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Bello

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Midtown
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863 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3735 (56th Street)
+1 212-246-6773
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Today
15:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri 11:30 - 23:30
Sat 15:00 - 23:30
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Edgartown, Massachusetts
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116 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bello proved to be a quiet place for a business dinner. The salad was crisp and cold with a delightful dressing. I ordered Chicken Marsala. Unfortunately, the chicken was a bit on the tough side. The vegetable accompaniment was perfectly prepared and seasoned. The Bella service was superb.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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81 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our cruise ship docked in NYC for 2 days, so we planned dinner the first evening with good friends that live a few blocks from Bello. They are regulars, so that helped when we ended up being 40 minutes late (on a Saturday night!) because the ship's docking was delayed! John, who manages the place, was very gracious, even with... More 

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Leek, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Splendid restaurant with excellent menu, service, food and wine. It was very busy and therefore quite noisy, so perhaps not for your romantic night out. I would definitely return for the excellent nosh.

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Thank Martin S
Bristol, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Recommended by hotel. We were not disappointed with excellent food and wine. Excellent service and thoroughly enjoyable. Can recommend.

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Thank Vee50
New York City, New York
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109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had reservations for a late dinner after seeing a concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Walked in and before we were able to say that we had reservations. The maitre d said there were no openings. We could see several empty tables so this was a bit confusing. Finally we were able to get to say we have reservations.... More 

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Merced California
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160 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This was recommended by hotel concierge. It is located at north end of Hell's Kitchen on Ninth, about 56th. We made a RSVP through OPen Table - weeknight. Not packed but busy. Expensive for two, but a memorable meal worth the price. Good selection of wine by the glass, and a full bar. Great tiramisu! We had 2 different entrees... More 

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White Plains, New York
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91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Dinner party for 20+ people was handled well by management and staff! Good food was plentiful and enjoyed by all. Service was attentive and not overbearing. Thanks George and John!

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We were staying in a hotel close by and this restaurant was recommended. Called and got a table for two without booking. Decor was pleasant and had a cosy atmosphere. Had a lovely meal with good wine. After dinner sambuka on the house was a nice touch!

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Detroit, Michigan
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

First time visit to an old school, Northern Italian food restaurant. Food and service was very good. Portions were generous. Nice wine menu.

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Canton, Georgia
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

When I lived at 2 Columbus we used to get every week or two It was always delicious , usually busy I'd recommend reservations You can walk to most plays from here when the weather is nice In season ( June) their soft shelled crabs are wonderful, simple, delicious. Love their chicken parm and their linguine w red clam sauce... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$40
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
15:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 863 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-3735
    (56th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Columbus Circle A, B, C, D & 1 trains.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-246-6773
Description
Specializing in Northern Italian Cuisine, Bello’s original chef and personable staff have been serving generous portions of consistent old fashion home cooking at fair prices since 1985. Over the years, our straightforward menu which features a variety of traditional favorites, have made us the perfect place for lunch and dinner for either business or pleasure.

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Midtown
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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