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Bella Vida Garden Restaurant - CLOSED

5501 Ocean Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-4323
+1 609-522-4777
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
20 Jul 2017
“Still reliable with good food and a pleasant ambience”
26 Jul 2016
“Fabulous Italian dining”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American
€€ - €€€
5501 Ocean Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-4323
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Returned to Bella Vida for since last summer and was pleased to see the increase in their garden seating. The owner is very friendly, responsive, and attentive and works hard to be sure guests are satisfied--continually cruising through the dining rooms to check on diners....More

Thank Ellen K
Reviewed 26 July 2016

I was totally blown away by the beautiful interior and the size of the portions and the wonderful service.

Thank crossca
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Went to eat with large group. Wait was a little, but great food and timing of all the meals. Waitress did a great job.

Thank nugget84
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Really liked their garden, a bit off the beaten track. Waffles were good, not sure if they were amazing, but had a great and relaxed breakfast there.

Thank theeternaltourist
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Stopped in for breakfast last Thursday morning, it was across from our B & B. Breakfast was good, just had the usual eggs, sausage, home fries and toast. The sausages were huge and very tasty. I would go back when I'm in town again.

Thank javaandjazz
Reviewed 16 July 2014

This is the old Duffenitti,s. It was wonderful! Best lasagna and Chicken Parmesan. I would definitely go back next year. If you have been going to the shore for years and like Italian, you will remember them.

Thank Beckyd4258
Reviewed 17 August 2013

Ate here last year and loved it. It was just as great this year. Daughter is vegan so it is hard to find someplace where we can all have something we like. Bella Vida does that and more. Everything is fresh and top notch!

Thank Julie T
Reviewed 10 August 2012

Well, after seeing the prevoius reviews about this being Asseltas and Duffinettis, we couldn't wait to get back to try it! We were their biggest fans back in the day! Found it, ventured in not completely sure we were in the right place. We were...More

Thank TheConstantTraveler3
Reviewed 27 July 2012 via mobile

2nd time to eat hear in 2 weeks.... Very good Italian food. My husband and I have a summer home here and eat out a lot. We used to go to Duffinetties before they closed. This is the same owners. And the same recipes as...More

Thank shorething123
Reviewed 19 July 2012

Not sure how many of you remember Duffinetts on New Jersey Avenue near Sunset Lake but I was riding my bike and saw the name and stopped. I had been a loyal customer for many years at the original spot and when I talked to...More

2  Thank WWCSeaview
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  • Address: 5501 Ocean Ave, Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260-4323
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Wildwood Crest
  • Phone Number: +1 609-522-4777
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