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Bella Vita - CLOSED

300 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5829
+1 920-380-4745
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good25%
  • Average29%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
17 Jul 2013
“Very disappointing”
4 Jul 2013
“While at the hotel.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
300 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5829
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Reviewed 5 November 2012

Perfect for that business dinner, tables are not too close and you are never rushed over your meal, good selection of wines on offer.

Date of visit: September 2012
Thank ali152
Reviewed 1 November 2012

We were in town on business and staying across the street at the Radisson. It was a Friday evening, and It was nice to walk to dinner. They took reservations for 2. This Italian restaurant will hopefully find its sea legs. I don't think it...More

Date of visit: October 2012
Thank rhlh
Reviewed 15 October 2012

Four of us were seated at a semi circle half booth half table made for 6 or 8 - we had reservations for 4 - so the seating was not very intimate for a cozy place. A quarter loaf of bread was served for the...More

Date of visit: October 2012
1  Thank SandyFAppleton_WI
Reviewed 23 September 2012

We had been to Bella Vita once before, and thought it was nice but not the equal of Carmella's a few miles west. But we decided to try it again when we got a Groupon discount. Our entrees were really good, but the pumpkin gelato...More

Date of visit: September 2012
Thank Ewe_W_Ohh
Reviewed 15 September 2012

I liked the quiet, serene atmosphere. The food was good, the service was excellent. Servings were adequate, but not too much food. Good wine selection.

Date of visit: September 2012
1  Thank mcbarkr
Reviewed 2 August 2012

I tried this place for the first time when I stayed at the Copperleaf. The restaurant is located on the first floor of the hotel. The restaurant's layout is a liitle odd with only one window looking out, the rest is down some stairs and...More

Date of visit: August 2012
1  Thank PaulT60606
Kevin L, Manager at Bella Vita, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2012

PaulT60606, Thank you for joining us at Bella Vita Ristorante for dinner and making it a point to write a review on Trip Advisor. We value your comments and feedback and consistently use all of our resources to make our restaurant better than each day...More

Reviewed 17 July 2012

I wasn't too hungry, and had the fried calamari and a house salad. Both were very good.More

Date of visit: July 2012
1  Thank James S
Kevin L, Manager at Bella Vita, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2012

James, Thank you very much for dining with us at Bella Vita Ristorante, and even more for taking time out of your day to review us on Trip Advisor. As a restaurant we constantly strive to impress our guests with great service and amazing food...More

Reviewed 12 June 2012

I was a bit surprised by the lack of accessibility this restaurant offers for individuals with physical disabilities/wheelchairs. I'm referring to the steps leading into the dining room. I did notice an entrance directly into the restaurant from College Avenue that may provide a way...More

1  Thank JubeeWeinstein
Matthew V, Manager at Bella Vita, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2012

JubeeWeinstein, Thank you for choosing Bella Vita Ristorante. I recently received your comment referencing your concern of “lack of accessibility”. I am sorry it took me a few days to get back to you as I was on vacation; I like to respond to guests...More

Reviewed 7 June 2012 via mobile

I loved this place when it was under a different name, and love it more now. Great menu options and the prices are amazing for the quality and service. The Italian chicken salad was very nice as well as the Chardonnay. Well done guysMore

1  Thank mstarling
Matthew V, Manager at Bella Vita, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2012

Mstarling, Thank you very much for choosing Bella Vita Ristorante for lunch last week. It was our pleasure to serve you and have the opportunity to have great conversation. We strive to continuously provide exceptional dining, personalized service and comfortable, elegant accommodations as our goal...More

Reviewed 4 June 2012

We had an excellent experience. A fine bar, a robust wine line and attentive service. The food was tasty and we have a nice conversation with Matt, the assistant General Manager. He took great pride in the restaurant and his pride showed in the service.

Date of visit: June 2012
2  Thank Joel A
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 W College Ave, Appleton, WI 54911-5829
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Appleton
  • Phone Number: +1 920-380-4745
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Rustic, authentic Italian cuisine. 17th Annual Golden Fork Award winners in 9 categories!
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