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Bella Cucina

5177 Southport Supply Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-5501
+1 910-454-4540
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (69 reviews)
“bread” (26 reviews)
“garlic knots” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
5177 Southport Supply Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-5501
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had such a lovely mean at Bella Cucinas! The home made bread with seasoned olive oil dip was a show stopper! I could have stopped there! The greek salad was amazing and my husbands dish, some sort of chicken was to die for!

Thank Pam H
BellaCucinaNC, General Manager at Bella Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Excellent! We're so glad you and your husband enjoyed everything Pam. Thank you so much for commenting. Hope to see you again soon. -Tom

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of 8 with reservations. We had tickets to a show and were hoping we could have a leisurely dinner prior to the show. We were seated immediately. It was early and the restaurant was fairly empty. After sitting with menus for...More

Thank VickiLInc
BellaCucinaNC, General Manager at Bella Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

You had actually arrived and were seated before the dining room opens. We typically won't seat anyone - even with a reservation - before the servers are completely ready to accept early guests. Whether or not we made it clear to you I can't say...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this restaurant! Family owned and operated, you will find authentic and traditional Italian cuisine. Aside from their regular menu, there are specials that are hand picked and created by their executive chef. Ingredients are fresh, including meats, Seafood and vegetables. I had one...More

Thank TerrapinPaul
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

The family that owns is deep rooted in New Jersey and we got to talking about places. Owner says, "Since you're from Miami, I bet a nice fish dish would be great about now??!!!" I agree and a plate of the most perfect yellow fin...More

Thank Harold W
BellaCucinaNC, General Manager at Bella Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Fresh fish everyday! So glad you enjoyed dining with us. Hope to see you again soon. (We're actually from Nassau County and Brooklyn). Thanks again! -Tom

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at the bar and were pleasantly surprised at the great Italian food! We have had pizza from here many times, but never ventured into the sit-down area. The staff was efficient and friendly. The bread with garlic/olive oil was very good. Both...More

Thank zaccpals
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I stopped here rather than a chain restaurant four pizza. I wasn't disappointed. The pizza had good flavor. The staff was very friendly and the service was good and timely.

Thank gsmcc
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Local Italian restraunt looks quaint took my wife out for a nice dinner. Bar tender is server, we sat at a table. order pasta. gluten free noodles. The entree came out with a mixture of different pastas. Sauce had no flavor and was watery. The...More

Thank Joe G
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Special was a roasted lamb stuffed ravioli with a brown sauce. Nice flavor, generous portion of homemade ravioli with what appeared to be their standard mushroom-infused marsala brown gravy on plate. Pasta was a bit too al dente but you knew it was freshly made....More

Thank Checkers2
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The best of both worlds; they have carry out items or fine Italian dining. Do not miss this little gem. The food was great and the service was also good. Larger than you would think based on exterior. Very nicely decorated, comfortable, classy, and bright.

Thank Kevin M
BellaCucinaNC, Manager at Bella Cucina, responded to this reviewResponded 13 October 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words and pleasant description. So glad you found us. Hope to see you back soon. -Tom

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Ate there a few times and it is pretty good most of the time, but once, only once not so good. But for the price, a good deal.

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Libby G
4 April 2017|
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Response from BellaCucinaNC | Property representative |
Thank you for asking. Trip Advisor won't allow me to post a link to our page or attach a file so I'll attempt to paste it. We also have daily dinner specials including fresh local seafood. Here goes... Antipasto... More
Dave W
17 June 2016|
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Response from BellaCucinaNC | Property representative |
We do offer gluten-free options. All of our pasta dishes that typically include either penne, linguine or spaghetti can be substituted with gluten-free pasta. We can also make any medium (14") pizza with a gluten-free pizza... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
11:00 am - 8:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5177 Southport Supply Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-5501
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-454-4540
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