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Bella Italia Ristorante

20 N Spanish St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-7311
+1 573-332-7800
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“bread” (22 reviews)
“salad” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 N Spanish St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-7311
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for lunch today at Bella. Layne was right there to serve us and started us off with a loaf of their wonderful warm bread. Rosalea had the Carbonara and I had the Cannelloni. Both were PERFECT! And Layne kept our glasses full...More

Thank rogerlallgood
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Cape G for 4 days to see the Solar Eclipse and check out the area. We ate lunch and dinner out everyday and Bella Italia was our favorite place. Their fried eggplant appetizer is amazing. I loved their marinara sauce. My sister...More

Thank LorrieP29
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were seated quickly, and that is when the positive aspects of the experience stopped. Took ten minutes to get anyone to our table, then finally had someone deliver bread and oil with cheese, then another few minutes for our server to come and ask...More

Thank kp5000g
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wanted to eat "off the boat" from our American Duchess riverboat cruise - for something different (food was very good on the boat). I was yearning for a burger or pizza! Had a delicious Margherita Pizza! All the food I saw looked very good. This...More

Thank Vikki K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our Family of 7 recently visited Bella Italia Ristorante. We were promptly greeted and seated. Our waitress was professional, courteous and knowledgeable. After seating we were presented with "Bella Bread" and a plate with fresh grated parmesan in a seasoned Olive Dipping Oil which was...More

Thank Gerie K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We truly enjoy dining at this restaurant! My husband had Chicken Marsala with a fresca salad. I chose Rib Eye Steak with a house salad. (Their homemade salad dressing is just awesome)! Both of our dinners came with a large serving of seasonal vegetables. (My...More

Thank Butterflydays
Reviewed 19 August 2017

My son is a new freshman at SEMO, and we asked for some suggestions to have dinner. We were encouraged to go here. I was afraid we were a little underdressed, but the restaurant is casual to dressy, so any attire is fine. When we...More

Thank nearmiss
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This was our first trip and we will be back. There were too many options to try them all. We loved the Lobster Bisque and the Alfredo was so delicious. A definite must visit restaurant!!!!

Thank Leah H
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We celebrated my birthday at Bella Italia. It was simply awesome! I ordered Chicken Fettuccine with a Bella House Salad. My husband chose Tenderloin Medallions with a Fresca Salad. They served warm and very delicious homemade bread, with olive oil and cheese dip. This is...More

Thank Butterflydays
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We were in the area after picking up our daughter from SEMO and wanted a local restaurant to try for dinner. SO happy we found Bella Italia!! EXCELLENT service, food and atmosphere. I wasn't sure what to expect our first time here. The sever was...More

1  Thank scrapnmyfaith
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7 December 2015|
Response from Butterflydays | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are open on holidays. I will provide you with their phone number. (573) 332-7800. They will be open at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow (central time). (I know they are super busy during the days leading up to the... More
Heather H
28 June 2015|
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Response from jesbigfish | Reviewed this property |
Bella Italia is open daily for line through out the week with a special every day worth trying.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 N Spanish St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-7311
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Cape Girardeau
  • Phone Number: +1 573-332-7800
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