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Pasta Bella

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512 Center Ave, Martinez, CA 94553-4600
+1 925-313-9040
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11:30 - 20:30
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 20:30
Fri 11:30 - 21:00
Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second time dining at Pasta Bella. I returned because on a previous business trip I found this restaurant across from my hotel and the pasta (my favorite food) was wonderful. Two different friends accompanied me this time and both agreed the food was wonderful. One said it was the best lasagna she ever tasted. She also took... More 

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Thank Pamela H
Pleasant Hill, California
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271 reviews
149 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

This place fills up quickly but well worth it! Great Italian food and a very reasonable price. Very comfortable (simple) decor so not big on romance but more than makes up for it with the meal itself. Quick service, nice staff, good meal. We will definitely return ... more than once !!

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Thank Kkoleary
Long Beach
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

The food here is EXCELLENT and made fresh. The ambiance is nice as well although it is small inside. The Hosts/Waiters were quite nice. You have to get a Pear Tart for desert, the crust is OUTSTANDING. I can't wait to return to the area to eat here again.

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Thank Felicia M
Walnut Creek, California
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Whenever we go to see a movie at the theater in Martinez, we usually have dinner across Center Ave at this great little place. The food is always fresh and the menu is somewhat varied. We have taken numerous friends to the restaurant as well, and it's always well received. Not sure I'd want to go with a large party,... More 

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Thank Scott S
warner robins, georgia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We were staying at the Best Western for the night and was looking for something convenient. This little restaurant was in the shopping plaza just next door. We truly did not have great expectations of the place - but decided to try it anyway. It was amazing!! Small but intimate - great service by the wait staff - and the... More 

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Thank nitajdg
California
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82 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Love this little place. Good Italian food in a shopping center. Who knew? The locals for sure. Don't miss the tiramisu!!

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Thank Carolyn K
Martinez, California
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121 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Italian food in a small intimate setting - next to a dry cleaner and pizza place...Tasty chow and good friendly service. What more could you ask for??

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Thank Martinezman1025
Poulsbo, Washington
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132 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2015

Three of us went for dinner. We were quickly seated and waited on. Our friend tried the special, Seafood Casa Nostra and loved it. My wife had Chicken Leonardo and also loved it. I had Shrimp and Scallops, which was good, but looking at the Seafood Casa Nostra, I would have preferred it. Two of us had soup, which was... More 

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Thank BillJoyce2014
Martinez, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2015

This is a very small place without a lot of atmosphere but the food is delicious. We've tried various pasts dishes and loved them all. My personal fave is the penne Bolognese.

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Thank car_1_11
Martinez
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

The wife and I eat here several times a year and have always had great experiences. We'v taken other friends and family members there and everyone has enjoyed it.

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Thank RKB10000000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 512 Center Ave, Martinez, CA 94553-4600
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Martinez
  • Phone Number: +1 925-313-9040

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