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Bella's Italian Cafe

1413 S Howard Ave Ste 101, Tampa, FL 33606-3176
+1 813-254-3355
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pasta” (80 reviews)
“pollo” (20 reviews)
“bread” (31 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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1413 S Howard Ave Ste 101, Tampa, FL 33606-3176
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Early dinner on a week night with old friends. Arrived before 6 PM, self-parked in a narrow slot in the crowded parking lot (Valet parking available). Busy but our party of four were quickly seated. Atmosphere is delightful with friendly efficient service and seating in...More

Thank Tanon1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a gift certificate to use. Dropped into Bellas and what a nice surprise. The aroma hits you at the door of fresh baked bread. Our waitress was Christina and she was awesome. She recommended the favorites and helped by telling what each of the...More

Thank jenjen40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by Bella's after a full day of shopping. We had never been but wanted a nice, casual meal. The food couldn't have been better. Since it was late in the evening we just choose pizza and a chopped salad. They were absolutely delicious....More

Thank sdusse
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love Bella's! Excellent food! Service was excellent!! But noisy... it was packed on a Friday night and I could barely hear conversation at my own booth. I've been here before during the week, much quieter, really not the place for an intimate meal. But the...More

Thank DoriNuss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OMG my favorite!! They have other dishes that are just awesome but if you want real Italian food this is the place!!!!

Thank facebook1352
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We make sure to stop here every time we are in Tampa. We've had the Pear Sachet, Pollo Milano, Nate's Chicken, Confetti Spaghetti,, Pollo Au Gratin, and Chop Salad. All have been outstanding and I would rate each experience a 5/5. In addition, the atmosphere...More

Thank Trenton S
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

In town for business and discovered Bella's! Excellent "Authentic" Italian food, great service and ambiance! I highly recommend you visit!

Thank Jennefer Jene G
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The food and service here are excellent! All hand made pasta. The menu is extensive and you will not regret visiting here. Order any of the deserts because they are incredible.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Bella's never disappoints. The food is delicious (have never had a bad meal), the service excellent and the wine selection adequate. Even the "squishy bread" that the waiter brings out in advance of the meal is outstanding. This isn't a chain type restaurant. It has...More

Thank hjb20162016
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Bella's is the best Italian Restaurant in Tampa! Their pasta is always fresh and the staff always know the perfect wine to suggest with whatever I order. You can always walk it off with a beautiful stroll down Bay Shore which is a few short...More

Thank Ley69
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Take reservations? Required? Recommended?
30 January 2017|
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Response from BAS6_12 | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations. Popular place. We where lucky on a Thursday got seated for 4 right away. But soon was full by 6 pm.
Louise P
do they have a full bar?
3 July 2016|
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Response from Danielle W | Reviewed this property |
Yes and great house made fresh drinks
Lucille M
Are you open on Christmas Eve? and able to handle a group of 50 people
8 May 2016|
Response from Villagesre | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1413 S Howard Ave Ste 101, Tampa, FL 33606-3176
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-254-3355
  • E-mail
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