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“Moma Mia, What Sauces!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bella Via - CLOSED

Bella Via
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout
Arlington, Virginia
Level Contributor
33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Moma Mia, What Sauces!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 13, 2012

We still can't believe we found this small, family restaurant on the eastern edge of Wheeling, WVA, just off US 40. We followed the owner-chef's recommendations for the evening - a chicken ravoli and and a sausage with peppers--and relished the experience. Two distinctly different, restaurant-made red sauces--probably best we have ever tasted--complemented the two dishes to perfection. Wonderful personal service. A hidden gem!

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
2 Thank Paul R
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30 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Vienna, West Virginia
Level Contributor
37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Family operated for over 50 years”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2012

Traditional Northern Italian,same family sauce recipes from the 50's in largely the same facilities.It was great then and it still operates occasionally with lines and a waiting list.You don't stay in business this long without getting it right more often than not.Old school.

Visited May 2011
Helpful?
Thank clintaft
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Wheeling, WV
Level Contributor
60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Excellent Italian food!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 5, 2012

We stopped here for dinner on New Year's Eve, a very busy night. Love the home made spaghetti! Service is pretty slow on busy nights but that's to be expected of any restaurant.

Visited December 2011
Helpful?
Thank tmw91784
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Wheeling, West Virginia
Level Contributor
22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great Italian Food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2012

We eat here usualy at lunch. They have very reasonably priced lunch specials that are very good. My wife loves the Chicken ravioli. Food is great, love their sauce it doesn't have any bitterness to it like other restaurant sauces, serves was good with a pleasant relaxing atmosphere. If your in the mood for some good Italian food you can't go wrong at the Bella Via.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Timbir2
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Thornville, Ohio
Level Contributor
11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
“Classic Italian Cuisine”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 9, 2011

Very good italian food, and the price is right. Cozy atmosphere very friendly people that made us feel welcome.

  • Visited December 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Zeus9029
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