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Bella Via Ristaurante

1899 2nd St, Highland Park, IL 60035-3153
+1 847-681-8300
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good26%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (8 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
“crusty bread” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1899 2nd St, Highland Park, IL 60035-3153
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

We had a nice dinner to celebrate a work anniversary. The service was excellent -- as always. The food was delicious! We had a variety of pastas, veal and seafood dishes and all were excellent. The desserts were very good also. Thanks for making the...More

Thank Schmooglet
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We were seated promptly, but sadly in the middle of the noisy restaurant. Perhaps that explained why my husbands order was wrong. (He debated two items, picked one, our server brought the other.). It doesn't explain her angry and persistent denial that an error had...More

Thank Bookslut
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

I guess I should start with the service. Our waiter was just horrible. Party of 6, reserved for Saturday night. Our beverage order was not taken thoroughly. When an order was taken, beverages never showed up There was constant confusion as to who got what...More

Thank Larrye4363
Reviewed 28 July 2017

My wife and I have made it a practice to dine at Bella Via before attending a concert at Ravinia, since we find both the food and the service excellent. We have done so once or twice a year (we live almost 100 miles from...More

Thank jwandga
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing from start to finish! Drinks were delicious, appetizers are great, meals were divine, and after dinner drinks and desserts were amazing!! Highly recommend!

Thank Tarah H
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

I have been here every time I have gone to Chicago as my grandparents have a particular liking to it. So I have had a lot of experiences here and all of them have been above average and not something that I would choose to...More

Thank Nicke E
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I have been going here since I moved to HP. The food is really good and the service is excellent. It is nice they give you soup or salad and a side of pasta with your entree. Ireally like the fish and the Chicken Vesuvio...More

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

This is now the third time we have had the pleasure to eat at the Ristorante in Via on 1899, Second Street in Highland Park, Illinois. We are in awe, speechless and overwhelmed at the unique, identical, true Italian Flavors brought to our Table, each...More

Thank Annalisa R
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

A cold night in March and five of us needed comfort food. We were not disappointed. A hearty Minestrone soup and a glass of good red calmed the shivers. Three of us had fish. I had the Pistachio coated Salmon, a generous portion with an...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 25 February 2017

My wife and I were out for a quick meal before going to a play. We couldn't decide on a restaurant and remembered some friends talking about a local favorite that somehow, we have ignored. We drove by, parked, and walked in. The entry area...More

Thank RJK_Chicago
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1899 2nd St, Highland Park, IL 60035-3153
    (Second St. & Elm St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 847-681-8300
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