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863 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3735
+1 212-246-6773
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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863 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3735
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Stopped by Bello for early dinner this weekend......great food with large portions. Service was very good and they didn't rush. Nice decor, smaller intimate dinning area with cool bar. Thought they might have a larger wine selection though. The only negative was the annoyingly loud...More

Thank Tammy G
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Looking for a place to Italian we stumbled upon this place. The food is delicious. The staff was friendly and helpful. We went on a Saturday evening and it was noisy. It didn't take away from the experience though. The desserts aren't there strong point....More

Thank Antrax3
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We go to this restaurant quite often and have never had a bad meal. Takes special requests and kitchen performs well.

Thank StlmanChuck
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

My son and I met here for dinner based on reviews. We were not disappointed. My fried zucchini was tasty as was the accompanying dipping sauce. His Caesar salad was a hit. He raved about the chicken Scarpariello and I was impressed with the veal...More

Thank formerexpatCT
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Had family show up unexpected and needed to make a last minute reservation for seven people at a place convenient to their hotel. The group included an 8 year old, two teens a vegan and a gluten-free. Found this online and the reviews, while mixed,...More

Thank MABostonPaul
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We shared a Caesar salad and a veal entree and both had wine. The food was amazing, nice fresh warm bread, salad crisp and fresh, pepper presented as it should be. The veal was done perfectly (some places just can't help making it slimy). We...More

1  Thank atlddxs
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

Anniversary dinner that was absolutely great. Service was top notch and the calamari with penne was done to perfection. We would definitely suggest this as a must do when in the city !

Thank George G
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This restaurant was everything one could hope for! The food was outstanding and the service was so attentive and elegant. There were waiters everywhere to attend to your every wish! We sat a short while, at the bar, until our table was ready. The pleasant...More

1  Thank cavendale
Reviewed 21 January 2017

I had lunch there last week -- and the grilled octopus appetizer was out of this world. Also ordered a really tasty grilled branzino for lunch. Great service, great food, great ambience and great location

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 9 January 2017

My husband, daughter and I were visiting New York over New Year. I had read the very good reviews and booked a table for New Years Eve. We ordered starters and main courses but my husbands starter was not served. We had to ask where...More

Thank marydean2016
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I am traveling with a group of 38 people. We are singing at Carnegie Hall on Nov. 20. I'm looking for a restaurant where the group could eat on Nov. 19. Do yo have a private room? Can you accommodate us as a group? Would it be a fixed menu or could we order individually?
9 September 2016|
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Response from Frank I | Reviewed this property |
Bello would be my choice. Great Northern Italian restaurant that can accommodate your party. Obviously call in advance for a group that size. There are located at West 56 Street and 9th Ave. Check out the website for more... More
Hi, I will be in New York on my Birthday 27th, September 2015 and I would like to book a nice quiet table for four. Is this possible for around 7.00pm.
12 June 2015|
Response from NYCRestaurant1 | Property representative |
Of course! You can even do it online on our website. Click on Contact and you will see a "reservation" form. We can't wait to host you for your birthday! Thank you for choosing us, Bello Management
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:30
15:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 863 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3735
    (56th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Columbus Circle A, B, C, D & 1 trains.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-246-6773
  • E-mail
Specializing in Northern Italian Cuisine, Bello’s original chef and personable staff have been serving generous portions of consistent old fashion home cooking at fair prices since 1985. Over the years, our straightforward menu which features a variety of traditional favorites, have made us the perfect place for lunch and dinner for either business or pleasure.
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