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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 good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (5 reviews)
“steak” (10 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6500 E Riverside Blvd, Loves Park, IL 61111-4424
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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
Reviewed 19 July 2017

My husband and I at dinner here last Saturday night. We had heard is was good from other friends, but just hadn't taken the time to check it out for ourselves before now. Both of the meals we ordered were off the charts! The flavor...More

Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I've been to this place a lot since they were open. Always our go to place. Last couple of times it hasn't been the same. Last night it was terrible. The service was OK. My pasta I've had dozens of times and was great was...More

Thank colnbri
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We usually enjoy our time at this restaurant. Tonight the only good thing was our server. We waited over an hour after our salads for our meals. Mine arrived and the steak was well done instead of medium rare and both the meat and risotto...More

Thank LatteGirl947
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A boss of mine told me about this place. I was in heaven best Italian food I had in a very long time. A family owned business and they really have good staff as well.

Thank Kari K
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Great food and a comfortable atmosphere make for a special night of dining out courtesy of Nick and his family. We love their steaks, fish dishes and risottos. I avoid their homemade gelato because it is so good.Their specialty cocktails are to die for. Good...More

Thank Carol B
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Had a lovey meal at Ciao Bella. Staff were so helpful and accommodating. They gave my daughter colouring pens and told her she could draw on the paper tablecloth and we're really happy with her pootling about the place. Lovey meal for us too, pasta...More

Thank ShadowySue
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, 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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