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Tello Italian Bistro

524 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
+1 269-639-9898
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (15 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
“truffled egg” (6 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
524 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Tello's is one of those spots, we have all visited, that allow the customer to direct their own experience. Whether you're sipping from a small but we'll selected wine menu, quaffing a fine Cerveza or hitting a Scotch- Bourbon or Whiskey Tello's has the liquid...More

Thank jshuz
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We just returned from Italy and have to say this restaurant offers even better gourmet Italian cuisine. They have added new items which are incredible. Nice wine and cocktails. Always excellent service.

Thank Joyce D
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We were *greeted* by a semi grumpy waitress who told us that most people make reservations because Saturday is their busiest day. The place was empty and it was nearly 5PM. We were led to a table in the back near the bar, seated and...More

Thank Margo S
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

So reliable So consistsan, good food good service Rich sauce truly good superior northern Italalian food. Not cheap but really yummy

Thank J F M
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

I wish I could remember the name of this pasta... but it had bacon and egg in it (weird I know, that's why I had to try it) and it was beyond delicious. Paired with an incredible glass of Pinot Noir, made for a great...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 5 September 2017

I have had some decent meals here but not lately. The salad was swimming in the dressing and the pizza which used to be decent as no longer even decent. I will pass in the future.

Thank snider1
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Salmon was delicious, im.a vegetarian and loved the risotto. Desserts were disappointing. Facility could use a bit more attention on cleanliness. Otherwise we enjoyed our dinner here.

Thank HelenjChicago
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Just stopped in tonight. We ordered a Caesar salad which was very different tasting but nothing to rave about, we also ordered the meat salad I believed named the farm or something close, I would say that one was better for sure. The appetizer of...More

Thank cdub1382
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This was a huge disappointment! We went on a week night at 5 pm knowing it would not be busy - we were correct. Our waitress only had one other table besides ours and she was not attentive and never to be found. It was...More

2  Thank mmasc13
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Under new mgt., 2 couples went. Well poured drinks, I had margarita pizza, very good - husband had spaghetti w meatballs nice - not too heavy. My friend had salmon- excellent, her husband had lasagna. All good, very attentive service.

Thank Juli T
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6 March 2016|
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Response from nikkrizz | Reviewed this property |
Last night I was told no, they didn't have gluten free. 3/2017
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 Phoenix St, South Haven, MI 49090-1443
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Van Buren County  >  South Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 269-639-9898
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