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Ari Bella Ristorante

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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66 Huntington St, Shelton, CT
+1 203-929-6222
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Cape Cod, United States
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant never disappoints in delivering a tasty Dish. The recently renovated dining area will melt you into an delightful dining experience.

Thank Julie B
Trumbull, Connecticut
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm Italian and I love this restaurant! We've been multiple times and we've never had a meal we didn't love. Each time, the service is professional and friendly, the food is outstanding, and the atmosphere is warm and inviting!

Thank rtfoodie2017
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192 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Went on a quiet Wednesday early dinner time. The restaurant could be difficult to find if unfamiliar with area. Fortunately, having seen a photo on WAVS GPS I found it easily on a dark, winter's evening. Wonderful ambience, Tuscan theme, faux stone and marble throughout, toasty fireplace and comfy sofa benches made you just want to sit down and enjoy... More 

2 Thank Deedubu67
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

My friend and I wanted to go out for dinner and we discussed what we would like to eat we had decided maybe pizza. She said she was wanting to try Ari Bella for some time so we decided to visit Ari Bella. The restaurant was nicely furnished and the atmosphere was warm and inviting. It took us a while... More 

1 Thank Wayne P
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Not much to say other than this is a quaint excellent Italian restaurant.... enjoy the atmosphere and fine Italian food!...don't forget to try the pizza!

1 Thank Zetti74
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130 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We tried AriBella tonight for the first time & found every was perfect! Service was friendly & attentive. Arugula & Caprese salads were fresh & nicely dressed. Hubby enjoyed his linguine vongole, made with larger clams than you usually find. My veal chop (with broccoli rabe-yum!) was beautifully grilled, perfectly seasoned, and extremely tender. We will definitely return-bringing friends next... More 

2 Thank gardenweasel
Shelton, Connecticut
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Great food and service. A little pricy. Has outdoor seating as well. Try the grilled romaine salad and penne vodka. My favorites. Enjoy the ambiance.

1 Thank Patricia D
Norwalk, Connecticut
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Sit on the stone patio in the summer or fall or in front of the fireplace in the winter. Make sure to check the daily specials for some good eats. Pasta dishes are great. NY Strip was delish! Good service. A tad pricey but worth it. Suggest you make a reservation as they never seem to thrilled when we just... More 

1 Thank JadedCruiser
Shelton, Connecticut
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I have been there a couple of times and have always had excellent food. I even did take out with my daughter a couple of years ago. She really liked her dish. I liked mine also. It was over 2 years ago and I can't remember what I ordered and neither was my daughter. Service was very good.

1 Thank goodygoody23
Shelton, Connecticut
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Have been there recently and love it. I had lunch there and everything is affordable and great tasting.They don't rush you so you can sit and talk with friends and not worry about having to have to leave.I reccommend this place for evening inners too.

1 Thank pattyelv

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Huntington St, Shelton, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Shelton
  • Phone Number: +1 203-929-6222

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?