We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Bella's Bistro

75 Main St, Putnam, CT 06260-1967
+1 860-928-7343
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (13 reviews)
“bread” (10 reviews)
“meatball sub” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
75 Main St, Putnam, CT 06260-1967
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (136)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

11 - 20 of 136 reviews

Reviewed 3 July 2017

We had lunch on a hot afternoon at a street side table with adequate shade. Two of us had the burrata salad, one with shrimp (priced per crustacean) and one with grilled chicken. Both were small but excellent. The meatball sandwich that our third diner...More

Thank Over_the_Peak
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Staying in Mystic and went to Putnam to do some antique shopping. We walked along the street and they were opening. Beautiful day and we sat outside. I has the lobster roll, hubby had the meatball sub. Both were delicious. We're from the south, they...More

Thank Angela D
Reviewed 21 May 2017

This was my second visit. My first visit I had steak which was absolutely delicious and the chef had no problem changing one of the sides for me as I didn't like what came with the steak. However, on my second visit I decided to...More

Thank niceone60
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

I gave this place 2 tries. The first time brought whole family for father's bday. The food took well over an hour and when asked the waitress blamed the kitchen for forgetting our food. Food was ok once arrived yet our frustrations for sitting around...More

1  Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We went here early on a Friday night a couple weeks ago. What a romantic place to enjoy a meal on a Friday evening! Food is always plentiful and delicious, freshness abounds, and the wine was an awesome surprise; best I've had. (Granted, I'm a...More

Thank music1959
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The food is excellent here. I eat here a lot and love the fact the the Chef will always accommodates changes when needed. They serve gluten free bread at the table if you ask for it and it's delicious. The wine list is also great.

Thank dautra
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is a small restaurant in Putnam, but the food is fabulous! Not your standard lasagne/manicotti Italian. I had short ribs, which I cut with a fork. My husband had the bolognese, which was made with game meat. Very tasty! My only complaint was our...More

Thank Marion M
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Bella's is an intimate enviroment, where food is to be savored and time enjoyed. The food here is very rich and portions large. You do not ever leave hungry! Salads, specialty pizzas and decadent entrees are all made to order. This is not a quick...More

1  Thank KMurr66
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I have to say I was not disappointed in any aspect of our meal. From the appetizer, to the wine, main meal and dessert, everything was excellent. I read reviews about being pricey. Maybe for the area but compared to the places I normally go...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

great food big servings excellent wait staff. i finally decided to splurge 50$ a head more or less !definately worth it. everyone walked away saying wow!

Thank nicsurf1o
Nearby Restaurants
Victoria Station Cafe
108 reviews
.04 miles away
85 Main
238 reviews
.02 miles away
Jessica Tuesday's
63 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby Attractions
The Bradley Playhouse
102 reviews
.03 miles away
Antiques Marketplace
48 reviews
.05 miles away
Lock'd Escape Adventures
10 reviews
.11 miles away
9 reviews
.03 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Bella's Bistro staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75 Main St, Putnam, CT 06260-1967
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Putnam
  • Phone Number: +1 860-928-7343
  • E-mail
Menu changes seasonally, full bar and lounge, live entertainment on weekends, patio seating available, private function space, catering and take out available, reservations recommended
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing