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Bella Vita

74970 Country Club Dr, Country Club and Cook, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1976
+1 760-776-7500
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“lasagna” (15 reviews)
“clams” (6 reviews)
“puttanesca” (3 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
74970 Country Club Dr, Country Club and Cook, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1976
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While on a vacation in Palm Desert we were walking in the shopping center near our resort and noticed a small Italian restaurant that we hadn't seen before. Went in and were able to get a table for two. Greeter and waiter provided excellent, friendly...More

Thank BrianPVancouver
Reviewed 11 April 2017

while dining at the most fashionable italian restaurant in the valley(Spiga) we asked the waiter what HE thought was the best italian....he replied Bella Vita, saying his brother worked there. We later went for lunch on their patio,and were very well pleased with the pastas...More

1  Thank unclepaull
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a little hole in the wall restaurant, favored by the locals. You will need reservations. The place was packed. The service was good. The food was incredible. I had the Chicken Picatta with pasta on the side with the same Picatta sauce. Had...More

1  Thank Ellen F
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Very poor service. Not enough wait staff. Food (chicken parmesan) was subpar at best. Will not be back.

Thank Stanman5025
Reviewed 9 April 2017

My husband and I recently enjoyed a very good Italian dinner at Belle Vita. We were fortunate to call in advance and make a reservation as it was very busy on a Friday night. The wait staff were very good and quite helpful in suggesting...More

Thank muffinAvon
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Never been here before but felt like old times.Great food,service and presentation.Certainly a delight to receive a great meal with great service.Bravo

Thank 123dubdutch
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We found this spot in the mall by Cork Tree and enjoyed the evening. We were fortunate in receiving the booth for the 5 of us mainly because we have a couple of people hard of hearing. Our service was just right even tho' the...More

Thank seven7up
Reviewed 16 March 2017

My wife and I were visiting the Palm Springs area in February on a golf vacation. One of the people we played golf with suggested we visit Bella Vita. It was a good choice. My wife is Swedish so she basically orders the spaghetti and...More

Thank WestChesterITguy
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I was treated to lunch here last week and liked it so much that I brought friends there a few days later. The service was attentive, but not afficious; the view of the mountains was a wonderful backdrop; and the food was excellent Italian--and I...More

1  Thank BJR364
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We asked to speak to the manager. The owner came by. We explained that we were gluten free and ask if they could accommodate any of the sauces as gluten free. He said no, and even after I suggested that we could call to provide...More

Thank JPM1947
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74970 Country Club Dr, Country Club and Cook, Palm Desert, CA 92260-1976
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-776-7500
  • E-mail