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Bellissimo Bistro & Espresso Bar

123 Quidi Vidi Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1C3, Canada
+1 709-221-3048
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  • Very good22%
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Italian, American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
123 Quidi Vidi Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1C3, Canada
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Best cappuccino in the city. For either just coffee and dessert or for a taste of Italian dining, this is a great restaurant. The owner with his great personality makes the experience.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Scott P
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Our last date night, we decided to try Bellissimo after rave reviews from friends of ours. From the moment you walk in, and are greeted by Joe, the quaint atmosphere and service are perfect. The menu is concise, but there are pastas of the day...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Claire P
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Walked in to be greeted by Joe the owner. Told me to get out as I was wearing my Maple Leafs jacket ( all as a joke as they lost the previous night) hehehe Sat down had a coffee and ordered the French Toast Canolli....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank thedudebrendan
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Enjoyed a great meal tonight at Bellissimo, with my wife and son. It was a very relaxing evening with superb service and outstanding food. We each had something different and it was delicious. Very quaint place. Found the service very personable. We would highly recommend...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank farmeral69
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Food and service was awesome... I had the lasagna, best I've ever had at a restaurant !! My lady had the chicken parm...awesome as well... definitely coming back

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Chad F
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

In a quiet spot in St. John’s sits this amazing bistro. The service is amazing, the owners remember repeat customers. They have their menu and many different specials everyday. The 3 of us went, the pasta is exquisite and the pizza puts all others to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank l0llyp0p9
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

A group of 5 had dinner on August 24, at 6:00 pm and we were first patrons. We were eagerly greeted by “Pa” Bellisimo who took our beverage orders. Shortly after we were given the evening specials and made our orders. Besides our wine orders,...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank wesfoote
Reviewed August 4, 2018

My wife and I ordered the lasagna, it was delicious! Looking forward to going back and trying something else on their menu.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank yrd79
Reviewed August 2, 2018

This is a place that I would recommend to anyone and not just because the food is delicious. We stopped here for breakfast on a Sunday morning while in St. John's during the last weekend in July. We drove out to Quidi Vidi and were...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Susan Z
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem. This is the only place where you can get authentic Italian food in St. John’s. The owner was very nice and checks in on all his guest. It’s hard to find good Italian after you’ve been to Italy, but this place holds...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tjm97
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Quidi Vidi Rd, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador A1A 1C3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: +1 709-221-3048
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