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Bell Italia

1 Block off Malecon | 1 Block off Malecon between Abdon Calderon and Maria Immaculada Concepcion, Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
+593 99 617 5183
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“salmon” (22 reviews)
“homemade pasta” (18 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1 Block off Malecon | 1 Block off Malecon between Abdon Calderon and Maria Immaculada Concepcion, Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Never thought we would eat one of the best, most authentic italian meals of our lives in this little retaurant on a dusty road in an Ecuadorian fishing village. Wow!

Thank MPJ M
Reviewed 28 November 2017

We went here fairly early, so we had the place to ourselves the owner waited on us himself and was able to explain the dishes. He is from Italy and prepares very authentic cuisine. He makes some of his own pasta in-house and uses local...More

Thank Ryan M
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

Spent an incredible evening here... house cabernet was unreal and their marinara was so delicious which was a huge surprise given the fact that it's so hard to find any kind of tomato sauce in Ecuador. Their ice cream desserts were overpriced and a bit...More

Thank Madeleine K
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I cannot say that this was the best Italian food I have ever eaten because I live in a city with great Italian food. However, this dining experience was the best I’ve yet had in Ecuador. The location in a garden is lovely and the...More

Thank David F
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Perfect for any occasion. No complaints. Excellent service. Amazing food. The owner, is a master in customer service (UNLIKE MADALA. THEY ARE TERRIBLE). He personally serves and recommends dishes. Amazing decorations and great food. Recommended. We will go back! Great value. Nice people.

Thank Stefano R
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

This little restaurant is just off the main road and so tasty! We brought our friend who lived the majority of his adult life in Italy with us, and even he agreed it's yummy! My husband and I had the gnocchi with fresh ricotta and...More

1  Thank meliDyr
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The host from our hotel recommended this place, very good typical Italian food and the pasta was freshly made. Nice garden located in the back of the restaurant. The price was higher than in other restaurants in Puerto Lopez but worth it if you want...More

Thank NielsDB92
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Also a great setting for a very nice Italian dinner. A must stop restaurant for anyone traveling the coast of Ecuador.

Thank spculbertson
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A real taste of Italian food! The owner is adorable and the food is excellent. We strongly recommend the salmon and shrimp tagliatelle (which is homemade).

Thank Nicole T
Reviewed 16 July 2017

An authentic taste of Italy on the coast of Ecuador. Worth the visit for a change of pace, no rice and beans served here. Don't come if you're on a $3 "almuerzo" budget. Vittore and Elena, the eldery couple don't even have internet to read...More

Thank buehlweidli
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21 January 2016|
Response from Whitechoco | Reviewed this property |
Currently it is low season, so do not bother about a reservation!
Paula R
30 March 2015|
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Response from universalangel | Reviewed this property |
Prices are moderate to high for the area. From a "Western" perspective - moderate. I believe you also should consider that it is not easy to get the ingredients/things necessary to prepare such wonderful food in that area so... More
7 February 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Block off Malecon | 1 Block off Malecon between Abdon Calderon and Maria Immaculada Concepcion, Puerto Lopez, Ecuador
  • Location: South America  >  Ecuador  >  Manabi Province  >  Puerto Lopez
  • Phone Number: +593 99 617 5183
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