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Bella Italia Ristorante

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$$ - $$$
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20 N Spanish St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-7311
+1 573-332-7800
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Great food, atmosphere friendly staff make this place a nice place for friends, family or even a large gathering!

Thank Beth S
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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60 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Been to Bella Italia twice now. Most recently last week. Everything I have always had was very good. Service was fast. And server was friendly.

1 Thank Jamie B
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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304 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

My best friend and I enjoyed a nice Sunday evening dinner at Bella Italia. She hadn't dined there in awhile. (She said she had forgotten just how good the food and service actually were). They had a new menu, with some of our old favorite dishes, plus some new items. We had a nice evening meal and really enjoyed our... More 

Thank Butterflydays
Wausau, Wisconsin
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207 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Were passing through on our way back to Wisconsin and our group voted Italian. I plugged Bella into our GPS and thought we were lost, but arrived at the restaurant on a quaint city street. The place is casual, and has a nice bar area. Prices are reasonable and they have daily specials in addition to their published menu. Our... More 

1 Thank Wausau_WIWapper
Metropolis Illinois
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83 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

So glad we found this lovely restaurant. Are plans were to go to another location, and as they and our second choice were closed, we started walking around looking for a cafe. We can upon BIR and figured okay, lets try them out. So glad we did. We live a bit over an hour from this location ... but they... More 

1 Thank acupateaacres
Paducah, Kentucky
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Great Italian food! Generous portions and very friendly and courteous wait staff. Try the lobster bisque - phenomenal! Full bar as well as outdoor seating available. It is busy during the evening and on weekends, but it's worth the visit!

1 Thank cgreen1121
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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304 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We enjoyed dining at Bella Italia with family this evening. Food was delicious as was our service. Please vote.

Thank Butterflydays
Paris, IL
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187 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We ate here for lunch upon the recommendation of a friend. The young man who seated us acted like he'd rather be somewhere else. From that point on, it was all uphill. Waitress was friendly and helpful with recommendations for lunch. We ordered the Europa and also an apple pecan salad. The Europa was a delicious pasta, chicken, artichoke and... More 

1 Thank Barbara and Dav... D
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I've eaten at Bella Italia several times and have never been disappointed. The food is good, the bread oil and cheese is amazing and they have a decent wine selection. If you are looking for Italian food that is different from the chain restaurants I would suggest you give this place a try.

1 Thank capegirardeau22
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Bella is another local favorite for our family, and often the place that is chosen for birthdays and other special occasions. Great food choices, large portions, all delicious. BUT THE BREAD (served with olive oil, fresh cracked pepper and freshly grated parmesan cheese) IS AMAZING (and INCLUDED with your meal!). If you're visiting Cape and hungry for Italian food in... More 

1 Thank Marietta O

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 N Spanish St, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-7311
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Cape Girardeau
  • Phone Number: +1 573-332-7800

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