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Bel Paese Italian Ristorante

#28 of 336 Restaurants in York
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1201 Memory Lane Ext, York, PA 17402-9608
+1 717-840-4040
11:00 - 21:30
Open now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best in York family run and excellent food nice atmosphere try the three cheese gnocchi or the Pizza

Thank Swiftnest
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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111 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Bel Paese is near the York Galleria and located in a non- descript strip mall, but do not let that keep you from entering. The food is very good, a bit pricey for York, with a large menu to select from. Family owned and quite authentic Italian.

Thank Philip M
York, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Bel Paese is like one of those tiny restaurants you find in every Italian town. The food is traditional and beautifully prepared and served. The wine is is adequate and the pasta cooked to perfection. Highly recommended.

Thank Leslie A J
York, Pennsylvania, United States
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

This used be a good place to go. My wife and I had linguine dishes, hers was white clam and mine was lobster and shrimp in a red sauce. My lobster was under done, and hers was so salty that it was pretty much inedible. She sent it back and re-ordered veal masala instead. That dish was very bland and... More 

Thank Karl T
Red Lion, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Excellent, tasty food, and decent menu. The place can get pretty busy and sometimes your meal takes a bit more time to receive, so plan the rest of your evening accordingly. Wait staff very friendly.

Thank Audie M
York, PA
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Best Italian food around. It would be nice if when you ordered an entree a salad were included. I usu. get the same thing - seafood dish which is delicious. The service is excellent, the good delicious and prices are reasonable.

Thank MustLoveDogs
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

My wife and I enjoy going to Bel Paese for dinner and dessert. It is a small place so make reservations on busy evenings. Menu selection is great and the desserts are amazing. Tiramisu is my favorite!

Thank Daveycp
York, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

We just returned from Bel Paese and our dinner salads were $6.25 extra per dinner!! Our waitress asked if we wanted a salad with our dinners and never mentioned that the price of a caesar salad was more than double the price of a house salad. When we received the bill, I asked the manager about this and she said... More 

1 Thank Paulaannyork
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Great food and excellent service. It is a truly authentic Italian restaurant, and I would dine here again. It didn't quite earn the fifth star due to no "wow factor", and a few presentation errors. I highly recommend eating here.

1 Thank Mohamed M
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

We had a party of 7 for Father's Day. We have been going there a couple of times per year for the last 10 years. The waitress even remembers us. The food is prepared to order, so there is a short wait. The veal is excellent. We always go at noon on Sundays. Not crowed and it is very quiet.

Thank richardtom777777

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 Memory Lane Ext, York, PA 17402-9608
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  York
  • Phone Number: +1 717-840-4040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?