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Bella Via Ristaurante

1899 2nd St, Highland Park, IL 60035-3153
+1 847-681-8300
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good25%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
16:30 - 21:30All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1899 2nd St, Highland Park, IL 60035-3153
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are few places that have true Italian food across the board, Bella Via in Highland Park, Il., definitely does. They spice their food just right. From Veal Marsala, to Chicken Limone to their delicious lasagna, every dish is outstanding. Portions are generous and service,...More

Thank MerryMar2015
Reviewed 18 December 2017

I have visited this restaurant many times and am never disappointed. Service is good, food delicious and the owner Mauricio more than gracious. Try the "mama's meatballs" appetizer!

Thank Mark D
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We had a nice dinner to celebrate a work anniversary. The service was excellent -- as always. The food was delicious! We had a variety of pastas, veal and seafood dishes and all were excellent. The desserts were very good also. Thanks for making the...More

Thank Schmooglet
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were seated promptly, but sadly in the middle of the noisy restaurant. Perhaps that explained why my husbands order was wrong. (He debated two items, picked one, our server brought the other.). It doesn't explain her angry and persistent denial that an error had...More

Thank Bookslut
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I guess I should start with the service. Our waiter was just horrible. Party of 6, reserved for Saturday night. Our beverage order was not taken thoroughly. When an order was taken, beverages never showed up There was constant confusion as to who got what...More

Thank Larrye4363
Reviewed 29 July 2017

My wife and I have made it a practice to dine at Bella Via before attending a concert at Ravinia, since we find both the food and the service excellent. We have done so once or twice a year (we live almost 100 miles from...More

Thank jwandga
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing from start to finish! Drinks were delicious, appetizers are great, meals were divine, and after dinner drinks and desserts were amazing!! Highly recommend!

Thank Tarah H
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I have been here every time I have gone to Chicago as my grandparents have a particular liking to it. So I have had a lot of experiences here and all of them have been above average and not something that I would choose to...More

Thank Nicke E
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I have been going here since I moved to HP. The food is really good and the service is excellent. It is nice they give you soup or salad and a side of pasta with your entree. Ireally like the fish and the Chicken Vesuvio...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This is now the third time we have had the pleasure to eat at the Ristorante in Via on 1899, Second Street in Highland Park, Illinois. We are in awe, speechless and overwhelmed at the unique, identical, true Italian Flavors brought to our Table, each...More

Thank Annalisa R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1899 2nd St, Highland Park, IL 60035-3153
    (Second St. & Elm St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 847-681-8300
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