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Bella Notte

#851 of 7,854 Restaurants in Chicago}
££ - £££Italian
1374 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-6450
+1 312-733-5136
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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1374 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-6450
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First time here. Loved the food! We even ordered the full orders so that we would have take home. Atmosphere in the restaurant was great. The owner and staff were very friendly & helpful. Would I go back here.....Yesssss

Thank Denise B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The setting is old Italy/ the food all home made. Generous portions....they offer a half portion which is still huge. The baked clams were excellent as were the salads. The veal parmigiana was first rate, served with a side of pasta. The other veal dishes...More

Thank Richard J
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We read good reviews about this place which is why we tried it out. We had bruchetta and fried calamari for a starter which were actually good, which is why I gave a score of 2/5 for this review. What followed as a main course...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Stopped in for dinner on Saturday night to carb-load a friend in advance of the marathon. Got there a little early, but after a short stint at the bar was seated at the same open table as when I first walked in. Waiter seemed a...More

Thank vox-sf
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We were not famished when we arrived for our 7:00 reservation on a Friday night. The restaurant was not particularly busy when they seated us at a premier window table. We ordered a wine and cocktail. My date enjoyed her sweet martini and I appreciated...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Stopped in with a small group for dinner. The food was excellent and the portions were huge. A few ordered half orders and the rest had the full order and they had a great wine list. They are celebrating their 22nd anniversary and had an...More

Thank Teahan
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We loved the Bella Notte and the service was excellent. The portions were large enough to share and we never had to ask for anything. The servers were always close by anticipating our needs.

Thank Mauigal48
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Many people make a habit of having dinner at Bella Notte before going to see a play at the adjacent Artistic Home Theater. My wife and I weren't going to the theater so we weren't in a hurry. Instead, we enjoyed one of the finest...More

Thank Taylor B
bramon A, General Manager at Bella Notte, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2017

Thank You for such kind words and high praise, Taylor, we sincerely appreciate it. Without your support and many like you, we would not have made it through 22 years. Reviews like yours are the exact reason we keep trying to achieve more. Thank You...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017

My friend and I were going to the Artistic Home Theater and stopped for dinner at Bella Notte. It is a quaint dining spot and we had an attentive waiter. Since we were going to be sitting for two hours at the theater, we decided...More

Thank debra334
Reviewed 9 April 2017

My wife and I were headed into the city to see a play. This restaurant was recommended to us, was right next door to the theatre, and it exceeded our expectations. The valet was perfect, so convenient, and not super expensive. We went in and...More

Thank RJK_Chicago
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Open Hours
04:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:30
05:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1374 W Grand Ave, Chicago, IL 60642-6450
    (Noble St)
  • Public Transportation: Grand Ave Bus Blue Line closest stop Grand and Halsted
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > West Town
  • Neighbourhood: West Town
  • Phone Number: +1 312-733-5136
Bella Notte is a family owned restaurant and has served Chicago with fine Italian cuisine since August of 1995. Head Chef Ramon Aguirre, rated "Best Chef" by Chicago Magazine in 1995, oversees the preparation of every dish. Bella Notte is Zagat rated and has also been rated by the New York Sunday Times as "Place to Eat" in 2003. Bella Notte is known in Chicago for its outstanding Italian cuisine, attentive staff, and romantic ambiance. Join us for a Bella Notte!
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