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Bella's Italian Cafe

1413 S Howard Ave Ste 100, Tampa, FL 33606-3176
+1 813-254-3355
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (94 reviews)
“pollo” (21 reviews)
“bread” (37 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1413 S Howard Ave Ste 100, Tampa, FL 33606-3176
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Bella's is a nice Italian restaurant with a decent wine selection. We had an enjoyable dinner and my daughter just loves the pear purses! We like that it is a local venue that always has a nice crowd. Wait staff is super nice. We also...More

Thank Mom_pink
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are in Tampa on the 4th of July, not a lot of restaurants open. We arrived at 6:30, no waiting,service was excellent, had pasta Fagioli which was delicious but very rich. I had lasagna con pollo. I could not appreciate the freshly made pasta...More

Thank 1228dw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were supposed to be going to another Italian restaurant, but it was closed so we ended up at Bella's. The location is nice, in South Tampa. They do not have a separate gluten free menu, nor do they offer GF pasta or bread. I...More

Thank Armin G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The soups are very good and are a great starter. The pasta dishes are very good but the Eggplant Parmesan is not the type breaded and fried. It was hard to hear conversation at table.

Thank Renee B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped into Bella’s because it was open early and we were starving and in the area. What a lucky stop! Every aspect of this place was great. The service, the food, the prices... all great. Their menu is huge, but our server Sara walked us...More

Thank Lvbryant
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were welcomed with our four month old and adult children to a comfortable table. He delicious aromas from the kitchen peaked our appitites. We started with some fried calamari battered and cooked perfectly. I enjoyed the Bella Luna asparagus stuffed halfmoon ravioli in a...More

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service from the start. Cozy atmosphere inside, but we sat outside to enjoy the weather. The drinks were good and the food was delicious. Nice variety on the menu. Great restaraunt overall and we can't wait to return to try something else!!!

Thank Jesse W
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Went for a meal with a friend on May 22nd. Arrived around 8:30 and we were sat down promptly. We were in no rush as we were there to talk, have a drink and eat. The Italian way isn’t it!? The waitress was pleasant enough...More

2  Thank chris n
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Always great food and service! Open late night and always a pleasant eating experience. Homemade pasta and incredible sauces. A must stop after the theater. Angel hair pasta with Grilled Salmon, Fettuccine Alfredo with Shrimp and Confetti Spaghetti with Grilled Salmon.

Thank Judy W
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Was in the area visiting family and they recommended Bella’s. The food was absolutely delicious. Everyone in our party got something different and we each loved our meals. I got to taste each meal and all I can say is that this restaurant does it...More

Thank Joanne1270
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Stephanie B
28 August 2017|
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Response from MiliFlor | Reviewed this property |
Check the menu online, or call the restaurant.
31 January 2017|
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Response from BAS6_12 | Reviewed this property |
They do take reservations. Popular place. We where lucky on a Thursday got seated for 4 right away. But soon was full by 6 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
4:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1413 S Howard Ave Ste 100, Tampa, FL 33606-3176
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-254-3355
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