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Bella Roma Cafe

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316 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA 95010
+1 831-464-2608
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Waikiki, Hawaii
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ciao Bella! The ambience makes you feel like you just entered a restaurant in Italy. The food and service are first rate. This is an excellent Italian eatery in Capitola.

Thank Mykul808
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was very good, decent price, excellent wait staff... nice wine menu quiet and cozy for two, and good choice for families too

Thank Pamela B
Santa Cruz, California
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379 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I enjoyed dinner here with several friends and we had a great time.! We all had a different dish and everything was so delicious! Good service and great atmosphere, feels like your in Europe. The veal shank looked super tasty, I will try it next time. My only regret is I was having such a good time that I forgot... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

They have great menu choices and then they have great specials. We love going there because the food is delicious. The Chef walks around and talks to everyone. It can get noisy on the weekends, but if you want a good Italian meal with great waiters (Jason) this is the place to go.

Thank Chocoholics2
Sacramento, California
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

If you're in the mood for a really nice dinner, in a more intimate setting, this is the restaurant. The food is just so wonderful! The service is beyond that and desserts.....well....make sure you leave room! We have been here so many times I cannot believe I haven't reviewed it before! Something to remember, there is no view of the... More 

Thank Julie M
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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91 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

This tastefully decorated restaurant has fabulous, authentic food and highly attentive service. It is the perfect spot for a celebration--you will feel like you have just spent the evening in Rome. We were a party of four, and everyone found their food to be not only delicious, but also special. We had one lamb shank, and three seafood and pasta... More 

Thank Carol S
Santa Cruz, California
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016

We celebrated Valentine's Day here. The food was wonderful. The service left a bit to be desired. First they made us change tables, after we got settled. Then our server was not terribly friendly.

Thank seashoregal05
Paso Robles Wine Region, California
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016

I have tendered a low rating based more on my negative experience than their quality of food. We chose Bella Roma for a Sunday evening dinner while visiting Santa Cruz County. It was a special weekend and Bella Roma was operating on a fixed menu offering @$55 per person, not including wine or beverage. My companion and I were staying... More 

Thank TravelinInaDavlin
SF Bay Area
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Went for our first time - had a price fixe menu. Everything both of us ordered was delicious beyond description. The appetizer, salad, main courses and desserts. We chose the pork loin (actually three cutlets) and the gnocchi with shimps and scallops. For dessert we had the traditional tiramisu and the pineapple tiramisu. Yummy! We met great people at the... More 

Thank CaliforniaKENinWC
Sacramento, California
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115 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

We enjoyed Valentine's Day dinner here last night. What a treat! Since it was a holiday, the chef prepared a prix fixe menu with about seven entrée choices. The appetizer was delicious with cantaloupe wrapped in prosciutto, cheese and more. A lovely salad followed. My chicken with white wine and capers and my husband's gnocchi with shrimp and scallops entrees... More 

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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
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 Capitola Ave, Capitola, CA 95010
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Capitola
  • Phone Number: +1 831-464-2608

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