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Bella Vita Trattoria

211 W 43rd St, New York City, NY 10036-3913
+1 212-730-1479
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (248 reviews)
“garlic knots” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
211 W 43rd St, New York City, NY 10036-3913
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pizza and garlic knots! My family and I ate at Bella Vita our first day in NYC. We were seated quickly and served shortly afterwards. The location is fairly small, but appears family oriented with kind staff.

Thank Mrs R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Okay, so first things first. I am sorry to report that while eating my Linguine Alla Vongole, or Linguine with clams for those in Rio Linda. This is my go-to dish. Any Italian place that cannot make this well is not worth the visit. The...More

Thank Randy T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stopped in here while walking through Times Square and needed a quick bite to eat. We were seated immediately and decided to share a pizza. FYI, slices are only for to-go orders. Our waitress wasn't overly friendly but wasn't rude either...More

Thank jwilk241
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant should be investigated for their shady business practices and I will not stop until they are. I am reporting them to the better business bureau next and I am also writing a letter to shame on you and every other media outlet that...More

Thank paulie19722016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister, boyfriend and I were recommended this place. We ate around 4 o clock, it wasn't busy but the service was slow. Our waiter showed us to our table and just threw the menus on without saying anything else. As looking at the menu...More

1  Thank nikolovjulie
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

My family was not impressed at all with this restaurant. By the time we received our pizza, we had already finished our sodas. They dropped the pizza off and left. The wait staff do not come back and check on you or ask you if...More

1  Thank cheighton
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We visited after watching Cirque du Soleil Paramor, as we exited the theatre the smell of the food was absolutely delicious. We got the last two seats and were grateful to get them. It's quite a crowded restaurant which initially made me a bit nervous...More

Thank carolinebug
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We came here for dinner as it looked nice and was rather busy-big mistake!!! I ordered a pasta dish and it came out swimming in what I can only describe as water they washed their dishes in! When I told this to the waitress, she...More

Thank kfrew91
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Been here a few times each nearly each time we have visited NYC. A 16" pizzas can be scarred by 2 people maybe 3. This is not a fancy place but service is good and food is great. Unfortunately we have seen this restaurant/cafe hike...More

Thank ElaineLanarkshire
Reviewed 8 June 2017

We found this place our first night in NYC. The place was packed; so, we knew it would be good. Didn't really want pizza, as it was late. Opted for the Chicken Picatta with garlic broccoli. It was so good. The chicken was well prepared...not...More

Thank Jo K
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Sara O
12 October 2016|
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Response from CS_Nelson | Reviewed this property |
No need it's like a walk in pizza by the slice place. Nothing fancy
8 June 2016|
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Response from lynwilky | Reviewed this property |
I don t remember seeing anything on the menu.
17 November 2015|
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Response from AandLabroad | Reviewed this property |
Bella Vita's service is very hit and miss - I will never go back there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 211 W 43rd St, New York City, NY 10036-3913
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-730-1479
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