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Bella's Italian Cafe

1413 S Howard Ave Ste 101, Tampa, FL 33606-3176
+1 813-254-3355
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (83 reviews)
“pollo” (21 reviews)
“bread” (34 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1413 S Howard Ave Ste 101, Tampa, FL 33606-3176
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There were 15 of us visiting Bella’s and it was a great experience. Brandon was our server for both tables and not enough praises can be put on his services. He was very attentive, made sure all drinks were refreshed constantly, asking if we needed...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite Italian restaurants in Tampa. Anything you order is good. Love Nate’s chicken. My favorite dish. Highly recommend it!

Thank Denise v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed dinner on a Tuesday night. The place was hopping, alive and bustling. The food is some of the very best. We were on vacation traveling through. Spent a few days in Tampa & read all the great reviews. I was so happy we ducked...More

Thank CurlGirlWhirl
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Reminds you of what a fine Italian dinner should be. Food was great. Loved the chicken parm. Establishment is a little dated but the food and service was extraordinary.

Thank michaelks2016
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Bella's gets a solid 4-star review. We visited for the first time after the rave reviews we'd been given. It was a nice atmosphere, good service, and very good food. It wasn't life-changing or particularly amazing, but it is quality Italian.

Thank 811kristinr
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I forget how much I like this place, it is a causal Italian Cafe with one of the best wood fired pizzas. Salads, Chicken dishes and pasta have always been enjoyed. They did a great job of helping us celebrate our daughter's high school graduation...More

Thank The_Hailes
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The food was wonderful. I had the grouper piccata with a side of penne tomato cream sauce. It was possibly the best “penne vodka” I’ve ever had- and I’m from N.J.! Caesar salad was awesome too. Highly recommend this place. *Great food *Family/kid friendly *Cozy...More

Thank Lisa C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were so pleasantly surprised and pleased. Our bartender Brianna was knowledgeable and helpful. We were on our way to meet others for dinner, but decided to stop off for an appetizer and some wine. We will be back. It was all delicious.

Thank jp11327
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Fast and WONDERFUL service by Sarah, and the food was exceptional. Scampi appetizer and chicken parm lunch. will go back again and again.

Thank B N
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The best Italian food I've had in years!! I can't say enough good things about Bella's. My family and I had dinner there last night before The Mumford and Sons concert. Honestly I don't know which was the better experience! From the cocktails to the...More

Thank elizophia
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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.
Louise P
4 July 2016|
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Response from Danielle W | Reviewed this property |
Yes and great house made fresh drinks
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
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 101, Tampa, FL 33606-3176
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-254-3355
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