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Bella Italia

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8155 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89511-8987
+1 775-853-8844
11:00 - 20:00
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Reno, Nevada
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131 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service is always good. Love the veal picatta. Good value in a comfortable atmosphere. You're greeted and seated by the owner. One of our "go to" spots.

Thank pjj89511
Ladera Ranch, California
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493 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

I expected a much better experience after reading all of the good reviews on Tripadvisor! The restaurant is a one of a kind, Italian Restaurant, in a small shopping center. The is ample parking in the shopping center. We were seated immediately. The service was better than average, but I thought the food was very pricey and just ok at... More 

Thank Heather M
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231 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Return dining after a few months. Continues to be a GREAT Italian outing. Extensive menu. Good wine selection with favorable prices. Tonite - Bottle of wine bruschetta truffle procini mushroom ravioli appetizer veal picaata chocolate and mango desert all EXCELLENT Recommend

Thank renostew
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The clear strength of Bella Italia is the food. My wife and I were looking for a simple meal out. It was a basic Tuesday night and we were not out for any specific celebration. I mention this only because the atmosphere here is pretty basic. It was fine for a general dinner out but we were glad we weren't... More 

Thank MauiCliffJumper
Fallon, Nevada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is the real deal! He makes the pasta himself and everything is fresh and absolutely delicious. So far everything is has always been wonderful...cannelloni, rigatoni with pistachio cream sauce, totelloni with fontina and Italian ham, and the chicken and mushrooms are some of our favorites. We tend to come for a later lunch and it is never busy....I... More 

Thank aljeneb
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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369 reviews
312 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 May 2016

If you're looking for Olive Garden or anything similar, DON'T come here! This is Old World, Old School Italian done RIGHT! It's a very simple décor with classic Italian music overhead. Only wine and Italian beers for alcohol. The pasta is AWESOME! I started with the spinach salad which was lots of fresh baby spinach, fresh mozzarella and prosciutto with... More 

1 Thank Charles K
Hayward, United States
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

This place is very nice. It's small and out of the way. It's like you just walked into a little restaurant in Italy. The couple that own it are from Italy. He does the cooking and she does the serving. The food is very delicious.

Thank Jannette J
Sparks, Nevada
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

SO authentic. Freshly made pasta, especially the mushroom ravioli with a very delicious sauce. Absolutely the best you've ever had.

Thank Gnu2Nv
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81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Some friends wanted to go here dinner. They had been here once before and Me and the Mrs had not. After reading some of the reviews we were a little apprehensive but we are always up for an adventure. The Mrs and I were the first to arrive for our group. We were promptly seated and given water. I had... More 

Thank RiverThamesTraveler
Reno, Nevada
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015 via mobile

What a disappointment. Store bought, overcooked ravioli-17$...veal picatta was actually chicken and was way too sour, no other flavors but acid. At first i thought maybe the server put in the order wrong but after receiving the bill, we've realized that they simply ran out of veal and try to sell dry chicken as veal - 19$. I was too... More 

Thank veeder82

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8155 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89511-8987
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-853-8844

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