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Bella Monica Italian Restaurant

3121 Edwards Mill Rd Ste 103, Raleigh, NC 27612-5369
+1 919-881-9778
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3121 Edwards Mill Rd Ste 103, Raleigh, NC 27612-5369
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Reviewed 26 February 2015

This restaurant was fantastic. I went here with my husband for my birthday. Upon arrival they wrote everyone names who were celebrating a birthday outside with chalk (super cute). We had a reservation but still had to wait, didn't mind waiting, they gave us free...More

Thank Thalia R
Reviewed 25 February 2015

We've been to Raleigh several times, but missed this little Italian place next to Harris Teeter. We had to wait about a half hour, though it was early on a Friday. Glad we did. Friendly service, good salads, and the flatbread pizza was excellent. We...More

Thank IlProfessore21212
Reviewed 25 February 2015

I have eaten at Bella Monica dozens of times in my life and the food has always been consistently outstanding. Great place for lunch or a casual Italian dinner. The reason for my review today is to compliment the manager on a meal my family...More

Thank cory w
Reviewed 25 January 2015

We were out furniture shopping in the North Raleigh area and decided to forego lunch until we had found what we were looking for. Around 3 PM our goal was accomplished and we set out to find someplace close by. Bella Monica is in a...More

1  Thank bonniegal57
Reviewed 13 January 2015

We had a business dinner and came here for the first time as a group. Valet parking made arrival into the metro area easy. We were promptly seated and our orders taken. The variety of choices on the menu made selection difficult. It all looked...More

Thank billparker105
Reviewed 23 December 2014

This restaurant is hidden in a strip mall. It is one of the best places I've ever eaten, every time. My go to salad is the pear and gorgonzola salad with grilled chicken. It does not disappointment. I always make a reservation and they are...More

Thank Carrie G
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Bella Monica is such an elegant quaint Italian restaurant. I wanted something really special for my Birthday and I really wanted to go to a non-chain Italian restaurant and not feel rushed out the door after my meal. I also wanted a good wine and...More

1  Thank Minniesann
Reviewed 14 December 2014

This restaurant is always packed! Make a reservation if you can. We went on Friday evening and waited for about 40 minutes at the bar, and was able to grab some bar seats to eat dinner. Otherwise they told us it was 1 1/2 hours...More

Thank NancyOO7
Reviewed 2 December 2014 via mobile

Bella Monica is an amazing place. They are always busy - good news there - and the food is always top notch. The first time I went there (over a year ago) I was some what unimpressed with the service. The food was very very...More

Thank Mike_TheRainKing
Reviewed 19 November 2014 via mobile

Love this place! Love the food (mussels *****!) and the atmosphere! The bread they serve with the entrée is so-so, but it's still a great place!!

Thank SunshineV88
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3121 Edwards Mill Rd Ste 103, Raleigh, NC 27612-5369
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-881-9778
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