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“Big portions, slow service”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Bella's

Bella's
Ranked #8 of 48 Restaurants in Banner Elk
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$30
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Give in to your cravings. Bella's Italian Restaurant & Bar of Banner Elk, North Carolina is here to offer you New York Style pizza and other authentic Italian cuisine. Choose from our large wine selection, the finest in Italian wines. Enjoy our sumptuous Italian entrees, affordable food and relaxed atmosphere with your family and friends. Sit at the bar or the high top tables and enjoy your favorite sports game with a beer or cocktail and one our delicious appetizers. Our professional staff will gladly attend to your needs in our spacious dining rooms. We will provide you with prompt and courteous service, making your dinner with us a great experience.
Lakeland, Florida
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Big portions, slow service”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2014

This place was recommended by several people so we tried it. With 10 people we waited about 15 minutes as there was another large party. The server was quick and took our order for appetizers. The mozzarella sticks were standard, but the fried mushrooms were great.

The kids ordered a cheese pizza and it was the best part of the meal. The various pasta dishes that we tried were huge, but not any better than the average Olive Garden fare.

  • Visited July 2014
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English first
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Twice in one day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2014 via mobile

Arrived in town and met friends at Bella's for lunch. I ordered a ham sandwich, which was very good, but the pasta dishes looked so good we returned for dinner. Only here a few more days, but hope to eat here again before heading home.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Mer986
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Miami Beach, Florida, United States
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Family Owned it's been good from the Start!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

Remember the commercial, Try it YOU'LL Like It? That's Bella's! All the great Italian Classics are here with excellent service and family oriented prices, this is a must in Banner Elk! We love the Pizza, Pasta, Chicken Parm and Chicken Marsalla just to name a few!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Brian K
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Dayton, Ohio
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good Place!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

This is a great place when you want good food, reasonable atmosphere and excellent value. Sugarbear had the pizza and I had spaghetti. Very good and tasty and reasonably priced. Server was a little slow at first then got up to speed. Certainly a "go back a again" for great taste and great value!

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank DocandSugarbear
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Yadkinville, North Carolina
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101 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“One of the best servers we've ever had!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2014

The food was very good as always but what impressed us most was the server! He was friendly while professional, timely but not intrusive. We had a gift card to use but it didn't work. He tried it couple of times and then politely pointed out the card had Walmart in the bottom corner so probably could only be used there. We always go to Bella's when we come to Banner Elk. My only suggestion would be to dim the lights in the dining area just a bit.

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank notadiningdiva
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