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“Amazing, best restaurant in Palm Cove!”
Review of Bella Baci

Bella Baci
Ranked #22 of 58 Restaurants in Palm Cove
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Amazing, best restaurant in Palm Cove!”
Reviewed December 4, 2012 via mobile

Great service. We were greeted by a very friendly lady who made us feel very important and at ease. She knew all the food and drink specials well, and was successful in tempting me with a mint and lime cocktail (super refreshing!).

The atmosphere of the place was quite classy and special, with candle light, white slight beach-look wooden chairs and white tables.

Ordered the 'Bella trio', which was three courses for $38 per person. We had bruschetta to start, which was perfect. So fresh, balanced and well-presented. I then had spaghetti al gamberi, which came with tomatoes prawns garlic and chilli and wow - one of the best pasta dishes I've had in my life. Bold punchy flavours and generous with the prawns (and chilli). My husband had spaghetti carbonara and unfortunately found it not to his liking (although still very edible).

For dessert was pavlova with caramelised bananas and mascarpone. So delicious! Crispy thin toffee on the bananas and light soft pavlova plus strawberries. Mmmmmm :)

Serving sizes were excellent - very decent and more than expected for such fine food.

Would highly recommend to all.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Palm Cove”
Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

Bella Baci is undeniably THE best restaurant in Palm Cove. Such a gorgeous romantic setting, amazing hospitality, extraordinary menu. The dishes here are never disappointing...always blow our expectations. Bravo!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“A wonderful meal in wonderful surroundings....”
Reviewed November 16, 2012

We stumbled on Bella Baci after a walk along the esplandade on the hunt for seafood. The decor is lovely, simple white wood furniture and a genuine Italian feel. The service was excellent here both times we ate at this restaurant. On our first visit we enjoyed Calamari starters, seafood risotto and pasta and sumptous deserts. The food is plentiful and of excellent quality. We enjoyed it so much that we returned a couple of nights later for an equally impressive meal. Highly recommend.

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“Beautiful food.”
Reviewed November 11, 2012

Food here is lovely. The fish platter is value for money. Staff are great too and provided us with great service.

Visited November 2012
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“Wow.”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

A fantastic meal - best I've had in a long time.
The portion sizes were just right - not too much, not too little. The taste was exquisite, atmosphere lovely.
An all round enjoyable experience.

Visited October 2012
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