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Ciao Bella Restaurant

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1514 US Highway 41, Schererville, IN 46375-1316
+1 219-322-6800
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Dyer Indiana
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice quaint restaurant with pretty good Italian food. Good service, and a good bar. Might be a touch expensive but not bad.

Thank Vince M
Lansing, IL
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Everytime I have come in I am seated promptly without a reservation and food is excellent and served quickly

Thank whiteSox2005
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We just dined here as a family for lunch as we were celebrating a birthday. They were very accommodating for our group of 10. The waitress we had was extremely personable and knowledgeable about the menu. We all had different dishes that ranged from meats to pastas, and none of us were disappointed. I would definitely recommend this restaurant if... More 

Thank 684ebenr
Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Nice little Italian Restaurant in a strip mall. It is a classy little place when you walk in. We went for lunch and was especially impressed with the ambience and menu choices. I ordered pasta and my husband ordered salmon. His praise was unusual for him with his comments usually "It's okay". It was really good and compared to a... More 

Thank Angie G
Chicago, Illinois
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83 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Had a pretty poor lunch there several years ago. Decided to give them a try after seeing "LaLa Land" last night (great movie btw). Seated promptly, nice ambiance. Waiter was very attentive, with a very thick accent (not Italian) and hard to understand. I have up on understanding the ravioli special because I didn't want to make the gentleman repeat... More 

Thank steph26139
Wauseon, Ohio
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I stopped because of the reviews on TripAdvisor and the proximity to my hotel. Upon entering the restaurant, the hotel was beautifully decorated with well placed tables. I traveled multiple time zones and was more interested in food than alcohol, however, they had an extensive wine and beer offering. So, the food was typical Italian with moderate prices similar to... More 

Thank Oscar H
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This place has become our favorite Italian restaurant near home. Tonight when we attended it was close to Halloween, so many of the staff were in costume -- all very "elegant". We ordered one mixed seafood appetizer, which was enough food for all four of us. As an entree, the seafood risotto is the item we've had most often, and... More 

Thank Jim C
Crown Point, Indiana
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Dined here early Saturday evening and had an acceptable but not memorable meal. The food was good but not enough for me to really want to come back. As noted in other reviews the side of pasta was bland and unappetizing. Service was okay and noise level high.

Thank dmar53
Denver, Colorado
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262 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Took our family and thought it was good, our fifth visit, but far from outstanding. The chicken part lacks authenticity and the bone in strip was average at best. I love the bar and will go again but really felt this trip was not good.

Thank Michael O
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88 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

i last reviewed this restaurant in 12/14. I have eaten here many times since it opened. Many changes have happened in the period including the doubling of the space and personnel changes. The one thing that has not changed is the menu and the specials often seem to be the same. In order to enhance the specials they might consider... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1514 US Highway 41, Schererville, IN 46375-1316
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Schererville
  • Phone Number: +1 219-322-6800

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