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“Bella's was excellente”
Review of Bella's Restaurant

Bella's Restaurant
Ranked #38 of 582 Restaurants in Charlottesville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $11 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 7th Street NW
Transit: Catch the CAT down West Main Street.
Reviewed April 19, 2012

I went to Bella's in a party of 4 when they had been open only 18 days. The food was excellent and the staff and owner were helpful and very friendly. They let me practice my Italian while we enjoyed appetizer's, entrees, and dessert with a bottle of wine for $100! Believe me that's a bargain in Charlottesville. The waiter told us a single portion will easily feed 2 and I'm glad we listened to him. They have some usual dishes and some unusual and all were wonderful. We ate family style so I got to taste many excellent dishes.

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Reviewed April 16, 2012

Bella's recently opened and I welcomed good,old-fashioned Italian food. The owner was going from table to table, introducing himself and socializing, which was nice. The staff was a tad slow but that may have been because they got an overwhelming response from day 1. Pastas were okay. I've heard from friends that the parmesan dishes are too salty. The grilled romaine was a wonderful starter, I ordered a lemongello soaked pound cake that was not at all what was described. When the owner asked how it was, I told him the truth - dry and disappointing. At that was that. I would have expected "Let me get you something else then." But instead I got charged $7 for what tasted like a piece of packaged pound cake.

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Reviewed April 22, 2017
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