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Bella Cucina

5177 Southport Supply Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-5501
+1 910-454-4540
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“pizza” (71 reviews)
“bread” (27 reviews)
“garlic knots” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5177 Southport Supply Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-5501
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This restaurant is adored by many, but I don't see the attraction. The food is so so and the prices are high for what you get.More

1  Thank JoAnn E
BellaCucinaNC, General Manager at Bella Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Bella Cucina was voted Best Italian Restaurant and Best Pizza with the 2nd Best Creative Chef which doesn't fit your description at all. If you had a problem with your meal we would have been happy to address during your visit. Feel free to contact...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I recently had dinner at this restaurant. It was my first time, so I sat in a booth in the lounge area. The service was quick. The staff was great. The spaghetti with meatballs was delicious. The meatballs were huge! Prices were reasonable. The bread...More

Thank Robert I
BellaCucinaNC, General Manager at Bella Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you Robert. We greatly appreciate you taking the time to share your dining experience with everyone. We're also happy you loved my Grandma Felicia's amazing meatballs! Hope to see you again soon. All the Best -Tom

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I came here because it was just a small walk across the parking lot from the Hampton Inn we were staying at. The service was good. However the stuffed pizza was the worst example of a stuffed pizza I had ever seen....More

Thank Michael B
BellaCucinaNC, General Manager at Bella Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The crust on top allows the flavors of the meatball, sausage and pepperoni to bake together for an amazing taste sensation. We'd like to know what you mean by "real seasonings"? We're a NY style pizzeria - which means our sauce , cheese and crust...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'm at Bella's twice a week with different groups for lunch. We go there because it is reasonably priced,the food is very good and the service is exceptional! The can provide separate seating for groups if you need it, but we've never had trouble seating...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I dropped in for a late lunch and was surprised to find a counter to place my order rather than a hostess to seat me and bring a menu. The appearance of the restaurant suggested the later. I ordered spaghetti with bolognese (since I like...More

Thank AvidReader536
BellaCucinaNC, General Manager at Bella Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We do offer full-service dining beginning at 4pm. Our day-time diners; however, seem to prefer the quicker, self-serve arrangement so we've stuck with it. A true meat sauce would typically consist of beef only. We make Bolognese and as you're aware - there are many...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Another couple accompanied us to Bella's for dinner. Cassidy was most friendly and attentive to our needs. The food came out entirely as expected but we were somewhat surprised that the specials did not include a pasta but had whipped potato rosettes instead. The sea...More

Thank EndlessSummerCaptain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in tonight for 2 take out dinners,,,,I had a promotional coupon entitling me to a free menu option with purchase of one equal value or better...The young lady at the counter didn't wish to honor it so she called the manager over who insisted...More

Thank cjott7
BellaCucinaNC, General Manager at Bella Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

As we informed you when you came in...The coupon you brought was for a local bakery - Baked With Love. The coupons are printed on the same page by the Attractions folks. Since you didn't have the entire book and only a lunch coupon -...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought Pizza was their thing, which is fresh and very good, but the resturant offers some very very good Italian foods. Home made pasta,fresh local fish and other seafood specials. Nice selection of entrees, appetizers, soups and salads, with a good fully stocked bar.

Thank Peg I
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We purchased two calzones for a take-out meal. Specified no ricotta in one and the young lady repeated the order so we thought is was all set. When we got home there was ricotta which my wife can't stand. We called and the guy who...More

Thank Marc700
BellaCucinaNC, General Manager at Bella Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Joel apologized for our mistake. I will do the same; however, most of this is a gross exaggeration of what actually transpired during this rare yet unfortunate incident. Bella Cucina was voted Best Pizza and Best Italian in this region. Feedback from our customers tells...More

Reviewed 6 December 2017

We had such a lovely mean at Bella Cucinas! The home made bread with seasoned olive oil dip was a show stopper! I could have stopped there! The greek salad was amazing and my husbands dish, some sort of chicken was to die for!

Thank Pam H
BellaCucinaNC, General Manager at Bella Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Excellent! We're so glad you and your husband enjoyed everything Pam. Thank you so much for commenting. Hope to see you again soon. -Tom

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Libby G
4 April 2017|
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Response from BellaCucinaNC | Property representative |
Thank you for asking. Trip Advisor won't allow me to post a link to our page or attach a file so I'll attempt to paste it. We also have daily dinner specials including fresh local seafood. Here goes... Antipasto... More
Dave W
17 June 2016|
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Response from BellaCucinaNC | Property representative |
We do offer gluten-free options. All of our pasta dishes that typically include either penne, linguine or spaghetti can be substituted with gluten-free pasta. We can also make any medium (14") pizza with a gluten-free pizza... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
11:00 AM - 8:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5177 Southport Supply Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-5501
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-454-4540
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