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Bella's Restaurant

707 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4570
+1 434-327-4833
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta al” (4 reviews)
“cannoli” (9 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
707 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4570
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Bella's had been one of our favorites since moving to Charlottesville. No more. Food, cleanliness and service have taken a hit. Wondering if there's been a change of ownership or management. Last 2 or 3 visits they've been out if a wine we ordered....and the...More

Thank hermothersdaughter
Reviewed August 3, 2018

Amazing pasta, cooked just the right way, "Al Dente". Huge portions, perfect for a large hungry group. Ambiance is nice and welcoming, you would think you were in a friend's kitchen.

Thank Elise C
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Parking in this area was a problem, but we made it work. The menu had 2 prices per entree. A 2 person and 4 person price. We agreed on an entree for 2. Probably would have fed 3 - 4. On vacation no need for...More

Thank gmleven1
Reviewed July 30, 2018

I had a delayed birthday dinner since we were on the road and the weather was bad. Ended up in Charlottesville and Italian was on my mind. We rolled up to Bella's after I had googled for best Italian and it was the perfect choice....More

Thank TravelerCarolina
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Ask for Maddy!! We had an amazing meal. This is family style. The 2 person meals really could feed 3. Prices are closer to $$$. A true dinning experience. We used yelp to reserve a table. Menus and waters were waiting for us at the...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

On a recent overnight stop in Charlottesville, VA we walked a few blocks from our hotel near UVA to check out area restaurants. Bella caught our eye as a cozy neighborhood eatery. We snagged the last table for two (next time we’ll know to make...More

Thank RetiringCouple
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Family style meals are more then ample in size. Food was delicious and reasonably priced. Wait staff was friendly and helpful in providing guidance regarding points of interest in the area

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Reviewed June 28, 2018

Tried Bella's for the first time last night. Needless to say we were impressed. With shares for 2-4 persons they provide a unique dinner experience. We had a Caesar for two (platter size) well dressed. And we shared the Sausage & Peppers over rigatoni, tasty...More

Thank RETIREDvatravelers
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Three words: grilled gorgonzola salad. I've been to this restaurant a few times now and tasted a wide variety of dishes (it's served family style so if you have a large party and are with people willing to share you can experience a lot of...More

Thank Katrinka W
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to Bellas for a date night and we had a wonderful meal. This is a family style restaurant, so meals are either ordered for 2 or 4 people to share and portions are big. We started with the grilled gorgonzola...More

Thank ZonaBear
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Response from George M | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but other visitors to Bella's have answered...
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October 12, 2017|
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Too bad about the insensitivity, but we live in a democracy I believe, and suppressing of opinion just because someone might be offended undermines the freedom of speech upon which a democracy depends.....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 707 W Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22903-4570
    (7th Street NW)
  • Public Transportation: Catch the CAT down West Main Street.
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-327-4833
  • E-mail
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