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“Times Square Pizza”

Bella Vita Trattoria
Ranked #2,090 of 14,664 Restaurants in New York City
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Neighborhood: Midtown
Reviewed December 31, 2011

Can't say for sure if this restaurant caters solely for tourists, but we stumbled upon this small restaurant for lunch, hoping for a quick bite. We were tempted with the grab-and-go slices, but ended up getting a table and shared a Margarita pie with prosciutto, washed down with 3 diet cokes from a soda fountain. The brick oven-fired pizza was very good and the price reasonable, and we did not regret eating here. Our server was friendly, quick and efficient. Because of the small dining room, parties turned over quickly...this isn't necessarily a linger-over-lunch type of place (of course I'm sure they won't kick you out.)

A few notes: refills are NOT free; they serve alcohol here too, as we saw glasses of wine and bottled beer being served. Also, there is already a service charge of 15% included in the check, so adjust your gratuity accordingly.

We definitely were very satisfied with our visit here and should we find ourselves in need of pizza in the Times Square area, we would not hesitate to head here.

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Reviewed November 19, 2011

It's always a challenge to find food at a reasonable price in New York City and this was a great find. Very small restaurant, but the food was great and service outstanding. Pasta dishes were fresh and the pizza was delicious. I'll definitely be back for more.

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Thank CarynRI
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Reviewed November 12, 2011

We stayed at the Westin and Bella Vita was conveniently located. we were pleasantly surprised that the food was good since it is near the Times Square mega tourist center. service was friendly but a little slow. One of our entrees came out wrong so they comp'd our beverages Nice!

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Thank Alfzeilinger
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Reviewed September 26, 2011

We've eaten pizza here a few times but I've never written a review on it before now. We've ordered a whole pizza at the table and we've ordered from the pizza counter and eaten on the stools by the window. If you order from the already made pizza at the counter, you can't sit at a table, you have to sit at the counter by the window. It was pretty empty because we were there at an off time, so that worked fine. You look out at the street and the theater that Spiderman is at. The pizza is fresh; you can see them tossing the dough and they use fresh mozzarella, not shredded. Nice to be able to stop in for a really big slice if you don't want table service and still get fresh, hot pizza. Usually a busy, active place, especially in the evenings and definitely worth a try. And the slices are reasonably priced. Good place to take the family before seeing Spidey!

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Thank TravelfromDuluth
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Reviewed July 2, 2011

This is a fantastic restaurant for a no frills dinner before a show on broadway. Menu is basic but GOOD. Food was GREAT. Staff were busy as this place is hopping... but staff were very good.

Prices: The prices are very reasonable.

Location: Very well locate for a meal before or after Broadway show

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Thank TravelerMontreal
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