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Bella Luna Bistro

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350 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340-4820
+1 209-383-1700
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good restaurant experience always starts with the service. Well....JJ who took care of us did it bigtime. The american italian style food and bar style is a winning combination. We had a Garlic parmesan fries as a starter and continued with Smokin 55 burger and a great bella margarita pizza. Try the home white wine...you wont regret it. Next... More 

Thank michaelsimoni
Merced, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was yummy. But it took 2 hours to get it. I got lasagna, the size of a deck of cards, thinnest I've ever seen. A small scoop of veggies, cost way too much for such a small amount of food.

Thank beaches4t
Merced, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful food, gourmet pizza, fancy sandwiches and the only place in town to get authentic Italian food. Why is it not the number 1 restaurant? Seating. Make a reservation for dinner, they are disorganized when the crowds get big during the dinner rush and there is no waiting room unless you want to stand over people trying to eat. (Awkward... More 

Thank CDingeldein
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Went with the family on a Friday evening very busy, services is a little slow. I ordered the caprese chicken salad it wasn't very good. I probably will not be coming back.

Thank Justlynn J
Edmonton, Canada
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

The server said Bella Luna serves the best pizza in town and the pizza lived up to the reputation! My husband and I shared a veggie pizza which was delicious! Great crust, not too much sauce or cheese, lots of veggies and big enough for two people. We also shared a full garden salad which was huge and full of... More 

Thank 138duchess64
Merced, California
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1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Everything is fresh, and well thought out. The blending of flavors, presentation, & excecution... Fantastic! This type of dining is hard to find in a small locale. Celebrity chef Vinnie DeAngelo & the Bella staff will delight your senses at every turn. A must for real foodies. Bev selections, outstanding! Craft cocktails, premium brews, eclectic wine list... Something for everyone.... More 

Thank Fidel A
Merced, California
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184 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

A group of 11 for dinner, followed by a meeting of 16 folks. Quick, efficient and friendly service. Food was all over the place from sandwiches to pasta to chicken picatta to dinner salads. All arrived in good time, mostly together and were very tasty. Drinks were refilled magically.... Some had separate checks while others were together. Overall, a very... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We weren't all that hungry so we each ordered a salad. My husband had the iceberg lettuce wedge and I ordered a half antipasto salad. When the salads came I was sure that there was a mistake as the half salad was very large. Both of the salads were very good. Our lovely and attentive waitress, Leticia , recommended We... More 

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Lancaster, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Wonderful cozy Italian restaurant. Great atmosphere great service. posting a picture of duck sliders which were melt in your mouth tasty. chicken Parmesan is like a pillow served with mushroom risotto and vegetables. Wonderful!!! Leticia the server is always gracious and pleasant. Billy the bartender is the best!

Thank Zchild95
Lincoln, California
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Seems like we picked the right restaurant for a Saturday night. Lots of people there and seemed it might be a wait but they opened another large room they have and were able to seat us within 10 minutes. Menu has everything from Italian cuisine, burgers, pizzas, crab raviolis - I might be missing some things. Good wine.

Thank clmillea

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 W Main St, Merced, CA 95340-4820
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Merced
  • Phone Number: +1 209-383-1700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?