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Bella Maria Cafe

$$ - $$$
Old Naples
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489 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102-6525
+1 239-403-7222
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Naples, Florida
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95 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Very nice bar, excellant service, congenial atmosphere, and just good old fashion fun. Highly recommend the casual cocktail at the bar.

Thank will b
Findlay, OH
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is the place to go (it is gone now) for a fine dinner with recipes from the family. The father is the chef, the mother is the pastry chef and the two sons are the waiters, greeters and will assist you in your selections. Unfortunately their place has been torn down, and hopefully soon they will announce a new... More 

Thank CPLFindlay_OH
Winter Haven
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

We love this place. Only get down a couple times a year, and it's gone! Does anyone know where they relocated? Service is great and so is the food. Coming down soon and really need to find out if they relocated somewhere. Sure hop so. Bob and Aracely

2 Thank Robert B
New Jersey
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202 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Had a table full of tapas to try as much as we could first time there. Enjoyed, Waiting to go back. Empanadas were great. Next time out my wife is looking forward to the paella. A little more expensive then the other places offering the early bird specials with liquor but great tapas and homemade pastries. Will visit again soon

Thank JeffreyK
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Not the best cuisine in town, but great location. More recommended for snacking than proper lunching/dinning.

Thank Julieta B
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Cozy little restaurant in the heart of Naples. Very nice wait-staff and the tapas dishes we ordered were perfect to share. Sangria was good. Very enjoyable dinner.

Thank Angela M
Miami, Florida
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97 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Stopped at this place for tapas and drinks one evening. The waiter was very friendly and provided great service. We had a multiple selection of tapas, drinks, and coffee. The place is well located. The area is lively at night and beautiful. The prices are also fair. Recommended!

Thank muruara
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132 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

I really wanted to like this restaurant as I'm a big tapas fan but I just couldn't. We visited on a weekday evening and the restaurant was half full; despite this our food took ages to arrive and we'd completely finished one tapas dish before another arrived. All five dishes arrived in single file this way. Also, the quality (and... More 

Thank MissGDerbyshire
Swindon, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Order the tapas and you won't be disappointed! We shared 5 delicious tapas dishes, great friendly staff and a wave from the chef as we left, couldn't fault the meal it was all great, the Scallops were cooked to perfection!

Thank Margalot42
Brevard, North Carolina
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

This small, family owned restaurant is being forced to move from their Fifth Avenue location in Naples next May. Meanwhile, you can enjoy their quiet ambiance and wonderful food. From a perfect house salad, crisp lettuce, excellent vinaigrette, through a flavorful entree, and on to a freshly prepared pastry, every single mouthful is just right. Unpretentious, warm staff. You will... More 

Thank Suzanne S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Spanish, South American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 489 5th Ave S, Naples, FL 34102-6525
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Naples>  > Old Naples
  • Neighbourhood: Old Naples
  • Phone Number: +1 239-403-7222

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