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Bella BRU Cafe

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Certificate of Excellence2016 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Cafe
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

I have been to Bella Bru twice for lunch during work trips to Carmichael and both times the food has been excellent. This visit I got the salmon salad and it was DELISH! Highly recommend!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We've always liked Bella Bru, a bakery cafe by morning, a destination restaurant by night. There's no better AM gathering spot in Carmichael for breakfast coffee and rolls or full breakfast. Dinner has had its ups and downs over the years and it has toiled...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed visiting and eating on the patio. The beautiful salmon salad and a quinoa salad were delicious.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 34TMR
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I have had two of my own children work this establishment. From the inside out, Bela Bru gets excellent reviews. I found that their Happy Hour specials are extremely affordable. Their fish tacos rival any other establishment in Sacramento. Their house wines are an excellent...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank JoeCarmichael
Reviewed 29 April 2018

I love dropping in to Bella Bru's tho I don't drink coffee. The bakery makes delicious pastries which you can see in the large pastry case when you go up to the counter to order. The breakfast is ample and delicious. I have eaten here...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank foodlover1944
Reviewed 4 March 2018

What a treat of a place for a surprise birthday! I texted the address to my girlfriend and we met up for a truly wonderful dining experience. The menu was excellent, and the service impeccable! The staff are friendly and always delighted to celebrate special...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank tess451
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We stopped in on the spur of the moment. Nice crew, good coffee. I ordered lox and bagel. Disappointed to be sure. Bagel was good lox not so and a skimpy portion. Capers were good cream cheese in a packet,really? Disappointing. My wife had waffle...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank barongruda
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Bella Bru is a contradiction in terms. It is where I had my first date with my wife. The food is delicious and unique in the variety of California cuisine. The Owner has done a beautiful job in the decor of the place - the...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Dave L
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Bella Bru is a very comfortable cafe . The high quality coffee and foods make this a can't fail choice for friends to gather. The Luna Lounge is adjoining the Bella Bri. It's a cozy neighborhood hangout with a friendly hip vibe

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank reteehit3
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Had a good fish entrée. Service attentive. You can order at the counter or have table service...your choice. Their bread is very good. Take home a loaf. two large dining areas. Must be popular as was busy in the middle of the week.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank CarmclTrvlr
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