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Bella Vita Ristorante

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11699 Fall Creek Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256-9423
+1 317-598-9011
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17:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

My wife, daughter and son-in-law ate her last Sunday evening. The food was spot on. Everything was great. I read the reviews here and somewhat hesitant, but my daughter assured me it was good. Some of the reviews are from the summer when the establishment could be much busier with boaters, but I can't find a negative thing to say.... More 

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Thank Mark S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I had not returned to this restaurant since the ownership changed. I avoided it during the previous ownership because on several occasions we were not greeted upon arrival, and service was not good. But I'm so happy to return this past Saturday night. I had a party of 7, and everyone either finished their entree, or took leftovers home. All... More 

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Thank Walt O
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

This restaurant is not central but, due to some boundary history, has an Indianapolis address. It is worth the drive to a pretty marina setting with views which are particularly pleasant at dusk. We sat in a conservatory area with a fire in spite of which it became a little cool as the evening progressed. One should be aware in... More 

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Thank John_Oram_Eats
Indianapolis, Indiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We like sitting at waters edge, having a nice meal and a glass of wine. Bella Vita offers all of that along with friendly service. We especially enjoy sitting in the outside bar area watching the boats come and go. Late afternoon and early evening have become our favorite times during the nice days. Inside still offers a view and... More 

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Thank Travelinglady1022
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We love being on the water so we chose Bella Vita to take my in-laws who are from out of town. They were very accommodating for our 6-person party even when we asked to be seated outside on the patio. Bri, our server, greeted us with a smile and was very attentive for the whole dinner. The food was good... More 

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Thank Ashley H
Fishers, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Or perhaps the only on-the-water restaurant on the lake ... Tired menu. New management / new waitresses / new bartenders with no restaurant experience. The bartender asked me how do you make a Tanqueray and Tonic. Very sad.

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Thank Robert W
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Don't waste your time or money. View is not that great. Wait staff very young and seem hungover. One of them couldn't bend over I'm sure, in her way to short, shorts. If I wanted twin peaks, I would have went there! Toilet was being worked on, so I went upstairs. 1:00 in the afternoon and upstairs dining and bathroom,... More 

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Thank 333kab
Epsom, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We ate here this evening and were very disappointed. The food was OK -- nothing special but not too bad -- but the waitress (or the kitchen) managed to lose our food order. It took ages to get _any_ food and even then they'd managed to forget one of the main dishes. They did give us a dessert and take... More 

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Thank meldh
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We have not had an experience like this at a restaurant ever! We came and were at our table for like fifteen minutes without any service. We should have left then! We came to BV because we were in the area and it was a nice evening. We had the most rude waitress in the history of waitresses. We had... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

My husband and I have wanted to eat for a few years now. We had a kid free afternoon on a warm summer day so we stopped in for dinner and drinks. We sat outside on the deck which has great views of Geist Reservoir. The bartender was our waitress. She was rude to say the least and not helpful... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11699 Fall Creek Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46256-9423
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-598-9011

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?