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Bello Vita

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2927 N Roan St, Johnson City, TN 37601-1580
+1 423-282-8600
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Johnson City, Tennessee
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Everything was good, soup, drinks, pasta, salad and pizza. Can't wait to go back and try other dishes. It is in a small space but there is a bar as well as tables. As far as it being romantic, that would depend on where you can sit.

Thank bcjbutler
Level Contributor
22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Great, quiet atmosphere. This place is a hidden gem with great Italian food! Have tried several items and never disappointed! Warm bread is always a sign and the Italian Loaf served here is perfectly crispy on the outside; warm & soft on the inside. Full bar and good wine selection are a bonus. I always need a box!

Thank JCblossompoet
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

At lunch with a friend, the food is spectacular with a lot of variety on the menu, all authentic Italian type cooking. The Italian salad dressing is incredible, homemade of course, served on a deluxe variety of crisp salad greens accompanied by the hot Italian style bread and butter. I like the veal or eggplant parm. the best but there... More 

Thank Susan K
Johnson City, Tennessee
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Although we typically go for business lunches, we've also been there for dinner on several occasions. The Italian food is excellent, and chef/owner Emile takes a personal interest in his guests. He has watched our girls grow from toddlers to today.

Thank krc37615
Elysburg, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Lots of menu options, something for everyone! The sautéed calamari appetizer was a huge hit as were the other appetizers and entrees with our group of 9. Our local friend said it is always this good. Definitely give it a try.

Thank VeniceBarb2
Jupiter, Florida
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73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. I had a side salad and split a veal parmesan sandwich. Service was good although there were only three other tables occupied. Seems to have been renovated and looked nice. 1 flat screen TV next to the bar. Staff was friendly. Veal was very tough. Seats were not very cushiony. Would have no problem going back.... More 

Thank mark j
Johnson City, Tennessee
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68 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Several years ago my wife and I stopped at Bello Vita and had an excellent meal. I had been skeptical because of the location in a strip mall and the lack of signage. We decided to go back when we moved to TN a couple of weeks ago. We got to the restaurant about 4:30 only to find a sign... More 

Thank Robert C
Kingsport, Tennessee
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202 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I drive by this place everyday and from the road it doesn't look like much. Finally tried it tonight and it was absolutely the best Italian in East Tennessee. Amazingly delicious food! I will be back again and again.

Thank tim_b_toolman
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I lived in Johnson City for 14 years as a transplant from outside of Philly. My family and I spent a lot of time trying to find good italian in the area that wasn't an insane hit to your wallet. It wasn't until Bella Vita showed up that we got our wish. The pizza is fantastic, the meals are well... More 

Thank Richard G
Bellevue WA
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

As I work my way through the rated Johnson city restaurants, I recently enjoyed my 3rd delicious meal in 6 weeks.

Thank Fred&Maisie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2927 N Roan St, Johnson City, TN 37601-1580
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-282-8600

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