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“Cozy and Good”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Bella Fresca

Bella Fresca
Ranked #19 of 492 Restaurants in Shreveport
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$36
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Shreveport, Louisiana
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Cozy and Good”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

Good food with some international flair. Great wine list. Make a reservation, this is an "A" list place frequented by celebrities. Best dish--fried green tomatoes appetizer.

  • Visited February 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Shreveport
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
“Dependably Excellent”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2013

Been there countless times over several years. Dittos to the compliments submitted by others. My first recommendation to the unknowing looking for good dining in Shreveport. Always leave pleased and satisfied.

The calamari with Thai sauce is the best anywhere. In fact I've about stopped ordering it anywhere else. Same for Key lime pie. The only question is 'Was it even better than the last time I had it here?' The specials are consistently creatively good, if full market price. A curiously good selection wines to choose from.

Years ago I identified an excellent server whom I always request (and whom I won't identify, thank you), so I relax knowing our table will have excellent service. Still, I never hear others grousing about their service.

Zorin is a hands-on owner, and it shows. Checking on details, pitching in with even the simplest of tasks as needed, he has and heads a great team. Go, Zorin!

Can definitely be loud, but they've done about all they can to muffle any excesses from joyous, (not boisterous) diners.

Dr Scott says: Definitely check it out.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank FSK-2
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Atmosphere 0”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

Food was good, but not special, atmosphere is a 0. Service was ok. We went to the new Bella Fresca Bistro and were disappointed. It was shortly after they had opened for business at this location, so should probably give it another chance.

Visited June 2013
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Thank 729Nancy
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Murrieta, CA
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42 reviews
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“GREAT food and wine”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2013

Service was great. You can tell it is taken care of by an owner that cares not only for the food, but that his patrons have a great experience at this fine restaurant.

Visited July 2013
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1 Thank Pamleonard
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Louisiana
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135 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Excellent find in Shreveport”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2013

My wife and I took our two sons out to dinner last night. Nothing to look at from the outside, but very fun atmosphere inside. Excellent wait staff. Energetic atmosphere meaning loud in a good way. Honestly. It feels like everyone is having a good time and enjoying their dinners because they are. I know we did. Shrimp and scallop appetizer was great. Fried green tomato appetizer is mostly shrimp remoulade on top with tons of shrimp. Most of us had fish dishes which were all good. My blackened snapper was very fine. Desserts were delicious, the bread pudding and a peanut butter something or other. Small well selected wine list, but a bit on the expensive side. Overall, and excellent dinner but pricey. If you've not been here and can go easy on the wine and drinks, then by all means try it.

  • Visited April 2013
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Thank RMZR1
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