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Bella's Cafe & Bistro

117 Victoria St, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (23 reviews)
“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
“chowder” (5 reviews)
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Canadian, Soups, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
117 Victoria St, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
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1 - 10 of 89 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined at Bella's and for most if the time were the only ones there. We do appreciate that out in the wild west dinner is taken much earlier than in Europe, but we no not want dinner at 5:30. The starters we has were...More

1  Thank Paul_of_Ashby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were driving from Prince Edward Island to Fredericton when we needed lunch and saw this charming cafe's reviews on TripAdvisor. It is a comfortable and friendly place, we are especially happy they were able to make our little one some pasta for lunch, as...More

Thank kurokitty
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A local resident told us of this place and we were not disappointed. Prices are reasonable an the selection is great. I have the tuna melt and soup special the soup was the best homemade type you would find anywhere

Thank Lionroar
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Loved the atmosphere and service was great. We went for dinner and my husband and I both had a pasta dish and they were delicious. I've been here for lunch and again, the lunch is great. We will be back again and I would definitely...More

Thank albertson2
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Food is always great here! Tiny and cozy and served very quickly. Chowder is excellent! very reasonably priced!

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I'm traveling on the road and I was looking for something good and like at home. Great service and great meal. I will return.

Thank Christian G
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Fridays are the best day to eat there, amazing local talent to entertain you while you enjoy the excellent food. There is always a special of which I highly recommend as the chef tries something new to tempt you.

Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great lunch. Homemade soup was amazing! Waitress was super nice. My friends loved their lunch as well. All homemade

Thank kathy P
Reviewed 31 January 2017

Truly enjoyed our girl friends lunch. The staff was very friendly, the kitchen is accomodating to dietary needs and the prices are very fair. Will be back.

Thank millie2007
Reviewed 9 January 2017

There is not much to choose from in Amherst if you do not want burgers and fries or pizza. This small place has good seating with fresh flowers on all the tables. We had an excellent lunch with the wrap and the soup of the...More

Thank maryann-ns
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Victoria St, Amherst, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Amherst
  • Phone Number: 902-660-3090
902-660-3090 - must add this to the list, a choice for people who do not want fast food nor pub food nor ok chinese. Huge surprise to find this delightful restaurant in this town. Lovely watercolors by local artist, guitar player - excellent food - went back twice in 24 hours - supper was beautiful haddock, rice and veg $12. Went back for lunch - yummy panini $8 , chowder $6 and salads $8. Very reasonable
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