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“Always a winner”

Bella Italia Ristorante
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed March 5, 2014

We are never disappointed at Bella Italia. We go for a casual dinner or a celebration and it is always suitable. I think each time that I will try something different, but I'm completely stuck on the Penne Europa, mmmmmm. My husband has tried nearly everything and has favorites, but hasn't found anything that he doesn't like, especially the dessert.
It's a fine place to take a family or for a couple. My friends and I have met for lunch there also. If you are from out of town, there is no view. But there isn't from most eateries here.
Parking can be a challenge. We usually park in the lot across the street but on a weekend it can be full.

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Reviewed March 2, 2014

Bella Italia was a lovely surprise in Cape Girardeau! We were seated immediately and the wait staff was very attentive throughout dinner. The restaurant is located in the heart of the historic district and easy to find. The homemade bread and dipping oil was delicious. Appetizers came quickly as did our meals which were excellent. This restaurant is easily the best one in the downtown area! We enjoyed our evening at Bella Italia!

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Reviewed January 27, 2014

Food was good but we had to contstantly have another employee track down our waiter. We had our appetizer finished before he brought out our sauce. Our order got "messed up" and we had to wait for them to fix another. We did get free dessert, however.

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Thank debtag56
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Reviewed January 21, 2014

I like this restaurant! You "usually" don't have to wait too long to get a table or receive your food. The baked dishes are very rich with cheese. Restaurant is always clean and service is always good. Homemade bread with seasoned olive oil for dipping is very good. They have a bar as well as a restaurant---all in good taste.

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Thank hihowego
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Reviewed December 14, 2013

Visiting Cape G for business and Bella Italia was highly recommended by a lunch place in town as well as a fellow business traveler.

Excellent service and recommendations. Loved, loved, loved the Bella bread with the olive oil plate that included large shreds of cheese. Yum!

Seafood cannelloni was excellent as well as the desserts.

Only bad thing about Missouri overall is the smoking policy. :(

We'll be back again when business takes us that way.

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Thank Heartland T
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