubt NOT what we asked for (clos du bois). I should have ordered pasta (it looked amazing), but went with something I'd never tried - Siciliana with chicken. The chicken was that hard, tough texture you sometimes come across. It happens. The sauce was basic, not something I'd order again. The server was attentive with water and drinks, very friendly.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020 via mobile

This was the third time we visited this restaurant. The food was great, the garlic knots are amazing. This trip we opted for the pizza and it was great

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 24, 2019

Even though I don't visit often, every experience has been awesome. Colleen B our server was great. There were 5 ladies out celebrating a birthday, we made reservations at 530pm. The table was ready for us, we all ordered something different and every meal was...delivered together and hot! I had the veal marsala (one of my favorites) and I was not disappointed. This is the best veal around, big portion, very, very tender, melt in your mouth, lots of mushrooms and the sauce is flavorful but not overwhelming. It is usually served over spagetii but I asked for penne and this was not a problem. They have so many great dishes it is hard to choose. I have to say I like their pizza is better than Danny's too!! We had a painting class at 7pm and we were finished with our meals, had time to finish our wine and had dessert, we made our class with time to spare My favorite Italian place!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Bella Mia Pizza & Italian Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4