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Bella's Bistro Italian

1445 Wellington St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 2X4, Canada
+1 613-724-6439
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1445 Wellington St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 2X4, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A last minute reservation and an Uber tide from Gatineau brought us to this gem. My wife had the insalata mista and I had the salute. Both well seasoned and fresh. We both had the Salmon which was absolutely amazing. A litre of house pinot...More

Thank Gregory P
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Bella's has been a favourite for many years. (I remember going regularly with a friend who subsequently became a Cordon Bleu chef.) I don't go all the time but whenever I do I'm glad to be there. The service is unobtrusive; the restaurant quiet; and...More

1  Thank Lynnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We went to Bella's recently and enjoyed the quality of food, the attentive service and the ambiance. Unfortunately, our main courses were very small. For example, my entree consisted of 2 manicotti which I ate in 8 bites. My companion's meal was similarly modest. Usually,...More

Thank Hogboy47
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Great food. Exceptional Staff who take the time to make your visit special. The food was outstanding and probably the best Italian food we have tasted.

1  Thank lynjolo
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed my meals at Bella's and so did my colleagues. The food and drinks were really good. My only negative comment would be the amount of time it took for our food to come to the table. We must have been at the restaurant...More

Thank 333FrequentTraveller
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

It was my first visit and I really enjoyed it. Very nice cozy atmosphere and excellent/perfect service. Food was excellent (I had an appetizer and main course). Nice wine list. Looking forward to go back. I sincerely recommend.

Thank chantaleriopel
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Absolutely amazing food. The sauces and veal dishes are best in the city. We have been going here for many years and the owner and cook Bella is usually in the kitchen. We have not been disappointed as the food is always the highlight of...More

Thank Foodfanatic2727
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Consistent amazing homemade food, great evening specials, cozy atmosphere and fine service. Bella's is local, family owned and literally one of Ottawa's best Italian restaurants. Onsite and street parking available. Large party room for special occasions. Outdoor patio. Make reservations to avoid disappointment.

1  Thank bestfamilyadventures
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We have been living in the Westboro area of Ottawa for almost 9 years and had yet to try Bella's Bistro Italian. This amazing, family owned restaurant has been in business for 23 years and, in this competitive restaurant market area, we now know why....More

Thank Travel_time321
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The menu is nice, but what makes it special is the willingness to modify and adopt to the customers needs and wishes. The pasta was perfect, the flavor perfectly balanced, the bread warm and sooo light and fluffy (allowing it to soak up just the...More

Thank Peter_Bomberg
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18 February 2017|
Response from | Reviewed this property |
Hi, In our experience, no, Bella's doesn't usually have a table hote. Cheers, N
25 October 2016|
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Response from M S | Reviewed this property |
I would say no, unfortunately. Maybe call and ask though
4 October 2016|
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Response from M S | Reviewed this property |
I would highly recommend a reservation. It's a small restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1445 Wellington St W, Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 2X4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: +1 613-724-6439
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