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Bella Notte

3715 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-4441
+1 859-245-1789
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (66 reviews)
“bread” (77 reviews)
Closed Now
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3715 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-4441
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Was able to wine and dine my parents in style for their wedding anniversary! It is easy to entertain anyone here!

Thank Jameson P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was the first restaurant I ate at in Lexington. And, we’ve been back many times since. Locally owned and very good atmosphere, food, and service.

Thank Ron E
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was our first visit. We arrived at 7 on a Monday and were seated immediately. There’s sort of a Tuscan village feel, tiny lights strung in an indoor tree, dark tables and chairs, and no tablecloths or cloth napkins. Our young waitress was cheerful...More

Thank Mack3065
Reviewed 5 days ago

Thoroughly enjoyed this popular place, beginning w/a Tuscan Mule & Manhaatan. Very well prepared Caesar w/generous anchovies & delicious cup of del journo soup. Had veal piccata & sbocca, both excellently prepared. Double espresso, chocclata & panna cotta were both to die for. Bubbly waitress...More

Thank pfcoach
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and service! Pasta was awesome! Menu items reasonably priced... Go on Thursday night and get half price bottles of wine!

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four of us were in Lexington and googled "best Italian restaurant" which suggested Bella Notte. Multiple rooms so they can accommodate large crowds without feeling crowded. All of us enjoyed a variety of meals including lasagna, fettucine alfredo with chicken, veal picata, and a beef...More

Thank Allan C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to Bella Notte several times and have NEVER been disappointed. Even the best restaurants have off dishes or off days that leave a bad taste in your mouth, not with Bella Notte. Specifically the blackened Salmon and Chicken Fettuccine are the best...More

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I usually eat dinner here, but this trip I had lunch with friends and wasn't that hungry. While they ordered pasta and salads, I got the caprese salad (pictured below). It was beautifully presented and tasted delicious, and was just what I wanted. We also...More

Thank KyBoop
Reviewed May 9, 2018

My wife and I visited Bella Notte for the first time on 5/9/2018. First top was at the bar to have a glass of wine before diner and bartender was outstanding and knowledge of menu was top notch. Dinner was fantastic as was the service....More

Thank DallasWineGuy
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Don't let its being near chain restaurants put you off. This place is the real deal. The seasonal menu was marvelous. The food was perfect in every way. The highlight for us was the most imaginative bruschetta trio we have ever eaten. Our waitress was...More

Thank Ian B
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Craig U
September 24, 2017|
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Response from Kathy F | Reviewed this property |
Nope-people wear anything out to dinner anymore & this restaurant is no exception.
August 31, 2017|
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Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
they are accomidating and should gladly help you with a lunch steak.
December 1, 2016|
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Yes it can and you will have great time
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3715 Nicholasville Rd, Lexington, KY 40503-4441
  • Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 859-245-1789
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