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Tello Italian Bistro

524 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
+1 269-639-9898
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (13 reviews)
“cioppino” (7 reviews)
“parpadelle” (5 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
524 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had dinner here. Loved the Margherite pizza and black linguini. Service was also better than expected. A little pricey though. Mostly couples and couples with older children. But their Tiramasu was the best I've ever had.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Five of us went to this restaurant. Nobody liked their meal. Service was okay considering it was a Friday in this very busy town. Two people had Chicken Marala-no wine taste, no mushrooms, but ALOT of onions which none of us had had in a...More

Thank Teach71
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the few "upscale dining" offerings in South Haven. Have eaten there probably 5 times over the last 7 years of visiting. Usually good, although our last visit was a little off. Food wasn't up to their usual standards and the server didn't know...More

Thank Kathleen B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! What a surprise! The food is top notch as is the service. The braised short rib was outstanding.

Thank 37043Lee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Tello Italian Bistro. Atmosphere was pleasant as was our waitress. The salads were excellent and fresh. Bread was mediocre. My husband ordered the Eggplant Canneloni which was served with a tomato/white bean sauce. Sounded delicious and might have been...More

Thank joloa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have not been to Tello's for a long time. Decided to go later in the evening and have their pasta bolagnese and it was dry and overcooked. I loved the Caesar Salad and the wine - but my dinner was lacking from what I remembered...More

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All our meals were really good. Service was prompt and very professional. The facilities were nice and clean.

Thank Shadow9999
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Giving this 4 stars despite not being able to eat my dinner. Boyfriend ordered filet, which was cooked to peefections and he ate every bite. We also had arancini, delish. I had 4 cheese pizza, which was inedibly greasy. However, without even asking, item was...More

1  Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Nice atmosphere and wine selection. Food was good, not great. But probably the biggest meatball I've ever seen!

Thank ThriftyPrincess
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

If you love dessert at all...please stop by here for their Panna Cotta. OMG it is delicious. Atmosphere is cozy and upbeat, staff was friendly and very accomodating. Espresso was perfect.

Thank HeatherSikorski
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Bagp1per
5 March 2016|
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Response from nikkrizz | Reviewed this property |
Last night I was told no, they didn't have gluten free. 3/2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-639-9898
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