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“Cafe Bella Italia has authentic Italian food!”
Review of Caffe Bella Italia

Caffe Bella Italia
Ranked #262 of 5,018 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $40
Cuisines: Italian, Contemporary
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Pacific Beach
Cross street: Haines Street
Description: "Your Corner of Italy in Pacific Beach" is the motto of Caffe Bella Italia- a charming restaurant where locals and Italians love to dine. The service is detailed and friendly. The interior speaks softly and envelops the customers in warm earth colors with a Mediterranean touch. This is authentic Italian cuisine served with great pride and beautiful presentation by chef and owners who hail from Napoli, Italy. At Caffe Bella Italia you can certainly enjoy a good wine with your dinner. Our list offers excellent wines at reasonable prices, most of them imported directly from Italy. JOIN US ON TUESDAY AND SUNDAY FOR HALF OFF BOTTLES OF WINE
Reviewed October 23, 2009

This is a restaurant in San Diego, specifically Pacific Beach (PB) on Garnet that has delicious Italian food. I love their Caprese pizza and order it almost every time I go here. I have taken a lot of out of town guests here and everyone has loved the dishes they have ordered. Inside the decor is beautiful- look for the wall that moves by the kitchen. They give you yummy bread to munch on while you are waiting for your food. My aunt is Italian and said that the food tastes as good as some of the Italian dishes her family cooks.

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Reviewed September 4, 2009

Yum, yum, yum!! This is not a place for dinner, this is a restaurant for a true dining experience! Incredible food and service. I would be willing to drive from LA to Pacific Beach Just to have dinner here again! A must try restaurant for anyone who truly enjoys good, Italian food and wine!

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Reviewed August 17, 2009

Very good Italian food!

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Reviewed August 5, 2009

This Pacific Beach restaurant, right on the main street of Garnet Avenue, is a true find. Lovely outdoor patio, romantically lit interior, and terra cotta stucco'd walls like you see in Italy. The four of us were greeted immediately by our Italian waiter, selected wine from their excellent wine list and then enjoyed their fresh baked bread and a wonderful bruschetta appetizer with just the right amount of garlic. Wines are reasonably priced. Everyone loved their dinner - Risotto Genovese, Spaghetti alla Barese, Linguini, and Ravioli stuffed with Asparagus. Portions were quite good sized and our entree prices ran from $16 to $20. Dinner was capped off with an excellent chocolate souffle.

We had just taken a trip to Italy a few months earlier and felt this was very close to the real thing, and not Americanized Italian like you find in so many restaurants. I knew a little Italian and used a few words to the amusement of our waiter who would speak Italian right back to me and was a great sport.

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Reviewed May 19, 2009

Completely found this place by accident! Thank goodness! The atmosphere is dimly lit with candles and beautiful ceiling to floor drapes. Windows overlook a tiny courtyard. Food was excellent and well presented. Wine was fabulous! Definitely a laid back, romantic, and italian atmosphere!

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