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Ciao Bella

6500 E Riverside Blvd, Loves Park, IL 61111-4424
+1 815-654-9900
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good14%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“steak” (13 reviews)
“scallops” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6500 E Riverside Blvd, Loves Park, IL 61111-4424
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a party of 6, and everyone tried a different dish, and all were Great. Highly recommend the grouper with Mango Salsa and grilled vegetables. The steak got a great review. Fish with mushrooms looked delicious. Chicken Saltimboca was as good as homemade. A...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 10 March 2018

A cozy restaurant with an amazing staff. I was traveling for business but they made me feel at home. I had the Scallop Pappardelle which was tasty. Also enjoy mushroom soup with lots of actual mushrooms. The bread was super crispy on the outside and...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Terrible service, appetizer not even warm, crust on pizza so hard you could hardly bite into it and was not even hot, Food was almost cold by the time it came to us. Just wanted a nice night out, boy was I disappointed. Back to...More

Thank Judith N
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We stopped on a whim and had a wonderful meal at a very reasonable price. We had the steak festa dinner. Our steaks were outstanding as was the bruschetta and the special salad. Our wine was good and Jackie our waitress was friendly and efficient....More

Thank Rhonda1950
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

This used to be my favorite restaurant anywhere. Things have greatly changed and not for the better. The salt shaker was filled with sugar. When we notified them it was like the didn't believe us. The meat in the lasagna tasted like liver...icky. The risotto...More

Thank MFR50
Reviewed 13 December 2017

Went here for a Christmas group party, I had heard a lot about this place, this was my first visit and probably my only visit. Bar drinks small and over priced, I had their top pasta / steak dish, pasta no flavor and the steak...More

Thank Rich R
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Been here for lunch and dinner. Prefer the dinner as it ends up being a lot of food. The food is fantastic and you certainly get enough to eat. High end atmosphere. Stop in and enjoy the night.

Thank Gregg M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We wandered into Ciao Bella on a whim and was glad we did. I had the breaded Chicken Marsala, which may be the best I have ever eaten. As a Chicken Marsala snob, that is BIG. The service was prompt and the portions were very...More

Thank Bulldog1611
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The secret here is Lobster Ravioli. Try it. Terrific staff and local flavor help. I wished they stayed open later.

Thank SkipperBill2
Reviewed 21 July 2017

We go to Ciao Bella on occasion. Each time we have eaten here we have never been disappointed in the food or the service. Even banquets we have attended have been good. Probably one of our favorite places to go.

Thank Cheryl L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6500 E Riverside Blvd, Loves Park, IL 61111-4424
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Loves Park
  • Phone Number: +1 815-654-9900
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