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Bella Piatti

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167 Townsend St, Birmingham, MI 48009
+1 248-494-7110
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11:00 - 00:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 17:00 - 00:00
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Commerce Township, Michigan
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Italian food at moderate prices. Had the Pasta Bolognese. In the heart of Birmingham,MI. My dinning partner enjoyed the Chicken Entree with delight. Adequate wine list as well. I the past my dinners were good , however somewhat pricey. Definitely need a reservation.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Had dinner at this cozy little restaurant last night. Great food and drinks. Sautéed Calamari Best ever. All three of us had something different. Fish, Pasta and Quail. All delicious. So sad I will not be back here in the near future. Great find in Birmingham. Across from Townsend Hotel.

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1 Thank Kay R
detroit
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

this pretty spot is just across the street from the Townsend Hotel. It has a nice sidewalk dining area in warm weather. It is very pretty, small, with a small bar. It has an excellent staff and the food is consistently very, very, good. It is also a good value

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1 Thank patrickpearse
Saint Joseph, Michigan
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Cozy atmosphere. Great selection of dishes and delicious desserts. Try the Salmon!

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1 Thank nancf24
Berkley, Michigan
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

It is a small restaurant with large flavors. Our waiter Jimmy was terrific. Very knowledgeable and everything he recommended was superb. A delicious bottle of blended red wine, the octopus appetizer, heavenly scallops, tender veal and room for dessert. The bread pudding was warm with subtle flavors of butterscotch and the chocolate torte with raspberry satisfied the chocolate taste buds.... More 

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1 Thank Z4321UNpatriciag
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Bella Piatti is one of my favorite neighborhood restaurants. It's a cozy place with wonderful Italian food.

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1 Thank Sheri M
Berkley, Michigan
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209 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

I met a friend here for dinner and we had not only wonderful pasta and seafood but delicious wine. It's an unusual place that must be experienced - it is hard to describe the ambiance but it's really unique and pretty. Expensive but different. A good place for a "special night out."

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1 Thank IntegrityMatters52
West Bloomfield, Michigan
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113 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We reserved at Bella Piatti for our anniversary in July and enjoyed it very much! The menu is varied and the food is delicious. They are always crowded, so be sure to reserve in advance. We loved dining al fresco, and had a great meal.

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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143 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Overall a good experience. Good food, good service, nice location, prices not over the top. Good for a nice dinner with friends or a pleasant business dinner. Won't be disappointed.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We called on a Wednesday evening and they held a high top for us. We had a delicious dinner and love the ambiance of this cozy place. We'll be back, this is our new 'go to' place for Italian ... I can't wait!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 60
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Townsend St, Birmingham, MI 48009
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 248-494-7110
Description
The newly re-invented Bella Piatti opened February 13, 2013 under new ownership and is already on it's way to be the hot spot in Birmingham. The traditional Italian menu with a contemporary twist was created by Chef Francesco Apollonia, who was born and raised in Venice, Italy. The restaurant, designed by Jeff Fontana, offers a warm, whimsical and inviting dining experience. The menu is comprised of traditional pastas, risotto, fish, mouth-watering steaks and a variety of appetizers and desserts. Fresh seasonal produce, exceptional quality products, artisanal ingredients make dining here an authentic Italian experience.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?